• Spice Name: Extract Comments from YouTube videos
  • Results: Extract comments from YouTube videos to understand the interactions & points of view of viewers of that video.

Extract comments from YouTube videos

YouTube, being the second largest search engine on the web has a lot of authority among business owners & end-users. People share a ton of valuable insights that can be used for positioning & personalized marketing.

As a marketer, copywriter, or SaaS founder, you can use this automation to generate leads from the extracted comments people leave on YouTube videos.

Automating extracting YouTube comments

Here are a bunch of ways you can use the extracted comments:

  1. Get user insights: People leave a lot of meat you can use for your marketing campaigns.
  2. Get ahead of your competition: Check out review videos of your competitor’s products & extract comments on those videos. This is a great source of pain points you can use for your marketing efforts.

Get started with extracting comments from YouTube

Start working on insights you’ve got from YouTube videos today!

  1. Create a free TexAu account here
  2. Enter the video link & optionally enter the maximum number of comments, the automation should scrape
  3. Start the automation now or schedule it for later

About Extracting comments from YouTube videos

Most marketers/copywriters/SaaS founders neglect the power of YouTube comments. It’s gold lying online if you use it wisely. When you have thoughts of people you can do so much with them. It’s nothing less than a survey, you just have to find the right video & right comments.

How to extract comments from YouTube videos?

This is very simple & straightforward automation. All you have to do is enter the video URL & run the automation as and when needed. You can extract comments in bulk & have more done in a matter of minutes (sometimes, even seconds)

Here are the steps to extract comments from YouTube videos

  1. Create a free TexAu account here
  2. Enter the video URL in the respective field & optionally, enter the number of comments, the automation should scrape from the video
  3. Run the automation right away or schedule it

Let’s see how to extract comments from YouTube videos

The whole execution will play around these 5 input points & the total time to execute this will be less than 1 minute, depending on the number of video URLs.

Here’s what each of the input points means:

  1. Video Link: Enter the video URL in this field
  2. Max count: Optionally, enter the number of comments the automation should scrape
  3. Upload a CSV/Google sheet: If you have a lot of YouTube videos to scrape comments from, add those to a Google sheet or a CSV & upload it as shown in below steps
  4. Extract Comments: Clicking on this button will immediately start the automation.
  5. Schedule this spice: You can choose to schedule this automation to extract comments from the YouTube video.

How to extract comments from YouTube videos?

Step 1: Create TexAu account

Once your account is set up, and you have completed the onboarding, visit this Spice Page. TexAu acts on your behalf on the specified websites to run this automation. TexAu is the safest automation platform on the web to run this automation. We never ask for your login credentials.

Step 2: Mention the video link & number of comments to scrape from the video

Here, you will have to mention how many comments should be scraped from the video

Step 3: Start execution or schedule the automation

Clicking on the ‘Extract Comments’ will immediately start the execution. Unless you have multiple videos to extract comments from, it would hardly take a minute to execute this automation.

Scheduling the automation will give you additional points to control the execution. You can choose specific days of the week or month, specific times daily. You can even set a specific start & end time of the execution.

Step 4: Download execution results

Lastly, click on the ‘Result’ button where you can view your results & download the result as a CSV file as well.

Note: Alternatively you can download results from the Results menu on the left-hand navigation, just hover over the menu & click on Results as shown below:


That’s all you need to know, extracting comments from YouTube videos.

Limitations & important points to note

  1. There’s no limit to this spice, however, you will have to keep in mind your daily limit. You can find those details here.
  1. How to use CSV with TexAu Automation
  2. How to use Google Sheet with TexAu Automation
  3. How to schedule a TexAu Automation

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