Ms. Ileane Speaks | Your Digital Media Tour Guide

Ms. Ileane Speaks | Your Digital Media Tour Guide

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Helping You Build a Better Blog


Introduction to Using Studio Beta for Your YouTube Analytics
Jun 14 • 31 min
YouTube Classic Analytics is an old, outdated relic that will soon be sent to the Google graveyard along with many of our other beloved tools. Listen to the Q&A with Tom Leung from YouTube and find out what’s coming next for creators. Full show notes for…
Unique Strategies for Promoting Your Podcast on Instagram
May 29 • 9 min
New podcast promotion tools from Overcast and Spotify
How Content Creators Can Nurture Audience Relationships with a Facebook Page
Apr 29 • 21 min
Facebook Engagement Strategy for Content Creators
The Best Social Media Live Streaming Platforms
Dec 9, 2018 • 24 min
Live streaming is one of my passions. I hope you have plans to go live on at least one of the 5 platforms I cover in this episode: Facebook live YouTube live Instagram live Twitter live aka Periscope Twitch You can contact me 2 ways: Email at…
Celebrating 1 Million YouTube Views
Sep 10, 2018 • 36 min
I started my YouTube channel back in 2009 and since then I uploaded over 300 videos. With nearly 7,000 subscribers I’m still amazed that the channel has over 1 million views. Full show notes along with the video embed can be found at…
Top 5 Myths About Anchor
Aug 18, 2018 • 33 min
Anchor.fm is a free podcast host and in this episode we cover their presentation at Podcast Movement and clear up some confusion about the app. Detailed show notes: https://ileanesmith.com/18 Become a supporter of this podcast https://ileane.link/support
Get Your Podcast Heard in the Smart Home
Jan 22, 2018 • 17 min
Can your listeners play your podcast on Alexa? If you already started your podcast this episode of Ms. Ileane Speaks is going to be important to the future growth of your show. If you are just getting started or still in the planning stages of your…
How TubeBuddy Can Rescue Your Dying YouTube Channel
Jan 5, 2018 • 12 min
TubeBuddy is the all in one tool to fix your broken YouTube Channel. Learn how you can save time finding the right topics, titles and tags for your videos. You’ll be able to make better content and provide more value to your audience. It’s a free browser…
Sponsorships and Affiliate Marketing 101 with Bernadette Henry
Dec 10, 2017 • 28 min
Bernadette Henry from Make it Fun NYC is a fitness expert specializing in Jump Rope tutorials and meal ideas. She has already gotten started with sponsorships and affiliate marketing but she wants to know more about the best practices when it comes to…
The True Story of Podcasting Now and Then
Oct 15, 2017 • 25 min
The story of podcasting starts with Adam Curry, Dave Winer, RSS feeds and iPods. Over the years it has come to mean so much to many who have grown their audiences, built their businesses and ultimately changed people’s lives through the power of…
How to Start a Great YouTube Channel
Sep 28, 2017 • 15 min
The best time to start your first YouTube Channel is today. In this episode I share the best tools, tips and people you need to get started. Show notes are at: http://ileanesmith.com/great-youtube-channel/
How to Use Branded Links on Your Podcast
Sep 4, 2017 • 23 min
Are you using a link shortener? Well if you are a podcaster listen up because in this episode you’ll discover the best way to use link shorteners to promote your brand. Get the show notes here: http://ileanesmith.com/12
Live Streaming Tips and Tutorials
Aug 27, 2017 • 28 min
Live streaming on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are covered in this episode. Audio live streaming is also mentioned. Show notes: http://ileanesmith.com/11
How to Understand Your Podcast Rankings
Aug 20, 2017 • 18 min
In this episode I cover the mysteries and mystique of podcast ranking and along the way I do a little myth busting about the importance of being at the top of the charts.
Is Live Multicasting Really Worth Your Time
Aug 12, 2017 • 25 min
I go off on a little bit of a rant about live streamers who try to multicast on more platforms than they can handle. Show notes for this episode are: http://ileanesmith.com/9
SEO Plugins and Blog Topic Ideas
Aug 5, 2017 • 17 min
Which SEO Plugin is the best to use on a new blog
What is the Future of Blogging in the Next 3 to 5 Years
Jul 29, 2017 • 23 min
Can we predict the future course of blogging over the next 3 to 5 years? I observe things that need to change and how podcasting and video marketing are taking a chunk out of the blogging pie. Call-in on Anchor.fm if you want to be part of upcoming shows.
How To Monetize Your Content and Make Money Online
Mar 27, 2016 • 16 min
Build Your Audience Before You Monetize It
5 Benefits of Starting Your Own Podcast
Mar 6, 2016 • 11 min
I love to encourage my listeners to start their own podcast show. In this episode, I talk about 5 reasons now is a great time to launch your own show. Full show notes: http://ileanesmith.com/5-benefits-starting-podcast/ Free guide to get listed…
How To Be More Confident in Front of the Camera
Feb 7, 2016 • 15 min
Tips for live streaming and live video
5 Ways To Sharpen Your Headline Writing Skills
Jan 24, 2016 • 24 min
Best Headline Writing Tips You Will Read All Year
Interview with Joey Kissimmee of Appendipity Themes
Jan 5, 2016 • 44 min
Joey Kissimmee is the founder and CEO of Appendipity themes. The only WordPress themes built specifically for podcasters. Full show notes at http://ileanesmith.com/joey-kissimmee-interview/
Top 5 Blogging Tools Every Blogger Should Invest In
Dec 20, 2015 • 28 min
The time has come for us to evaluate our ever-expanding list of blogging tools, and decide which ones we plan to keep and which ones we need to purge! It’s all part of a cleansing process that is an exercise we should all do at least one per year if…
Should Bloggers Write More or Promote More
Dec 14, 2015 • 26 min
The 80/20 rule
WordCamp US Recap
Dec 7, 2015 • 14 min
2015 WordCamp US Held in Philadelphia PA
How To Keep Up with Trends on YouTube
Nov 30, 2015 • 22 min
How can you keep up with YouTube’s ever changing platform. Who should you follow for best practices and tips and tricks for discoverability of your videos? I answer that question and more in this episode. The show notes are at…
Your Path to a Better YouTube Channel Part Two
Nov 22, 2015 • 18 min
I watched a presentation done by Tori Cushing from Moz that talked about a video series they did called the Daily SEO Fix. In a webinar she talked about the result they were able to achieve with this video series. The full show notes can…
YouTube 101 - Your Path to a Better YouTube Channel Part one
Nov 15, 2015 • 14 min
You want to make a better YouTube Channel so you can get more views and build a community of loyal followers. This is part 1 in a series to help you do just that. Find the complete show notes at http://ileanesmith.com/you-tube-101-part-one
How To Conquer Your Fear of Blogging
Nov 7, 2015 • 15 min
If you don’t have a blog, you don’t have a voice. Dino Dogan
What Inspires You? I Hope I Do
Nov 30, 2014 • 20 min
What inspires you to create great content?
The Quest for Social Media Nirvana
Jul 5, 2014 • 28 min
How to Kick Your UnFollowers to The Curb
Get Active On Google Plus With Hangouts on Air
May 10, 2014 • 12 min
Show Notes Are To Come
Optimize Your Blog: A WordPress Theme and Plugin Wishlist
Mar 17, 2014 • 34 min
What should you consider before getting a WordPress Theme. What about plugins? Find out and get the show notes at http://www.msileanespeaks.com/2014/03/wordpress-theme-wishlist.html
How To Start Winning The Social Media Game
Feb 2, 2014 • 18 min
Deciding Which Social Networks to Use
Introducing the Content CREAM Machine
Jan 25, 2014 • 13 min
In this episode we discuss how to optimize your content to meet the needs of your audience. Show notes can be found http://www.msileanespeaks.com/2014/01/content-cream-machine.html
Visual Marketing on Your Blog and Social Media with Wade Harman
Dec 10, 2013 • 40 min
Rocking Your Blog and Social Media with Visual Marketing
SpeakPipe Keeps The Conversation Going With Your Audience
Sep 29, 2013 • 9 min
I answer a listener question came in via Speakpipe about landing pages and I also make an announcement about some news from the folks at SpeakPipe. Look for the PDF file that goes along with this show with some screenshots and tips for using SpeakPipe…
Hot Tips for Using Facebook and Tracking Your Social Proof
Sep 8, 2013 • 13 min
Facebook marketing can play a vital role in promoting your blog. Take full advantage of your Facebook Timeline and track your social proof with Klout. http://www.msileanespeaks.com/2013/09/facebook-and-social-proof.html
The Positives and the Perils of Monitoring Your Brand on The Internet
Jul 30, 2013 • 24 min
In this episode we explore the concept of monitoring your brand on the internet. Why is it important to know who’s talking about you and what’s being said? Find out about that and more http://www.msileanespeaks.com/2013/07/monitoring-your-brand.html
How To Use Images and Titles To Connect With Your Audience
Jun 29, 2013 • 17 min
How To Use Images and Titles to Connect With Your Audience
5 Ways To Increase Your Presence on Social Media
May 27, 2013 • 23 min
Get the full list of show notes on the blog: http://www.msileanespeaks.com/2013/05/increase-your-presence-on-social-media.html
How To Get Subscribers and Keep Them Happy
Apr 30, 2013 • 16 min
Subscribe to my email list http://basicblogtips.com/emails Learn how to get subscribers and keep them happy. Sign up for AWeber http://ileane.aweber.com
Pick One Tip For Driving Traffic To Your Brand New Blog
Mar 19, 2013 • 10 min
If you had to pick just one tip to drive traffic to a brand new blog, what would it be? Find out my tip and what 40 other top bloggers have to say. http://www.msileanespeaks.com/2013/03/drive-traffic-to-your-new-blog.html
Finding The Best Guest Bloggers for Your Blog
Mar 3, 2013 • 11 min
How to Attract the Pros and Avoid the No’s
The Ultimate Guide To Do Follow or No Follow Links on Your Blog
Feb 10, 2013 • 17 min
What’s the deal with DoFollow versus NoFollow links on your blog? Get the low down on links and how they impact your blog’s rank in the eyes of Google. http://www.msileanespeaks.com/2013/02/dofollow-or-nofollow.html
Technorati Claim Your Blog In 2013
Jan 20, 2013 • 11 min
Technorati was the number 5 traffic referrer for Basic Blog Tips in 2012.
Tools, Tips and Strategies for Google+ Success
Jan 7, 2013 • 25 min
http://msileanespeaks.com Google+ is the social networking platform that can’t be ignored. With over 100 million active users and a growing list of the benefits it’s time for you to jump in and take advantage with these tools, tips and strategies for…
Why You Should Start a Second Blog on Blogger
Dec 24, 2012 • 17 min
WordPress is the blogging platform of choice for many bloggers including myself. But in this episode I’ll share with you, why I choice Blogger as the platform for the Ms. Ileane Speaks Podcast blog. Read more…
5 Ways to Grow Your Email List With YouTube Videos
Dec 16, 2012 • 26 min
http://msileanespeaks.com Building an email list is an important task for any blogger or webmaster. In this episode we explore 5 ways you can use YouTube Videos to get email subscribers for your newsletter.
My All Time Favorite Tip for Getting Blog Traffic
Dec 6, 2012 • 18 min
In this episode I talk about how you can get more blog traffic by paying attention to the information found in Google Analytics.Mentioned in this episode: Justin Young Major Money Tips…
Become an Authority Online with Scoopit
Nov 25, 2012 • 14 min
Scoop.it is an online content curation platform
10 Point Check List For Blog Promotion
Oct 27, 2012 • 19 min
Use this 10 point blog promotion checklist to promote your pillar content on the internet. Mentioned in this episode: Blog Engage http://basicblogtips.com/uses/blogengage Social Buzz Club http://basicblogtips.com/uses/socialbuzzclub Blokube…
5 Reasons to Start Building Your Email List with AWeber
Oct 22, 2012 • 15 min
AWeber is one of the most popular email marketing services around. My five reasons for using AWeber to build an email list are WordPress integration, Ad tracking, list segmentation, Facebook and the Rapportive extension for Google Chrome inside of…
Your Transformation from Blogger to Webmaster
Oct 15, 2012 • 24 min
The next step in your blogging journey is your transformation from blogger to webmaster. I’ll tell you how to use Google Webmaster tools to find out where your traffic is coming from and what keywords people are using to find your content on…
The Three C’s of Your Blogging Success
Oct 8, 2012 • 11 min
Blogging Success means different things to everyone but for me a successful blogger has these three qualities. Connections, Collaborations and Confidence here is all you can get all of these things and continue on the path of your blogging…
Start Your Blogging Journey Today
Oct 1, 2012 • 17 min
Here are the steps you should take to bring focus and purpose to your blog and to ensure that your readers understand what your blog is about. I share a story about how I started my blogging journey and established goals and objectives on the path to…