Ms Ileane Presents The Anchor Show

Ms Ileane Presents The Anchor Show

The Anchor Show is hosted by Ms. Ileane of ileanesmith.com. This show covers top-level podcasting tips, and digital media tutorials that will inspire you on your content creation journey.

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Recent Episodes

Audio Content is The New Black

Oct. 14, 2021

Audio content has become increasingly popular in the last few months and social audio is the buzz word that everyone is "talking" about. Even Facebook is getting in on the act by giving podcasters two new tools to help grow …

Spotify Gives Anchor Podcasters Tools to Connect with Listeners

Oct. 5, 2021

Spotify has introduced new tools to build audience engagement for all Anchor users. Add polls and Q&A to each episode that listeners can vote and give feedback on (only available from the Spotify mobile app). It would be g…

Link in Bio Tools for Your Podcast

July 25, 2021

As informed podcasters, we want our podcasts listed in every directory but the problem with this is, it makes it hard to find a place where your listeners can find your show across all of the apps that they might use to list…

Anchor is Changing Course

June 18, 2021

The Anchor voyage is heading in a new direction. Anchor has announced they will no longer distribute new podcasts to Apple podcasts and they will not automatically generate RSS feeds for new shows hosted on the platform. Her…

Two Million Apple Podcasts and Live Streaming with Happs

March 26, 2021

This episode is recorded with the Shure MV7 USB Microphone using the Back Pack Studio App. You can watch me unbox the Shure MV7 on my YouTube Channel. There are now over 2 Million podcasts in Apple Podcasts according to the …

Follow The Anchor Show on Apple Podcasts

March 16, 2021

No one saw it coming when Spotify acquired Anchor in February 2019 and since that time podcasting has undergone significant changes. One of the most notable changes is the use of the word "Subscribe" is being replaced by "Fo…

Spotify Makes More Big Moves in the Podcasting Space

Feb. 16, 2020

In their latest bold move in the podcasting space, Spotify acquired a network of 30 popular podcast shows called The Ringer . They also launched Gimlet Academy (which you can find at https://ileane.link/gimletacademy ). This…

Alternatives to Listener Support on Anchor

Jan. 20, 2020

Anchor introduced Listener Support back in the summer of 2018 but at this time it is limited to podcasters who are based in USA. In this episode we will explore a few of the alternatives so that every podcaster can get suppo…

Recent Blog Posts

Improve Your Streamyard Live Streams with the Virtual Cam …

Streamyard is a popular browser-based software for live streaming and when combined with the virtual cam of Ecamm Live you get added functionality for yo…

About the Host

Ileane Smith

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Ms. Ileane is the host of The Anchor Show.
She started podcasting in 2009 which is also when she started her YouTube channel. She currently has over 2 million views and well over 11,000 subscribers on her channel where she is focused on providing content to inspire and help people master the tools and tech they need to build an audience and get more exposure online.

Live streaming is another area of her online expertise and she's a social audio enthusiast too.

Ms. Ileane is also a single mother and recently became a first time grandmother.