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, March 21, 2007

New Barcelona Software Release

TalkShoe has just released a new version of its website and software called Barcelona. It's jam packed with new, different and powerful features. There's something for everyone. Many thanks to all those users who've contacted us with suggestions. If you have any issues, as always, contact us at

Upload Episode to easily upload your previously recorded podcasts and earn money with TalkShoe Cash. Click the "Upload Episode" tab on your Talkcast pages.

TalkShoe Player & Badges to list past, live and upcoming shows on your blogs and web pages. You can get a badge to link to your Talkcast page, or play all of them right on your website - And it's updated dynamically. Go to "Create a badge" on a Talkcast page.

New TalkShoe Cash. We're continuing to write checks monthly but it is now based upon # of downloads instead of number of hours. This was done to make it more fair for short shows, and how many ads can be placed in a show. See the Forum for more details.

TalkShoe Cash Referrals are now shown in detail on your reports. They're listed for each referral. Why not contact those people who haven't yet hosted a show.

Detailed Statistics on downloads and hours are now available for each episode for each week. The stats button is now on your myTalkShoe page.

More Featured Shows are now listed. 10 are shown, and more can be randomly rotated. Making it to the Featured List is based on show popularity, # of episodes, show topic, and show rating.

Friday, March 16, 2007

PSST... We have a SECRET!!!

If you are REALLY into Podcasting, you must know Paul Colligan - Internet strategist, author and speaker, CEO of and numerous popular Internet properties. His passion: The Business of Podcasting and eMedia. And if you've ever looked for the How To books on Podcasting, undoubtedly you have run into a book he has co-authored with Alex Mandossian: The Business Podcasting Bible. Alex Mandossian is considered one of the top 10 freelance direct marketers in America today.

So what do you get when bring a top 10 direct marketer and a top Internet strategist turned podcasting guru together and converge teleseminars, podcasts, and the Internet?

Podcast Secrets Live and Interactive on
– a seminar series by Paul Colligan & Alex Mandossian

Podcast Secrets is the premier seminar series on podcast monetization, a six-week course being held over the phone and Internet for podcasters worldwide. This course is exactly the kind of instruction that TalkShoe hosts need to learn to better promote their podcasts.

Join the Podcast Secrets Talkcast, where Paul & Alex will reveal:

The identical Podcast monetization tactics that have generated 10 to 1000 times the profits of other Professional Podcasters!

If you are currently a hobbyist - why you may want to turn your podcasting hobby into a business

Proven Podcast secrets that can dramatically boost your sales and profits WITHOUT making you spend a single dime on advertising or production costs...

Success in monetization requires knowledge and promotion
. Paul and Alex will lead you through the information to arm you with the knowledge, they will impress you with their results in promotion techniques, and you’ll get a first-hand feel for how they combine telesales seminars, podcasts, and the Internet to succeed.


TalkShoe members have an exclusive opportunity to join a non-public Talkcast of the seminar - to be able to chat during the event, and then meet Paul immediately following the seminar for a private discussion and Q&A!

So come join us at the Podcast Secrets seminar and…

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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Off to PodCamp Atlanta

TalkShoe is sponsoring another PodCamp in Atlanta, March 16, 17. By the way, the PodCamp sessions are always recored as audio or audio/video podcasts. The video podcasts from PodCamp Toronto are excellent! Mark Juliano from TalkShoe is giving 2 sessions -- one on live interactive podcasting, and another on monetizing podcasts. Charity event on TalkShoe

A 24-hour live interactive podcast charity event for Kiva ( is being held starting Sunday, March 18th at noon on TalkShoe ( The event will raise awareness and money for Kiva, web-based microfinancing organization which enables individuals to lend money to people in developing countries for starting small businesses.

Please help us spread the word.
More information at