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Posted By: me on 2006-01-10
In Reply to: help please, re Amway related business - sm

sucker other people into signing up.  It is a multi-level marketing thing.   Unless they are good sales people and they sign up people who are good sales people it is a waste of time.  

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You spending 3K in gasoline to make 4K plus all that time on the road?That doesn't make sense Pat

How nice that the world revolves around what you make and no one else could possibly make more. sm

Marla in So. California pays 11 cpl for a 55 ccl, Oracle pays 9-1/2 cpl, MDI-MD 11 cpl, JLG 10 cpl for gross line, etc.

Of course, these are rates negotiated and paid to qualified MTs.

When I see mistakes I repeatedly make, I make a quickcorrect for it (sm)
for example if I type we plant o instead of "plan to" I have a quick corrct so that if I type plant o, it replaces it with plan to, etc. It is hard - I was with the same company for 8 years. I do not work for anyone with an accuracy requirement though.
When you make the copay, make them give you a sm
receipt for the amount you pay them.  I know they don't like to do this because it takes time, but if you are really stern and insist on a receipt they have to give you one.  Then, the next time you get billed for something you already paid, tell them to look for their copy of the receipt and let THEM do the work. 
Yes, unfortunately you do have to make a pest of yourself to make it work, but.....
as the years went by that is why I stayed away from those type of companies.  BTW, Noni is a fabulous product, I absolutely do not care for the "marketing techniques" they use.  One of the facts of this type of industry is you cannot just recruit to make it, you have to retail.  Ever since I "overhauled" my techniques and system...I never had to ask another person to some on board again.  Well, nuf for now.  Take care and have a blessed week!!
lol cut myself off. Anyway, I'll make close to what I used to make with MQ,
You can't make things worse and could make things better.
The skinny woman may be ill.  The guy might not know the dog is a nuisance.  Who knows?  Maybe it is not as forbidding as it seems and maybe they just need to be asked in a nice way. 
What do you make.........?????
Just once, I would like to see some sympathy/empathy on this board instead of arguing. Where are your feelings??????
Make sure
you get $ offer in writing with Transolutions BEFORE you start. AFTER you start they don't remember what they offered you and at that point you are stuck. Benefits are VERY good!

Otherwise, QA has gotten very difficult!. Their platform is VERY, VERY, VERY old - it stinks! And good luck getting a response to questions from anyone in the office!

You might want to keep looking.
YW :) Yup, they sure can make you want to...

...sometimes, that's for sure.

Hang in there

Make that four.
I've worked for a couple of large nationals. The folks at Amphion are RESPONSIVE and positive. They'll go out of their way to get things done for you (even on a holiday). Very down to earth and appreciative of the people who generate revenue.

And nope, I'm not management, just impressed because I've been management and know that what they're doing works.
You make no
This all began from "no whining" attacking a newbie on here for spelling a word incorrectly. I am sorry, but we all "started" this profession at one time and there is LOTS to be learned, and the English language is ONLY THE BEGINNING! That poor soul that was attacked hasn't returned! Now, you tell me, is that fair?
also,make sure they

know how the other account is counting their "lines" and make them aware that what sounds like a good deal, may, indeed, be costing them more. Good luck to you.


I think I can make your day

I'm presuming that their template is stationery ...

1.  Pull the template to the screen.
2.  Place a left margin where you want it. The little "L" appears on the ruler.
3.  Look at your ruler and you'll see one triangle on top of the other and a box underneath the bottom triangle.
4.  Put your cursor on the box, hold down the left mouse button, and drag it to where your margin is (you said 1.75" or 2").
5.  Release the mouse button.

You should now be able to type away and nothing will write over what's down the left side of the page.

If this doesn't work, then I think a table is in order, and I can show you how to create one that is visible on the screen but invisible when you print.

Make way more now as an IC of course. nm
Hmm...will it make you really

Angry if I let you know that in Canada we spell it COLOUR, GREY, NEIGHBOUR, etc... I really was not saying whether one should spell it a certain way or not. In fact, since I have lived here I do spell it the American way. My observation was simply that there are plenty of countries that spell it cheque. I cannot believe some of the comments that have been made. I don't often post here as people do seem to be rude sometimes, and I am not likely to do so again.

I want to make that much $$$
HOW?????? are you making that much money? I type 80 to 100 wpm (depends on how I'm feeling any given day), and I am only making MAYBE $32 to $34K per year. I want to make the big bucks. I am good at what I do. I have a word Expander and all kinds of shortcuts. My clients love my work. But I want to know how you all are making that kind of money. Please tell me your secrets.
IMO QA should make MORE than
and no, I'm not in QA, but seems to me that they have to know and/or understand what the MT doesn't in order to do their jobs, so why don't they make more? They should be hourly, but as I said, just in my opinion.
make your own job
Even owners don't get to work  that schedule/hours with that pay  So guess you will have to "make" your own job?   To pay you what you want in an 8 hour shift, you would still need to produce 2000 lines to bill out to the client so we could have the money to pay you, that is why we do cpl.  Like I said, everyone would love that schedule/hours and pay.   When you find it, beam up Scotty and let me join you. 
Wow, how do you all make that much?
I work about 5 hours a day, five days a week, and I am lucky if I make $1000 a month
Make that DH, please.
Yes but how much do you make?
All of those cushy things are great, but the pay is so bad working at home.  I will be making 20 dollars and hour plus benefits plus many many days off, paid holidays, great insurance.  I can't make 20 dollars an hour working at home.  Do most people?  How much an hour do people make working at home and how many hours do you put in?
you just have to make it one of your sm

many priorities.  I just started 3 mos ago and have finally decided that it is important to my health, so I have to make time to exercise.  Even getting up and doing a bunch of jumping jacks once per hour is better than nothing, but if you can take 30 minutes to walk or do yoga or run or whatever, it will be a good thing for you and might even increase your productivity!


I think they probably look to make sure....
that the company is not paying $1.00 per line and we missed it!
Make a Wish (sm)
If you could choose between being paid by the hour versus being paid by the line, which would you choose?  Why?  And how much either method?  Just dream a little bit--nothing outrageous, what do you think would be fair to both sides. 
Can you get SSI for your son, or is that what you make too

much money for? 

Yes, make too much for SSI

I think I have applied three times in the past 11 years.  Once we were $200 dollars over the limit and I know I should have consulted a lawyer then to try to do something but I just figured it wasn't worth it or we should be able to get by.  He's had to have three major surgeries with minor ones along the way in 11 years.  We were just climbing out when he had to have another one three years ago and now we're down again.  I can't blame it all on that though.  We have had some miss management of a few things but it's not like we live in a big house and drive new cars and take elaborate vacations.  (vacation, what's that).  I just don't understand how some people can live like that do.

well if you get on there make sure
to give a shout out to all your fellow MTs - I'll be rooting for you !
Can you tell me how you make them? SM
I would LOVE to know how to make candles. Is there a quick way to learn? TIA!
They still make them....sm
the ice cream trucks that cover our area sell them. Also last summer when we were at Disney World they had them there.
I make $15/hr
I'm not sure if that's good or bad, but it works for me. I also have PTO and no weekends or holidays.
I used to make 6 cpl for VR, but...
the program was horrible and I pretty much had to re-type the whole report! If you can find a company that has a decent program and they have already *trained* it, then 4-5 cpl might work.
I would never make fun of someone asking..sm

I would not make fun of anyone asking a question as the only dumb question is the one that isn't asked. *S*  Glad I could help!

Enjoy that brisket....*S*



Umm, ,it was okay....Probably won't ever make it again! nm
I know many who are, though, and I make as much as they do. (sm)
waste of time and money, just for some initials behind your name.
Make much more cpl

No one can pay me enough to do hourly again.  I make three times as much doing cpl.  I know I have my own accounts but I work hard at them and make sure I average $35 to 40 per hour to make them work. Even with that I keep their rates relatively low.  But I find being on production makes me work harder and faster.  I like getting paid for what I produce.  I worked for a clinic parttime doing EMR work hourly and I had to put in double hours to make what I make on this new account I just picked up.  So not worth it to me.  And I guess what makes me work harder is that since I am single if I don't produce I don't eat and neither do my cats or dog and they get really upset at me.   But to each their own. 

I would make my own (sm)
I'm trying to think of where I've tested before, but whoever made up the test did a very THOROUGH job. I have tested for a small amount of nationals, some fairly easy, and I wish I could remember this test to help you. There was a lot of terminology that stumped me at first until I thought about it. A lot of the terminology that stumped me are ones I have in my shortcuts; different medacations and the like, soundalikes, etc.

I would go through some old reports and see what type of terminology they need and go from there.
I'm with you, too. I don't make that much, I only
work part-time by choice. I wish I had known about medical transcription when my children were small. They are grown now, but I still love being at home. No where else could I make what I do now and have so little overhead. I am so blessed to have this job and I really can't think of another I would trade for. I have chosen to work a few hours a week in our church daycare, but I still love the flexibility of working from home for my major income. I love being here when my husband comes in from work and being able to spend time with my family.
I make out a whole lot better on
gross lines.  It seems easier to decipher your line count as well.  Other factors are involved though, but my vote is gross line.
Well duh... You make him pay for them BEFORE he gets them!
yes, of course, you make more as an IC
6.5-8 cpl at 200-250 lines an hour, an employee can make 15+/hour.
I make $6K/yr more with CMT and it
only cost me $195 to get my CMT, nothing to do my 3-year CEU and recertification less than $195.

So in 3 years, I will have made an extra $18K for a $195 test and even less to continue my CMT.

LOL It DOES add up, dear!

What I make....
I have worked for a hospital for 14 years, they moved us at home 9 years ago and I make .11 cpl/60 character line.  I do IC work for a brain/spine trauma center and make .13 cpl/65 character line.  My pay has only gotten better, so I guess I'm one of the fortunate ones.
just make sure

it is okay with your company if you work on wireless connection.  i have to be hard wired to work on my laptop.  which is not a problem in a hotel. 

just a thought.

Me Three - I make sure my
thighs are not resting on the chair..So I have my feet elevated which elevates my thighs...just so the weight is not on the chair.  It cuts off the circulation in your legs which can also swell them.  Also what they said too....And also, it is probably happening more as the weather warms up.  Drink lots of water.
Don't know what to make of this
I just read this article, and thank you for posting it for us. However, I don't know how I feel after reading it. I guess I just feel sad.
What do you make of this?

I applied for an IC position with a company and about a month later they contacted me and wanted to know if I was still interested in the position. Mind you, this is on-call work, so nothing terribly steady. Anyway, after a great phone conversation, they sent me some samples of the work to be done and they said to let them know if it was something I would be interested in taking on. I listened to and read the reports, and I was very interested and contacted them via e-mail the following Monday (phone conversation on Friday). That was first thing Monday morning and I didn't hear anything by Wednesday, so I shot another e-mail, just making sure they got my first one. Still nothing. Now it's over a week later and I still haven't heard. I'm very disappointed because the work was going to be good and the pay was good too.

I'm confused as to why they would bother sending me confidential information (after I signed a confidentiality agreement) and then not get back to me. I was going to call but my husband said not to bother, since they didn't seem to be interested in returning my e-mails. What do you think might have happened, and what would you do in this instance? Like I said, I'm very disappointed, but at this point they are really showing lack of professionalism so maybe I wouldn't want to work there anyway.

what you make
Are these numbers gross or take home? 
I believe them. I know what I make and have
I think disbelief, such as yours, stems from feeling that everyone is like yourself.

Some are better at this work - more educated, knowledgeable, resourceful, faster and more driven. Some do okay at it, which I think is the majority of the current MT population, and make the $20-$40K incomes. Then you have those who are starting out or not good at it, making less than $20K for full-time work. Just like any other work.

Some farmers do very well, others are dirt poor. Some factory workers make very well because they are super-skilled and hit high production, others barely make it. Some car salesmen are great and do well, others don't.

they only make changes to make you buy a new one --sm
at 80.00 a crack! what a rip. Probably changing back the things they changed last time. forget them! let 'em sell 'em to the Indian MTs. they need 'em more.
If you don't try, you won't make it
You need to target the stand alones or two docs, chiropractors, psychologists, etc.  Start small, get used to it and then add another doc or two.   Everybody hates me to say this but start with tapes, pick-up and delivery, -- small investment, have wonderful write off's, all my mileage, makes me get dressed and out to see the office people, I run my errands then, I am sociable, I am not depressed feeling like I have no connection with anyone, I am in the 10 to15% tax bracket due to write-offs and not the 25% to 30% that everyone else is complaining about.  So go for it.  If you are near a city that has a medical building -- deliver flyers, mail to chiropractors, massage clinicians, etc.  Good luck, let us know how you do.