Streams of Income for Musicians

FEM163 The Smiling Girl of Blues Bands with Bridget Kelly

blues bands

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…

FEM156 Why A Self Employed Musician Needs Multiple Streams of Income

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As a self employed musician, it’s crucial to have different streams of income. In this podcast, you’ll learn why it’s smart to diversify. It’s important for a self employed musician to diversify their income streams and not depend on one particular source of cash flow. Employing  a combination of things such as performing live, live…

FEM155 3 Concert Tips To Improve Audience Connection & Enjoyment That Have Nothing To Do With Musicianship

concert tips

What I learned from attending a Gordon Lightfoot concert that had nothing to do with his amazing talent and everything to do with audience connection. Today I share 3 concert tips that can be used across venues and genres to improve audience connection and enjoyment. I recently attended a Gordon Lightfoot concert and although I had…

FEM153 Making Money Making Music At Home

making music at home

Today’s episode focuses on making music at home and income streams you can establish from them. Making music at home can be a profitable business in a variety of ways, from teaching lessons to busking online. The Profitable Musician Summit is all about making money in a variety of ways, not just touring or performing…

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…

FEM150 How Do Music Artists Make Money?

how do music artists make money

Having multiple income streams is the key to success as a musician. Attend the FREE Profitable Musician Summit to learn which ones to implement and which ones to cast aside. How do music artists make money? With multiple income streams, of course! This week I am so excited to announce the huge project I have…

FEM149 Introducing…The Profitable Musician Summit

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The Profitable Musician Summit features 39 independent musicians and industry professionals who will present topics over 10 days. The Profitable Musician Summit takes you behind the scenes to see just how musicians profit from their music. It’s happening May 1st through May 10th and is chock full of expert speakers from around the music industry…

FEM144 Music Crowdfunding for Instrumentalists with Brass Chick Kate Amrine

music crowdfunding

In our first interview with a female brass player, Kate Amrine talks about music crowdfunding and how she made music a full time career through teaching and performing. When she started music crowdfunding, Kate Amrine was surprised by how many strangers wanted to support her campaign. It wasn’t the random people that made the difference,…

FEM142 How To Make Money Selling Music Online & At Live Shows Without Being “Sales-y”

how to make money selling music online

Don’t feel shy, uncomfortable or even pushy about selling your music. Offering items for sale gives your audience a way to support you and thank you. Struggling with how to make money selling music online? No one wants to feel like they are being sleazy or tacky when asking for sales. Today, I will share…

FEM138 How To Make Money With Music By Expanding Your Income Streams with Naomi LaViolette

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As a struggling single mom, Naomi Laviolette was considering joining the 9-5 workforce until the advice from a friend motivated her to make money with music. Once Naomi Laviolette learned to make money with music, nothing was stopping her. As a performing, singer, songwriter and recording artist, she was just steps away from having music…

FEM137 When & How To Suggest An Artist Booking Contract, Deposit or Guarantee with Tara B & Bree Noble

artist booking contract

Don’t get caught in a sticky situation. Having an artist booking contract is a smart idea for artists who gig frequently. Tara B shares what she learned through her own experiences. Do you have an artist booking contract? Unfortunately, things don’t always go as planned so it’s always a good idea to have a clear…

FEM135 The Best Concert Venues You’ve Probably Never Explored with Lisa Lynne

best concert venues

Finding the best concert venues can be a struggle for any artist. Lisa Lynne stopped by to share some of her own secrets that lead her to writing her brand new book. Last time I met with Lisa Lynne, on Episode 27, she was just starting to write her book, How to Succeed at Self-Produced…

FEM129 Creating A Deep Connection With Her Fans Through Live Performance with Rehya Stevens

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Growing up around the music industry, Rehya Stevens knew as a teenager that her passion for music would lead her to be a professional musician. Learn how she uses a live performance to connect with her audience. For the last 17 years, Rehya Stevens has been an independent artist, becoming a successful session and live…

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…

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…

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

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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…

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…

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

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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…