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Posts by Bree Noble

FEM123 Studio Skills & Role Models for Women with Fett & Bree

studio skills

As more and more women are breaking into the recording industry, it’s time we hone in on studio skills and helping women feel confident in the studio. Fett is here for a second time talking about how to be looked at as a professional in the studio instead of an amateur. Despite having professional studio…

FEM122 Songwriting Tips from Kevin Thomas of Songwriting Planet

songwriting tips

Kevin Thomas from Songwriting Planet stopped by to share some songwriting tips and different techniques he uses to improve his songs and the songs of his students. Songwriting tips didn’t come naturally to Kevin Thomas. He started asking questions about systematic techniques to use while songwriting and eventually went to Berklee College of Music to…

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

community of musicians

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

music podcast

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…

FEM119 How To Promote A Show with Facebook Messenger

how to promote a show

Have you wondered how to promote a show? Facebook Messenger offers a new and fun way to connect with your audience and keep them abreast of upcoming events. Watch and read on to learn how I use Messenger and ManyChat to engage with my audience and grow my business. Today we talk about how to…

FEM118 How To Improve Your Singing And Survive The Music Industry with Judy Rodman

how to improve your singing

Judy Rodman has worked with many well known artists as well as contestants on shows like The Voice, American Idol and America’s Got Talent. Today, she is with us to share how she got started as a vocal coach and how she can help you improve your singing. Judy Rodman doesn’t only teach you how…

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

private lessons

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…

FEM115 Using Facebook Messenger To Engage with Music Super Fans

Do you use Facebook Messenger to engage with your music super fans? Today I am demystifying the concept of messenger bots and showing musicians how they can use them to interact with their audience. By now most people have Facebook accounts and now with Facebook Messenger, it’s even easier to stay in contact with almost…

FEM116 Woman Walk The Line: How The Women In Country Music Changed Our Lives with Holly Gleason

women in country music

Holly Gleason, music critic, academic and artist development consultant is here to talk about her lifetime love of writing, music and her book Woman Walk the Line: How Women in Music Changed Our Lives. Holly started out writing about competitive golf as a teen but having the “fiercest record collection on the East side of…

FEM114 Advice for Musicians Who Lack Self-Confidence with Bree Noble & Beth Matthew

advice for musicians

Today, I offer advice for musicians as I was interviewed by one of my team members. Self confidence issues are something that plague many of artists in the back of our minds and I go in depth about how I found ways to move past these crippling mental blocks. Beth Matthew started working on my…

FEM113 From Disney Child Star To Finding Her True Voice at Age 40 with Jennifer McGill

child star

Former child star, Jennifer McGill, has always had a passion for music and entertaining. Unlike her Mickey Mouse Club co-stars who went on to have massive careers in the industry, Jennifer just released her debut full length album, “Unbreakable.” Out of all the interviews I have done over the last couple of years, this interview…

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

music scams

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…

FEM110: Pursuing Music Licensing Opportunities as a Career Focus with Kim Krenik

music licensing opportunities

Music licensing opportunities have become singer/songwriter Kim Krenik’s major focus in her musician business. Learn how Kim discovered music licensing and how she uses it to supplement her income. In this interview, we learned a lot about Kim Krenik! In addition to Kim’s music journey, you will hear about the course that Kim took to…

FEM109: Should I Submit Music for Licensing to Film, TV & Ads with Michelle Lockey

submit music for licensing

How do artists submit music for licensing? This week, Michelle Lockey joined us for Indie Interactive and talked a little bit about how she has been able to keep a consistent stream of income coming in from licensing her music for film, TV and ads. Michelle has always been into music but it was only…

FEM108 How To Write An Engaging Artist or Band Newsletter

band newsletter

Whether you’re writing a one off email or a band newsletter, it can be daunting to fill all that white space. Spoiler alert! You don’t have to! We’ll talk about how to plan your topics, write about them and edit them so you get the most engagement from your band newsletter. This time of year…

FEM107: What Does A Music Manager Do & How Do They Serve Their Clients with Natalie Umbert

what does a music manager do

What does a music manager do? Natalie Umbert, one of the most sought after music managers, stopped by to share over 20 years of wisdom working in the industry. Natalie has worked for premier companies such as Primary Wave, New Breed and EMI Records Group and earlier this year, she opened her own management firm…

FEM106 How To Plan Mini Tours with Gabi Huckins

mini tours

Gabi Huckins was with us today to talk about how to plan profitable mini tours. Gabi comes with loads of experience managing bands and planning tours. Starting out as a teenager, Gabi currently works in commercial music but her side hustle consists of managing and consulting with bands helping them plan mini tours. While there…

FEM105: 10 Ways To Build Your Fan Base Using Facebook Ads

build your fan base

Facebook Ads are, in my opinion, one of the BEST ways to build your fan base by attracting new fans and engaging current fans.  There are several reasons for this including: Facebook is a platform most people log into at least once per day. Your potential fans ARE on Facebook, and ads give you a…

FEM104 Success as a Professional Musician Takes Patience & Consistency with Katherine Moller

professional musician

Professional musician and fiddler, Katherine Moller, joined me to talk about how she has turned her passion from hobby to full time career. Applying for grants, crowdfunding and just plain getting stuff done is what has catapulted Katherine Moller to the role of professional musician. As a student in my Female Musician Academy, Katherine is…