Transcribing a podcast is key. Studies found that most people prefer to skim through the transcripts of videos first, before deciding whether to listen or watch the whole thing. With a generation of information overload, the reader would prefer the option to have an ‘at-a-glance’ look which is easy to make a decision from there. The transcript offers a rough idea of what the podcast is all about. Subsequently, listening is often prone to all manner of distractions compared to reading.
There’s loads of benefits to transcribing your podcast, but it will take you a long time. We’re experienced with transcribing, with our plan you can expect professional transcripts!
Get 3 hours of Transcribing per month, this would usually cost £60 for the month! Here’s what transcribing will achieve:
For those of you podcast creators looking for reasons to branch out and improve your podcasts for whatever reasons, there are absolutely no disadvantages to this extra.
Search engines have a far better chance of picking up your transcripted text over audio. New inbound traffic increased by 4.36%, directly due to transcript pages.
If someone hears something amazing and they just want to share that section, they would have to transcribe it themselves. And that’s way too much hassle for them.
There are people to consider who can’t actually hear the podcasts, but want to know! Consider people with the likes of ADD, deaf, hard-of-hearing etc.
You can turn your episodes into blog posts by publishing the audio transcripts. You are making easy content by using your transcripts.
Your user is the subject of reason as to why you are considering using transcriptions, will appreciate the option to consume your content this in written form.
By making the transcript interactive, listeners can click on a section and jump to that point in the audio or scrolling through to a different section of the episode.
There are people to consider who can’t actually hear the podcasts, but want to know! Consider the people:
Consider those who have restricted situational accessibility to audio. For example, if someone is on the bus without headphones. Subtly reading on your smartphone during a droning speech never hurt anyone. The simple solution is to transcript the audio.