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BlogTalkRadio’s New Enhanced Reporting Feature Makes Tracking Traffic a Snap

If you’ve ever tried manually tallying your show’s listenership, you know how tedious and time-consuming it can be.myaccount-31

But thanks to BlogTalkRadio’s new Enhanced Reporting, those days are gone for good.

Beginning today, all premium hosts have unlimited access to a wealth of analytics that make tracking their show performance as easy as following a favorite stock on Yahoo Finance.

Here are just some of the many features available instantly under the “View Show Reports” section of your My Account page:

-Live, archived and total downloads by day, week, month and year for any historic period, beginning with your very first show.

-Live, archived and total downloads by individual episodes.

-View how listeners are accessing your shows—via web browser, iTunes, search engine, Windows Media Player, smart phone, etc.

-View where your show player is embedded on other websites, as well as the live, archived and total downloads generated by each of those players.

-And, all of the above reports are downloadable in multiple formats as well.

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Once again, at BlogTalkRadio our goal is to make it as easy as possible to create, distribute and share original audio content across the web. If you have ideas for future features, be sure to let us know. We would love to hear from you.

Click here to learn more about BlogTalkRadio’s premium services.

Host Tip of the Week: How Can Advertisements Benefit Your Show?

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When surfing for shows that interest you, or hosting your own radio show on BlogTalkRadio, there is one thing that you are bound to run into: Advertisements. Advertisements are very important on BlogTalkRadio, as it is one of the primary ways we support the network and ensure that we can continue to offer this service to our community.

But hosts often wonder: Can I change them? Can I remove them? Can they benefit me in some way?

The answer to all of the above is yes.

Here are a few of the options that are available to you:

Join the BlogTalkRadio Revenue Sharing Program
Did you know that you can make money off of the ads that BlogTalkRadio places on your pages? Through our Revenue Sharing Program you have the ability to opt in and retain 35% of all revenue generated from the ads on your show.

Get More Control Over the Ads on Your Pages with Premium Services

If you want to have more control over the ads placed on your page, you can opt for a Premium Plus account which will remove audio and video ads, leaving only banner ads.

If you want complete control over all ads placed on your profile, and you desire the ability to sell advertising space and keep 100% of the revenue from them, you can look into one of our Branded Profiles.

If you have more questions on any of the above programs, contact us here!

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