I’m so glad I found Janna at Don’t Believe the Type. Working as my own ‘one-woman show’ in the creative and community sectors is sometimes a lonely road to travel. Janna is my go-to-person when I hit ‘road blocks’ or am simply overwhelmed. Problems that initially appear insurmountable become manageable once Janna is part of the solution-mix. A great listener and problem-solver, Janna has provided sound advice and invaluable assistance in the areas of online marketing, website maintenance and evaluation strategies. Professional, ethical and super-efficient, she’s also just an absolute joy to work with.
L. Parrella | Art Incontro
It is and has been my absolute pleasure working with Janna over the past 2 years. We had been looking for a reliable translator and Janna’s positive attitude and excellent work surpassed the other translation services by many yards. Since then, we have also engaged her with a variety of other projects such as design and layout of our workshop materials. Janna is very diligent in her work, the output she delivers is of very high quality, she is extremely reliable and a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend Janna – you won’t regret it.
Sibylle Seidler | Project Director Little Scientists Australia
Janna was an absolute pleasure to work with. Not only was she professional and proactive, but she was very patient with our team as we figured things out. Janna worked with us at Wollongong Writers Festival to deliver our first series of technology-driven international events, where we Skyped in artists from Texas and Ho Chi Minh City into our Wollongong events. It was our first time doing this and having Janna’s pre-planning and attention to detail was an invaluable asset.
Chloe Higgins | Wollongong Writers Festival
Some people might think that Culture Bank just miraculously is. That would be wonderful if it was, but it has taken a lot of hard work from various people along the way. Most of it has come together because of the generosity of people with vision. Those who are aware of the importance of relating to other people in our community, and that none of us are an island unto ourselves. So on this note, we would like to take this opportunity to broadcast a LOUD BOOMING INTER-GALA-TIC shout out about a ‘robot’ named Janna who also is Don’t Believe The Type. Due to her expertise and inspiring tenacity, patience, good humoured and abundant heart, we now have a website (back end) which will make joining Culture Bank so much easier. So it goes without saying that we highly recommend her, if and when you require someone to sort out the digital challenges we all inevitably have. We will continue to rave about her!! And Wollongong, you yell a BIG thank you her way.”
Jenny B.-Hough | Culture Bank Wollongong
I have worked with Janna for over 4 years now, and it is one of my best business relationships to date. Janna is open-hearted and minded with great communication skills and outstanding responsiveness. She quickly adapts to new technologies and tools, and she does an outstanding job researching and solving problems that may arise within a project. Documents and data that she compiles are focused and precise. Her multilinguality is another great skill that often helps in many ways. From the variety of different projects and jobs we worked on together, there has not been a single one that wasn’t perfect. I highly recommend Janna’s help for anyone that needs great assistance – both at work and private life.
Nicco Krezdorn | Surgeon at Hannover Medical School/Germany + Research Fellow at Harvard University | Book Publisher
Janna assisted me with transcription for my PhD research project. This involved the transcribing of several hours of in-depth interview audio recordings. Janna was brilliant to work with – efficient, accurate and SO reasonably priced. She is a great communicator and very professional to deal with. I would thoroughly recommend her to anyone seeking a quality transcription service.
Joy Townsend | PhD Candidate at University of News South Wales
Janna at Don’t Believe The Type (DBTT) came highly recommended to me when I embarked on a new business venture opening a florist shop in Wollongong three years ago. From the start, Janna was very supportive, offering helpful, constructive solutions to a range of challenges. Not only has Janna managed website development and branding the business, she’s also been instrumental in setting up systems to ensure our business is running at maximum efficiency. Her expertise in marketing and Social Media knowledge is commendable. A day doesn’t go by where I’m not full of gratitude that DBTT was recommended to me as Janna has proved herself to be a true asset to our business in her unwavering professionalism, reliability and efficiency. Thank you, Janna, I am not only grateful for your wisdom and clear communication, but it’s a pleasure to work with someone with so many insights.
Chris Briscoe | Wollongong Flowers
On very short notice, Janna provided transcription services for a Parliamentary Inquiry public hearing in September 2013. Janna’s work was professional, accurate, delivered on time and of excellent quality. Janna was proactive and helpful in determining the specifics of how the project should be completed, and followed up afterwards to ensure that the work was completed to my satisfaction. I would be happy to work with Janna on another project in the future and would highly recommend her to any prospective clients.
John Miller | Inquiry Manager at Parliament of NSW