YouTube
OpenAI
Google Docs
playbook Template

Get answers for a YouTube video and save to a Google Doc

This playbook will get answers from a Youtube video using OpenAI and save the results to a Google Doc.

This is a Bardeen playbook. It's a pre-built automation template you can run in one-click to perform a repetitive task. Get started with our free Chrome extension.

Scrape data on active tab
Action
Generate question answer
Action
Add text to Google Doc
Action

How does this automation work?

Bardeen's workflow allows you to extract valuable insights from YouTube videos and document them in Google Docs. Whether you're conducting market research, capturing educational content, or sourcing data for marketing, this automation simplifies the process. By leveraging OpenAI's comprehension capabilities, you can query video transcriptions and seamlessly save the information for later use.

Here's how this workflow processes a YouTube video and saves the insights into a Google Document:

  • Step 1: Scrape YouTube video transcription - The Scraper command is used to extract the transcription data from the active YouTube video tab, ensuring that you capture all the necessary details.
  • Step 2: Generate question answer with OpenAI - OpenAI's powerful AI is used to interpret the transcription data and provide an answer to your specific question. The quality of answers from OpenAI can enhance data analysis and research tasks.
  • Step 3: Save to Google Doc - The final step is to add the question and the generated answer into a Google Doc. This Google Docs integration allows for real-time collaboration and sharing of the documented insights.
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How to run the workflow

In a world where information overload can feel overwhelming, finding a simple and efficient solution can be a game-changer. Picture this: you're eager to extract valuable insights from a YouTube video, but the daunting task of manually transcribing and summarizing it weighs you down. The struggle to sift through lengthy content is real.

Harnessing the power of OpenAI, this automation seamlessly extracts answers from your chosen YouTube video, bypassing the need for endless hours of transcription and analysis. 

The applications are limitless - from market research to educational content curation, this playbook streamlines the process of gathering insights. Save your results directly to a Google Doc, effortlessly transforming raw data into actionable knowledge. Say goodbye to information overload and embrace a more efficient way to access valuable content.

Let’s set it up!

Step 1: Pin the playbook and integrate Google Docs

First, click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to save this automation. You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Google Docs.

Activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard) and click on the playbook card. The setup flow will start. Bardeen will ask you for your question and for a Google Doc to save the questions and answers. You can choose an existing Google Doc or create a new one.

Click on “Save Input” and checkmark Google Doc and your question. This will save you time from input in the future. You can edit Inputs later by hovering over the playbook. 

Step 2: Run the playbook to get answers for a YouTube video and save to Google Docs

To get an answer from a YouTube video, navigate to the YouTube video that you want to ask a question. 

Press Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard to launch Bardeen. Click on the playbook card and run the playbook to ask your question. It will open the YouTube video’s transcript, get an answer to your question and save it to your Google Doc.

You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation.

Find more YouTube and Google Docs integrations.

You can also find more about how to increase your personal productivity and automate your data sourcing and research workflow.

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Available actions & triggers

Apps:
Get answers for a YouTube video and save to a Google Doc
Get answers for a YouTube video and save to a Google Doc
Get answers for a YouTube video and save to a Google Doc
Types:
Both
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FAQs

Bardeen - Playbook / Autobooks: Is it possible to create a Playbook that scrapes data from a website and sends it as an email attachment?

You can create a Bardeen Playbook to scrape data from a website and then send that data as an email attachment.

Youtube: Can I download a Youtube video to my computer using Bardeen?

Unfortunately, Bardeen is not able to download videos to your computer.

Google Sheets: What is the best way to export data to Google Sheets?

Exporting data (ex: scraped data or app data) from Bardeen to Google Sheets is possible with our action to “Add Rows to Google Sheets”.

Meetings: Is there a playbook to record and summarize meetings?

There isn't a specific AI use case available for automatically recording and summarizing meetings at the moment

Playbooks/Autobooks: How do I edit an action in a Playbook or Autobook?

Please follow the following steps to edit an action in a Playbook or Autobook.

Scraper: How can I get data from multiple sections of a profile (Eg: getting the experience section on a linkedin profile)?

Cases like this require you to scrape the links to the sections and use the background scraper to get details from every section.

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