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Saying “No” To Music Gigs Will Make You More Money

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If you’re an Indie musician trying to build a following and make some money from your music, you probably think you need to say “yes” to every gig that comes your way. It’s easy to say “yes” to music gigs, just to get something on your calendar and feel like you’re making progress, even when…

FEM187 How To Be A Touring Musician And A Mother

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There’s a common belief out there that being a mom means you have to put your dreams on hold. A belief that you should prioritize your family over everything else. And when your dream is to be a touring musician, well, that can make following your dreams feel completely out of reach, especially if you…

FEM181 Connecting With Fans Across The Globe With Jenn Bostic

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Raw, real emotions and struggles inspire pop, gospel, soul artist, Jenn Bostic, to write music that her fans can relate to. Connecting with fans seems to come easy for Jenn Bostic. Her music is unpredictable and she isn’t afraid to follow her heart in the music she creates. In her most recent album, Revival, she…

FEM180 Artist Development & Performance Coach Vicki Ambinder

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Vicki Ambinder has been a professional in the performance and media arts for almost 40 years, helping musicians and artists deal with common issues around performing live and in the studio. Artist development and performance coach, Vicki Ambinder, works with musicians of all ages, levels and genres to enhance their performing skills in both the…

FEM178 Lessons In Music PR with Dawn Jones

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Learn how to implement effective promotion strategies for your brand and music with PRESSED PR founder, Dawn Jones. To have an effective music PR campaign, an independent artist needs to be doing more than just making music. Today we will dive into the promotion of tours, album releases and getting attention with Dawn Jones, of PRESSED…

FEM173 Live Venue & Artist Communication with Carolina Castilla

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Carolina Castilla, creator of Massive Act, moved from Colombia to Silicon Valley to start her company from scratch, without knowing anyone when she saw a need in the industry. Her mission is to improve live venue & artist communication. Live venue communication with artists can be difficult in the music business so when Founder of…

FEM171 Making Music Merch More Profitable with Vanessa Ferrer

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Vanessa Ferrer , founder of Merch Cat, is an expert when it comes to music merch. With her background in music and business, she created Merch Cat to help musicians leverage this income stream. A successful businesswoman for 15 years, Vanessa Ferrer has managed touring artists and consulted with industry pros. In 2015, she created Merch…

FEM163 The Smiling Girl of Blues Bands with Bridget Kelly

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fanBridget Kelly loves her fans and spends a lot of time engaging with them but the best way she connects with them, and others, is simply by being kind. One of the greatest female-fronted blues bands is The Bridget Kelly Blues Band, an electronic blues band. Their latest CD, Blues Warrior, was released on June…

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…

FEM119 How To Promote A Show with Facebook Messenger

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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…