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FEM117 Why Teaching Private Lessons Is The Key To Sustainable Income from Music with Allie Tyler

private lessons

Teaching private lessons can be fulfilling and pay the bills, according to Allie Tyler of the Marketed Musician. Learn how and why teaching music can create sustainable income to supplement your music business. Private lessons are something that professionally trained musician, Allie Tyler, feels strongly about. Every musician is qualified for teaching private lessons because they…

FEM115 Using Facebook Messenger To Engage with Music Super Fans

Do you use Facebook Messenger to engage with your music super fans? Today I am demystifying the concept of messenger bots and showing musicians how they can use them to interact with their audience. By now most people have Facebook accounts and now with Facebook Messenger, it’s even easier to stay in contact with almost…

FEM116 Woman Walk The Line: How The Women In Country Music Changed Our Lives with Holly Gleason

women in country music

Holly Gleason, music critic, academic and artist development consultant is here to talk about her lifetime love of writing, music and her book Woman Walk the Line: How Women in Music Changed Our Lives. Holly started out writing about competitive golf as a teen but having the “fiercest record collection on the East side of…

FEM114 Advice for Musicians Who Lack Self-Confidence with Bree Noble & Beth Matthew

advice for musicians

Today, I offer advice for musicians as I was interviewed by one of my team members. Self confidence issues are something that plague many of artists in the back of our minds and I go in depth about how I found ways to move past these crippling mental blocks. Beth Matthew started working on my…

FEM113 From Disney Child Star To Finding Her True Voice at Age 40 with Jennifer McGill

child star

Former child star, Jennifer McGill, has always had a passion for music and entertaining. Unlike her Mickey Mouse Club co-stars who went on to have massive careers in the industry, Jennifer just released her debut full length album, “Unbreakable.” Out of all the interviews I have done over the last couple of years, this interview…

FEM112 Why Every Artist Should Release an Album or Single For The Holidays

single for the holidays

Whether it’s a single for the holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas or for St. Patrick’s Day or Valentine’s Day, every artist should have one. Today, I will go over why you should have a single for the holidays and how you can use it to further your musician business. The holidays are coming up and that…

FEM111: How To Avoid Music Scams

music scams

Music scams are all over the place in today’s world. With some common sense and know how,you can improve your chances of avoiding scams in online submission opportunities. We’ve all heard of the phrase “too good to be true.” This can be the case when it comes to music licensing opportunities so I thought it…

FEM110: Pursuing Music Licensing Opportunities as a Career Focus with Kim Krenik

music licensing opportunities

Music licensing opportunities have become singer/songwriter Kim Krenik’s major focus in her musician business. Learn how Kim discovered music licensing and how she uses it to supplement her income. In this interview, we learned a lot about Kim Krenik! In addition to Kim’s music journey, you will hear about the course that Kim took to…

FEM109: Should I Submit Music for Licensing to Film, TV & Ads with Michelle Lockey

submit music for licensing

How do artists submit music for licensing? This week, Michelle Lockey joined us for Indie Interactive and talked a little bit about how she has been able to keep a consistent stream of income coming in from licensing her music for film, TV and ads. Michelle has always been into music but it was only…

FEM108 How To Write An Engaging Artist or Band Newsletter

band newsletter

Whether you’re writing a one off email or a band newsletter, it can be daunting to fill all that white space. Spoiler alert! You don’t have to! We’ll talk about how to plan your topics, write about them and edit them so you get the most engagement from your band newsletter. This time of year…

FEM107: What Does A Music Manager Do & How Do They Serve Their Clients with Natalie Umbert

what does a music manager do

What does a music manager do? Natalie Umbert, one of the most sought after music managers, stopped by to share over 20 years of wisdom working in the industry. Natalie has worked for premier companies such as Primary Wave, New Breed and EMI Records Group and earlier this year, she opened her own management firm…

FEM106 How To Plan Mini Tours with Gabi Huckins

mini tours

Gabi Huckins was with us today to talk about how to plan profitable mini tours. Gabi comes with loads of experience managing bands and planning tours. Starting out as a teenager, Gabi currently works in commercial music but her side hustle consists of managing and consulting with bands helping them plan mini tours. While there…

FEM105: 10 Ways To Build Your Fan Base Using Facebook Ads

build your fan base

Facebook Ads are, in my opinion, one of the BEST ways to build your fan base by attracting new fans and engaging current fans.  There are several reasons for this including: Facebook is a platform most people log into at least once per day. Your potential fans ARE on Facebook, and ads give you a…

FEM104 Success as a Professional Musician Takes Patience & Consistency with Katherine Moller

professional musician

Professional musician and fiddler, Katherine Moller, joined me to talk about how she has turned her passion from hobby to full time career. Applying for grants, crowdfunding and just plain getting stuff done is what has catapulted Katherine Moller to the role of professional musician. As a student in my Female Musician Academy, Katherine is…

FEM103 When It Comes To Music Opportunities, Follow Your Intuition with Anni

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Here to talk with us about music opportunities is Anni, a Finnish singer and songwriter. She is a firm believer that staying true to herself and trusting her intuition was the way to her success. Anni believes music can make all of us better. She has been working on a project called Seize the Song where she writes…

FEM102 Artist Booking & Finding Your Audience with Nancy Moran

artist booking

Nancy Moran was with us to talk about artist booking. As the co-founder of Azalea Music, she is a mentor to artists helping them pave the way for their music career. Getting a late start in music and having worked her way through struggles hasn’t slowed Nancy down. She has spent a great deal of time helping…

FEM101 Audio Production for Women

audio production

Expert in audio production, Fett, of Azalea Music talks about how he supports women in the music business and his clinic, Empowering Women in Audio.   For over 3 decades, Fett has been working in audio production. During that time, women were typically not seen in that side of the industry. Over the last three to five years, increasingly more…

FEM100 Artist Booking Prices: How To Decide What To Charge withTara B & Bree Noble

artist booking prices

Artist booking prices can be a touchy subject. How do you know what to charge when booking a gig? How do you know you are charging what you are worth? Tara B is back this week to share more of her valuable wisdom, this time around artist booking prices and making sure you are making…

FEM99 Daughter Carla Cooke Brings The Best Sam Cooke Songs To New Audiences

best sam cooke songs

Being the daughter of a legend, Carla Cooke always had a passion for music. At age 50, she began singing the best Sam Cooke songs, branched out into her own songs and started pursuing her music career. Starting her full fledged music career later in life is proof that it’s never too late to follow your passion.…

FEM98 How To Find Music Gigs That Pay In A Brand New Market with Tara B & Bree Noble

music gigs that pay

Tara B takes the fear out of finding music gigs that pay by showing artists where to look, whether they are in a brand new market or getting back into the music scene. Tara B has been a performing musician for 27 years with over one hundred gigs each year for the past 10 years. She knows a thing…