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An otter, because there's a transcription service called Otter, and it's hard to get pictures of transcription services. Taken at Ree Safari Park in Ebeltoft, Denmark.
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Transcript services compared

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  • While neither Apple or Spotify support the new podcast:transcript tag yet, transcripts are supported on websites and in some new podcast apps: so Dan Barnett has evaluated about 15 different tools so far. He wrote about the first few on his website, including Microsoft Word and OtterAI. “Would be great to know if anyone is interested in these kind of comparisons to convince me to keep going and speed it up!” he tells us. We’re interested.

  • Insider claims that podcasting’s listener growth has slowed, though ad revenue is still growing at double-digit rates. “Podcasting’s next frontier is beyond North American markets”, the article concludes.

  • “We are 95% complete at Blubrry for our Dashboard customers in adding a pile of Podcasting 2.0 tags and features. We will release them come the new year and when we finish testing. V4V is also almost ready,” posts Blubrry’s CEO, Todd Cochrane.

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