What is UX, and how can it boost your website?

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We’ve all been frustrated by websites before. Whether it’s distracting, bright colors, slow page loads, disorganized content or any number of other factors, businesses need to design their website with UX (user experience) in mind first and foremost. The reality is that, as you can probably personally attest, people don’t have a lot of patience …

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5 Things Your Business Needs to Be Transcribing

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Despite our ever-growing digital landscape, a lot of people still think of transcription in limited terms. Sure, you can transcribe court proceedings or notes from a meeting, but there are so many other options now. And these days you don’t just need them for convenience, but to boost your visibility on the web as well. …

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3 Ways To Avoid Bad Transcriptions

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While it’s not something we recommend, there may have been one time or another where you’ve watched a film that you obtained through less than reputable sources—and it may have had some pretty bad subtitles. When you’re looking for quality transcription services, you have to do your due-diligence in finding a company that works for …

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Here’s How Not To Lose 65% of Your Visitors!

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Are you a visual learner? Approximately 65% of people are. Visual learners prefer to learn (and learn best) by reading text and looking at visual images such as graphics and charts. Within the population of visual learners, there are people who prefer reading over all other methods of getting information. Visual learners can have difficulty …

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Should You Choose Open or Closed Captioning?

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Most people are familiar with the term closed captioning and know what it means. But if you look at the word “closed” you might assume we also have something called “open” captioning. Well, you’d be right! Though most people don’t know what open captioning is compared to closed, both have benefits you may want to …

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Care About Closed Captions

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When you’re wrapping up production on movies or television shows, there are a million things on your schedule you need to get done. Final decisions, payroll, advertising options, maybe even last-minute rewrites and shoots. The last thing you may want to be thinking about is getting your work closed captioned. However, we’ve got four good …

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3 Tips for Boosting Your Video SEO Impact

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If you do a quick search for the term “video SEO” online, you’ll notice millions upon millions of results showing. It’s because every marketer thinks they know the secret for getting your videos to the top of Google’s rankings. The trick, though, is that it’s not a secret. If you look through many of these …

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3 Important Starting Points for Video SEO

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In previous blog posts, we’ve explained what video SEO is and how to properly implement it. However, there are many more specific steps you can take to improve your video’s chances of being found than simply uploading and adding the title and description. For starters, adding a title isn’t easy as typing in the keywords …

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The Difference Between Subtitles and Captions

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When it comes to deciding whether to use captions or subtitles in your video it is important to understand their purpose and their differences. There are multiple uses for both subtitles and captions. However, for the most part, the purpose of subtitles is to provide the target audience with the ability to understand the content …

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Captioning or Subtitling?

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Captioning Captioning is transcribing the dialogue and audio events that take place off-screen in a text format. Audio events include laughter, a dog barking, the ringing of a doorbell, music, etc. There are two types of captions. The first type of caption is the open caption. The second type is the closed caption, which is …

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