Advice for Musicians Who Are Scattered Creatives

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Turning just three simple steps into habits can transform scattered creatives into productive musicians. The most common advice for musicians I give is to take 3 simple steps and form them into habits. If you’re a musician who has lots of great ideas and has trouble acting on them, you might be called a scattered…

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Why Having Too Many Music Ideas Is Stopping Your Career In Its Tracks…And What To Do About It

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Are you an artist who has tons of great music ideas but has trouble figuring out a plan for them or suffers from overwhelm? There’s a misconception that having a bunch of great music ideas and actually following through on all of them can be a shortcut to career success. In reality, having too many…

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Musician Branding: Advice To Help Indie Musicians Stand Out In A Noisy Industry

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Confused about branding your music and how branding in the music industry is different from corporate branding? In this video you’ll get 3 music branding tips for branding music artists. Branding your band is a similar process, so you can use these tip for band branding as well! To get more advice on building your…

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Discover 20 Top Female Singers From Different Eras & Genres

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Ella, Patsy, Aretha – the top female singers and leading ladies of music have been working their way up the charts and into our hearts for decades now. Whether you’re a fan of R&B, country, or pop you can no doubt agree that certain women stand out for their stage presence, amazing voices, and ingenuity.…

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5 Platforms for Musicians to Earn More Money

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These days there are some cool platforms for musicians that offer unexpected opportunities for making money.   Platforms for musicians have changed beyond recognition over the past few years, but making a sustainable income remains, as always, the musician’s main concern. It may seem that each new technological development is a further monetary blow to artists,…

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How Musician’s Can Avoid Burnout & Still Be Productive

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Learn tried and true tricks to avoid burnout and still make progress in your music business. Find the original post on ReverbNation. A few months ago, I was on the verge of burnout. Maybe you can relate? Feeling overwhelmed, like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done, is quite common…

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Our Top 10 Online Resources for Female Musicians

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Since 2007, I have been a champion for female musicians. It all started a bit by accident. Back in 2000, I had created a hobby online radio station on Live365 called Women of Substance, a personal playlist of female artists, mostly indies, that I used as a personal way to listen to the music I enjoyed at work.…

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5 Ways To Avoid Playing The Comparison Game

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The original post can be found on Reverbnation. Do you find yourself in the comparison game and constantly comparing yourself to other artists? Do you get secretly jealous when other musicians land cool gigs, win awards, and score lucrative press? These are signs that you are playing the comparison game, a common trap that can…

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

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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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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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