Ileane Smith

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.

How to use Branded Links

How to Use Branded Links on Your Podcast

Are you using a link shortener that allows you to created branded links for your content? Well if you are a podcaster listen up because in this episode you’ll discover what branded links are, why they are important and where to get them. Be sure to listen to the end to find out when NOT to use a link shortener. 

Live Streaming Tips and Tutorials

The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Live Streaming

I’m super excited to bring this episode to you because we’re going to be talking about live streaming cover everything you can imagine that will help you make a great live stream. Since this is a podcast, let me start off by saying that if I had to choose between live streaming and podcasting, I would be really hard pressed to come up with my favorite.