Category Archives: Closed captions and indexing: using YouTube to rank higher with Google

I describe how YouTube uses speech to text software to produce closed captions for your videos. And how Google uses indexes those text files afterward.

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold: Book versus Movie Script

A novel and its screenplay well demonstrate the skills of revising and editing. A book must be pared down to fit a film’s run length and to eliminate much of the scene setting in a novel done with words and … Continue reading

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What Have We Gained and What Have We Lost?

In the last fifty years America has become a lot less joyful and playful to the benefit of no one. Except to the people incapable of having fun who enforce today’s morality standards. I’m 63 years old. I have no … Continue reading

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My YouTube Video on Dividing Agapanthus Has Hit 65,000 Views

In April 2014 I posted my first and only fully realized YouTube video. It was on dividing agapanthus, a popular ornamental of temperate climes. It took quite a bit of work to produce it, and its not especially meritorious, production … Continue reading

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Videos and their associated HTML files

In my last posts I’ve wondered if a video about, say gardening, would rank higher than an HTML file with the same information. I thought I could make a YouTube video and then make a text post using the captions … Continue reading

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