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YouTube SEO Subtitles


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YouTube suggests use of subtitles, but I can't figure out how it would be useful to my videos since for the most part there is no talking. I can't figure out how to do subtitles correctly. I don't even know right now if they're worth my time to know. The only reason I would is if YouTube puts it out to more people if it has them. Are these worth the time to learn for a channel like mine?

Xavier De Buck

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I'd suggest to ALWAYS have them as an option available to people -- about 12% of my audience uses them, so there are clearly people out there who like them!

Furthermore, I don't know if you've watched the most recent TB video where they talk about TRANSLATING SUBTITLES as being part of your strategy...do you know what % of your audience speaks English AND non-English?....why not use the auto translation option into different languages?!