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Caption this: Why adding YouTube captions is key to video marketing success

A blog explaining why captioning should be a part of a company’s YouTube strategy was posted by Pace Co., a multi-media content provider, on Jan. 20. The benefits include reaching a larger audience - and not only people who are hard of hearing, but non-English speakers. In addition, adding captions and transcripts can boost a video’s rankings on YouTube and Google. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

NCRA urges regulations to require captioning in more markets

On behalf of NCRA, President Sarah E. Nageotte, RDR, CRR, CBC, submitted comments regarding the rewriting of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which is charged with reviewing and updating the current law. The comments, submitted to the committee on Jan. 22, address such issues as increasing the current number of media markets required to provide captioned programming from the top 25 to the top 50. … [Continue reading...]

Caption this: Why adding YouTube captions is key to video marketing success

A blog explaining why captioning should be a part of a company’s YouTube strategy was posted by Pace Co., a multi-media content provider, on Jan. 20. The benefits include reaching a larger audience - and not only people who are hard of hearing, but non-English speakers. In addition, adding captions and transcripts can boost a video’s rankings on YouTube and Google. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

PERSONAL MARKETING: Getting the most out of LinkedIn

By Sara L. Wood LinkedIn has become the premiere place for people to improve their careers. No matter what part of the profession you are in, you can use LinkedIn as a tool to get ahead. However, some LinkedIn profiles are more successful than others. As you position yourself for success, here are six tips for optimizing your personal profile. 1) Showcase your certifications. You can do this two ways. First, make sure your certifications … [Continue reading...]

Charles Dickens, novelist, journalist, and top court reporter

Although he is best known for novels such as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens was also a journalist and responsible for the launch of several newspapers. According to an article posted Jan. 21 by Poynter, by his early twenties Dickens was already considered the best Parliamentary reporter in England. Poynter is published by The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism education. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

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NCRA’s Take Note campaign offers additional resources for National Court Reporting & Captioning Week, Feb. 15-21 2015

The 2015 National Court Reporting & Captioning Week sponsored by NCRA will kick off Feb. 15 and run through Feb. 21, and members, firms, schools, and … [Read More...]

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Caption this: Why adding YouTube captions is key to video marketing success

A blog explaining why captioning should be a part of a company’s YouTube strategy was posted by Pace Co., a multi-media content provider, on Jan. 20. … [Read More...]

Charles Dickens, novelist, journalist, and top court reporter

Although he is best known for novels such as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens was also a journalist and … [Read More...]

NCRA urges regulations to require captioning in more markets

On behalf of NCRA, President Sarah E. Nageotte, RDR, CRR, CBC, submitted comments regarding the rewriting of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to the … [Read More...]

Large turnout expected for NCRA’s 2015 Firm Owners Executive Conference

Beat the cold and join hundreds of the profession’s top firm owners and managers in beautiful Palm Desert, Calif., for NCRA’s Firm Owners Executive … [Read More...]

Open enrollment deadline for health insurance nears

The Feb. 15 deadline for open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act is approaching fast, and NCRA members seeking health care coverage can take … [Read More...]

Join NCRA’s army of volunteers

Wondering how you can help lead the association dedicated to advancing the court reporting and captioning professions? NCRA Board of Directors … [Read More...]

New leaders may ease North Carolina court budget woes

WNCN in Raleigh, N.C., reported on Jan. 18 that hearings in North Carolina are often delayed because court reporters aren't available. The article … [Read More...]

Shortage of court reporters in British Virgin Islands courts

Officials from both the Magistrates’ Court and the Supreme Court of the British Virgin Islands are asking for additional staffers to help address an … [Read More...]

Student scholarships help kick-start careers

Donations to the NCRF Angels Drive and other fundraising efforts support a variety of activities funded by the Foundation, including the $2,000 Frank … [Read More...]

NCRA member’s self-published novel raises some eyebrows

Through Becky’s Eyes, a self-published novel by NCRA member and former official court reporter Helana E. Kline, RMR, CRR, from Middleboro, Mass., that … [Read More...]

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