Top tips for choosing the best font for subtitles and captions  

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As a content creator, you’re likely always working to ensure your content is as clear, accessible, and discoverable as possible. Providing captions and subtitles to your audiences is a great way to achieve these goals. However, simply placing captions or subtitles on your content, rather than taking the time to place them properly and make…

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How-To Guide: TikTok Closed Captions

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TikTok is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the world with 3.7M active users in the UK alone. UK users spend an average of 41 minutes on the platform per day.   The immense popularity of the platform means that some videos have racked up billions of views. TikTok is therefore an attractive proposition…

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Enhance Your iMovie Videos with Captions

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Mobile phones can be found in nearly every pocket and the features and functionality they provide get more advanced with every year. Video is now easy to film which has inspired a host of budding amateur videographers, eager and ready to capture memories on film, to keep for prosperity or share with the wider world on…

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A quick guide to captioning your videos on YouTube and Vimeo

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Hosting video online is becoming an important part of doing business. YouTube and Vimeo are two of the best platforms to host on. But the big issue with these platforms is the sheer amount of competition you have for space. It’s crucial you find ways to optimise your videos’ visibility. To that end, captioning is…

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3 Ways to Add Captions to Instagram Videos (and why you should)

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With around a billion monthly active users and a global reach, it’s no wonder more and more businesses are choosing to post videos on Instagram. It’s a dynamic and visually led platform that’s highly conducive to the kind of immersive brand storytelling that businesses value. As well as the ability to post photos and videos,…

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5 Steps for Meeting Accessibility Standards for Video Content

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If you use video content on your business website and social media platforms, as most businesses do, you need to ensure that it complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).  People with disabilities face certain barriers when using the internet, and particularly when viewing video content. If you don’t create content that is accessible…

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Is Closed Captioning Important?

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Video is the future. That’s what everyone says! We’ve all seen the infographics stating that by 2020 (crazy to think that that’s now!) video will account for 80% of online content. For many content creators and media professionals, this means learning new skills and becoming acquainted with new tools.

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