Posts by Bree Noble

FEM154 Make Money Making Music by Conquering Your “Money Blocks”

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When Greg Wilnau realized what his money blocks were, he was able to change is mindset and take actionable steps to earn an income from music. To make money making music, we need to understand the money blocks and limiting beliefs that are holding us back. During the Profitable Musician Summit, we will hear from…

FEM153 Making Money Making Music At Home

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Today’s episode focuses on making music at home and income streams you can establish from them. Making music at home can be a profitable business in a variety of ways, from teaching lessons to busking online. The Profitable Musician Summit is all about making money in a variety of ways, not just touring or performing…

How To Sell Merch & Music At Shows Without Being Sales-y

How To Sell Merch & Music At Shows

Wondering how to sell merch & music at shows without coming off as annoying or sales-y? You’re not alone. It’s not uncommon for musicians to feel uncomfortable and out-of-their-element. This unsettling feeling usually causes musicians to avoid sales altogether. After all, we musicians are creatives. Deep down, we believe that the quality of our creative…

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FEM152 How To Grow As A Musician Without Playing The “Comparison Game”

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The Profitable Musician Summit is just around the corner and I wanted to share some tips and tricks to kick comparison to the curb so you can be inspired and learn from our experts. Wondering how to grow as a musician but get caught up in comparing yourself to others? Or even worse, do feelings of…

FEM151 How To Make Money Playing Music Live

How To Make Money Playing Music

Want to know how to make money playing music live? Listen to these snippets of the Profitable Musician Summit. Have you been wondering how to make money playing music? The Profitable Musician Summit is a free 10 day summit running from May 1st through May 10th and you won’t want to miss it! You’ll hear…

FEM150 How Do Music Artists Make Money?

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Having multiple income streams is the key to success as a musician. Attend the FREE Profitable Musician Summit to learn which ones to implement and which ones to cast aside. How do music artists make money? With multiple income streams, of course! This week I am so excited to announce the huge project I have…

FEM149 Introducing…The Profitable Musician Summit

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The Profitable Musician Summit features 39 independent musicians and industry professionals who will present topics over 10 days. The Profitable Musician Summit takes you behind the scenes to see just how musicians profit from their music. It’s happening May 1st through May 10th and is chock full of expert speakers from around the music industry…

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…

FEM147 From Label Deal To Blazing Her Own Trail As An Indie With Sarah Darling

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Sarah Darling, an established country singer/songwriter from Nashville, talks about her life as a musician. Growing up in a little farm town in Iowa to Nashville at age 21, Sarah has been singing since she could talk and started playing shows at age 14. She got her first label deal in 2008 and in 2012…

FEM146 4 Collaborative Marketing Strategies for Musicians

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All boats rise with the tide and instead of competing with each other, musicians should find ways to work together to promote their music. Collaborative marketing is a great way for musicians to promote one another’s music and grow email lists and fan bases. Aligning yourself with musicians who have similar genres, work ethics or…

FEM145 Music Giveaway Ideas To Grow Your Fan Base

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There is no hard and fast rule on when to have a music giveaway so it’s possible to offer them as often as an artist wants but there has to be a strategy. A music giveaway is a great way to build up your email list, social media following or even to engage with the…

FEM144 Music Crowdfunding for Instrumentalists with Brass Chick Kate Amrine

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In our first interview with a female brass player, Kate Amrine talks about music crowdfunding and how she made music a full time career through teaching and performing. When she started music crowdfunding, Kate Amrine was surprised by how many strangers wanted to support her campaign. It wasn’t the random people that made the difference,…

FEM143 Why Building A Musician Email List Is More Important Than Ever Before

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With 2018 deemed the “year of connection”, musicians are finding email lists more important than ever and focusing less on social media platforms. Some people are rocking their musician email list and some people are resisting it all together. It can be intimidating to figure out what to email about, however, the chance to reach…

Setup is Everything: Designing Your Home Recording Studio Layout

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With home recording studio equipment becoming more powerful and less costly, combined with the digitization of music, there is less need than ever to use a traditional recording studio. Between 2007 and 2016, there was a decrease of over 15.4% in the number of professional studios. If you want to create great music, then you’ve probably considered…

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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…

FEM141 Music Showcase Opportunities for Women with Ashley Kervabon of #WomenCrush Music

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Ashley Kervabon was a singer-songwriter living in Portland, Oregon when she realized her mission was to build a community for women in the music industry. #WomenCrush Music was created to help fellow female artists advance in their careers. Creating music showcase opportunities is one of the driving factors behind #WomenCrush Music, which is all about promoting female…

Tips for Providing Music Lessons Online

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Nowadays many people are looking for music lessons online. This guide provides great tips of you are an artist hoping to start providing lessons in your spare time. There is a demand for music lessons online because not everyone has the time or money to take in-person music classes even if they want to learn.…

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FEM140 How Successful Independent Musicians Overcome Rejection & Deal With Haters

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Not a single independent musician is invincible when it comes to rejection and haters so booking can be a hassle. Using these strategies will help you deal with rejection while staying positive so you can always put your best foot forward. Unfortunately, even the most successful independent musicians are not immune to having challenges. The…

FEM139 Strategies To Help You Conquer Those Music Tasks You HATE Doing

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Procrastination is a never-ending battle that many people deal with. Using some simple strategies and hacks, it’s not only impossible but even enjoyable to get music tasks done. We all have music tasks we loathe doing but getting these tasks done (and staying consistent) is what will help us make progress and grow in our…

FEM138 How To Make Money With Music By Expanding Your Income Streams with Naomi LaViolette

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As a struggling single mom, Naomi Laviolette was considering joining the 9-5 workforce until the advice from a friend motivated her to make money with music. Once Naomi Laviolette learned to make money with music, nothing was stopping her. As a performing, singer, songwriter and recording artist, she was just steps away from having music…