Cover art for podcast The Literacy Advocate

The Literacy Advocate

161 EpisodesProduced by Timmy BauerWebsite

New episodes every Monday and FridayAll episodes are based off the question: "What's a commonly held belief in Literacy Education you passionately disagree with?"More than 60 percent of all prison inmates are functionally illiterate.One child in four grows up not knowing how to read.43% of adults at… read more

Support the Show

Supporting The Literacy Advocate will ensure they keep making the show you love

financial supportSupport
17:00

#Podcasting Hosting Hallmark's Kids Book Podcast w/ Emily Akins

In the book End of Your Life Book Club, author Will Schwalbe recounts the final days of his mother's life, and sharing books with her.

This was the inspiration for Emily Akins’ new podcast Beginning of Your Life Book Club. What Will was able to have with his mother through books at the end of her life is what Emily wants as a mother for her kids at the beginning of theirs.

There may be no one adding more to the kids book podcasting community right now than Emily.

Emily is the editorial director at Hallmark, and recipient of the Barbara Marshall Award, which grants one member of the creative community a 6-month sabbatical to pursue personal work. Emily’ project: her podcast which is now up to 6 episodes and has interviewed Will Schwalbe, Kelly Baker, and Daniel Miyares.

In this episode, I talk with Emily about her move from Hallmark into kid lit, the goals she has for her show, and how it's bringing value to the creative community.

Beginning of Your Life BookClub, which you should definitely subscribe to:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-beginning-of-your-life-book-club/id1438003627?mt=2

---

This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Educational emoji reaction

Educational

Interesting emoji reaction

Interesting

Funny emoji reaction

Funny

Agree emoji reaction

Agree

Love emoji reaction

Love

Wow emoji reaction

Wow

Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to The Literacy Advocate

RadioPublic

A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://anchor.fm/s/596f17c/podcast/rss

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens