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Transcribe Video

How to Transcribe Audio

Looking for the best ways to transcribe your audio file?

A handful of people assume that audio transcription is the easiest thing in the world. After all, what could be so complicated about listening to a bunch of words and putting them down on paper, right? 

Wrong! Granted, transcription is not rocket science. But it is something that requires speed and extreme focus. Apart from having the right level of concentration, you need to work with the right transcription tools. 

At the same time, you should ensure that the result is error-free. Transcribers have found that working with Milk Video as a tool of choice makes the job less cumbersome. Here is how to transcribe audio using Milk Video: 

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Linkedin Video

Event Recap: Linkedin Tactics For B2B Marketing Teams

LinkedIn is perceived by many as a professional networking site, however, with over 600 million members Linkedin is a valuable resource for B2b marketers to utilize. The right LinkedIn strategy can result in higher engagement values.

On June 24th, 2021 Milk Video hosted a roundtable discussion regarding LinkedIn Tactics for B2B Marketing Teams. This event allowed marketers and sales individuals across the world to share ways that they have been able to utilize Linkedin to drive engagement. 

During the roundtable, the topics covered were:

  • The types of content to post such as text, video, and images  
  • Connecting, messaging and InMailing
  • Advertising

Highlights, transcripts, and the slides of the roundtable can be found here:

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Repurposing Webinars

How to Extract Audio from Video

When you create a video, it is typically composed of visuals and sound. For example, if you record a webinar, you will be able to see the images and presentation while hearing everything that was said. 

There are times where it can be helpful to separate the audio from the video, though. Whether you want to upload the sound as a podcast or simply listen to the background music, you will have to strip the audio from the file. 

So, how do you go about doing that? This guide will teach you how to extract high-quality audio from your videos with ease!

Use an Online Audio Converter to Extract Audio from Video

By far the simplest way to extract music and sounds from your video is to use an audio converter or extractor. This technology separates the audio from the video, so you can easily download it and share it on various platforms. 

For most converters, all you need to do is upload the video and select extract. It will ask you what format you would like to save the sound in – such as an .MP3 or .MP4 – as well as where you would like to store the extracted file. 

Here are some popular audio converters that are free to use:

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Zoom Meetings

Guide to Zoom Webinars

Zoom Webinars is the perfect technology to host a presentation, meeting, or another event online. It allows you to set the stage and interact with your viewers – without keeping the focus on slides. This ultimate guide to Zoom Webinars will help you understand what they are, how to use them, and how much it costs.

What is a Zoom Webinar

Let’s start by reviewing the basics of a Zoom Webinar: what is it?

A Zoom Webinar is a tool that allows you to broadcast a meeting up to an impressive 10,000 viewers! Unlike a zoom meeting that involves each participant sharing their video and audio feeds, a webinar limits these capabilities to the host and panelists. 

These individuals can share their screens, audio, and video while the other attendees can engage via chat and the Q&A feature. Since this technology is geared towards those that need to reach a large audience at one time, it offers additional capabilities like registration and feedback collection. 

Whether you are hosting a conference, a company-wide meeting, or a shareholder presentation, a Zoom Webinar is the ideal choice for getting your message across!

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Running a Webinar

Ultimate Event Tech List for 2021

Planning an event involves a lot of effort and resources – but having the right tech on your side can make things easier. This guide will cover the ultimate tech list for 2021, broken down into categories ranging from event marketing and booking to virtual event platforms!

Event Marketing

Event marketing tech tools can help you improve your messaging, content, and outreach before an event. Implementing this software allows you to streamline promotions for events, conferences, and trade shows. They even integrate with CRM platforms to ensure that you can maximize engagement!

Cvent

If you’re looking for software that simplifies every aspect of event marketing, consider Cvent! It doesn’t matter if you are hosting a virtual conference or an in-person event – everything you need to engage with your audience and sponsors is right at your fingertips.

Eventbrite

Another popular marketing tool is Eventbrite. You probably recognize the name since it is well-known in the online ticketing and advertising space. The platform is accessible via mobile and setting up event alerts, reminders, and registration options is a breeze.

Other Event Marketing Tech: Constant Contact, InEvent, Eventzilla, Bizzabo, PheedLoop, and Splash.

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Zoom Meetings

How to record a Zoom meeting

We developed this step-by-step guide to teach you how to record a Zoom meeting. There is quite a bit you can do with these recordings – so we’ve also included some tips on what to do with them!

  1. Choose Your Zoom Recording Option

If you need to record a Zoom meeting, you can do it in two ways: a local recording or a cloud recording. 

Local recordings are a default option with any standard Zoom account. The meeting file will be saved locally on your computer so you can access it later.

Cloud recordings, on the other hand, are only available for paid subscriptions. When you choose a cloud recording, the playback will be stored in the Zoom Cloud so you can share it or download it from anywhere. 

Note that regardless of the option you choose, you will be able to download the video, audio, and chat text history. 

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Repurposing Webinars

How to add text to video

So, you’ve created a video to share on your blog or website – now what? The next thing you should do is to partner with Milk Video to add text to your videos!

This guide will review the importance of adding text to your videos and how Milk can help.

The Importance of using Text in Your Video

There is a lot that goes into creating an effective and engaging video, and the text you include is a major part of it. Think about how often you browse social media and the web or watch a video without sound – pretty often, right?

According to research conducted by Verizon, up to 80% of viewers will watch your video content without the sound on. Whether they are watching it at work, at home, or in another public setting, it can be hard to capture your audience’s attention without the use of engaging text. 

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Running a Webinar

Zoom Events: What is it all about?

Zoom has just announced that it will be launching a new events platform called Zoom Events. We put together this guide to help you learn more about this new tool and how it can benefit your business!

Zoom Events: The Basics

In October 2020, Zoom released a beta version of a tool called OnZoom. This feature allows users to host events that would traditionally be held in person – as long as they pay for a premium membership. Think fitness classes, theater productions, music lessons, and more!

Unlike traditional zoom meetings and webinars, which are free for users to attend if they have the corresponding meeting ID and password, Zoom Events allows organizations to monetize the platform.

Introducing this technology creates a huge opportunity for hosting interactive virtual conferences and events, considering that online interactions are here to stay. Whether you are a large company looking to host annual all-hands meetings and client conferences, or a small organization that wants to promote cooking classes or fitness events, Zoom Events can help.

It is currently in Beta as OnZoom, but the tool will soon be rebranded into Zoom Events. 

Key Features

You are likely familiar with the benefits of Zoom meetings and webinars. For instance, they allow you to share audio and video with friends, family, colleagues, and more. It allows you to interact virtually so you can stay connected with others around the world!

So, what are the features of Zoom Events, and how are they different?

Zoom Events focuses on being an all-in-one platform that lets you monetize events. Rather than just serving as a meeting platform, this technology allows you to create an entire event hub. 

That means that you can create a branded event page where you can sell tickets, manage registrations and attendees, and access a dashboard to administer the entire event. Incorporating features like breakout rooms will enable you to facilitate multi-track conferences and multi-day events!

You can choose to post your event to a public directory, so a wide audience can learn about your offerings and register to attend your event. Likewise, you can create a private Zoom event for internal purposes. 

During your meeting, concert, or other exhibition, you can foster connections and encourage your attendees to network. Zoom Events will give you insights into how the event was received – it will track statistics that you can use to improve your next conference.

The goal of Zoom Events is to give your organization the tools it needs to launch virtual events in this new era of remote work and communication!

Pricing

Since Zoom Events is coming soon, so the final pricing details will not be clear until it is out of Beta testing. However, we expect that the service will work with any existing paid Zoom license. 

The best way to stay in the loop with when the tool will be released is to sign up for updates from Zoom directly. 

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Repurposing Webinars

3 Of the Best Content Marketing Tools 2021

Youtube Series by Milk Video

We share with you three of the best tools that we use for content marketing. Now, these are tools that we think are really essential. If you want to be cranking out a bunch of content for your marketing efforts in 2021. So the three tools are Loom, HubSpot and of course, Milk Video.

Automatically Transcribed from Video on Best Content Marketing Tools 2021:

Hey Kenta here and today, I’m going to share with you three of the best tools that I use for content marketing. Now, these are tools that I think are really essential. If you want to be cranking out a bunch of content for your marketing efforts in 2021.

So the three tools are Loom, HubSpot and of course, Milk Video. So let’s start with loom because in a very meta way, I’m actually recording this content right now off of Loom. What I like about loom is everything is cloud-based. As soon as you shoot the video, it’s going to take you over into their interface and you can download the video.

I’ll show you all of that as well as just go ahead and use that and share it off to any of your clients or any investors or anything like that. So Loom is a really great tool for quickly shooting videos.

And you can walk people through products, you can see my screen and if you wanted to, you could also just. Place yourself right here in the middle of your screen and make a, kind of a stylized talking head video like this, and it totally works. So now once you are done with the loom video, you basically have it onboarded or export it into the loom platform.

And from here, all you have to do is click download. Now I’ve already done that. I have a clip of mine that I had, just downloaded a couple of minutes, the example video of how you can utilize loom.

So the first tool is loom and this is why it’s so great because you don’t need to. I have a whole set up and have everything perfect. And trying to shoot these kind of over the top high production videos, you can just come on come onto a tool like

Loom and you have everything you need to walk people through your product or walk people through your business or your deck or anything like that. So that’s the first tool.

Now, the second tool I like to use is Milk Video. So Milk is essentially what I use to clip my videos into shorter form videos, and then make sure that everything looks good. It’s captioned it, stylized and designed. Yeah. This is thevideo right here. This is a tool right here, MilkVideo, Milk.Video.

And they really specialize in turning webinars into video highlights. But again, like I always say, if you’ve watched any of my other videos, I think they just do a really great job about simplifying the process of taking of type of long form content like webinars or any type of customer interviews and being able to clip exactly where you want it.

So I took my loom recording and I dropped it in here. So this is what the dashboard looks like. I’m not going to show you how to drop it in, because I think it’s pretty, self-explanatory, just take the video and drop it in right there.

So here’s my loom recording. I had done. Everything is all transcribed, as you can see, and you can see that you can also edit based off of the transcription, which is really great, especially for long form, because you don’t have to sit there using Adobe premiere or, iMovie here, something like that and sit and listen to which was that one part.

So I’m just going to take a clip of this. I think if you were basically a couple of this, if you were to basically couple this with a nicer web camera, you could have a really good and great video straight from Loom. Yeah.

So this part, I’m just going to grab this little paragraph. I’m going to click see or clip the section right here. And I have the clip right here. Now from here, I’m just going to go create as video preview and download. It’s going to take you over into the canvas section. So now that you’re in the canvas section, you’re ready to stylize how you want your video to look.

So obviously you can keep it really simple. You can have your video to the left and you can have your closed captions to the right. You can also go in here and go to a brand. Click out and you can choose different themes.

If you just wanted a white, if you want it to have kind of this cool purple color, you want it to be black and yellow. Whatever that is, you can come in here and change your theme easily. You can also custom choose your background color.

And also custom choose the active. This is your active color. So that’s when the caption is rolling. So I’ll make it red. I always make it red to show, make it easier to see. And also here is the one it’s basically dormant. So this is your inactive caption for, and if you were to basically yeah.

So what I’m going to do actually is I’m going to turn it into a square again, I’m still in the brand section. I’m going to make this a little bigger and then I’m going to put the caption right below.

Let’s do it like that. And then I’m also going to come over here to text to the left-hand side. Ooh, that’s a fun tax, huh. And I’m going to write three tools for content marketing. It’s a bit long. I can make it shorter, but I’m not going to, I’m also going to make the font smaller. Let’s say 48. Yeah. And then I’m going to change it to monster red. No Oswald. Yeah, let’s do that. All right.

So now it’s starting to shape up into what I want it to be for. For sharing. So there you go. So once I have it, how I want to, so again, let’s recap. I used a loom, I took a loom, I recorded the video. I threw it into Milk Video to quickly edit this content output right here. I’m going to go ahead and save and share that it’s going to take a minute and they’ll email me once it’s ready for download.

So that’s the second tool that I would use now. The third tool is I would use a tool like HubSpot, right? Loom creates the Video Milk Video helps you quickly edit it and design it into a really nice shareable piece of content. And then what I would use HubSpot is then to use HubSpot as the central space for them to determine where and how you want to distribute that content for marketing, or let’s say you made something very specific.

Piece of content that is very much catered to a certain client that you are building a relationship with. You can use HubSpot sales, CRM, and basically send that video over to whoever is, asking a specific question.

I also know HubSpot has a customer service feature. To also, again, if you make a bunch of loom videos, that’s walking through your product, you can use Milk to clip certain sections, and then you can send that to your to one of your customers, if they need, some sort of specific information out of a longer form video, anything like that.

So that’s how I would do it. Those are the three. Of the best and essential tools that

I’m really enjoying using right now for quickly a batch creating content and being able to find ways to distribute it for the marketing sales and customer service initiatives.

All right. If you like these types of videos, always let us know if you have any questions. Also let us know. Yeah. Good luck. Take care.

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Milk Video Use Case

Milk Video Examples

Milk Video is used by marketing and sales teams all over the world to turn long videos into short and engaging video highlights.

Below are just some of the creative snippets made in minutes using the Milk Video platform.

Thought piece
For sharing on linkedin, email and other channels to build authority

Webinar highlight
For sharing key moments on social media and webinar followup

Product demo
For sharing a main moment from a product demo in email cadences, support documents or on social media.

Note: the speaker will be in a circle like in the video below

Pre-webinar promotional clip
For promoting an upcoming webinar and to drive registrations

Panelist seminar highlight
For sharing key moments with multiple speakers on social media and webinar followup.

Screenshare with captions and company branding

There are a million ways to use Milk Video, but the most common we see are for the following:

  • Webinar Promotion: Promoting an upcoming webinar with a pre-recorded clip/trailer of the event.
  • Virtual Event Highlight: Clipping highlights from a webinar or seminar and sharing it on social media to drive on-demand signups
  • Sales Followup to Event: Sending key clips to registrants of the event with the aim of booking a meeting.
  • Sales Expansion: Pulling quick product demonstrations and sharing them with current clients to drive adoption of the product.
  • Internal Communications: Quickly highlighting a key moment from a meeting to share on Slack across the company.