5 Best Practices While Recording a Video

“Recording is only half the work done. What truly matters, is what goes into making a video stand out from the rest and deliver what its audience seeks” goes a general saying.

Recording a video isn’t just about the tools and tech that brings it together but the way it is done.

Have you ever come across people who take much trouble to churn out a perfect video, get their tools right, choose the perfect setting, but the audio output isn’t of great quality? Or those that have a great video, but one that isn’t clear and therefore cannot be transcribed properly? … 

 

Why Scribie Is The Top Transcription Service

What A Top Transcription Service Offers

If you’ve ever found yourself in need of a transcription service, you know that by doing a Google search, you will see a lot of results. Just because there are many transcription services out there, doesn’t mean that they all match up to each other. … 

 

Adding Subtitles to Your Videos is No Longer Optional

Transcription and Subtitles in 2017

If you’re reading this, you may be asking yourself why should I bother to add subtitles to my videos? They are just videos after all; a visual aid. It’s simple to just watch the video, get the information or content in that manner and go about your merry way. Well, it isn’t that simple. In this day and age, it’s vital to add subtitles to your videos. Let’s discuss a few reasons why. … 

 

Two Easy SEO Tips (That Actually Work)

Audio Transcription and SEO

Brian Dean (Backlinko) is an internationally recognized entrepreneur and SEO expert.  He recently put together a massive list of 201 actionable SEO tips that are sure to provide inspiration to SEO veterans and novices alike. 

We’ve picked out two tips that Scribie can immediately help you execute and give your SEO a huge boost. 

  1. Transcribing Audio into Text (or Vice Versa)
  • At $0.75/min, Scribie offers audio transcription at 99% accuracy. This is the best rate/value in the industry. Other transcription services may offer low prices but ultimately fail to deliver on accuracy—don’t compromise the accuracy of your content.
    • Offering a blogger a text version of their podcast or video is a great way to build relationships with other bloggers. Note: Brian cautions against asking for a reciprocal backlink as this goes against Google’s guidelines. 
  • Audio Transcription of Videos
    • You can have the best [Insert Your Product Here] video on YouTube, but in order to fully take advantage of it, you have to transcribe the dialogue. This tells Google what the content in your video is about and will help funnel more qualified traffic your way.
    • Also, we would like to note that audio transcription provides a valuable service to people with disabilities. By including an accurate transcript you are ensuring the accessibility of your content to millions of people who would otherwise not be exposed to it. 
    • Scribie can provide subtitle files in SubRip (.srt) and SubViewer (.sbv) formats. All you have to do is paste your video link into our multi-format importer, place your order and we’ll do the rest. Once your file is done transcribing, upload it to your YouTube or Vimeo (or other video sharing service) and you will now have optimized and SEO friendly content.  

If you’re interested in more of Brian’s techniques check out his blog below. 

Source: 201 Powerful SEO Tips (That Actually Work)

 

How Justin Timberlake Can Help You Understand Why Transcription Is Hard

Tricky Timberlake Transcription

 

Transcription is not an easy task. If you don’t believe me, try the following experiment.

Above is a video of Justin Timberlake shedding light on why taking selfies in a voting booth is frowned upon. The video is less than 2 minutes long. Your objective is to see how many words you can transcribe accurately in 5 minutes. … 

 

Speech Recognition Software Falls Short on Transcription

The Foibles of Speech Recognition

 

In this day and age, more and more of what we are doing is becoming automated. One example would be banking. You don’t have to go to a bank anymore to deposit or transfer money. You can do that from an app or just log on to their website. Some banks don’t even have physical buildings. Human interaction and the component of business is becoming more and more limited. …