How to Start a Typing Business

With the downturn of economy, everyone is looking for ways to augment the income. There are lots of jobs available yet some people want to engage in small business.

Typing business is one of those opportunities that are very flexible.

Starting a typing business is ideal because many businesses want to reduce the workloads. That is why they decide to outsource other administrative functions that eventually create other opportunities for people interested in typing business. Before you decide to start the business you should know the jobs associated to typing business such as virtual assistant, data entry and medical transcription. The good thing about this business is that you can do it even at the comfort of your home. That is why this is perfect as home based business opportunity.

Easy and Fun

A typing business is an easy and fun venture. If you have typing skills and knowledgeable about the computer and internet, this is the right time to start the business. Aside from having skills and knowledge about typing you should also pay attention on some important factors. Applying for business license and permits is very important so that you can run the business legally. The next step is to search for projects suitable with your skills. There are lots of companies that are outsourcing typing tasks. You can do the typing jobs and serve as virtual assistant. All you need to do is to sign up in the company and they will send projects to your email.

On the other hand, you can also place bid for data entry projects from various companies. You can find bidding sites that allows anyone to place bid for free. However, if you want to get more projects throughout the world you should sign up for membership and you have to pay for it. Another job included in the typing business is writing projects. This is another avenue that provides job for those who love writing. You can have the chance to write articles, newsletters and press releases. You can search these jobs in many websites over the internet. You can also consider the job of medical transcriptionist. It is perfect for individuals who have medical background. You can apply from hospitals and other medical institutions.

The good thing about the typing business is that you can either do the job part-time or full-time. The decision lies in your hand and depends on your availability as well as the time you can provide. Moreover, you should ensure to provide satisfactory services so that you will not receive reworks. Make sure to check your work before sending it to your clients. In this way, you will not waste your time and effort. Keep in mind that when you work well it opens more opportunities. Thus, you can expect for more jobs and eventually boost your typing business.


  • KEITUMETSE BAKANI said on December 23, 2010
    please send me a typing business plan. Gaborone, Botswana
  • krishan said on February 11, 2011
    I'M from Nepal . I want to work as home typist. There are too many companies giving such work via internet. however they demand the registration fee in $ . Problem arise me to pay because firstly, we can not get from the government such amount of dollar to pay for service charge. Any way If I manage personally it is difficult to remit it . so pls inform me how to send it. and pls provide your king information whether the companies are reliable or not?
  • James expert adviser said on February 12, 2011
    @krishan, they are scams, avoid them...

    Jestin James
    Startup Biz Hub - Senior Advisor (Staff)

  • SURENDRAN NAIR said on September 14, 2011
    I am located in Gandhidham, Gujarat State. I am interested in Typing business and request you to E-mail me the plan. But I won't pay any advance fee as I was twice earlier betrayed other people. Regards,
  • SYED said on October 9, 2011
    According to me its a risk there are huge number of companies but the end of the day problem arises for the payment itself you can not claim any thing if they do not pay also since its online bus............
  • satpal dahiya said on January 31, 2012
    Sir, I, Subedar Major Clerk (Retired from Indian Army), satpal Dahiya residing at Najafgarh (New Delh)and I have 28 years of typing experiences. Now I am serving with ONGC videsh Ltd as PS and Saturday and Sunday is my holiday. Please guide me data entry system or typing work at the earliest. Thanking you
  • joy said on February 27, 2012
    I want to work as home typist. please send me a typing business plan.i am from kochin, india
  • Debbie said on July 16, 2012
    @Jestin! I'm from South Africa, Mpumalanga. Can you kindly forward a reliable or genuine data capturing/home based business. I don't trust the internet. Thank you for your assistance!
  • Erika said on July 18, 2012
    all these thing look promising but not sure about them. need to find more about them thank you. South Africa
  • Nita said on August 1, 2012
    Hi, i am Nita from Thane, Maharashtra. I am a banker by profession, but now I want to start my own business from Home. I want to start a company which provides typing assistance with few staff with me. please guide me from where will get the projects. I do not want to pay anything upfront, as i find all these advt. are scams. Please guide.
  • vimalraj said on August 11, 2012
    I want to work as home typing interested please send me a typing business plan. i am from chennai
  • precious said on September 7, 2012
    hi there, i am precious from South Africa, i would like to start a Typing business and hire a few staff members to work with me. Please send me more info and the companies that give out contracts for this type of work. Thanks
  • Pankaj said on September 21, 2012
    Hi there, i'm Pankaj from Kathmandu, Nepal. I have good typing speed and i have experience in medical transcription as well. Due to my health problem, i would like to work from home. Pls send me more info, Thanks.
  • Prasann said on October 7, 2012
    I have good typing speed, and I am from Bagalkot (Karnataka). Kindly send me opportunities to work from Home. I have 2 computers at home to work like this.
  • Dilshad Khan said on November 15, 2012
    I am located in New Delhi. I am interested in Typing business and request you to E-mail me the plan. But I won't pay any advance fee as I was twice earlier betrayed other people. Regards,
  • MANIMARAN said on December 5, 2012
    sir i am in tamilnadu i have own setup for data entry projects please guide me and i didnt make any advance payment
  • Nisha Saini said on January 3, 2013
    Sir, I am in Jalandhar. I love to do typing. I am interested in Typing business and i have good typing speed. I have 3 computers at home to work for this. Please send me information how can i do typing business from home.
  • Nawaz Khan said on February 5, 2013
    Hello please send me the details of typing business, along with the website of the companies where I can bid and take up the projects. Thanks Nawaz Khan Bangalore india 7899444186
  • rekha said on May 14, 2013
    i am a housewife i am interested in typing i am from hyderabad. please cooperate with me
  • Margie Morella said on July 10, 2013
    Sir/Madam, I am really interested in typing business at home. Please send me a typing business from home. I'm from Philippines.
  • Pradeep said on November 14, 2013
    Sir, I would like to enter the typing business but i am not ready for paying any advance for the registration, if any suitable chance arise please advice me. pradeep
  • KSR Nair said on October 30, 2014
    I am interested in typing business at home on regular basis. Please send me the details. Thanks
  • Umesh said on February 15, 2015
    Hello Sir, I am from Pune, Maharashtra, INDIA. I am MBA (Mktg) having more than 10 yrs of sales & marketing of product. Would you please guide me on typing work, as how I can get it? How I can start my typing work? Please do the needful. And, if anyone who is reading this post and know / guide me on this can send me an e-mail on Please do the needful. Thanking you.
  • Pravesh Sharma said on June 11, 2015
    Hello Sir, I am from Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA. I am doing typing work at home. Would you please guide me on typing work, as how I can expand it? Please do the needful. Thanking you.
  • Devansh dixit said on November 16, 2015
    Hello, i am devansh dixit, from Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur. I am interested in typing work at home, please send me a details, thank You
  • I want to start business in online typing business said on November 27, 2015
    hello sir/mam I am raja from INDIA. My native in village. I want to detail for the online typing business. How to get bulk project in company and how to start the business. I want to start new branch in my village. so please say the information sir/mam.Thank you.
  • Shajahan KT said on April 21, 2016
    Hello sir, kindly give me details of home based typing job.
  • paulina said on July 11, 2016
    Good day my name is paulina from south africa i would like to start typing business i have experience in typing data entry and i have summary of portfolio but its challenging on marketing
  • Hari said on September 21, 2016
    I intend to start my English computer typing business, I can provide 100% accuracy. I do not want to make any advance payments but I am willing to pay in parts by way of deduction of certain % from the payment which I am entitled after assignment is provided, rate per page is fixed and assignment is completed from my side. Only genuine parties/clients need contact me on my email
  • Sk said on October 24, 2016
    I want to start typing business pls. Contact me 9833237581
  • rishabh said on October 30, 2016
    I want to start typing business plz contact m 9015192246, 9971076560 And i am from delhi
  • doreen said on October 25, 2021
    I want to start typing business. I have done typing at school and have good typing speed. Please guide me how to start


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