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New Strategies To Book Paid Gigs in 2020 with Tara B

I’m glad to have Tara B back on the show. I met her in 2015 and she has been a partner in the Academy since then. She has her own courses and trainings. She knows a lot about booking and has always been scrappy and proactive. Since she has the same experience as everyone else…

10 Reasons You Should Release A Holiday Single or EP This Year

I did a similar episode back in 2015 and I’ve gotten a number of feedbacks from artists who were really glad they followed my advice and released their holiday CDs. I thought it was time to have an update about this in relation to the present time. Since we are in September, I want to…

Navigating Music, Motherhood and Mental Health with Rachel Mason

Motherhood was something central to my music career. I only started pursuing it after I had a 2-year old. I experienced a lot of what my guest, Rachel Mason, will talk about in regards to balancing a thriving music career and being a mom.  I would love you to join our Female Musician Academy. The…

Embracing Multiple Streams of Income with Fiona Flyte

As part of the Embracing the New Music Economy series I have been doing, my friend, Fiona Flyte, talks about diversifying income on this episode, as well as discuss insights on how she uses content marketing and Youtube as a musician. We have the new and updated income guide, 15 Streams of Income to Tap…

How to Land Online Session Work With Angie and David from AirGigs

I have a new income guide that fits perfectly into the current situation of the music industry which is called 15 Streams of Income to Tap Right Now to Create Sustainable Revenue for Music. Be sure to go to femusician.com to get it. One of the multiple streams of income I talk about is related…

How To Seamlessly Transition From In-Person Lessons to Online

To embrace the New Music Economy, this needs not to be a time of pause but of transition. The way that people consume and buy things will change and one of these is giving private lessons online. In this episode, my friend, Tiffany Van Boxtel from the StarSinger.co Podcast, shares how she seamlessly transitioned all…

Embracing The New Music Economy: Plant Some Trees

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In this Episode I talk about the new music economy that will be created in the wake of COVID-19 and how we can embrace the changes now by “planting trees”. The idea of planting a tree comes from the quote, “The best time to plant a tree was 100 years ago. The second best time…

How To Recession-Proof Your Music Career

During this unprecedented time, it’s understandable to feel powerless. With gigs being cancelled and social distancing eliminating key sources of income, you may feel like your career is paralyzed. But there are plenty of things you can be doing right now to be productive and take actions that will fortify your career against the inevitable…

FEM185: Music Business Management – How To Keep More Of The Money You Make

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Is music business management, especially the money part, stressing you out? You’re not alone. Particularly this time of year, you may be scrambling to get your taxes done and realizing that you don’t have a good system for managing your money. Or maybe, you’ve been avoiding music business management and tracking income and expenses completely.…

FEM184 Music Entrepreneur Success – Practical Tools & Mindset

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Whether you realize it or not, as a musician, you are a music entrepreneur. If you’re wondering what a music entrepreneur is and how to act like one, check out this Podcast Episode. In order to succeed as a music entrepreneur, you first need to acknowledge that working on your business skills is important. I…

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…

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…