Posts Tagged ‘Music Business’

FEM164 Strong Belief In Your Product Makes Marketing Your Music Easier & More Fun with Abigail Rose

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Nashville native, Abigail Rose, talks about how she came up through the music business. Not only did she gain a lot of connections, but it helped her figure out who she wanted to be as an artist. Marketing your music can be a daunting task for some musicians, but believing in your product makes it…

FEM161 What Is A Music Entrepreneur & Are You Acting Like One?

Playing great music isn’t the only skill a music entrepreneur has. Today we talk about what it takes to be a successful music entrepreneur and what you need to do if you lack in a certain area. What is a music entrepreneur? Today we talk about the skills and characteristics you need to possess in…

FEM148 How To Break Down A Music Project Into Do-Able Steps

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Avoid overwhelm, by breaking down a music project into smaller, bite sized pieces. Working on a big music project can be overwhelming. Whether you are releasing a CD or planning a tour, breaking down larger projects into smaller pieces can give you peace of mind and make things less intimidating. Overwhelm is possibly the most…

FEM142 How To Make Money Selling Music Online & At Live Shows Without Being “Sales-y”

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Don’t feel shy, uncomfortable or even pushy about selling your music. Offering items for sale gives your audience a way to support you and thank you. Struggling with how to make money selling music online? No one wants to feel like they are being sleazy or tacky when asking for sales. Today, I will share…

FEM127 How To Regain Control of Your Personal & Music Inbox And Save Your Sanity

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Limiting the amount of digital clutter in your life can make you more productive and feel less overwhelmed. Email is the major source of digital clutter so today I am giving you some easy tactics on how you can dramatically decrease the amount of emails in your music inbox. Is your music inbox overflowing with…

FEM121 How A Community of Musicians Can Support & Elevate Your Career with Lindsay Katt

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Lindsay Katt is a spiritual and heart centered artist who wants to create art for the sake of art. She enjoys the process just as much as the finished product and is here to tell us how she has gotten to where she is today by keeping the joy in creating. It’s critical to be…

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…

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

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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…

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…

FEM86 How To Fight Resistance To Your Soul’s Calling

When you find your soul’s calling, it’s easy to find yourself fighting the resistance to do things that will help your soul evolve. Sometimes you create excuses to not do the things that will move you forward. As mentioned in The War of Art by Steven Pressfield, feeling this resistance to an idea usually means you are on the edge of…

FEM85 Embracing The Nerd Music Niche with Meri Amber

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For Meri Amber, finding a music niche was natural. Growing up wanting to be in the girl band, Bewitched, she drew inspiration from the American Comic Con scene. Her music is a mix between bright pop with 90s punk rock and is inspired by Comic Con, Dr. Who, Lego and more. She writes, records, self publishes,…

FEM84 Developing Your Captivating & Compelling Music Personality

creating your music personality

Creating your captivating and compelling music personality or character is one big way to gain super fans. Super fans like more than what they hear. They follow you not only for your music but also for your values, personality. Join us for the upcoming challenge- 5 Days to Your First or Next 100 Super Fans.…

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…

FEM74 The Lowdown on Musician Headshots with Bree Noble

Musician headshots not something often talked about, after all, we are musicians and not photographers. My latest experience with having headshots taken was by far my most professional so I wanted to share my experience with you. There are many things to look for in finding a photographer and the style of the shoot. Musician…

FEM68: Exercises For Music Entrepreneurs To Plan Their Year

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Watch Or Listen Get my free SMART Goals Workbook, where you will learn how to hone in on the things you should be focusing on so you can make a steady income from music. As music entrepreneurs, we may find it time consuming to plan for a brand new year. Are you stuck thinking about 2016?…

FEM54 How To Make It As A Musician with Nancy Ruth

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I talk with Nancy Ruth about her desire from a very young age to learn how to make it as a musician. She emphasizes how important a good music education is. She explains what drew her to move to Spain and how her love of travel and other cultures fits into her music and her…

FEM52 Releasing “Message Music” That Connects with Your Audience with Audrey Callahan

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I talk to Audrey Callahan, musician and entrepreneur, about releasing Message Music and how it connected with her fans. She talks about how she followed her passion in music and how she started seeing loyal fans and income follow. Audrey emphasizes giving life to music and songs by sharing meaningful messages. She is also the creator of…

FEM51 Become A Full Time Musician Through Perseverance & Diversification with Lisa Brigantino

I talk with Lisa Brigantino about how to become a full time musician, the perseverance it takes, and how she diversified what she’s doing so she can do music day in and day out. She’s a solo singer/songwriter, runs a music production and rights-clearing company, and does musical comedy shows with her sister too! Lisa’s…

FEM48 How To Sell Songs & Albums Without A Record Label

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…

FEM47 Spark Your Songwriting Ideas at the Australian Songwriters Conference with Lisa Butler

I talk to successful writer, Lisa Butler, about songwriting ideas, training and networking tactics that she has learned in the span of her experience as a songwriter, poet and founder of the Australian Songwriters Conference. Her interview will educate and inspire songwriters of any genre, whether they are artists or non-performing songwriters. Songwriting Ideas from the Australian Songwriters Conference  Networking…