Grammarly Takes Spellchecking to a Whole New Level!

May 04, 2019

When was the last time your spelling and grammar were challenged? I'm talking spelling tests, spelling bees, high school or college level English classes. Maybe you had to take a test for a recent job application.

It's been a while since I've been full-on tested with no assistance from any applications but, I assure you, we are all being evaluated each and every day, whether it's our Facebook posts to a resume for a job to the copy you are putting on your website. The way you are writing, including accuracy in spelling and grammar, are a direct reflection of you and your business.

The hard truth is that we all make mistakes. While our English spelling and grammar skills can be considered "high level," we all can still use a bit of assistance. Personally, I have always relied on Microsoft Word's spelling and grammar check feature to be that "extra check," whether it's in the transcripts I do or other writings within my business or for personal use.

Thinking back, I do remember seeing...

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Zoom Meeting + Kajabi = Successful Live Webinar

Apr 13, 2019

If you're wondering whether it's possible to successfully host a Live Webinar using the free version of Zoom Meeting in Kajabi, I'm here to tell you YES. Yes, it is possible! Let me share with you my experience and a few pointers to help YOU be successful!

In order to reach more of my audience, I decided it's essential to start hosting live webinars. And well, hey, the gurus are saying we need to be doing live webinars, right? So, I suppose I needed to take the plunge and host one myself. As a virtual assistant and transcriptionist, I'd experienced many people hosting meetings using the Zoom platform, so it couldn't be that complicated to set up the pipeline in Kajabi, right?

Here's the thing. The old adage, "You don't know what you don't know," really speaks volumes here. It seemed simple enough, but there were many nuances to the entire process that I hadn't thought of. Kajabi has resources to help with the process, but I learned a few other tips and best practices that I'd like...

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I Jumped. Now It's Time to Soar!

Jan 26, 2019

Growing up, I never aspired to be a transcriptionist. I did not see myself as self-employed working from home most of my adult life. In school, we took those personality career quizzes. My results included garbageman/waste collector and teacher. I laughed and thought, “You’ve got to be kidding me!”

Yet, reflecting back, I loved being a teaching assistant at the elementary school while in high school as well as helping classmates when they struggled with high school math classes. (Although... I could have used some help with History!) While I never had the desire to homeschool my boys, teaching is something I do enjoy - in my own way. I suppose it’s not simply about teaching, but about helping others.

In junior high, we had to pick a career and do research on it. I picked Administrative Secretary. I remember how excited I was, the thought of working in an office doing all the things I thought I’d love to do. My dad was livid! “Why would you want to...

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