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On the latest episode of Ask The Podcast Coach, Dave Jackson and Jim Collison talk about the SiriusXM lawsuit over transcripts and whether podcasters should be concerned about providing them for their shows. Listen or watch HERE.
And, if you want to be a successful podcast you should be listening to Ask The Podcast Coach every week.
Yes, podcasts should be worried about not having transcripts. Firstly, accessibility. Not having a transcript the hard-of-hearing and deaf communities are excluded from being able to listen. A full transcript will enable them to read your podcast episode. Secondly, your podcast without a transcript will not appear in search results because search engine crawler bots can only read text, not hear audio.