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Make training videos that are ALWAYS up to date

Make training videos that are ALWAYS up to date

If you're in SaaS Customer Success or Customer Education, you've felt the pain. You make training videos, and then suddenly your software updates. Sometimes it updates every month. And now your videos, the ones you spent hours painstakingly recording and editing, are all obsolete. You've got...

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Text to Speech Video: The must-have tool you can't miss!

Text to Speech Video: The must-have tool you can't miss!

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...

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How to Make Videos with Google Docs

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...

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How we made a realistic text to speech voice

How we made a customized, realistic 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....

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6 product explainer video best practices to EMPOWER your customers

6 product explainer video best practices to EMPOWER your customers

If you update a software feature and no one knows about it, did it really update? And do your customers even know what happened? If you want late...

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3 expert strategies for producing training videos like a PRO

3 expert strategies for producing training videos like a PRO

As a software company, producing training videos is critical. A content library answers customer and employee questions, offers self-service...

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The Do's And Don'ts Of Successful Software Training Videos

The DOs and DON'Ts of successful software training videos

Videos demonstrating your software are some of the earliest touchpoints of your brand that your prospects, customers, and employees interact with....

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Digital Transformation: The Future is Video

Digital transformation: The future is VIDEO

Video exploded over the last decade. From TikTok dances to B2B eLearning modules, video is being produced, used, and talked about on a mind-boggling...

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Build your business case with our ROI Calculator

Over the last two years, we’ve learned a lot about automating video production. To help you build your business case, we have developed an ROI...

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New learnings about scaling video translation

When we got started 2+ years ago we made a couple of strategic bets. One was that text-to-speech voices would come of age and they have. Another was...

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Do you still charge for Customer Education?

In today’s world of SaaS applications, it’s getting harder and harder to charge for customer education separate from onboarding. You can still charge...

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Customer Education vs. Corporate Learning

In Josh Bersin's article “A New Category Emerges: The Creator Platform for Corporate Learning,” many of his observations about employee-facing...

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5 best practices for visual effects in SaaS training videos

One of the more challenging items for scaling video production is standardizing the use of visual effects. With written documentation, decisions on...

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Why communication standards matter in UI Design

The best software companies in the world follow documentation standards that are aligned with their user experience goals. They use simple and...

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How we did it: Making Zoomin Software videos

Earlier this month, Videate joined the Content Advantage talk show with Scott Abel and Megan Gilhooly, hosted by Zoomin. During the live session, we...

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