Ileane Smith

5 Myths About Hosting Your Podcast on Anchor

Top 5 Myths About Hosting Your Podcast on Anchor

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.

Listener Support for Podcasters on Anchor

Listener Support for Podcasters on Anchor

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.

Productivity Apps for YouTube

Top 5 YouTube Productivity Tools

If you want to build a loyal following on YouTube it’s really important to post fresh content consistently. Your goal is to become part of your viewer’s daily or weekly routine. I do weekly live streams on YouTube and in this video I share 5 YouTube productivity tools, that I use and recommend to help you easily publish and promote your YouTube videos. I’ll even include my favorite tools that help build engagement with your audience during live streams!

Get Your Podcast in the Smart Home

Get Your Podcast Heard in the Smart Home

Can your listeners play your podcast on Alexa? If you already started your podcast this episode of Ms. Ileane Speaks is going to be important to the future growth of your show. If you are just getting started or still in the planning stages of your podcast this episode is going to help you as well. I want to help prepare you for the future and get you thinking about the next generation of podcast listeners who will be looking for your show on their smart speakers.

Sponsorships and Affiliate Marketing with Bernadette Henry

Sponsorships and Affiliate Marketing 101 with Bernadette Henry

Bernadette Henry from Make it Fun NYC is a fitness expert specializing in Jump Rope tutorials and meal ideas. She has already gotten started with sponsorships and affiliate marketing but she wants to know more about the best practices when it comes to protecting her brand. How will she get paid and how can she connect with more sponsors? Find out in this episode of Ms. Ileane Speaks.

Podcasting now and then

True Story of Podcasting Now and Then

The story of podcasting starts with Adam Curry, Dave Winer, RSS feeds and iPods. Over the years it has come to mean so much to many who have grown their audiences, built their businesses and ultimately changed people’s lives through the power of podcasting. Has podcasting hit it’s peak? No one knows for sure but what we do know is that there is a lot of potential for growth and mainstream adoption. It might mean that we need to expand the reach of our podcasts beyond the Apple ecosystem and into the Android smart phone market.