Retrieval Augmented Generation For Webinars
Webinars, short for web-based seminars, are online presentations or workshops that are conducted in real-time over the internet. They are a popular form of communication and education, especially in today’s digital age where remote work and virtual events have become the norm. Webinars can be used for various purposes such as training, product demonstrations, lead generation, and thought leadership.
As a researcher, marketer, or organization, analyzing webinars can provide valuable insights and benefits. In this article, we will explore the concept of retrieval augmented generation for webinars and how it can enhance the effectiveness and success of these online events.
The Benefits of Analyzing Webinars
Webinars offer a wealth of data that can be analyzed to gain a deeper understanding of the audience, their interests, and their behavior. By analyzing the engagement levels, questions asked, and comments made during the webinar, researchers can gather valuable insights into the audience’s preferences and opinions. This information can be used to inform future research studies, create targeted content, and identify new areas of interest.
Webinars are an effective tool for lead generation and nurturing. By analyzing webinar data, marketers can gain a better understanding of their target audience and tailor their marketing strategies accordingly. They can also track the success of their webinars, identify areas for improvement, and optimize their future webinars for better results. Additionally, analyzing webinar data can help marketers identify potential leads and follow up with personalized messaging, increasing the chances of conversion.
Webinars offer organizations a cost-effective way to connect with their audience, educate them about their products or services, and establish themselves as thought leaders in their industry. By analyzing webinar data, organizations can measure the success of their events, understand their audience’s needs and preferences, and make data-driven decisions for future webinars. This can lead to improved customer satisfaction, increased brand awareness, and ultimately, better business results.
What is Retrieval Augmented Generation?
Retrieval augmented generation (RAG) is a cutting-edge approach to natural language processing (NLP) and generative AI. It combines the power of large language models, such as GPT-3, with the ability to retrieve relevant information from a knowledge base. This allows for more accurate and coherent language generation, as the model can access a vast repository of information to draw upon.
How RAG Enhances Webinars
With the integration of RAG technology, webinars can become even more effective and engaging. RAG can be used to generate dynamic and interactive presentations, where the content is tailored to the audience’s interests and questions. This not only keeps the audience engaged but also ensures that the information presented is relevant and valuable to them.
Moreover, RAG can assist in the creation of post-webinar content, such as blog articles or social media posts, by generating summaries and key takeaways from the event. This saves time and resources for the organization and provides valuable content for the audience to revisit and share.
The Potential of RAG for Webinars
The potential of RAG for webinars goes beyond just enhancing the presentation and post-webinar content. It can also be used to analyze the data collected during the webinar, providing deeper insights and understanding of the audience’s engagement and interests. This can help organizations improve their future webinars and better cater to their audience’s needs.
Additionally, RAG can assist in the transcription and translation of webinars, making them accessible to a wider audience and increasing their reach and impact. This is especially beneficial for organizations with a global audience or non-native English speakers.
Webinars are a valuable communication and education tool, and analyzing them can provide numerous benefits for researchers, marketers, and organizations. With the integration of RAG technology, webinars can become even more effective and engaging, leading to improved results and business success. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, the potential of RAG for webinars is limitless, and it is an essential tool for any organization looking to stay ahead in the competitive online environment.
How To Use Speak’s Retrieval Augmented Generation For Webinars
Step 1: Create Your Speak Account
To start your transcription and analysis, you first need to create a Speak account. No worries, this is super easy to do!
Get a 14-day trial with 30 minutes of free audio and video transcription and analysis included when you sign up for Speak.
To sign up for Speak and start using Speak Magic Prompts with retrieval augmented generation, just visit the Speak app register page here.
Step 2: Upload Your Webinars
We typically recommend MP4s for video or MP3s for audio.
However, we accept a range of audio, video and text file types.
You can upload your file for transcription in several ways using Speak:
Accepted Audio File Types
Accepted Video File Types
Accepted Text File Types
- Word Doc
You can also upload CSVs of text files or audio and video files. You can learn more about CSV uploads and download Speak-compatible CSVs here.
With the CSVs, you can upload anything from dozens of YouTube videos to thousands of Webinars files.
Publicly Available URLs
You can also upload media to Speak through a publicly available URL.
As long as the file type extension is available at the end of the URL you will have no problem importing your recording for automatic transcription and analysis.
Speak is compatible with YouTube videos. All you have to do is copy the URL of the YouTube video (for example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKfcLcHeivc).
Speak will automatically find the file, calculate the length, and import the video.
If using YouTube videos, please make sure you use the full link and not the shortened YouTube snippet. Additionally, make sure you remove the channel name from the URL.
This library of integrations continues to grow! Have a request? Feel encouraged to send us a message.
Step 3: Calculate and Pay the Total Automatically
Once you have your file(s) ready and load it into Speak, it will automatically calculate the total cost (you get 30 minutes of audio and video free in the 14-day trial – take advantage of it!).
If you are uploading text data into Speak, you do not currently have to pay any cost. Only the Speak Magic Prompts analysis would create a fee which will be detailed below.
Once you go over your 30 minutes or need to use Speak Magic Prompts, you can pay by subscribing to a personalized plan using our real-time calculator.
Step 4: Wait for Speak to Analyze Your Webinars
If you are uploading audio and video, our automated transcription software will prepare your transcript quickly. Once completed, you will get an email notification that your transcript is complete.
That email will contain a link back to the file so you can access the interactive media player with the transcript, analysis, and export formats ready for you.
If you are importing CSVs or uploading text files Speak will generally analyze the information much more quickly.
Speak will automatically embed your data in a well-architected vector database which allows you to use retrieval augmented generation for Webinars.
Step 5: Visit Your File Or Folder
Speak is capable of analyzing both individual files and entire folders of data.
When you are viewing any individual file in Speak, all you have to do is click on the “Prompts” button.
If you want to analyze many files, all you have to do is add the files you want to analyze into a folder within Speak.
You can do that by adding new files into Speak or you can organize your current files into your desired folder with the software’s easy editing functionality.
Step 6: Select Speak Magic Prompts To Analyze Your Webinars
What Are Magic Prompts?
Speak Magic Prompts leverage innovation in artificial intelligence models often referred to as “generative AI”.
These models have analyzed huge amounts of data from across the internet to gain an understanding of language.
With that understanding, these “large language models” are capable of performing mind-bending tasks!
With Speak Magic Prompts, you can now perform those tasks on the audio, video and text data in your Speak account.
Retrieval augmented generation is what makes these Magic Prompts work so well.
Step 7: Select or Create Your Assistant Type
To help you get better results from Speak Magic Prompts, Speak has introduced “Assistant Type”.
These assistant types pre-set and provide context to the prompt engine for more concise, meaningful outputs based on your needs.
To begin, we have included:
Choose the most relevant assistant type from the dropdown.
You can also create your own custom Assistant Template Type.
If you visit the new page Account Preferences, you can see there is now an area where you can create your own custom Assistant.
This allows you to set the context of the engine for higher quality and more consistent outputs.
For example, you could say:
“We are [COMPANY NAME]. We are analyzing [DATA] to understand how to improve [GOAL]. We want all responses to be concise and in table format.”.
This becomes a reusable template in any of your manual or automated Magic Prompts.
You can create multiple templates for different use cases.
As an example, the analysis you run on a focus group may be different than a one-on-one interview.
Step 8: Create Or Select Your Desired Prompt
Here are some examples prompts that you can apply to any file right now:
- Create a SWOT Analysis
- Give me the top action items
- Create a bullet point list summary
- Tell me the key issues that were left unresolved
- Tell me what questions were asked
A modal will pop up so you can use the suggested prompts we shared above to instantly and magically get your answers.
If you have your own prompts you want to create, select “Custom Prompt” from the dropdown and another text box will open where you can ask anything you want of your data!
Step 9: Review & Share Responses
Speak will generate a concise response for you in a text box below the prompt selection dropdown. With Chat enabled, you can also continue to query that data to reveal more insights and reformat the information to your needs.
In this example, we ask to analyze all the Webinars in the folder at once for the top product dissatisfiers.
You can easily copy that response for your presentations, content, emails, team members and more!
Speak Magic Prompts Pricing
Our team at Speak Ai continues to optimize the pricing for Magic Prompts and Speak as a whole.
Right now, anyone in the 14-day trial of Speak gets 100,000 characters included in their account.
If you need more characters, you can easily include Speak Magic Prompts in your plan when you create a subscription.
You can also upgrade the number of characters in your account if you already have a subscription.
Both options are available on the subscription page.
Alternatively, you can use Speak Magic Prompts by adding a balance to your account. The balance will be used as you analyze characters.
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