Tag Archives: BlogTalkRadio Founder and CEO Alan Levy

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo All Weekend Long | 05.03.13

Salud! Cinco de mayo recipes + plenty of laughs

by EJ at it Again in FOOD

Chef Faye Stamper shares Cinco de Mayo recipes and menu ideas. We’ve also got gluten-free Cinco de Mayo recipes. Then on Sunday, enjoy some fifth-of-May comedy!


a 2010 interview with the late Chris ‘Mac Daddy’ kelly

by Lyve Talk Radio Show in MUSIC

From the BlogTalkRadio archives, a tribute to the late hip-hop legend Chris Kelly, half of the platinum-selling adolescent duo Kris Kross. Hear the “Mac Daddy” discuss his career.


this weekend’s NHL Playoff action

by Whats Brewin in SPORTS

Settle in for a weekend of NHL playoff action, as Matthew Barnaby, host of Gloves Off, breaks down the first-round matchups.


stop dating in the dreaded ‘friend zone’

by Relationships360° in ROMANCE

Hasani Pettiford, relationship expert for TV-One’s Love Addiction, helps singles escape “The Friend Zone.” Learn to tell if your friend likes you, how to get noticed and more. Interview starts at 6 minutes.


sales secrets that work: success stories

by Barry Farber in BUSINESS

What’s the secret to sales success? Hear what works in our relationship-driven world from an author of 57 books to the world’s #1 yacht salesperson to BlogTalkRadio CEO and Co-Founder Alan Levy.


BlogTalkRadio’s Alan Levy in Entrepreneur Magazine: ‘We’re at the very early stages of this social media revolution’

When Alan Levy talks, venture capitalists listen—as the new issue of Entrepreneur magazine bears out.

In a profile titled “Radio Days Revisited: BlogTalkRadio seizes on an overlooked market niche—and a new round of funding,” the company’s founder and CEO is quoted as saying:

CAPTION: Alan: Successfully raised funds during one of the worst economic downturns of the past 75 years.

Alan: Successfully raised funds during one of the worst economic downturns of the past 75 years. (Photo: David Land)

“We’re at the very early stages of this social media revolution. We’re a brand in the space with a unique offering.

‘We have lots of different options, and right now, we are just focused on building out our business and continuing to strengthen the network.”

Also cited in the story is Steven T. Schlafman, director of venture investments at The Kraft Group, which led a $4.6 million round of Series A funding in 2008, and Continue reading

‘The Content Needs to be Everywhere Because the People Are Everywhere,’ Says Alan Levy

If you missed BlogTalkRadio Founder and CEO Alan Levy‘s address at the 2010 New Jersey Social Media Conference earlier this month, don’t fret.

Because now you can catch it online, thanks to ICPEN TV’s extended coverage.

CAPTION: "We're still in the early stages of this. And it's still a difficult endeavor," says Alan (above) of BlogTalkRadio. "But we're persevering.

"We're still in the early stages of this. And it's still a difficult endeavor," says Alan (above) of BlogTalkRadio. "But we're persevering."

As keynote speaker at the event—titled “The Role of Media in Social Media,” which examined the convergence of traditional and new media while exploring trends in multimedia and content creation— Alan tackled the issue of “Adding a Real Voice to Social Media.”

“The conversation needs to be everywhere because Continue reading

Alan Levy’s ‘Little Idea that Could Is Succeeding Online Where Terrestrial Radio Couldn’t,’ Says MediaBistro

If you’ve yet to read up on BlogTalkRadio Founder and CEO Alan Levy, today’s a great time to start.

Because MediaBistro—the must-read site for media pros (and those who aspire to such)—has just published a 1,400-word profile by Kristen Fischer titled, “So What Do You Do, Alan Levy, Founder and CEO of BlogTalkRadio?”

CAPTION: Alan: "Podcast innovator."

Alan: "Podcast innovator."

“With about 1,300 new BlogTalkRadio shows popping up daily covering everything from the home birthing phenomenon to African-American conservatives, anyone’s voice can be heard,” MediaBistro writes.

“And thanks to an amazing technology that lets you call in live and speak to hosts, Levy’s little idea that could is succeeding online where terrestrial radio couldn’t.”

As for Alan’s take on our rapidly-emerging media sector, he says:

“The real power of BlogTalkRadio is the live aspect of the platform. By taking live callers or interviewing a panel of guests, this dynamic medium makes the conversation much more engaging then the majority of traditional podcasts, which do not enable live call-ins.

“We have also created a Continue reading