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Why do software how-to videos take so long to make?

What is the most precious resource? Is it data? Money? Technology? Nope-- it's time.

In the 2022 State of SaaS Video...

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3 Reasons Why Companies Struggle Making Videos in Multiple Languages

In our 2022 State of SaaS Video Report, we found that globalizing video is way behind where companies (global...

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Top 5 Benefits of Video for SaaS Companies

 

We recently conducted a comprehensive survey to better understand SaaS companies’ attitudes, methods, investments,...

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Are Branded Text To Speech Voices Ethical?

The new Netflix documentary profiling Andy Warhol features an AI voice reading his diary. It’s almost spooky how life-like and realistic the synthetic voice sounds.

Another documentary film, RoadRunner, faced ethics complaints in its telling of the life...

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What Is the Modern Learner and How to Teach Them

Just as the workplace has changed significantly over the past few years, so has the way people learn. Today, employees feel overwhelmed, distracted, and impatient as they work amid constant disruptions and distractions, leaving very little time to turn...

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How To Keep Your Video Training Library Up to Date With Videate

When a viewer notices a video isn’t up-to-date, it ruins the experience and undermines the information the video presents.  Subconsciously, a connection gets made– if a brand fails to keep its videos accurate, what else is it neglecting? Product...

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How Businesses Can Use Text to Speech As A Competitive Advantage

A few short years ago, text to speech in B2B was more of a novelty. It has now become a necessity. In keeping pace with generating training and business videos, text to speech is a crucial component to scale production and automate content delivery.

How...

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How to Make Videos with Google Docs

Your documents are a gold mine of material for software training videos. But do you have a current process for turning existing Google docs or XML files into video content?

Creating training and business videos can be time-consuming and overwhelming....

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How we made a high quality, personalized text to speech voice

Our big bet when we started Videate was that text to speech (TTS) would keep getting better, eventually becoming indistinguishable from human speech. 

This founding principle drove us to keep chipping away at other aspects of the problem: like making an...

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The 2nd Annual "State of SaaS Video" Survey is now open!

The 2nd annual State of SaaS Video survey is out– and we want to hear from you! 

This year we’ve partnered with CELab (aka Customer Education Laboratories) to measure SaaS company norms and attitudes around software videos, from producing to publishing. 

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How to Build Your Software Training Video Library

As a software company, creating a library of rich video content that you can edit and expand as the organization grows is critical.

A content library answers customer and employee questions, offers self-service solutions to user needs (which reduces...

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