CaptionTube is a service that allows you to add captions in multiple languages to your videos.
Great, you say, but how does that help ME?
The more text and information you can tag to anything online will increase its discoverability.
It’s quite simple.
With CaptionTube, you can leverage text since Google cannot search video for information… yet.
So, put captions on your video and make sure they are keyword-rich.
This enables viewers to read a transcript of the video.
How do you do it?
Go to CaptionTube.com and sign in.
If you have a Google account, this is what you will use for the sign-in process.
If not, it’s very easy to create one.
Just click this link to get started.
Then go back and complete the process with your shiny new Google ID.
You have two options for importing video.
1 – import a specific public YouTube video that can be embedded.
2 – or you can import a personally-uploaded video.
Here is the “Getting Started” video:
The tutorials are quite simple to follow.
Enjoy and watch your traffic increase!
All the best,
Is anyone else jealous of @scobleizer?
Front row, Google Buzz t-shirt, VIP geek access… hey, sounds like where I’d like to be so, congrats Scoble!
But what is the REALLY BIG announcement?
How does it work? Here’s a video to show you… the FIRST YouTube video on Google Instant
How does it work? It is and looks like the main home page we’ve always been accustomed to.
You don’t need to hit “return” and your searches pop right up… now THAT’S instant!
Faster and faster, the web goes, and Google is leading the way again.
As if that were not enough, they’re pursuing the mobile app… now, friends, I have happy thumbs
WORLD’S FIRST GOOGLE INSTANT TRIVIA QUESTION:
If you were in on the webcast with me, whose name is blacklisted?
I bet about a million people just Googled her name during the conference.
The What – Blekko and slashtags to refine your search, eliminating the stuff you don’t want.
Here’s my beta test using the /green slashtag.
See for yourself.
Scoble makes a great point… Alta Vista must’ve said “who needs Google when we’ve got this wrapped up?!” Oh, the times.
You can even go see what slashtags others have made.
For instance – /cmoline/green is my green slash tag and I’ve included USGBC.org, Greenpeace.org, RRI.org, and TreeHugger.com in it.
And, really cool, I created the /scobleizer-tweets slashtag so I can search only tweets by Robert Scoble.
Can you see the value?
It’s going to be a long, fun, geeky night!