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Kathy Ireland and Tavis Smiley

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Tavis Smiley talks to Kathy Ireland, former model and current owner of the successful brand marketing firm kathy ireland Worldwide, having appeared in thirteen consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues before founding the company.

Ireland talks about forming the business as “an aging pregnant model,” saying that its success can be attributed to its reaching out to “millenials and women of color” as well as people in “flyover country.” She discusses her status as a “busy mom,” saying that it’s important for her to prioritize her time, putting her family first. She says that she encourages “women in particular” to “tap into their entrepeneurial skills.”

Listen to the full episode here.

 

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Healthy Vision with Dr. Val JonesThe same UV rays that harm your skin can also affect the health of your eyes and can be a factor in age-related changes to your vision. As you’re gearing up for Memorial Day Weekend, the “unofficial” kickoff to summer, learn from dermatologist Dr. Jeanine Downie and optometrist Dr. Stephen Cohen how to protect yourself and your family from harmful UV rays. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones: UV Protection, here. Tune in here.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, interior designer and lifestyle expert Andrea Schroder. You may know her from the second season of Top Design on Bravo and/or as the wife of Ricky Schroder, but she’s also been busy acting and appearing on talk shows… as well as producing her own line of candles. During the Craftsmanship segment, hear about Spudnik Press Cooperative founder Angee Lennard, an expert in printmaking/screenprinting. Tune in here.

Women's Business Talk Radio NetworkJoin Host Tai Goodwin on Launch Talk on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network devotes her latest show to the topic of “Turn Your Passion into a Profitable Business. Tai interviews Stephanie D. Johnson, the creative mind behind Bed Rest Concierge. After experiencing a difficult 26 weeks of bed rest and realizing there was a void in the marketplace, Stephanie put a plan into action and Bed Rest Concierge was born. Stephanie spends her days chasing a busy toddler – Harlow Grace and managing her ever-expanding business empire, from Plano, Texas.  Tune in here.

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Healthy Vision with Dr. Val JonesSpringtime means longer days, warmer weather and more time outdoors. The change of season also serves as a reminder to practice safe sun habits for your entire body, including your eyes. Tune into Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones: UV Protection to learn tips from two experts on how to protect yourself and your entire family from dangerous UVA and UVB rays. On the podcast, they discuss how to choose a sunscreen, when to apply and reapply, as well as the “triad of protection” for your eyes that will help protect against UV rays.  Listen now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana today at noon, meet comedian/writer/podcaster Neal Brennan. He’s well-known as co-creator of the legendary Chappelle’s Show… and his credits also include co-writing Half Baked, co-hosting The Champs podcast, and even contributing jokes to the White House Correspondents Dinner. He’s on the road now and is appearing at the Laugh Factory in Chicago this weekend. Tune in here.

Women's Business Talk Radio NetworkJoin Host Tai Goodwin on Launch Talk on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network. Tai covers how to build a thriving online community for your business. She’ll be joined by special guest Stacey Ferguson, an avid veteran blogger, event producer, social media personality, public speaker, freelance writer, and Chief Curator of the Be Blogalicious community and conferences celebrating diversity among women in social media. Tune in here.

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Healthy Vision with Dr. Val JonesSpring can be a difficult time for the one in five individuals affected by seasonal eye allergies. Eye allergy symptoms include itchy, watery or red eyes and for many vision corrected individuals, allergies can keep them from enjoying daily activities, affect their appearance and impact their performance at work, school and in sports. Learn how to identify, treat and manage eye allergy symptoms from seasonal and indoor allergies on Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones. Listen now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, meet Alison Victoria, host of Kitchen Crashers on the DIY Network. She’s based in Chicago and Las Vegas, surprising homeowners in both cities with extravagant kitchen redesigns in just a few short days. During the Craftsmanship segment, hear from Stan Munro, who recently was featured in a Mutual of Omaha television ad campaign. He’s the mastermind behind Toothpick World, a collection of more than 60 famous buildings from around the world — all built to the same 1:164 scale. Tune in here.

Women's Business Talk Radio NetworkJoin Host Katrina Sawa on The Jump Start Your Business Radio Show on the Women’s Business Talk Radio Network.  Katrina’s show is geared towards entrepreneurs who are ready to get serious about starting, growing or marketing their business to bring them to a 6 or 7 figure income. On this show, she interviews Bernadette Boas, known as a ‘ball of fire’ change agent, speaker, author, and radio host who inspires, motivates and equips women with the mindset, skills and talents they need to obtain success and prosperity. Tune in here.

Alan & Friends Year-End Show Celebration with BlogTalkRadio Staff & Hosts

Alan Levy, CEO of BlogTalkRadio

BlogTalkRadio CEO Alan Levy

We’re hosting a year-end show celebration, and you’re invited! Our Host No. 1 and CEO Alan Levy is throwing a year-end extravaganza with a few friends from the network.

He’ll be co-hosting the show with BlogTalkRadio’s own Amy Domestico, Customer Service & Co-Host of BlogTalkRadio University and Chitra Agrawal, Director of Marketing & Co-Host of BlogTalkRadio University and Storytellers.

Comedian Rodney Perry

Comedian Rodney Perry

Joining Alan, will be some of our most-loved hosts including Rodney Perry, Lara Galloway, Sree Sreenivasan, Eric Olsen, Gael Sylvia, Anthony Donahue and Halli Casser-Jayne. They’ll be gathering together on December 20 for the Alan & Friends’ Year-End Celebration.

Lara Galloway

Mom Biz Coach Lara Galloway

The fun begins Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. ET (save the date by joining our Facebook event), as BlogTalkRadio Co-Founder and CEO Alan Levy celebrates 2012 by welcoming an all-star lineup to chat about their shows, what’s next in 2013 and take live callers.

ASK AWAY: Got a question you’ve always wanted to ask our CEO or one of our featured hosts on the show? Join our Facebook event to save the date and tune in online or by dialing (866) 691-7714. Don’t miss it!

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Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones

The Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most-traveled of all U.S. holidays, making the upcoming four-day Thanksgiving break one of the busiest driving periods of the year. Before you head out on the road, make sure you are fully prepared for safe nighttime driving. On a special rebroadcast of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, two experts join Dr. Val to discuss what happens to your eyes in the dark and how you can take better care of your eyes – and your car – to improve night time driving. Tune in now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, improv legend Jimmy Carrane. He’s been performing since the ’80s, literally wrote the book on improvisation (Improvising Better: A Guide to the Working Improviser), and has taught sketch performers known industry-wide. His latest venture is the Improv Nerd podcast, which he hosts live every week in Chicago. Tune in here.

Join host Diane Helbig on Women’s Business Talk Radio Network as welcomes back Kerry Heaps, President of Kerry’s Network, Inc. They discuss follow-up techniques to help you close more business. On this episode they cover follow-up scripts and how to keep your database up to date with successful follow-up techniques! Tune in here.

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Healthy Vision with Dr. Val JonesOn the new edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, learn why it is essential to practice good hygiene when handling contact lenses and follow your doctor’s instructions for contact lens wearing and replacement schedules. Optometrists Jason Pingel and Christi Closson join Dr. Val to talk about the “dos and don’ts” of soft contact lens wear, including the risks of cleaning your contacts with any kind of water. The doctors also offer pre-Halloween advice to parents or anyone thinking of purchasing or wearing cosmetic lenses without a contact lens examination and prescription. Tune in now.

Frank Fontana of The Down and Dirty

On Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana, visit with The Bachelorette season 6 fan favorite Chris Lambton. He’s also a professional landscaper and the host of Going Yard which just wrapped its first season on HGTV. He’ll be sharing some winter-to-fall gardening tips. During the Craftsmanship segment, meet the Yardbirds co-founder Rich Kolb. He’s based in Kentucky, and makes yard art (including the Junkyard Dogs and Cats line) and functional sculptures out of recycled metals. Tune in here.

In this episode of Launch Talk, hear from Cari Vollmer, The Passion into Profit Mentor. She teaches women entrepreneurs around the world the HOW TO and MAGIC of attracting more clients, money and recognition doing the exact work they are here on earth to do! Tune in here.

How to Land Great Guests According to Host Paul Lawrence Vann

Paul Lawrence Vann, Host of The Wealthy Speaker Show on BlogTalkRadioWe were happy to welcome BlogTalkRadio veteran host, Paul Lawrence Vann to BlogTalkRadio University recently. During his 5 years on the network, he has hosted over 400 episodes of The Wealthy Speaker Show, interviewing bestselling authors, social media experts, actors, relationship gurus, creative thought leaders, and more.

On the show with us, he shared his wisdom for landing great guests & more valuable hosting tips.  Tune in here.