New TalkShoe Player - Colors, Shapes, Sizes

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There are now TalkShoe Players (badges) available in new shapes, sizes and colors. The player displays all past episodes, and has a Live Now button when the Talkcast goes live. People can list right from your blog or website.

You can include a player for any Talkcast on TalkShoe, not just your own. Under any Talkcast select “Create a Badge”.

Badge Sample

TalkShoe Named Inman News 2007 Innovator Award Finalist

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Inman News has announced the finalists today for its 11th annual Innovator Awards. The Inman Innovator Awards recognize companies that use technology and innovation to enhance the real estate transaction and experience for consumers and real estate professionals. Read the Press Release.

The New Host Lounge

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We’re happy to bring you some brand new web pages as part of the new Host Lounge. It’s a new section of the website specifically dedicated and designed for TalkShoe Hosts. In it you’ll find some exciting, fun and interesting new things including:

Host profiles (stories about your fellow hosts)
What’s New Section
Tips and Tricks
Dedicated Host Blog
Host Forum Section
Links to Host-oriented Talkcasts
 Host Quotes (and email us your own)

Please email us any suggestions at

Happy Birthday TalkShoe - June 15th

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On June 15th, 2007 TalkShoe’s website had its first birthday. We’ve grown up, and the service has been a hit. We’re already over 40,000 users and 1,000,000 downloads per month. Thanks to all of you who have helped make TalkShoe a success over the past year.

Blogger & Podcaster Magazine Features TalkShoe

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TalkShoe was featured in the June issue of Blogger & Podcaster magazine. Read the article (page 26). Also, check out the whole magazine and subscribe for Free to the online edition — it’s a great publication. 

System Maintenance - 6/30/2007 3-6AM EST

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TalkShoe will be unavailable during routine system and network maintenance on 6/30/2007 from 3:00 to 6:00 AM EST.

Thank you for your patience during this maintenance period.

Pod-Planet and TalkShoe Partner

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Be sure to check out Pod-Planet ( , TalkShoe’s new directory listing partner, for some great podcasts. When hosts create a Talkcast with TalkShoe, we also list it for you on Pod-Planet.

pa_237_49.gif Microloans Made on Behalf of TalkShoe

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As a result of the Kiva microload Talk-a-thon, TalkShoe raised $1,200 + lots more though direct contributions. So far, Kiva has made 7 loans on our behalf.
$100 to Nomg Sophead, Cambodia
$100 to Pech Hou, Cambodia
$100 to Phen Ravy, Cambodia
$100 to Sem Samoun, Cambodia
$100 to Namig Farzaliev, Azerbaijan
$100 to Chea Sotheary, Cambodia
$100 to Fiapaipai Grey, Somoa
We’ll keep you posted as we here other information from

New Barcelona Software Release

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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.

PSST… We have a SECRET!!!

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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…

Be sure to CLICK HERE to save $79 by using this TalkShoe Discount link!

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