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Which Online Audio Transcription Service is Right for You?

Posted by admin on Jul 1, 2019 4:57:22 PM

The workflow of today's professionals has become more complicated and online; with audio transcription rising in demand.  Whether you're a doctor, lawyer, or journalist it's crucial to find the best possible transcripts service that meets your needs.

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Topics: transcription, transcript, Support, professional, career

How to Reach More People By Captioning Your Content

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

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

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

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 captions and transcripts!


For this guide to work you will need a YouTube account as well as your 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

How to Add Captions to YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo

Posted by admin on Mar 18, 2019 4:42:22 PM

Making audio and video content more accessible can be done via closed 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 the content available to all.

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Topics: #captionsmatter, Deaf culture, DIY Captioning, Facebook, Facebook captioning, humour, marketing, Accessibility, All, Blog, Captioning, closed captioning, Closed Captions, DIY Captioning, Facebook closed captions, Vimeo, YouTube

How Can Help You if You’re Hearing Impaired

Posted by admin on Mar 1, 2019 10:53:42 AM

Not being able to hear the world in the same way as the majority of people can impact you from a social and emotional perspective. Frustration at not being able to access content that you need or enjoy can make the world an exasperating place.


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Do You Really Need Captions and Transcriptions?

Posted by admin on Mar 1, 2019 10:50:21 AM

In a word. Yes.

With globalization and the resulting 24/7 nature of business and information flow, there is increasing pressure to make your content available to any consumer, in any location, at any given moment.

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Topics: captions, transcription, Accessibility, Closed Captions, open captions, technology, Web Accessibility, transcript, optimization

Transcription for Podcasters: Are you ahead of the pack?

Posted by admin on Feb 28, 2019 5:05:04 PM

Podcasters are a talented bunch of people with a lot of interesting information to share, but with more than 550,000 active podcasts now available globally the question is:

How do you grow your audience when listeners are spoiled for choice?

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Topics: transcription, Accessibility, accessible, Deaf, SEO, transcripts, Podcasts, Pricing