Posts Tagged ‘audience’

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…

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…

FEM163 The Smiling Girl of Blues Bands with Bridget Kelly

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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…

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

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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…

FEM145 Music Giveaway Ideas To Grow Your Fan Base

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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…

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

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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…

FEM134 Fighting Facebook ZERO: New Facebook Strategies For Musicians

Facebook strategies for musicians

With limited space in the news feeds, Facebook is changing its algorithm once again to deter people from leaving the platform. Here are some quick Facebook strategies for musicians to use to combat this issue and get their posts seen by fans. Advertising and un-engaging posts are causing people to leave Facebook so a new…

FEM133 My Top 5 Lessons Learning In 2017 & How You Can Apply Them To Your Music Career in 2018

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2017 was a year of learning in my music career so I am sharing my top 5 takeaways and how you can apply them to your music career in 2018. What are you doing differently in 2018 in your music career? Learn what you can do build an audience connection, focus on what is working,…

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…

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…

FEM119 How To Promote A Show with Facebook Messenger

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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…

FEM112 Why Every Artist Should Release an Album or Single For The Holidays

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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…

FEM100 Artist Booking Prices: How To Decide What To Charge withTara B & Bree Noble

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Artist booking prices can be a touchy subject. How do you know what to charge when booking a gig? How do you know you are charging what you are worth? Tara B is back this week to share more of her valuable wisdom, this time around artist booking prices and making sure you are making…

FEM99 Daughter Carla Cooke Brings The Best Sam Cooke Songs To New Audiences

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Being the daughter of a legend, Carla Cooke always had a passion for music. At age 50, she began singing the best Sam Cooke songs, branched out into her own songs and started pursuing her music career. Starting her full fledged music career later in life is proof that it’s never too late to follow your passion.…

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

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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…

FEM90 Using Music Giveaways To Build Your Fan Base

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Using music giveaways is a great way to build your fanbase. Today, we are going to discover how you can build your email list and your social following with contests and music giveaways. The first rule of thumb when creating a giveaway is to make sure you give away things that your audience would really want.…

FEM88: Climbing the iTunes Album Chart with the Help of Their Fans with Sherry-Lynn Lee of 23rd Hour

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Sherry-Lynn Lee knows a thing or two about the iTunes Album Chart. A singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, her album with her jazz pop duo, 23rd Hour, Perfect Strangers, debuted on the iTunes Bestsellers Chart at #22 for new jazz releases and peaked at #10 just a few days later. Hear how she was able to work her…

FEM86 How To Fight Resistance To Your Soul’s Calling

When you find your soul’s calling, it’s easy to find yourself fighting the resistance to do things that will help your soul evolve. Sometimes you create excuses to not do the things that will move you forward. As mentioned in The War of Art by Steven Pressfield, feeling this resistance to an idea usually means you are on the edge of…

FEM84 Developing Your Captivating & Compelling Music Personality

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Creating your captivating and compelling music personality or character is one big way to gain super fans. Super fans like more than what they hear. They follow you not only for your music but also for your values, personality. Join us for the upcoming challenge- 5 Days to Your First or Next 100 Super Fans.…

FEM82 Indie Music Concerts: House Concerts vs. Traditional Venues

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I can’t say enough about Indie music house concerts. As an independent musician, there is no better way to engage with your audience, meet new fans and be creative in your set and sound. If you want to hear more about how you can be profitable performing at house concerts, click the button below to…