Sneak Peak Into The Profitable Musician Summit 2019

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My goal with the Profitable Musician Summit 2019 is to eradicate the starving artist paradigm for good. I realize this is not an easy task. That’s why I not only brought in Music Industry Experts this year, but I also tapped some creative-friendly experts in the financial space. Our mantra for the 2019 Profitable Musician…

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 – The Practical Tools & Mindset You Need To Succeed

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Whether you realize it or not, as a musician, you are a music entrepreneur. In order to succeed as a music entrepreneur, you first need to acknowledge that working on your business skills is important. I realize that focusing on the business side of music might not come naturally. You might even be resisting learning…

FEM183 QUICK TIP: Why Having Too Many Music Ideas Is Stopping Your Career In Its Tracks…And How To Fix 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…

FEM182 Setting Music Goals, Time Management & Delegation with Suzanne Paulinski The Rock/Star Advocate

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Suzanne Paulinski, The Rockstar Advocate, and I discuss topics like mindset, goal setting, planning, productivity and habits . Although music goals are approached by Suzanne and I in similar ways, they are still very different. With her background in counseling, she brings a fresh perspective when it comes to setting up and running a music…

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…

FEM179 How To Build Long-Term Relationships With Music Venues with Tara B & Bree Noble

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Tara B shares the tips and tricks she has learned in over 25 years of booking music venues. Her successful strategy focuses on building relationships that lead to bookings and re-bookings. Booking music venues since the age of 15, Tara B made the realization that as long as she wanted to perform live, booking would…

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…

FEM177 Why You Might Be Resisting Concert Booking & How To Overcome It with Bree Noble & Beth Matthew

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FIMC Community Manager, Beth Matthew, shares the struggles that held her back from concert booking and the steps she took to break through booking resistance. Concert booking can be nerve wracking for even the most seasoned artists but unfortunately, it’s something we need to work through if we want to share our gifts with the…

FEM176 YouTube Music Promotion & Recording Using Artificial Intelligence with Taryn Southern

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At just 18 or 19 years old, Taryn Southern knew that if she could learn to use the skills and software to produce and record her own music, she would be less dependent on other people. Youtube music promotion is being used by most artists in today’s world. As an artist and technologist, Taryn Southern…

FEM175 How & Why To Build Relationships with Music Industry Contacts with D Grant Smith

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The relationship between artist and fan isn’t the only one you should be building in your music business. D Grant Smith shares some tips and tricks on cultivating relationships with music industry contacts that will foster growth in your music career. Connecting with music industry contacts is necessary for growth and that’s why D Grant…

FEM174 How To Find The Best Virtual Assistant For Musicians with Bree Noble

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Running your business as a one-woman operation won’t work as your music business grows. Learn how to find a virtual assistant for musicians and what to outsource. Finding a virtual assistant for musicians doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it can be as easy as outsourcing some tasks to family and friends who want…

FEM173 Improving Artist And Venue Communication with Carolina Castilla Founder of Massive Act

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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. Venue communication can be difficult in the music business so when Founder of Massive Act, Carolina Castilla, noticed a need while working as a promoter, she…

FEM172 Music Library Licensing Opportunities with Art Munson of Music Library Report

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Art Munson, founder of Music Library Report sat down with me to talk about the benefits of using MLR for music library licensing. Art Munson isn’t new to the world of music library licensing, in fact, he’s had placements on Oprah, America’s Got Talent, Entertainment Tonight and ABC World News. In his younger years, he…

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…

FEM170 How To Get The Most Out Of Taxi Music with Founder & CEO Michael Laskow

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Music licensing for film and TV can be a lucrative income stream for artists. Taxi Music Founder and CEO, Michael Laskow, answers your questions about his company and their mission. For 26 years, Taxi Music has been bridging the gap between artists and music supervisors. In fact, having a direct connection to music supervisors has…

FEM169 The State of Music Business Today with Bree Noble & Rick Barker

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Having been in the music industry for 30 years, Rick Barker knows a thing or two about what works when it comes to being a successful musician. The music business today is ever-changing so I asked Rick Barker to share his thoughts on some of these changes and what that means for musicians in our…

FEM168 Combining Her Passion for Music And Travel To Create An Exciting Career with Prita Grealy

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Australian artist, Prita Grealy, didn’t have plans to start a career in music. In fact, it was a breakthrough on a private yacht and an opportunity at a 5-star resort that changed her trajectory. Music and travel had always been a passion of Prita Grealy. Growing up in a family that moved around often and…

FEM 167 Creating One-Woman Cabaret Theater Shows That “Wow” Audiences with Fiona-Jane Weston

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In our first ever podcast and interview about cabaret theater, Fiona-Jane Weston shares how she has made a career out of producing her one-woman shows. Interestingly, cabaret theater and artists have never been the subject of this podcast so when I met Fiona-Jane Weston in an online class, I jumped at the opportunity to have…