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Posts Tagged ‘Musician’

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

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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…

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…

FEM94 How The Lack of A Band Marketing Plan Killed This Project Before It Ever Got Off The Ground

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When I was in a band that lacked a band marketing plan, it was detrimental to our success. Started by one woman, the band was already branded and named prior to having any members. The founding woman auditioned and picked two more members, myself being one of them. Although our band had potential, we had no…

FEM92 Facebook for Musicians & How To Use Groups To Advance Your Career

facebook groups for musicians

Facebook for musicians can be a driving force in building a music career. Today’s podcast focuses on the right way to use Facebook groups to build a music career. I created a free group, Female Indie Musician Community which now has approximately 1,650 members and tons of engagement. With so many Facebook groups available, musicians in all locations, especially rural or…

FEM90 Using Music Giveaways To Build Your Fan Base

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Using music giveaways is a great way to build your fanbase. Today, we are going to discover how you can build your email list and your social following with contests and music giveaways. The first rule of thumb when creating a giveaway is to make sure you give away things that your audience would really want.…

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…

FEM72 Musician Websites That Attract & Engage Fans with Allison Sharpe of BandZoogle

Musician Websites That Attract & Engage Fans with Allison Sharpe of BandZoogle.

We talked with Allison Sharpe of Bandzoogle and she gave us some valuable tips on building musician websites that will attract and engage your fans. Allison is also a musician so she knows a thing or two about building a musician website. Join the webinar to learn more about musician websites and to start your…

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…

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…

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

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…

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

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…

FEM32 Celebrating Famous Women in Music with Joanna Jewett

famous women in music

Musician and marketing director, Joanna Jewett, tells me about her idea of creating an event to celebrate famous women in music and how she made it work into success.  I also talk with her about changes in her music career and self-promotion. Creating Respect CNY – Celebrating Women in Music Turning an idea into an…

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

song writing contest

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…