TalkShoe named to Tech 50 list

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TalkShoe has been named to the Pittsburgh Tech 50 in the Rising Star category.

From the Press Release, October 12, 2007:

The Pittsburgh Technology Council has announced the region’s 50 leading technology-oriented companies in five distinct categories for 2007. During the selection process, the Council scoured the region for the most distinguished public and private technology-oriented companies. Each year, the Tech 50 event honors those technology companies that demonstrated the strongest growth and advancement in product or sales success, financial strength, corporate citizenship, job growth and retention and innovative product or technology. 

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NEW — Non Member Calling

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Some, but not all, of you know that there are now two (2) different choices to enter a Talkcast. There’s the traditional way where a participant signs up, chooses a PIN, and dials in. In this case their Display Name and profile info is shown. Hosts must enter this way.

The NEW way is to NOT SIGN UP as a member. Instead, you just call in, enter the Talkcast ID, and then 1#. That’s it! You’re in. If we recognize your area code with caller-ID, we’ll display something like “Pennsylvania” as your Display Name.

So with non-member calling, Free ShoePhone, mobile phone access, and listen-only streaming, we continue to make it easier to get live participants.

Visit the Host Resources page

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If you’ve never been to the Host Resources page, you should check it out. There are videos, white papers, and Talkcasts about using TalkShoe, building your audience, and lots more…

WeTalkDuringMovies.com launches podcast

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From a new TalkShoe host — “We are launching our site, WeTalkDuringMovies.com, that uses TalkShoe to allow us to talk during a movie.  Press Release,.  We also managed to get featured on the tech podcast Buzz outloud!”

Buffy Between the Lines & Techno Fodder podcast

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From Tabitha Smith and the new Buffy Between the Lines. See Talkcast ID#27091

Tabitha Smith here, one of the producers of Buffy Between the Lines - a podcast fan audio drama that’s starting on Oct 6th. We’re doing a live release party Oct 5th on Talkshoe! http://buffybetweenthelines.com/?p=148

From the BBTL website:   “For a special treat we’ve teamed up with the Techno Fodder podcast & Talkshoe to bring you a BBTL release party! Participate in our live “call-in” or talk online show. Ask questions of the cast and crew, discuss the upcoming season AND get a special release of the first episode the day before it comes out. Join us Oct 5th at 6pm PST (7pm MST, 8pm CST, 9pm EST).”

1-year Anniversary of Leo Laporte using TalkShoe

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It’s our 1-year anniversary of Leo Laporte using TalkShoe, and time to reminisce…

It was back in October 2006 when Leo Laporte of TWiT-TV first told us that he was planning to use TalkShoe. Leo, for those of you who don’t know, is the #1 podcaster in the world by most measures. We had a couple of weeks to prepare, and we had no idea what kind of traffic Leo would generate, and what part of our system would break. At that time, we didn’t (we do now!) for example have anyway to heavily load-test our system.

The BIG day came on November 5, 2006 when Leo and Amber (MacArthur) first went live …

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Indigo Room’s Blog Post

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Check out this post on the Indigo Room’s Blog. She gives her views about TalkShoe.

http://sydneychase.wordpress.com/2007/10/01/podcasting-the-indigo-room-on-talkshoe-10-reasons-why-i-love-it/#comment-4

Get a badge WIDGET for any Talkcast on your Blog, website, Facebook, MySpace, etc.

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TalkShoe now has lots of badge widgets available for you. What’s a widget? It’s a small “player” for any Talkcast - not just your Talkcasts. The widget lists all previously recorded shows, upcoming shows, and highlights when a Talkcast is LIVE. It’s one of the best possible ways to get your, or anyone else’s Talkcast listened to, and increase Live participation.

Go to ANY Talkcast page and click on “Create a Badge”. It’s really easy. You can add widgets to your Blogs, websites, Facebook, MySpace, Ning, Google, etc. etc. Why not create one right now!

List of Must Have Widgets

Startup Life Blog - by Mark Juliano - TalkShoe SVP

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Mark Juliano, TalkShoe’s senior VP, has started a new blog called: Startup Life - Entrepreneurship in Action. The blog will cronicle life at TalkShoe and focus on what other entrepreneurs can from his experiences. In addition to TalkShoe, Mark has started 4 other successful companies, and is an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University.

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The Conference Call is Dead

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InternetNews.com:  The Conference Call is Dead

“…It’s time to kill the conference call. There’s a better way. A two-year-old startup called TalkShoe rolled out a new VoIP service today called ShoePhone. Unlike other VoIP services, ShoePhone offers a long list of features that make it an ideal replacement for the old-and-busted corporate conference call…”

 

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