Bit of a bold first post, but let's do it!
Before posting this topic I did quite a bit of research to ensure that I was not simply re-iterating information previously presented.
I found several postings on SEO related websites where the author was genuinely trying to give other members the heads-up on this very important subject and they got no replies to their posts…
On their behalf I will try one last time…
I quote this material from my posting in another forum that simply did not understand…
“It would seem that indexing for audio content is definitely technically feasible for Google. In September 2008 Google Labs launched a service called GAudi, which was designed to work with You Tube to catalogue all the words spoken in a video or audio clip and then add them into a searchable database (it was restricted to political streams for the Beta). It disappeared in July 2010 despite being well received. I can’t point you to Gaudi to see what I’m on about, but I can point you to two technologies that will give you a good idea of what Google could be doing if it wants to right now:
Be careful what you say in your next Podcast!
“Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with Vision is making a positive difference.””
There is nothing technically preventing Google from converting audio spoken word to text and indexing it.
There are ways you could use this on your site to gain extra attention from the beast.
It could work really well with online articles (under the umbrella of disabled accessability).
What do you think?