TalkShoe Company Blog

TalkShoe's website allows you to create and participate in multi-person live interactive podcasts and voice discussions. People use our system for discussion groups, talk shows, friends and family calls, and the like. We call these Talkcasts.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

TalkShoe Introduces "TalkShoe Cash" Program

TalkShoe has introduced its TalkShoe Cash™ program which pays people to host podcasts (Talkcasts™), and to refer hosts. Users are paid for creating podcasts as well as for the number of people who listen to, download, or subscribe to their Talkcasts. In addition, people are paid to refer hosts.

TalkShoe Cash Program details
Hosts are paid up to $5.00for each Talkcast episode created (up to 10 episodes) plus up to $4.00 for every 100 times people listen to, download or podcast.

People who refer hosts are paid 25% over and above each host’s earnings.

KDKA Sports Anchor John Steigerwald to host Football Show

John Steigerwald, a Pittsburgh sports anchor on KDKA-TV, will host a new football talk show on TalkShoe’s website. A recording of all shows will also be available on the website for later listening and podcasting. It will also be listed on iTunes.

"Talkin Pittsburgh Football" show
On the show, John will cover Steelers and University of Pittsburgh football, including interviews with players, coaches, former team players, as well as other sports journalists. John will give in depth coverage throughout the regular and post seasons.

About John Steigerwald
John is a sports anchor, and hosts several sports shows including KDKA’s Steelers Pre Game Show. He has followed local Pittsburgh sports teams for almost 20 years. John, his brother Paul Steigerwald, Bob Pompeani and the KDKA-TV sports team were awarded The Associated Press “Best Sportscast” three times in recent years.

ex-Nittany Lion to Host Penn State Football Talkcast

Former Penn State and pro football player Bill Contz is hosting a new Penn State sports talk show. It will feature live listeners who can talk and chat using TalkShoe. The show will be on Wednesdays from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Recordings of all shows will also be available on the TalkShoe website and iTunes.

PSU Football Insider – A Lion’s ROAR
The show promises in depth analysis, insight and lively dialogue. It will also offer post-game analysis, discussion and commentary from current and former Penn State players and coaches. Topics will include a review of past week’s game, previews of Penn State’s upcoming opponents, online Q&A as well as a special “where are they now?” segment.

About Bill Contz
Bill Contz (Penn State '83) was a Nittany Lion and NFL player. He was a starter on Penn State’s first-ever national championship team in 1982. He spent seven years in the NFL, and has served as a guest host on Steeler post-game talk shows.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Solo Podcasting

TalkShoe now allows host to recorded a Talkcast/podcast without needing any active listeners. This is a great feature for those who just want to record an easy standard solo podcast. The podcast can then be listed on iTunes, Yahoo, etc. as well as the TalkShoe directory.
To start podcasting click here:

New Live Streaming - Listening

Streaming audio is now supported on all live Talkcasts. While a live Talkcast conversation is in progress, anyone can listen by clicking "Listen In". If you also want to talk and chat with others, you'll need to run the TalkShoe Live! software application, and call into TalkShoe using your telephone or VoIP phone.