Over the years, I have developed my own personal list of requirements for live streaming software that I use and recommend. It takes a lot for me to endorse and put my stamp of approval on a live streaming platform or tool. In this post I share my review of Streamyard and why it checks off the boxes on my streaming software requirements list.
Classic YouTube Analytics is an old, outdated relic that will soon be sent to the Google graveyard along with many of our other beloved tools. But let’s not shed any tears for the old YTA because the beauty of the new Studio Beta is that, unlike some of the other retired tools, we as YouTube content creators get to have our say and share our feedback in what goes into this new analytics dashboard. To resist is futile, so suck it up buttercup and find out how you can use the new Studio Beta to improve your the performance of your channel.
At this point, Instagram is like a snowball rolling downhill that just keep growing and becoming more massive as time goes by. There seems to be no end in sight for this beloved social network (at least not in the near future) that offers multiple formats and interactive features to keep users intrigued. You might as well jump on board while it has the momentum — along with all the fancy tools — to help you promote your show. Here are some of the newest ways to attract podcast listeners using Instagram and IGTV (yup, I said IGTV)! This tutorial walks you through step-by-step instructions on how to capitalize on this and other new features that are really helpful for promoting your podcast on Instagram!
As a content creator we have access to so many tools and platforms we can use to connect with our audiences and build online communities. Based on Facebook’s massive user base, we need to understand all of the tools they provide and how to best use them to our advantage. In this episode we cover the basics and introduce you to some cool features you might not know about that you can start using on your Facebook Page right now!
I hope that by now you are already sold on the idea of using live streaming to connect with your audience and to build your brand. But at this point, you’re might be wondering exactly where to start. I’m here to help with my recommendations for the best live streaming social networks to explore. This list covers the most popular platforms and the ones that will serve you well in building an audience and connections that can last in the years to come. Follow me if you need more encouragement to get started on your own live streaming journey. I promise it will be a lot of fun.
One day as I was scrolling through my Instagram Stories feed, I began to notice that many of my podcasting friends were promoting their shows on Instagram. After weeks of attempting to analyze this culture behind this trend on Instagram I decided to just give in and embrace it while it’s still fun and enjoyable. I’ll leave it up to the Insta-experts to figure out why Podcasts and Instagram are so perfectly suited that they are like a match made in heaven. Just kidding – I go deep into this phenomenon and how you can take advantage of it in this post!
As a podcaster I know that there are a lot of pain points we face especially when we launch our first podcast. What we really need is a good podcast marketing plan that includes a little automation to make our lives easier. Relief is here in the form of a wonderful digital media marketing tool called Zapier. Be sure to watch the video but also click play to listen to the podcast where you can discover more tools that help reduce the amount of time you spend on your podcast marketing plan so you can more time creating your content.
In the fall of 2009 I uploaded my first ever YouTube video. Nine year later, and over 300 videos later and I’m proud to see that I have over 1 million YouTube views on the Ms. Ileane Speaks channel. TO celebrate, the milestone I wanted to do something different. Actually it was something I said…
In this episode of the podcast I explore some of the top myths about hosting a podcast using Anchor as a free podcast host. In February of 2018, Anchor Version 3 launched with an updated app and a long awaited desktop recording dashboard. Version 3 (the current version) has an even stronger focus on podcasting! As you can see, Anchor is constantly being updated and at times it’s difficult to keep up with all the iterations so let me give you a hand. Please listen to the episode and let me know what you think.
The long awaited business model for Anchor.fm is finally here. Listener Support is the new option that can be turned on inside your Anchor dashboard if you are a U.S. based podcaster. In this post I share my thoughts on taking donations through Anchor’s Listener Support and I even share a demo of how you can donate. Watch as I sign up to support one of my favorite Anchor podcasters during a YouTube live stream.