Dec. 19, 2021

Voice Only Stories Have Arrived on Facebook

In this episode I share a video that you can watch on Spotify (or YouTube). Facebook stories have a new feature that allows us to share our voice only. The captions are auto-generated and we can add static images or …

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Nov. 29, 2021

Find New Podcast Listeners on Facebook Audio Hub

More listeners are tuning in to podcasts on Facebook. In fact according to a survey from Edison Research 20% of weekly listeners said at some point they listened on Facebook https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/i-hear-things/the-last-best-frontier-for-OuFpQ9wUB2i/?t=485

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Oct. 14, 2021

Audio Content is The New Black

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 …

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Oct. 5, 2021

Spotify Gives Anchor Podcasters Tools to Connect with Listeners

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 great to …

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July 25, 2021

Link in Bio Tools for Your Podcast

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 …

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June 18, 2021

Anchor is Changing Course

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. Here...

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March 26, 2021

Two Million Apple Podcasts and Live Streaming with Happs

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 …

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March 16, 2021

Follow The Anchor Show on Apple Podcasts

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 "Fol...

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Feb. 16, 2020

Spotify Makes More Big Moves in the Podcasting Space

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 ...

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Jan. 20, 2020

Alternatives to Listener Support on Anchor

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 …

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Dec. 17, 2019

Essential Questions to Answer About Your Content

In this episode, it's time to reflect and take an assessment of the content we are creating. Are you creating the kind of content you wanted to create this year?

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Dec. 17, 2019

Ms. Ileane Presents the Anchor Show Trailer

For over a decade I've been helping content creators like you by sharing top-level tips and tutorials and by introducing you to new ways to express yourself and make a positive impact on The World. To be honest some days …

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Oct. 8, 2019

2 Tips to Help Up-Level Your Podcasting Skills

Find out how you can improve your speaking skills. Here is what I recommend. Try doing daily podcast episodes by joining #NaPodPoMo which takes place every November. Created by Jennifer Navarrete, more info can be found here ...

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Sept. 15, 2019

3 Podcast Tools to Enhance Your Show

Here are 3 podcasting tools you can sign up for to support your podcasting efforts. If you have any experience with these tools I would love to hear your feedback. PodHunt Pod Hunt is a daily curation of the best …

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Sept. 10, 2019

The Best Landing Page To Promote Your Podcast

Hey guys it's your girl Ms. Ileane and by now you probably have your podcast listed in all the directories but don't you wish there was just one link you could send folks to so that they can subscribe and …

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Sept. 8, 2019

Anchor Platform Development Continues with an Update to Video Transcr…

Anchor makes an update to the look of the video transcripts we can create to promote our podcasts. I call them "Audiograms" and they have a much nicer look now that is more on brand with Anchor's material design. The …

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July 10, 2019

The Spotify Podcasting Story and Journey Continues

Spotify is on a journey that makes for a fantastic podcasting story and in this episode we take a look at some of the highlights. On July 14, 2018 the most popular episode of The Anchor Show was titled Your …

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July 9, 2019

Celebrating 100 Episodes of The Anchor Show and more Podcasting Stori…

By the power vested in me by EcammLive this podcast was recorded in front of a live studio audience on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MsIleaneSpeaks/videos/469461473624903/ . The inspiration for today's podcast comes from ...

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July 8, 2019

Prime Day Tips, Mac OS Catalina Preview and more Podcasting Stories

Podcasters need to be informed about Amazon Prime Day ! It's coming on July 15 - 16th. Get your wish list ready now. You can go here to get started now: https://amzn.to/2XtFpKY Don't forget to make a stop at Whole …

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July 5, 2019

Podcasting Stories of Smart Audio Report, Apple Podcasts, Catalina wi…

The changes announced by Apple will start with the release of Catalina, which will split up iTunes into 3 new Mac applications: Music, Podcasts and TV. What will this mean for you and your show. Coverage by Rich at Review …

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July 4, 2019

My Podcasting Gear Recommendations in One Place and Podchaser

We start with some listener feedback from Sam-Erik Ruttmann of The Social Hotelier podcast on Anchor https://anchor.fm/sam-erik-hotel-mentor Next I ask you guys a question and I want you to call in with your feedback. The que...

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July 3, 2019

Buzzsprout Talks Community and Anchor Updates Desktop App

Today's Podcasting Stories include: This week's #SingSongSaturday Theme https://ileane.link/singsongsaturday Buzzsprout YouTube video introduces you to 4 podcasting communities She Podcasts is the best Podcasting Community fo...

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July 2, 2019

Who Wants Fast Podcast Hosting and Fun Instagram Promotion Tips

Today's Podcasting Stories from the world of podcasting and social media for July 2, 2019. The Audacity to Podcast: Who Offers the Fastest Podcast Hosting? This fascinating data was compiled by none other than Daniel J. Lewis...

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June 16, 2019

Change is Coming to The Anchor Show

Are you ready for change? There are some changes coming to this podcast. Tune in to find out what can happen next. Listen to the Ms. Ileane Speaks Podcast at https://ileanesmith.com You can show your support for this podcast!...

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