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FEM89 Behind The Scenes with Female Indie Artists Jiana Wessel & Beth Matthew

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Female Indie Artists Jiana Wessel and Beth Matthew shared their journeys as independent artists in their music career. An important part of an artist’s journey is to learn about that of other artist’s so you don’t feel like you are on your own. I was so happy to meet up with Beth and Jiana today. As members of…

FEM83 Creating SUPER Fans with House Concerts

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Creating super fans can be less daunting when you perform at house concerts. I have included a free resource for musicians who are interested in booking house concerts. It’s called the House Concerts Online Booking Resource Guide and it will help you find ways to book house concerts in your area. Fill out the form below to receive…

FEM48 How To Sell Songs & Albums Without A Record Label

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One time I recorded an album…and no one bought it. OK, I supposed if you count my mom, my dad, my cousins, and a few of my subordinates at work who felt obliged to buy it…then I guess 10 people bought it. I couldn’t figure out what all the successful Indie artists I saw around…

FEM46 How To Build A Fanbase One Fan At A Time with Rachael Sage

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  I talk to the artistic Rachael Sage, successful musician and producer, on how to build a fanbase. Rachael is also a dancer, visual and literary artist but is best known for her career in music and founded her own record label. She shares her journey as an Indie singer and songwriter and how she came up  with…

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

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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

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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…

FEM18 Building A Fanbase & Crowdfunding For Musicians With The Glass Child

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The Glass Child, Charlotte Ericksson,  bares her unique story of survival in her life and career. She tells us her walks in finding a place for her music and books.  I talk to her about her knowledge and experience in crowdfunding campaigns and how she managed to gain a loyal fanbase through learning from the internet and…

FEM16 Music Tour Management & Social Media For Musicians with Bari Leigh

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I talk with the Nashville-based singer and songwriter, Bari Leigh, on how she makes money in doing her passion. Bari shares music tour management tips. She tells us her experience in connecting with fans through live performances. Her realizations provide a clear perspective of how independent artists  should utilize their resources such as social media for musicians to their…