Many moms dream of a job that allows them to take care of their children and having the opportunity to earn money at the same time. For some moms they have found the jobs that allow for flexible hours and great pay working from home. One of the most flexible jobs is typing, which makes it possible for moms to make money and take care of the kids, at the same time. Typing jobs can be varied. Most typing jobs may not require much experience to get hired, but they may require you to be proficient in both English language and grammar, as well as having the ability to type fast. These 3 companies are among the most popular when it comes to flexible typing jobs:
Transcribe Me is an online company that gives moms an opportunity to make money by transcribing audio files. The audio files are usually short in length and are to be typed out into text as you listen to the audio’s content. To apply, visit Transcribe Me’s website, you’ll need to provide information about yourself and your educational background. You will also need to be tested on your typing proficiency and after that, take and pass a test to be hired.
You must be able to understand English and again be able to have the skill at typing fast, these will give you a better chance in getting hired. You’ll also need a computer that is up to date with high quality headsets and reliable fast internet. If you don’t have one already, you’ll need a Paypal account. This is needed for payments that will be made to you after you have completed some work. Payment is usually done on a weekly basis.
Transcribe Me pays twenty dollars for an audio hour, which means that you only earn this amount after you have converted audio files that add up to that hour. Take note that an audio hour it is not the same as a normal one hour time period.
Another company that moms can work as transcribers is REV. You do not have to be experienced to be hired, but the applicants will be required to take a test and pass before being offered a job. Although the testing is not complicated, but it makes you understand how to follow instructions. The testing consists of a grammar and writing test. Before starting work at REV, you must take the transcription exam as well.
The requirements for Working for Rev you will need have fast typing skills, a reliable fast internet connection to download the audio files to listen to, and to convert into text, and of course a high quality headset.
Payment at Rev is not standard but you can make good money if you are committed to it. For an audio minute, expected pay is ranges from $0.50 – $0.65. Thats roughly $30 for an audio hour.
Another company that offers freelance transcription jobs to moms is Scribie, which lets you listen to information on audio files and type them out to text. This opportunity is flexible and allows you to work day or night, which ever best fits your schedule. However, there maybe more competition here due to the job being open to anyone from around the world.
Scribie pays its transcribers $10 for every audio hour they manage to complete successfully. Once work is completed and a good amount is accumulated, Scribie will pay you using Paypal.
Here are the requirements to get started with these 3 typing jobs:
- A computer that’s up to date
- Fast and reliable internet
- Good quality headphones
- Good English Proficiency
- Fast typing skills