Are you aware of celebrities with hearing impairments? There might be more than you may think. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, nearly 48 million Americans suffer from some degree of hearing loss. It’s no surprise to include a few celebrities who identify as deaf or hard of hearing. Some actors with hearing… Continue reading Celebrities With Hearing Impairments – Accessibility Matters
The concept of distance learning has been around for a while. In fact, it began in the late 1840s when the first distance education course was introduced. The pandemic, however, has brought a new viewpoint to education – it now heavily relies on remote learning. Distance learning may not be everyone’s cup of tea. Teachers,… Continue reading Academic Transcription Benefits Teachers Should Not Ignore
If you are part of a marketing team and considering ways to promote your product or service, you have probably considered social media marketing. What’s not to love about Facebook, IG, and YouTube? If your content resonates well with your audience, it can go viral and will have a positive effect on your business. A… Continue reading 7 Ways to Make Your Social Media Content Accessible
It takes 8 seconds (or less) for a customer to decide if they want to keep watching your product presentation. Research showed that 94% of consumers watch videos to learn about a product. 84% are more convinced to purchase after watching. Simply put, there is a demand for product videos. We have established why product… Continue reading 10 Simple Yet Powerful Video Editing Apps for your First Product Video
Learn how to add subtitles to your videos for free so that you can make your video content accessible to a larger audience. Whenever you’re creating video content, it takes time for you to conceptualize, write a script, and think of ways on how to make your video effective and potentially viral. Have you experienced… Continue reading Beginners Guide to Burning Subtitles into Videos [Add Open Captions for Free]
As a video professional, you may already know that captions enable your content to appeal to more people. But you might be wondering how accessible your content is. You can enjoy your favorite TV shows like anime with captions that display any word or sound you may have missed. However, people with impairments require accurate… Continue reading Video Accessibility Guidelines and Laws for Closed Captioning
You’ve invested in producing great videos/films. To make sure that your efforts don’t go to waste, you should consider other ways to reach a larger audience and get your message across more powerfully. It’s likely that you’ve encountered “CC” as you use video streaming platforms like YouTube and Netflix. When you see “CC”, it means… Continue reading Open vs. Closed Captions: Which should filmmakers and social media video creators use?
Living in a fast-paced world, your audience loves to consume information as quickly and smoothly as possible. While we learn through various mediums, the audience has a preference for videos. Has anyone ever responded to your question with “LMGTFY” or “Let me Google that for you” when you tried to ask something? That’s because Google,… Continue reading Should YouTube creators invest in video captions?
Videos, when maximized, are often powerful. Who doesn’t enjoy watching entertaining films and educational videos? It can increase your engagement, make information entertaining, and help improve your brand’s visibility. However, to make it more accessible to a wide variety of audiences, you will need to produce transcripts to be able to add captions and subtitles.… Continue reading Subtitles vs. Captions: What’s the Difference?
The test of civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members – Pearl S. Buck Whenever you produce content, how do you consider the varying abilities of your audience? How accessible is your content for everyone? Okay, what is ‘accessibility’ in the first place? Ultimately, it promotes access for all, regardless… Continue reading Promote Accessibility Through Transcription