Category Archives: Blogging

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Fran DrescherEveryone knows this voice! From The Nanny to cancer survivor, Fran Drescher is a little ball of dynamite! She received two Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal of the lovable ‘Miss Fine’ on the CBS hit series, The Nanny, a show she also created, and executive produced. Fran recently wrote her second New York Times best seller based on her cancer experience, Cancer Schmancer, for which she received the prestigious National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Writer’s Award. Tune in here.

CE. Vincent Martinezhloé Taylor Brown talks to E. Vincent Martinez about his fast, fantastic and fabulous life and lifestyle as a “STYLE” Power Player, Philanthropist, and one of the world’s top celebrated Fashion and Lifestyle Bloggers. Tune in here.

Jane EspensonSci-fi television writer Jane Espenson (Once Upon a Time, Buffy, BSG, Torchwood) will join host Barbara Barnett to discuss the current Once Upon a Time season, including her latest episode, and her other projects, which include her hit web series Husbands. Tune in here.

Drew BledsoeThe HITS Radio Show welcomes in former NFL Quarterback and Super Bowl Champion Drew Bledsoe to talk about his 13 year NFL career, the upcoming Super Bowl XLVII and more. Tune in here.

 

Jesse EppsHear from Natonal Treasure, Jesse Epps, who was one of Dr. King’s best friends and closest confidants. Jesse was with Dr. King on the day Dr. King was assassinated. He believes his life was spared so he could further the mission of Dr. King. Tune in here.

Bill EwingFormer Vice-President of Columbia Pictures, Bill Ewing. During Bill’s 15 years at Columbia Pictures, he supervised production of 100+ feature films, including Awakenings, A League of Their Own, My Girl, Groundhog Day, Age of Innocence, The Patriot, and more. Tune in here.

Faith Renee EvansMulti-platinum Grammy Award winning recording artist. New York Times best-selling author. Wife. Mother. Entrepreneur. With so many hats to be worn, it is undeniable that Faith Renée Evans has a little something for everyone. Tune in here.

W. Kamau BellThe host of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, which airs on FX will be covering the festivities at this year’s American Indian Society’s 2013 Inaugural Ball. On this episode, W. Kamau Bell talks about his career, his new show, and why he wants to hang out with American Indians. Tune in here.

Joshua AdamsCompared to the vocal styling of great modern rock singers Chris Cornell and Myles Kennedy, Joshua Adams’ ability as a rock vocalist is at a level rarely achieved within the genre. On-Air with Douglas chats with Joshua about his music and career. Tune in here.

Diamond Dallas PageDiamond Dallas Page has gone from being a notorious professional wrestler, to inspirational and motivational Yoga Master! DDP stops by to talk about his phenomenal career, his inspiration and what got him where he is today. Tune in here.

Melissa Joan HartMGN Radio welcomes the talented actress and television director Melissa Joan Hart to discuss family and television. She’s best known for her title roles in the television series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and Melissa and Joey. Tune in here.

Kevin MazurRenowned Rock and Roll photographer Kevin Mazur tells the story of the paparazzi and the point of view of the celebrities they hound in the documentary film, $ellebrity. Kevin joins host Robin Milling to discuss controversial issues which include ‘are celebrities’ children fair game?’ Tune in here.

Storytellers Spotlights Social Media Pioneer & BlogWorld Founder

Did you catch our first Storytellers episode of 2013? Host Eric Olsen welcomed social media pioneer, Jessica Northey and New Media Expo / BlogWorld Founder Rick Calvert.

Social Media Pioneer, Jessica NortheyCalled a “Social Media Pioneer” by Forbes, Tucson native Jessica Northey is a social media, broadcasting, and Country Music blogger/journalist, as well as a regular speaker at broadcasting and social media conferences. She was a featured speaker at New Media Expo/BlogWorld this January.  Specializing in social media where you ARE the brand, breaking new artists and strategic use of social media for broadcasting, Jessica is taking over the Country Music industry one tweet at a time with over 525k followers.  After 15+ years in traditional media experience, she founded Digital media firm FingerCandyMedia.com. In May 2011, Northey created #CMchat (Country Music Chat) on Twitter, which has become one of the largest hashtag (#) communities on Twitter, generating over 50 million impressions per week.

Rick Calvert, Founder of BlogWorld and New Media ExpoRick Calvert founded New Media Expo (aka BlogWorld), the world’s largest conference and trade show for bloggers, podcasters, web TV & video creators, and social business pros. NME attracts content creators from across the globe, and it’s also the epicenter of leading ideas in social business along with the BusinessNext Social conference. These concurrent events combine to produce a who’s-who line up of content creators, global influencers, niche experts and business icons dedicated to educating you with the latest knowledge, technology and techniques for online success.

Tune in to Storytellers to learn more about Jessica and Rick.

Post Promotion Checklist For Online Radio Hosts and Podcasters

Post Promotion Guide: 12 Things To Do After You Host Your Podcast

A lot of effort is put into promoting your show before it goes live, but it’s just as important to promote your show after you host it in order to develop a following, generate traffic and build relationships.

We recently did a show on BlogTalkRadio University sharing the 12 things to check off your list after you host your show.  The show was inspired by an infographic posted by DivvyHQ on the topic of how to promote a blog post after you write it.  In some ways, you can compare hosting a podcast or an online radio show to “audio blogging” so many of the tips in the infographic apply to our radio hosts.

Listen to our most recent episode to get your post-show cheat sheet of everything you need to do to promote your latest show episode. And be sure to listen to the entire broadcast because we share a 13th tip that you don’t want to miss! Tune in.

BlogTalkRadio Hosts Representing at BlogHer ’12 Conference

BlogHer is the largest network of women bloggers.  Each year, the organization hosts a conference to bring their community together to learn and meet one another. This year’s conference, BlogHer ’12, featured a number of insightful panels on blogging, social media, podcasting, etc. in addition to some outstanding speakers including Martha Stewart, Katie Couric, Soledad O’Brien, Christy Turlington, Malaak Compton Rock. This year, via satellite, President Obama addressed conference attendees.

This past weekend, we were pleased to run into three of our very own hosts at the BlogHer ’12 Conference.  Host Lara Galloway of Mom Biz Solutions with Lara Galloway, The Mom Biz Coach spoke on a panel about Streamlining Your Technical Toolkit: How to Do More with Less and Host Deborah Shane of Deborah Shane Metropolis spoke on a panel entitled Podcasting 101.   We also ran into Host Kathy Crowley of Talking with Toastmasters who was a conference attendee.

If you missed out on BlogHer ’12 this year, don’t fret because BlogHer ’13 is already in the works and will be landing in Chicago next year.  Read more about it here. And if you are a woman blogger or interested in starting your own blog, take the time to become part of the BlogHer community. It’s a great way to network and meet other women that are interested in building their brands online.

BlogTalkRadio: Live from BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010

blogworld2010-main1BlogTalkRadio is rolling into Las Vegas for coverage of BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010.

Beginning Friday, Oct. 15 at 10:30am PT, we’ll be broadcasting live from the floor of the event, which is being held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Here are just some of the many social-media thought leaders and other attendees set to chat with us throughout the day on Friday and Saturday:

Reid Wilson: Editor-in-chief of The Hotline, Washington’s premier daily briefing on American politics. Continue reading

TheYBF.com Blogger Natasha Eubanks: I CHOOSE to Uphold Journalistic Standards

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Natasha: Sensible talk from this celebrity blogger.

If Natasha EubanksYoung, Black and Fabulous celebrity-gossip blog has 30 million readers (and it does), that’s because she gives traditional media its props.

This week on Avenue Pink, the 26-year-old Washington, D.C.-based creator of TheYBF.com discusses her formula for online success.

“I do not call myself a journalist. And I would never disrespect that field,” Natasha tells hosts Lande Yoosuf, Klassy Chassy, MiSS Quan and LGoodie.

“I didn’t go to school to be a journalist, I don’t have to uphold journalistic standards and ethical standards, necessarily. But Continue reading

Traditional Print and Broadcast Can Thrive in the Digital Age, Say NBC’s Jean Chatzky, Hearst’s Lincoln Millstein and Other Gurus

Here’s a newsflash you don’t stumble across much these days: Old-school media isn’t going the way of hoop skirts, gas lamps and horse-drawn carriages anytime soon.

In fact, it’s poised to thrive in our ever-engulfing digital age.

“People will start feeling so overloaded by information that they’ll have to make choices,” says Jean (above). “That’s what is going to ensure that real journalist with real training will contrnue to rise to the top.”

“People will start feeling so overloaded by information that they’ll have to start making choices,” Jean (above) tells us.

So say media gurus from both sides of the equation who spoke today in Manhattan at “Don’t Write Them Off: Television, Newspapers, Magazines, Radio Reinvented,” an Algonquin 3.0 conference hosted by Kaplow Communications President Liz Kaplow.

On the panel at the event (which was streamed live on BlogTalkRadio and Ustream.tv) were Jean Chatzky, financial editor for NBC’s Today show and a columnist for New York’s Daily News; Lincoln Millstein, Hearst Newspapers’ senior vice president for digital media; Lesley Jane Seymour, editor-in-chief of More magazine, Sree Sreenivasan, new media professor at Columbia Journalism School and host of BlogTalkRadio’s SAJA; and BlogTalkRadio CEO Alan Levy.

Following are highlights from the panelists. Continue reading

Chris Brogan: I’m Not the Big Bad Wolf. Social Media’s My Job

It’s not easy being a social-media guru, particularly a successful one.

Just ask Chris Brogan.

Interviewed on Danny Brown, the president of digital-marketing agency New Marketing Labs bemoans the drubbing he takes from his critics and comrades alike.

CAPTION: "I have to say, I'm not all that pleased about it," Chris (above) tells us of his backstabbers.

"I have to say, I'm not all that pleased about it," Chris (above) tells us of his backstabbers.

“I’ve gone from being this guy who’s blogged for 10 years to—every time I pick up a new client it seems like this is fodder for, Is Chris Brogan the Big Bad Wolf?” he tells host Danny Brown.

“Recently, a blog picked up a story, supposedly fictional, of what if I were the person who invited Chris to Continue reading