Women In Music

FEM171 Making Music Merch More Profitable with Vanessa Ferrer of Merch Cat

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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…

FEM166 How To Build A Music Career On Your Own Terms with Cassandra Kubinski

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Global Co-Chair of Membership for Women In Music, Cassandra Kubinski, shares her tips and tricks on how to build a music career and how she stays grounded in her life. For musicians looking to build a music career, Cassandra Kubinksi brings tons of knowledge to the table. As a Profitable Musician Summit guest, back in…

FEM162 A Support System for Female Musicians with Bree Noble, Catherine M Thompson, Sheila Veerkamp & Beth Matthew

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Women face a unique set of challenges in the male-dominated music industry. The Female Indie Musician Community (FIMC) was created to give women a safe place to be seen, heard and found for their musical talent. Female musicians, Catherine M Thompson and Sheila Veerkamp, joined Beth Matthew and I for a discussion about the state…

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…

FEM125 Female Indie Artists Who Stepped Up Their Game In 2017 with Kristin Chambers & Sarah Baker

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Today, we met up with Kristin Chambers and Sarah Baker who have been up to some great things in 2017 and how it changed everything in their music careers. Female indie artists, Kristin and Sarah, have both been able to get more into the recording and engineering of their own music this year. Thanks to…

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

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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…

FEM120: Marketing Lessons For Musicians From Over 300,000 Downloads of The Women of Substance Music Podcast

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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…

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

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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…

FEM101 Audio Production for Women

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Expert in audio production, Fett, of Azalea Music talks about how he supports women in the music business and his clinic, Empowering Women in Audio.   For over 3 decades, Fett has been working in audio production. During that time, women were typically not seen in that side of the industry. Over the last three to five years, increasingly more…

FEM91 Songwriting Camp For Girls & Women with Kirsti Manna

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Kirsti Manna’s songwriting camp empowers women and girls to find their creative voice. Not only did her 6 week #1 hit “Austin” introduce Blake Shelton to country music, but Kirsti also has an interesting history in acting where she had a TV show called Kirsti’s Manor. Kirsti has been gracious enough to offer a ticket to her…

FEM89 Behind The Scenes with Female Indie Artists Jiana Wessel & Beth Matthew

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Female Indie Artists Jiana Wessel and Beth Matthew shared their journeys as independent artists in their music career. An important part of an artist’s journey is to learn about that of other artist’s so you don’t feel like you are on your own. I was so happy to meet up with Beth and Jiana today. As members of…

FEM34 How To Be A Successful Musician Without Sacrificing Your Family with Martha’s Trouble

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Jen and Rob of Martha’s Trouble talk to me about how they manage their priorities; family and musical career. Learn how to be a successful musician from their journey as career and life partners. The lessons they learned from their mentor which gave them a breakthrough in their passion and the experiences they have earned…

FEM32 Celebrating Famous Women in Music with Joanna Jewett

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Musician and marketing director, Joanna Jewett, tells me about her idea of creating an event to celebrate famous women in music and how she made it work into success.  I also talk with her about changes in her music career and self-promotion. Creating Respect CNY – Celebrating Women in Music Turning an idea into an…

FEM23 Planning A Music Festival with Victoria Boyington

I talk to Victoria Boyington, a successful musician, founder of the California Women’s Music Festival. She talks about her journey as a singer and songwriter to planning a music festival which aims to bring together women musician for the advancement of womens’ role in the music industry and to inspire strength in every women artist. The Vision…

FEM17 Learning From Music Mentors And Making Her Mark on the Music Industry with Laura B Whitmore

Music marketer, Laura B Whitmore, talks about how she worked with music mentors and gained knowledge, experience and confidence in making her dream music business happen. She tells me about how she started pursuing her daydreamt goals and into becoming the founder of the Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN). Starting Mad Sun Marketing Using…

FEM14 Jobs for Music Majors & Climbing The Music Industry Ladder with April Duran

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I talk with April Duran, founder of all-female Record Label Rag House Records and creator of SoCal Girl Fest about climbing the Music Industry ladder and the philosophy that keeps her moving upward. Her Experience at Musician’s Institute Going back to school to make a career change Wanting it badly enough to work full time…

FEM06 Women in the Music Industry, Masterminds for Musicians And Podcasting with Brassy Broad Jen Edds

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  I talk with Jen Edds – musician, editing guru extraordinaire, and host of the awesome Podcast about women in the Music Industry, “The Brassy Broadcast.” How This Woman Got Started in The Music Industry How she got started in music. How she lived a double life – corporate sales by day, performing musician at…