3 reasons to include a transcript with each podcast episode

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Transcripts help podcasters serve a broader audience.

I’ve been podcasting since 2015. I have two shows currently. Since then I’ve released nearly 1000 episodes; the shows have been downloaded around 1.5 million times.

There are a number of apps that make creating transcripts easy. I use a service called Temi. It’s simple and cost-effective ($0.25 a minute). You upload your file and minutes later a fairly accurate transcript is completed. That AI-powered transcript next goes to my show notes writer, who cleans up any transcript errors.

This is a win-win situation. You’ll reach more people and it’s easy to do.

Transcripts make podcasts more accessible.

Transcripts help with SEO.

My website is powered by WordPress. I use a plugin called Fusebox which connects with Temi. If you want to see what a transcript looks like on my website, click here.

Transcripts add more value for your listeners.

Every podcaster should include a transcript through their production workflow. If you are a listener, please share this article with your favorite podcast host and ask him/her to start providing transcripts with the show.

If you’d like to check out my two shows:

The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast on Apple or Spotify

The School Leadership Series on Apple or Spotify

Host of the Better Leaders Better Schools podcast with over one million downloads 🚀

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