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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

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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Transcription - How to Convert Audio to Text - The Ultimate Guide

Posted by Jakeb Sparke on Mar 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM

What is Transcription?

Transcription is the process of converting the spoken word into text. This service is performed by a 'transcriber', who is specially trained to type audio into text in rapid speed.

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Topics: transcription, SEO, transcripts, interpreting, deaf friendly, transcript, Pricing, Content, translation

The Importance of Captions and Transcripts for YouTube Content Creators

Posted by Jakeb Sparke on Mar 1, 2019 10:54:08 AM

YouTube is the social media phenomenon with 1.9 billion logged in monthly users, where more than 1 billion hours of video is watched daily and 70% of views are from mobile devices.

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Topics: transcription, Accessibility, Captioning, transcripts, YouTube, deaf friendly, Content

Captioning - The Ultimate Guide

Posted by Jakeb Sparke on Feb 27, 2019 5:03:02 PM

What is Captioning?

Captioning is the presentation of audio-visual content as text on screen. It can involve both sound effects as well as the spoken word. It is generally intended to assist viewers with hearing impairments, deafness, or muted audio.

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Topics: live captions, Closed Captions, Deaf, open captions, CART