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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.