What is the medical transcription business?

Over the last several years, I’ve had quite a few discussions¬† about the book publishing business with my friend, author Moriah Jovan. In fact, she’s the reason I bought an e-book reader (kicking and screaming and swearing I wouldn’t like it as much as real books) several years ago. Now, I spend more time scouring Read More …

Medical transcription schools and the FTC

In the internet marketing world, there's what's known as a flog. A flog is fake weblog. In other words, it looks like a real person writing about real experiences – while promoting a product. In a prior post, Internet Marketers and Medical Transcription, I noted how medical transcription is an attractive target for internet marketers. Read More …

Under the microscope: FutureMT

This all started with a query at MT Chat, which asked (in part): Can anyone tell me if it makes a difference which online program you use? I’ve heard that potential employers look for someone that’s been trained by an AHDI approved program. But when I asked Future MT, a non-approved program, they said that Read More …

The Hobby MT – Business or baby?

There’s been a lot of criticism over the years about the hobby MT, someone who just needs to make a little money to pay for a few extras. This is as opposed to the professional MT, someone who takes their career, the industry and the business of MT seriously. When it comes to the business Read More …

Internet marketers and medical transcription

I search the internet occasionally for interesting news about medical transcription and it seems all I find are these crappy sites. I ran into one this morning that really got me going, so I thought I’d share. Have you ever wondered why there are so many crappy articles and web sites devoted to medical transcription Read More …

Transcription School Wars Part 2

A couple days ago, I linked to an article, Career Step is not a Scam, at at Undress4Success, a site focusing on at-home jobs. I give them kudos for trying to provide accurate information on at-home work and potential scams. However, like most sites that cater to the ever-popular WAH topic, I get frustrated with Read More …