The Content Creators Guide to Captions and Transcripts: Boosting engagement

Posted by admin on Jun 6, 2019 2:42:10 PM

Reach more people by captioning your videos

 

Globally, we watch 100 million hours of video content on Facebook every day, and streaming video accounts for over two thirds of all internet traffic. Universities are using online videos to attract students to their institution in an extremely competitive global market.

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Topics: Facebook captioning, Captioning, Closed Captions

Why You Should Be Transcribing Your Podcasts

Posted by Jakeb Sparke on Jun 6, 2019 2:41:12 PM

With the world of Podcasts continuing to boom, it is important for Podcast creators to consider the breadth of the audience they are reaching, and whether their content is as accessible as it should be. In 2018, it was reported that over 38 million people listened to podcasts every week, and the giant Apple Podcasts, hit 50 billion downloads (Mediakix, 2018). As the number of people who listen and engage with podcasts continues to grow, as do the number of people who are not given ease of access to this content.

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Topics: SEO, transcripts, social media, Podcasts, transcript, Content, career

Why Busy Professionals Need Transcripts

Posted by Jakeb Sparke on Jun 6, 2019 2:37:44 PM

The rise of the digital age has made it easier to access, consume and exchange information. For those in professional careers, finding more efficient, effective, and accessible ways to communicate and learn information should be a priority.  With audio-based media, one useful tool that guarantees ease of accessibility are transcripts. Whether you’re a doctor, lawyer, journalist or business executive, transcripts can have a surprisingly positive impact on your daily routines while also improving your career performance.

 

Today, these services are easier to use than ever.. Gone are the days of typing out audio word by word; Transcription tools and services allow for the manual or automatic transcription of audio files accurately and quickly.

 

Check out some of the ways that transcripts can improve your career performance:  

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Topics: transcription, Work, transcript, optimization, benefits, Support, workplace, professional, career

How Captions and Transcripts Can Make You a Workplace Accessibility Champion

Posted by admin on Jun 6, 2019 2:34:39 PM

 The workplace, for many of us, is a sacred place. A place of challenge, triumph and defeat. We spend most of our time there - working and mingling with our colleagues, discussing weekend events and the latest TV series. However, many workplaces have a dark secret: they are not accessible to everyone. Employees with disability are often left behind either due to bias or a lack of accessibility awareness. This is typically unintentional, but accessibility initiatives are trying to undo this injustice and make the workplace accessible for all employees.

 

Being a workplace accessibility champion is a pivotal role in any company or organisation. It involves seeking out inaccessibility and resolving it. Here, we will get you started on your journey as a champion of workplace access through two services: captions and transcripts.

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Topics: captions, Accessibility, Closed Captions, transcripts, Work, workplace

5 Ways Transcripts help Journalists

Posted by admin on Jun 6, 2019 9:52:21 AM

The rise of the digital age ushered in a more accessible way to consume and exchange information. For journalists, this comes as a great opportunity for career growth, as well as an easy way to analyze information.

 

One tool that emerged which capitalizes on this opportunity is Transcription. Along with providing accessibility of information for Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons, transcripts provide numerous other benefits that make the lives of professional journalists easier.

 

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Topics: guide, transcription, transcript, Support, professional, career

15 Important Tips to Become a Successful Video Blogger

Posted by Jakeb Sparke on Jun 6, 2019 9:48:48 AM

Video blogging may seem intimidating, and even ridiculous from afar but with the popularity of YouTube and other video sharing mediums, it’s more easier now than ever to go from obscurity to super-star influencer.

 

Today, more than 50% of Marketing professionals suggest video content offers the highest return on investment. From feed-based search functions [like Facebook], algorithms, and suggestion feeds, social media is becoming a hub for massive branding opportunities for video bloggers, and companies alike. So there’s no excuse to miss out on the opportunities video blogging (vlogs) can bring.

 

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7 Ways to Create Quality Video on a Budget

Posted by Jakeb Sparke on Jun 6, 2019 9:48:24 AM

For any business, product, or influencer, video content online has massive potential to make your brand visible to hundreds of millions of people. The explosion of social media use, as well as video engagement make video content creating a cornerstone to marketing success. With video content being more that 50 percent likely to be displayed on the first Google search page, to ignore video as a marketing strategy is to limit the outreach of your brand.

 

So, why on a budget? We understand that creating video content may not be a priority to businesses in a traditional sense. Until the potential of video is realized, many marketing strategists must make do with the budget they have, regardless if this is a private business, or a single content creator.

 

So, let’s go through 7 ways you can create quality video content, while staying on a budget. These include:

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5 Immediate SEO Boosts to Video Transcripts

Posted by Jakeb Sparke on Jun 6, 2019 9:48:10 AM

Video transcription is more useful than you think. With Scribblr.ai, transcripts are a breeze to order leaving more time to boost the search engine optimization of your website and maintain high Google rankings. From increasing traffic, building more links, and even speeding up content production, we’ll walk you through how video transcription is a great method to boost SEO, and online marketing practices.

 

With transcripts, you’ll start to see benefits almost immediately. By increasing traffic, you’re producing more leads which generate more sales, and eventually revenue. Regardless of your skill level, transcripts are provide real value to your work. Scribblr.ai is only one of many online resources dealing with video captions and transcripts. From $1 a minute, it’s possible to transcribe any audio or video file quickly.

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Reasons Marketers Should Caption Every Single Video

Posted by admin on Jun 6, 2019 9:47:37 AM

Videos are an amazing asset in an online marketeers toolkit. Being able to create a visually exciting and informative form of content can increase your outreach, and make the visibility of your product more competitive. But, videos aren't magic, and other steps need to be taken to help them seek out audiences. That's where captions and transcripts can help.

 

Smart marketers nowadays are adding captions to every single one of their videos. Whether it is SEO, social media outreach, and even automated emails it's possible to see a huge boost thanks to captions and transcripts. Let's break down a few reasons why every marketer should caption their videos:  

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Adding Captions & Transcripts to YouTube Videos

Posted by admin on May 3, 2019 3:04:25 PM

So you've made a video and you want the whole world to see it. But how do you make it accessible? It's time to add captions. Captions are a text version of the dialogue and sounds in a video and are displayed on screen in time with the soundtrack. Something as simple as text at the bottom of the screen can make a whole world of difference for many people and make your video more watchable.

 

But how do you upload captions to your video? This guide will take you step by step through your YouTube interface so that you can add your very own Scribblr.ai captions and transcripts!

 

For this guide to work you will need a YouTube account as well as your Scribblr.ai caption file. Once you have an account and a caption file, you're set to make your videos accessible to everyone.

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Topics: captions, Captions Matter, transcription, Closed Captions, SEO, transcripts, YouTube, transcript, Content