Updated November 13, 2019: Based on recent news that Rev has decreased pay for their independent contractors to lower than minimum wage, I no longer recommend Rev as a caption/transcript vendor.
At this time, I don’t have another recommendation to offer. I’m currently researching and talking with other web professionals to identify a caption/transcript vendor.
If you’ve read this blog for a while, you know I’m an advocate for captioning videos and adding transcripts to podcasts.
Whenever I hear about someone’s new video or podcast, I share how captions and transcripts can:
- Improve search engine optimization
- Expand your audience
- Make videos/podcasts available to everyone
Some people thank me for the information, replying that captions/transcripts are too expensive. Others ignore me.
And others, like web developer Dave Foy, hear what I’m saying and take action. Continue reading Caption Your Videos: You Have No Excuse