Posts Tagged ‘Artist’

FEM180 Artist Development & Performance Coach Vicki Ambinder

artist development

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…

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

virtual assistant for musicians

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…

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

music merch

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…

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

music business today

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…

FEM164 Strong Belief In Your Product Makes Marketing Your Music Easier & More Fun with Abigail Rose

marketing your music

Nashville native, Abigail Rose, talks about how she came up through the music business. Not only did she gain a lot of connections, but it helped her figure out who she wanted to be as an artist. Marketing your music can be a daunting task for some musicians, but believing in your product makes it…

FEM156 Why A Self Employed Musician Needs Multiple Streams of Income

self employed musician

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…

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…

FEM148 How To Break Down A Music Project Into Do-Able Steps

music project

Avoid overwhelm, by breaking down a music project into smaller, bite sized pieces. Working on a big music project can be overwhelming. Whether you are releasing a CD or planning a tour, breaking down larger projects into smaller pieces can give you peace of mind and make things less intimidating. Overwhelm is possibly the most…

FEM146 4 Collaborative Marketing Strategies for Musicians

collaborative marketing

All boats rise with the tide and instead of competing with each other, musicians should find ways to work together to promote their music. Collaborative marketing is a great way for musicians to promote one another’s music and grow email lists and fan bases. Aligning yourself with musicians who have similar genres, work ethics or…

FEM145 Music Giveaway Ideas To Grow Your Fan Base

music giveaway ideas

There is no hard and fast rule on when to have a music giveaway so it’s possible to offer them as often as an artist wants but there has to be a strategy. A music giveaway is a great way to build up your email list, social media following or even to engage with the…

FEM140 How Successful Independent Musicians Overcome Rejection & Deal With Haters

successful Independent musicians

Not a single independent musician is invincible when it comes to rejection and haters so booking can be a hassle. Using these strategies will help you deal with rejection while staying positive so you can always put your best foot forward. Unfortunately, even the most successful independent musicians are not immune to having challenges. The…

FEM132 Symptoms and Treatment for Strained Vocal Cords and Instrument-Related Repetitive Injuries with Sara Giita

Treatment for strained vocal cords

Sara Giita is no stranger to treatment for strained vocal cords and other artist injuries. She has dedicated the last ten years to teaching ergonomic injury preventative technique in her private piano and voice studio. At the age of just 19 as a piano major, Sara Giita, suffered a playing related repetitive strain injury. She…

FEM130 Make 2018 A Year of Transformation For You & Your Music Fans

music fans

Transformation is not just something we need to strive for in our own career, but we need to create experiences of transformation for our music fans as well. Transformation can be created in your own career through: Planning Learning And you can create transformation for your music fans through: Intentionality Authenticity Getting out of your…

FEM128 The Accidental Musician Turned Pro with Meghan Cary

accidental musician

Accidental musician turned pro, Meghan Cary, didn’t set out to be a musician. A panic attack in college led to her changing her major from chemistry and math to drama, and ultimately, becoming a musician and performer. As a chemistry wiz and actress, it wasn’t until her fiancé tragically died that Meghan Cary picked up…

FEM121 How A Community of Musicians Can Support & Elevate Your Career with Lindsay Katt

community of musicians

Lindsay Katt is a spiritual and heart centered artist who wants to create art for the sake of art. She enjoys the process just as much as the finished product and is here to tell us how she has gotten to where she is today by keeping the joy in creating. It’s critical to be…

FEM114 Advice for Musicians Who Lack Self-Confidence with Bree Noble & Beth Matthew

advice for musicians

Today, I offer advice for musicians as I was interviewed by one of my team members. Self confidence issues are something that plague many of artists in the back of our minds and I go in depth about how I found ways to move past these crippling mental blocks. Beth Matthew started working on my…

FEM111: How To Avoid Music Scams

music scams

Music scams are all over the place in today’s world. With some common sense and know how,you can improve your chances of avoiding scams in online submission opportunities. We’ve all heard of the phrase “too good to be true.” This can be the case when it comes to music licensing opportunities so I thought it…

FEM102 Artist Booking & Finding Your Audience with Nancy Moran

artist booking

Nancy Moran was with us to talk about artist booking. As the co-founder of Azalea Music, she is a mentor to artists helping them pave the way for their music career. Getting a late start in music and having worked her way through struggles hasn’t slowed Nancy down. She has spent a great deal of time helping…

FEM96 Using Music Video Marketing To Build Your Fan Base with Holly G

music video marketing

As an artist, music video marketing is one of the best tools we have in our marketing arsenal. Whether it’s boosting your crowdfunding campaign or getting more Patreon followers, Holly G of Holly G Studios tells us all about how to create videos to connect to our audience and grow our fanbase. She has just…

FEM94 How The Lack of A Band Marketing Plan Killed This Project Before It Ever Got Off The Ground

band marketing plan

When I was in a band that lacked a band marketing plan, it was detrimental to our success. Started by one woman, the band was already branded and named prior to having any members. The founding woman auditioned and picked two more members, myself being one of them. Although our band had potential, we had no…