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How to Automatically Transcribe Video to Text For Free

Transcript has become an essential component of any strong video or podcast. In addition to the obvious benefits of making your product more accessible, transcription can have incredible effects on your web page’s SEO.  The challenge is how to automatically transcribe video to text for free, without having to manually transcribe the video. In this post, we’ll show you how you can have your video automatically transcribed in just minutes so that you can focus on promoting your content.

Why You Should Automatically Transcribe Videos

Search engines like Google or Yahoo don’t rank audio spoken during an actual video; providing a transcript allows these search engines to rank your content higher, leading to a larger audience consuming your content.

Furthermore, 80% of users scroll through social media with their audio off. Transcripts allow you to further engage with your audience and capture their elusive attention.

How to Automatically Transcribe Videos For Free

With Milk Video, you can automatically transcribe your video in seconds. Here’s how you do it

Upload Your Video

Upload your video to Milk Video to automatically transcribe the text for free.
Upload your video on Milk Video

Once you create your free account on Milk Video, simply upload your video files to the platform.

Video is Automatically Transcribed

Your transcription will be automatically generated, as you can see in this image above, for instant use across your marketing channels.

Once your upload is complete, the video will automatically create a transcript of your video! All fore free.

The transcript will be ready for your to copy and use for your Youtube videos, blog posts, social media quotes and more.

Start transcribing your video now for free.

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How creators are using Milk Video

Milk Video is a web app where marketers can create engaging video highlights from existing recordings – and we have seen companies from all over the globe use the platform in a number of creative ways.

Here’s a quick look at what we’ve seen some top companies do with the power of Milk.

Retool Repurposed a Customer Webinar for Sales Outreach

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Promoting Webinars Repurposing Webinars Running a Webinar

Webinar Checklist: What You Need to Run a Successful Virtual Event

Webinars, webcasts, or virtual events…whatever you want to call them, they are all a lot of work!

In this comprehensive webinar checklist, we look at all the key steps needed to make your life easier in running a successful online event.

Checklist For Pre-Webinar Preparations

  • Planning A Successful Webinar (Preferably 8 weeks prior)
    • Pick a date (mid-week tends to do the best for webinar times)
Best times for webinars, from GotoWebinar’s research.
  • Clarify your target audience (Are you mainly targeting your current clients or prospects?)
  • What stage of the funnel is the webinar content? (eg bottom of the funnel product demonstration).
  • Decide on your webinar goals (eg 50 registrations, 20 attendees, 5 new meetings booked, 2 SQO, 1 Closed Won)
  • Plan who the webinar panelist(s) will be (if needed – adds some complexity)
  • If you haven’t already, decide which webinar platform you want to use (eg Zoom Webinars, Goldcast, On24, Hopin, GotoWebinar, Welcome, Brella)
  • Decide on the length of the webinar (30 minutes to 1 hour is the standard).
  • Confirm the time you want to broadcast. (11am, 1pm or 2pm in your audience’s time zone is a safe bet.)
  • Decide if you will allow time for Q&A or not, and if you do, then prepare questions for the webinar Q&A.


  • Promoting Your Webinar (Preferably 5 weeks prior)
    • Create a landing page to capture registrations. Here are some things to include on your landing page:
      • Spend time thinking about your title
      • Create a short and succinct description of the event
      • (optional) Add a Hashtag. This is more common with one-off Summits.
      • Create a Registration Form. Best practice is to limit the amount of fields so as not to add too much friction to the signup process
      • Write out the speaker details and bios
      • If applicable, add sponsor logos
      • Build a Thank you page, which allows an attendee to add the event to a calendar.
      • Have an automated email go out after registration with the calendar details (some webinar platforms have this as an automatic function, or you can customize your own one).
An example of a clean and crisp promotional image for a webinar
An image used to promote LingoLive’s webinar on Linkedin.
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Repurposing Webinars

The Ultimate Guide to Repurposing Your Webinar in 2020

Webinars have proven time and time again to be one of the most successful channels at a marketer’s disposal. With COVID-19 disrupting the event landscape, they are most important than ever. According to 73% of B2B marketers and sales leaders, webinars are the number one way to generate high-quality leads and by repurposing your webinar, you give your audience multiple ways to consume the content in a format they like.

Why Should You Repurpose Your Webinar?

Not everyone wants to sit through a 45-minute webinar, so by reformatting the video and audio assets, you can present the content that you want your followers to know about in a more digestible manner.

As a performance marketer, most importantly by repurposing your webinar you can drive your key metrics. With your new video assets, audio assets and more, you can reach a larger audience, drive awareness, traffic, and new leads.

Too many high-quality webinars sit behind a lead-capture landing page, with little to no engagement, after the virtual event has taken place. With all the effort put into bringing speakers together, building out unique content and hosting a livestream hoping that the technology won’t break — it’s simply a waste if marketers don’t take advantage of the work they have done.

 

What Webinars Should Your Repurpose?

When repurposing webinars there are two types to keep in mind. There’s the webinars that have just been published, and there’s the webinars that have been sitting (untouched) in your website library, or google drive, for months.

The former, are fresh in people’s minds and it is pertinent to post updates as soon as possible. So, repurposing your webinar recordings right after you stop the record button is something you should be getting into a routine of doing. More to follow in this post on how exactly to repurpose your webinar.

The latter, the evergreen webinars, can be revisited and prioritized. One way to decide which webinars to start with, is by popularity. If you had 300 registrants for a webinar with a client, that sounds like a good starting point. If there was a another webinar you recorded which had just 50 registrants and was a time-related webinar (eg Holiday shopping tips), then you may want to hold off on that.

If you want to get more out of your webinars, to milk your webinars, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’ll take an extensive look into how you can repurpose your webinar content and drive results for the marketing team!

Best Ways to Repurpose Your Webinar

In this section, we will dive into all the different ways you can repurpose your webinar. Listed below are the key points:

  1. Create Blog Posts
  2. Transcribe your webinar
  3. Create an infographic
  4. Publish an eBook
  5. Create Audio Snippets
  6. Create a podcast
  7. Repurpose your webinar into a Slideshare
  8. Cut short video clips for social media
  9. Use webinar Qs to create polls and start discussions
  10. Share the on-demand version of your webinar
  11. Publish your webinar Q&As
  12. Create Micrographics
  13. Build an Online Course