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Posts Tagged ‘Music Business’

FEM86 How To Fight Resistance To Your Soul’s Calling

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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

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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

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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

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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 As music entrepreneurs, we may find it time consuming to plan for a brand new year. Are you stuck thinking about 2016? We are going to talk about how you can release 2016 and plan for 2017.   I want you to grab a sheet of paper and label the following columns: WINS/WHY/LESSONS and on…

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

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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

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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…

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

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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…

FEM45 Get An Entertainment Lawyer BEFORE You Have A Hit Song with Tina Harris

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I talk to multi-platinum record pop singer, Tina Harris, about getting an entertainment lawyer. She shares her experience in the music business and the importance of having a professional you can trust and consult about the legalities in the music industry. Tina gives valuable insights on becoming a sensational artist. Tina’s Start in the Music Business Starting her music…

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

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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

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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…

FEM40 Music Publicist Denise Kovalevich on How To Promote Your Music And Be An Event Hustler

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I talk with Denise Kovalevich, owner of  DMK Publicity. She is an experienced music publicist with tons of experience in the entertainment industry who shares some great advice and stories and will introduce an amazing tool, Event Hustler, that will help you get paid quickly and easily when selling tickets to events. What Denise Learned…

FEM39 The Relationship Between Music And Health with Lori Cunningham

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I talk to a certified health coach and musician, Lori Cunningham, about music and health. Learn how music can enhance health and how health is a great factor in your success as a musician. She is a mother, a wife, health enthusiast, and a music coach. Be amazed and discover the importance of health for busy music entrepreneurs…

FEM38 Create Your Indie Music Business Plan for 2016

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Did You Have A Music Business Plan for 2015? Did you wake up the morning of December 31 and wonder what happened to 2015? I know that’s the way I felt December 31, 2014. I had spent the year dabbling, learning, watching from the side lines, dreaming, wishing, and generally NOT doing.  I had a…

FEM37 How To Make Money As A Musician By Finding Your Niche with Tamara Gal-On

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Tamara Gal-On is a successful music business coach and we talk about how to make money as a musician. She talks about her realistic approach in helping out musicians and creatives in making their way to real success in the music industry. This in an eye-opener episode for all artists as Tamara shares her valuable…

FEM36 How To Get Fans For Your Music When You’re Uncomfortable with Self-Promotion with Carey Keavy

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I talk with Carey Keavy about self-promotion and how to get fans for your music. Her resourcefulness will inspire you. She is a singer and songwriter from Minneapolis who follows her dreams and makes them happen. Discover how her belief in good things to unfold attracted positive things which sparked her music career. Carey’s Secret to Growing…

FEM33 Using a Live Music Festival Stream as Marketing & The B-Side Remix Project with Yvette Chivers

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I talk to marketing and events managing director, Yvette Chivers, about using live music festival stream in music marketing. Yvette is also a DJ and she founded B-Side Project, which aims to bring together music of different genres. Working in the Music Industry with a Degenerative Eye Condition Raising awareness for others with working with physical…