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Posts Tagged ‘Songwriter’

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…

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…

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…

FEM79 Self Expression Through Music with A Message with Andrea Hamilton

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I was so excited to meet with Andrea Hamilton this past week! Andrea is a pop singer/songwriter who’s dedicated to her church and healthy eating. Currently, music is her sole source of income, whether it is through music licensing, creating music for her church or live performances. Creating music with a message has always been a source of…

FEM61 How To Build A 6 Figure Music Career with Cathy Heller

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As you’ll soon see, Cathy Heller is a wealth of information, inspiration and motivation for you to create a successful music career. She built her entire career from the ground up. She tried the traditional route and turned down 2 record deals because she believed in a different model. Now she licenses her songs to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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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…

FEM28 Taking Charge of Her Career After Being One of The Most Memorable American Idol Past Contestants with Alexis Grace

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I talk with Alexis Grace, full time musician and radio DJ, about the influences that made her choose a career in music and her unforgettable experience as one of the amazing American Idol Past Contestants. Learn from her honest opinions and the realities of pursuing a career in music. Her strong, positive character and heart is going to motivate you. Before her Career…

FEM27 Selling 1 Million Albums Through Creative Physical CD Distribution with Lisa Lynne

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Lisa Lynne, harpist, composer and multi-instrumentalist, shares how she succeeded in physical CD distribution. She has great tips on generating income from music. Learn how Lisa sold over 1 Million albums! She also believes in giving back her gift as a musician to the community. Revenue Streams and Physical CD Distribution Record sales – has sold over a million…

FEM26 How Online Music Competitions Can Give You A Head Start in The Music Industry with Jetty Rae

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I talk with Jetty Rae, a confident singer and songwriter, about how she got a head start on her career in music through online music competitions. She took her career seriously; making sure that she knows what she wants, putting her goals to actions, heeding advice from her mentor, learning from her experiences and from others, and…

FEM23 Planning A Music Festival with Victoria Boyington

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I talk to Victoria Boyington, a successful musician, founder of the California Women’s Music Festival. She talks about her journey as a singer and songwriter to planning a music festival which aims to bring together women musician for the advancement of womens’ role in the music industry and to inspire strength in every women artist. The Vision…

FEM22 How To Become A Songwriter by Networking with Creative People with Jennell

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I talk with Jennell about how her life and career was inspired by the Nashville music scene. She shares her success formula on how to become a songwriter. Hear her story on becoming a successful musician despite the challenges that she has faced in the industry. Connecting with Nashville & How to Become a Songwriter Living…

FEM20 A Wildly Successful Approach to Booking Shows with Tara B

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Tara B is a seasoned singer, recording artist, pianist, voice coach and public speaker. In this episode, Tara talks about the strategies she learned and practiced throughout her career in booking shows, promoting music online, internet marketing and her many ways to earn as a musician entrepreneur. Creating a Variety of Income Streams from Music…

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…