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Way With Words, launched in 2002, is an established international audio to text services and solutions company providing English language audio, video or custom transcription solutions to thousands of clients globally.
Way With Words is a legit work-at-home source for jobs. They have lots of work available for freelancers because they have a lot of clients. You’ll have flexible working time. Signing up to their platform is free
Nibity is a brand of Way With Words, a human transcription service solution. If you live in South Africa, this is a great option. They invite English-language transcribers to join Nibity and help grow one of the fastest new transcription service solutions.
Companies across the globe use Nibity for their transcription services. A wide variety of industries use this service– from academic students, marketing experts, lecturers, journalists, researchers, technology founders to corporate and financial businesses. Nibity is mostly aimed at multi-user client teams or high volume clients. For South Africans, the transcription rate starts at R5.00 per audio minute. So for files that are an average of 60 minutes transcribers will be paid R300.
Pay: $30 to $120+ per audio hour
Payment Method: PayPal, Fiverr Revenue Card, or Direct Deposit
Payment Frequency: 14 days after job completion (7 days if you’re a top-rated seller)
Experience Required: None
Fiverr is a job platform that allows you to list almost any type of professional service you can think of. Though many think Fiverr is only for beginners, it’s also for seasoned transcriptionists.
You set your rate on Fiverr. Someone can reach out to negotiate, but you can always decline. Research other reputable transcriptionists and use their pay structure as a guide. Remember, competition and quality are key when choosing a rate for your services. You can use Fiverr as a way to find new clients and deactivate the account once you have a steady stream of reliable clients. For more information on how to create a Fiverr profile, refer back to your course material.
If you want to become a part of the freelancing community, then you can simply click the ‘Register’ button on the home page. Then all you have to do is fill in your information, create your profile and upload previous examples of your work. You’ll then be one step closer to becoming your own boss.
Transcription companies will be able to browse this platform and find your profile. From here, you can start accepting jobs and earning a weekly income.
While this website is typically used for the likes of buying and selling second hand goods, Gumtree can actually be a great tool for transcribers. There are also numerous types of Gumtree websites based on your location and seeing as this is remote work, it can’t hurt to post on Gumtree websites that are located outside your home country.
Many universities and businesses use Gumtree to find Transcribers for disciplinary hearings, interviews, podcasts, speeches and more.
Simply register for an account and then create a post advertising your transcription services. For more information, please check out our guide on how to create the perfect Gumtree Advert.
Actively searching for transcription jobs is everyday is a great way to supplement your income on top of the money you will be earning from Rev, TranscribeMe, etc.
Create a profile and search for jobs regularly to ensure that your work schedule remains full.
Indeed – salaries range from $40,000 to $55,000.
Glassdoor – salaries range from $18,000 to $54,000.
Zip Recruiter – rates not listed.