Now that the summer is winding down, Blogtalkradio is just beginning to wind up. Each day we are signing up more hosts, hosting more shows and getting all sorts of inquiries. Can we use BTR for this and for that? The answer is usually yes. Just yesterday we hosted a show from the UK and Denmark. Our UK host, Rob was able to secure as his guest a UK TV celebrity. They took calls from as far away as Denver and as close as London. We also were able to enjoy a show from Denmark. Karin the host is a very knowledgable podcaster and blogger in her home country. She and I had an opportunity to speak after her show and we talked about many things, mostly where she beleives blogtalkradio fits into the scheme of things.It's Karin's belief that not all bloggers will want to use the spoken word to communicate their thoughts and ideas. Furthermore, she went on to say, that there are more and more bloggers looking to get into podcasting, but the hurdles of doing so are sometimes not worth the effort.We agreed on one other thing and that is where Blogtalkradio comes into play.You see, BTR is a perfect transition between blogging and podcasting. Bloggers are individuals with a point of view, who spend hours and hours sharing their thoughts with their audience. BTR doesnt' replace the blog, but extends the blog, by providing a platform for bloggers to interact with their audience in a real time manner. There is no better form of communication than interactive dialogue conducted in a real time manner.Whereas outsourced podcasting is most often a difficult exercise to deal with, becoming a host and actually hosting your own talkshow using BTR is relatively a painless process. I say relatively because as a "live" platform only 4 weeks old, we occasionally do have a hiccup or two which can be a bit frustrating. Please don't throw your laptop, it will break.One more point which is worth noting. In addition to extending the blog, BTR extends the podcast. All of our shows are archived and can be listenend to at a later date. Also, we have now put in RSS feeds on your host blog page which will allow your audience to easily keep track of and listen to their favorite blogshows. The RSS will soon appear directly on the host channel, so Karin as well as our many hosts can be rest assured that their podcasts will have RSS feeds.Plesase visit Karin's site at Once again, thank you for being a part of Blogtalkradio. We are truly in a very exciting place and we look forward to making BTR the best service it can be.See you "on-air",
Ed and Deb Shapiro welcome Arianna Huffington to talk about her new impassioned and compelling book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
Actress Heather Tom (Bold and the Beautiful) joins World Footprints to discuss her philanthropy work and travel.
Movie Addict Headquarters remembers the legendary Mickey Rooney with a celebration of his remarkable career. Joining this tribute are comedian George Bettinger, film historian James Colt Harrison and Diana Saenger from Classic Movie Guide.
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Eddie Huang and co-host Elena Bergeron welcome Michael Madrigale to Monosodium Glutamate. Michael is Head Sommelier at Bar Boulud in New York City, an expert in one of Eddie's favorite subjects - wine.
Tune in as rock star cancer caregivers Dan Crail and Jayna Martin discuss the complexities and nuances of what it takes to get busy living as a primary caregiver to a young adult with cancer.
Join Alison Doyle, About.com's career expert, to discover how you can find the perfect career.
Salli Richardson, from BET's "Being Mary Jane," discusses life in Hollywood with Rolanda.
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World Footprints travels to New Orleans for our annual broadcast at French Quarter Festival. We will broadcast live from the heart of the Quarter at Jackson Square in the Tableau restaurant--Dickie Brennan's latest gem.
Performances by Grammy Award winning duo Mary Mary, and spoken word by Carlos Andrés Gómez, Verb and Ed Mabrey.
Discussing the rebirth of Hillary Clinton and her prospects for a White House run in 2016.
Jennifer Ouellette talks with astronomer Ray Jayawardhana, author of “The Neutrino Hunters” about why these ghost particles are so endlessly fascinating to physicists, and why the Higgs boson is soooo 2012.
Shawn and Kevin take a look at another week in soccer, and discuss Pele's hair diamonds.
Taking a look at the new movie "Draft Day" and hearing star Kevin Costner's thoughts.
Audra McLaughlin discusses her journey on the "The Voice," and how she recorded her first album at 16.
Former Ohio State S C.J. Barnett discusses his prep for the upcoming NFL Draft.
We will celebrate National Poetry Month by reading our original poems on the air. They are thoughtful, deep and funny. Some might be awful.
Joy Keys chats with Author and Activist Thomas Nazario and Photographer Renee C. Byers about their book "Living on a Dollar a Day."
On his show, Comedian Rodney Perry covers arts and entertainment, everything from comedy and politics to music and acting, with his signature comedic slant.
Joy Keys provides her listeners with insight to improve their lives mentally, physically, monetarily and emotionally. Past guests on the show have included Meshell Nedegeocello, Blair Underwood, in addition to an impressive list of CEOs, humanitarians and authors.
Host Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 15 years. This is a business radio show where he shares all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.
The Bottom Line Sports Show is hosted by former NBA stars Penny Hardaway, Charles Oakley, Mateen Cleaves. Tune in to get the inside scoop on what's happening in sports today.
Hits Radio covers basketball, sports culture and entertainment with past guests including Jason Kidd, Robin Lundberg and Chris Herren.
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Official Internet radio show of forthcoming epic paranormal investigation book by Eric Olsen and "Haunted Housewife" Theresa Argie.
Award-winning World Footprints is a leading voice in socially responsible travel and lifestyle. Hosts Ian & Tonya celebrate culture and heritage and bring a unique voice to the world of travel.
Football Reporters Online is a group of veteran football experts in the fields of coaching, scouting, talent evaluation, and writing/broadcasting/media placement. Combined, the group brings well over 100 years of expertise in sports.
Host John Martin interviews the nation's leading entrepreneurs and small biz experts to educate small business owners on how to be successful. Past guests have included Emeril Lagasse and Guy Kawasaki.
Sylvia Global presents global conversations pertaining to women, wealth, business, faith and philanthropy. Sylvia has interviewed an eclectic mix from CEOs and musicians to fashion designers and philanthropists including Randolph Duke and Ne-Yo.
It's good to talk.