Earn Money Doing Typing Jobs From Home

Typing Jobs From Home Lots of different typing
jobs are available

Many people are looking to earn a living from home. And there are many different ways you can do this, including finding typing jobs from home. This kind of work is very popular on the Internet, and you can find these jobs much faster and easier online than trying to find them in the offline world.

There are many advantages to doing typing-related work out of your home:

  • you get to spend more time with your family
  • you get to set your own hours
  • you can take a break whenever you feel like it, even if you have a deadline

We all know about the benefits and advantages of starting a home business and working for yourself, but this article isn't about that. It's about what kinds of typing jobs from home are available. So before we get started, it's important that you understand a few things about this type of work.

First of all, if you are one of those people that can only peck at a keyboard, you're going to find it hard to keep up with the workload. You should consider finding work that doesn't depend as heavily on keyboard speed and accuracy, such as graphic design or web design.

But if you are truly interested and determined to do typing for a living, then you will definitely need to take a few free typing courses first to build up your skills, or even enroll in a six-week typing course at your local community college. These courses are offered online as well.

The second thing, and this is probably the most important tip you will ever get, is to avoid companies that offer thousands of dollars a month for typing at home. The vast majority of these are scams.

Also avoid being taken in by Web sites that charge you for a "list" of employers hiring people to type. You can find many of these companies on your own for free, and these sites are not regularly updated with new info like they claim.

Now that you have this information, here are a few of the many typing jobs from home you can get into.

Transcription (non-medical)

This type of work typically requires you to listen to audio files and type word for word what you hear. Companies hiring for these jobs usually want people who have had training, although you could get hired on the basis of how well you do on their qualification tests. The actual work you do transcribing varies greatly from typing dictations from lawyers to transcribing technical manuals. Read more.

Medical Transcription

Medical transcription is where people pay you to transcribe dictation that a doctor or other health professional records regarding a patient into formatted reports. You can do this as an employee working from home, or you can work as an independent contractor. You will need experience in typing and medical terminology for this type of work. Read more.

Language Translation

Language translation is another of the many typing jobs from home available. If you are bilingual, no matter what the language is you can speak, you can find jobs typing. You will either have to translate the work from a native language, German or Spanish for example, into English, or from English into the other language. If you are good, and fast, this can be a very lucrative opportunity, because whoever you work for may refer others to you, getting you more work.

Article Writing

Other typing jobs from home include writing articles for Web sites. These companies have customers that request different articles be written for them on a wide range of different topics. Their request goes into a special bin or que waiting to be chosen by one of the company's writers. These writers choose which articles they want to write about, pick up the request, and write the article. These jobs require research on the Internet to come up with related information about the subject matter, and to write an original article through these resources.

The pay for these typing jobs from home varies, and is based on experience. Even if you don't have much experience it doesn't necessarily mean that the pay is bad, but the more you work at it, the more you will earn. You can find these jobs online from a number of resources.

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