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The Benefits of Playlist Search

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

Growing up with Google, we’ve become accustomed to searching for what we want to know and finding it within the results. But while Google is great at finding our answers within web pages, Googling within a video is a little more complicated.…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Announcing the Facebook Captioning Integration

by Sofia Enamorado in Product Updates

We are excited to announce our Facebook integration! Now you can easily add captions to your Facebook videos. How easy? This easy: Perhaps you’ve noticed on your Facebook feed that most videos autoplay without sound but with captions (if they exist). Facebook…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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5 Reasons Why You Should Transcribe Your Podcasts

by Emily Griffin in Industry Trends

  All podcasters should transcribe their episodes — now. Here’s why. Get More out of Each Episode You’ve gone through all the trouble of producing a brilliant podcast episode — shouldn’t you make the most of it? Just as many podcasters have…

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Updated January 4, 2018

What You Need to Know to Take Your Video UX to the Next Level

by Emily Griffin in Events

You may know that closed captions improve the user experience for viewers, resulting in longer watch time and higher engagement. You may also know that including a transcript with your video makes your videos searchable and easily navigable. And you should definitely…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How to Force Closed Captions to Appear on Your YouTube Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

  Have you ever wished that you could make people watch your video with captions? Well, we’re going to show you just how to do that! You might want to force captions on your YouTube videos for a few reasons. 3 Reasons…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Crowdfund Captions for Your YouTube Videos with Tubestart!

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

We’re sure you’ve heard of crowdfunding, which has enabled people to raise money for all sorts of cool projects. For instance, the Veronica Mars movie raised almost 6 million dollars on Kickstarter; Amanda Palmer raised over 1 million dollars crowdfunding her album…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Wondering What YouTube Has to Say About Captioning YouTube Videos?

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

We spoke with Brad Ellis, a YouTube Product Manager at Google (FYI: YouTube is Google’s video platform), during a session at Streaming Media West. He explained YouTube’s automatic captioning to us, as well as why captioning is so important. Here’s the low-down:…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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3 Reasons to Caption Your YouTube Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

60 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute. Video creators love YouTube because of its popularity, ease-of-use, and advanced toolset. The price is right for tapped budgets and very few video platforms can compete with YouTube’s massive audience. Therefore, it’s…

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Updated January 4, 2018

How Video Accessibility Intersects with Engagement, SEO, and User Experience

by Shannon K. Murphy in User Engagement

Download the eBook: Transforming Video SEO with Transcripts and Captions The Internet has steadily changed business, education, recreation, communications and more. Furthermore, online video’s ability to communicate quickly while engaging in memorable storytelling is profound. Marketing professionals are responsible for delivering this…

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Updated January 4, 2018