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Posts Tagged ‘female musician’

FEM120: Marketing Lessons For Musicians From Over 300,000 Downloads of The Women of Substance Music Podcast

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Time flies when you’re having fun and here at Women of Substance Radio & Podcast, it has been a fun-filled 10 years! With this milestone, I found it appropriate to share the marketing lessons I have learned over the years. A music podcast is about sharing things with other people and gaining traction. Not starting out…

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

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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

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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…

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…

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

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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…

FEM101 Audio Production for Women

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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

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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.…

FEM91 Songwriting Camp For Girls & Women with Kirsti Manna

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Kirsti Manna’s songwriting camp empowers women and girls to find their creative voice. Not only did her 6 week #1 hit “Austin” introduce Blake Shelton to country music, but Kirsti also has an interesting history in acting where she had a TV show called Kirsti’s Manor. Kirsti has been gracious enough to offer a ticket to her…

FEM81 How To Work With A Virtual Assistant for Musicians with Caitlin Kularski

A virtual assistant for musicians is something I am often asked about. As a musician and entrepreneur, it can be demanding to balance the technical and administrative side of business with the musical and creative side. This is why I think a virtual assistant for musicians is a great idea. This week, I am talking with…

FEM80 Stop Looking For A Band! Do this instead!

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Are you a solo artist who is stuck because you feel like you need a band to perform and share your music? Today, I am going to tell you why you need to stop looking for a band and what you can do to feel more comfortable onstage. I see so many musicians struggling around…

FEM78 Facebook Ads Vs. Music Promotion Services with Bree Noble

music promotion services, facebook ads for musicians vs pr

When first starting out, Facebook ads can be a great first step in musicians promoting their music. Music promotion services or PR firms should be used when musicians are in the fourth stage of their music career. Fill out the form if you are interested in learning about my strategy in creating Facebook ads. You’ll…

FEM71 Accountability & Masterminds for Musicians

Today we talk about masterminds for musicians and break down why they are important for accountability. To get started with an accountability partner, join the Get More Done In Less Time Challenge starting on January 23. In this challenge, we will identify how to create music goals with clear objectives and how you can be productive…

FEM70 Why Your Music Goals And Objectives Are Stressing You Out

music goals and objectives

As musicians and business owners, we often find ourselves stressing out about our music goals and objectives. Setting the right goals and having clear objectives is how we create success in our musician businesses. Often times, we don’t think of ourselves as business owners as well as musicians. Because of this, I am thrilled to be…

FEM44 Inspiration & Advice from Guitar For Girls Writer & Singer/Songwriter Ali Handal

I talk to Ali Handal about inspirations and advises based on her  instructional book “ Guitar For Girls ”. Ali is a successful  singer, songwriter, lead guitarist and author whose passion for music and performing lead her to create a career in music with different income streams. Playing an Instrument as a Singer-Songwriter You don’t have to depend…

FEM43 Open Mic Night Ideas & Strategies for Honing Your Craft with Toni Koch

I talk to Toni Koch, professional song writer and seasoned music director about open mic night ideas and strategies for a successful career in music and arts. Toni is a passionate musician and art advocate who is a pioneer in the indie music marketing techniques. She has received various awards as a mentor, promoter and manager. Basic…

FEM42 How Do You Become A Singer, Songwriter & Public Personality And Maintain Your Integrity with Djoir Jordan

Djoir Jordan shares her philosophy on how do you become a singer, songwriter and public figure. We also talk about how she used Social Media to build a large quantity of solid following. Discover how she creatively crafted her success as a musician. How Djoir Built a Twitter following of 70,000 Looked at what other…

FEM31 How Being a Multiple Song Writing Contest Winner Advanced Her Career with DeDe

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I talk to the multiple song writing contest winner and crossover artist, Dede Wedekind, about her life purpose and joy and peace she found in pursuing her passion. Her path from marketing to a music career brought her faith, courage and learning that she now applies as a full-time music entrepreneur.  Growing Her Fan Base Creating partnerships with bloggers Using…

FEM29 How to License Your Music, Attract Music Supervisors & Create Super Fans with Cheryl B Engelhardt

Music industry professional, Cheryl B Engelhardt, talks to me on how to license your music and tips straight from her experience about attracting music supervisors and directors. She talks about doing the music business with the right drive, motivation and building relationships with people you work with. Her energy will surely motivate you! Music Licensing Scoring Music…