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Aaron Bethune

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MGT128: Fake It Till You Make It, Or How Not To Become A Con Artist – Aaron Bethune

Music Growth Talks: Podcast for Musicpreneurs

The case of the Threatin band, "fake it till you make it" in the music industry (with examples of Elvis and Taylor Swift), and how musicians are being scammed – with stories from Aaron involving Def Jam, president of UPS, and US Secret Service.

1hr 4mins

1 Apr 2019

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Overcoming The Mountain With Aaron Bethune (Interviewed by Adam Spencer)

Above the Noise

My friend Adam Spencer interviewed me for his Australian podcast. I thoroughly enjoyed our conversation and thought you might too! We discuss the importance of setting goals, seeing the big picture while also focusing on the next small step.

42mins

15 Aug 2017

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MGT80: Want To Stand Out? Don't Fit In – Aaron Bethune

Music Growth Talks: Podcast for Musicpreneurs

You are about to hear a story on how far creating your own path instead of doing what you're "supposed to" can get you. The story is about a successful US country artist, golfer, philanthropist, and public speaker Steve Azar, and it's told by his manager, Aaron Bethune.Aaron is the founder of Play It Loud Music, Above the Noise and JAM, among numerous other projects. He's also the author of "Musicpreneur: The Creative Approach to Making Money in Music", which we covered in detail in the WeSpin Recipes episode number 29, over a year ago.After Aaron discovered that the key to everything Steve had been doing was the state of Mississippi, they turned it into a series of mind-blowing opportunities. From helping the state to improve its public transportation system, to becoming the first Music & Culture Ambassador of Mississippi (the title didn't even exist before), recording an album and filming a documentary with BB King's band in a legendary venue – these are just some of the events which the dedication and creative thinking led Steve and Aaron to.Listen to the episode for all the details, as well as Aaron's tips for up-and-coming creatives.Go to http://wespin.co/wsr80/ for the show notes and http://getacard.wespin.co/ to learn how to support the podcast and get a free WeSpin postcard.

49mins

14 Nov 2016

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MGT29: The Mindset Of A Musicpreneur – Aaron Bethune

Music Growth Talks: Podcast for Musicpreneurs

Aaron Bethune is a music business consultant, manager, author, and the founder of PlayitLoudMusic, Above the Noise and JAM, among a number of other projects. In this WeSpin Podcast episode, Aaron told his amazing story of how he started in the music industry, talked on his (not less amazing) current ventures, “niche” music business case studies and, of course, his book called “Musicpreneur: The Creative Approach to Making Money in Music”.Listen to the interview to learn the mindset of doing business and networking like a true Musicpreneur.Some of the topics covered in the episode:• Aaron’s road to a professional music industry career.• Figuring out ways to distinguish yourself from others.• A case study of a musician/yoga teacher.• “Your band is a brand” and what it means to you.• “Build relationships before asking for anything.”• Networking outside of the music industry.Go to http://wespin.co/wsr29/ for the show notes and http://getacard.wespin.co/ to learn how to get a free WeSpin postcard by supporting the podcast.

42mins

13 Mar 2015

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Interview with Aaron Bethune on Big Value Big Business Podcast

Above the Noise

I really enjoyed being interviewed by James Lynch on the Big Value Big Business Podcast. Here is what he had to say:"Aaron Bethune comes to us from Musicpreneur.ca – Where you’ll find his epic marketing book by the same name: Musicpreneur: The Creative Approach to Making Money in Music.While being a musicpreneur as well as an author Aaron is also a speaker, a musiceducator, and an in-high-demand creative consultant.Aaron’s expertise in branding and marketing goes well beyond the music industry which has allowed him the opportunity to work with many major companies outside of music. You can find his agency at PlayItLoudMusic.com where he offers booking, management and consulting services for musicians, artists and more.Have a listen to my chat with Aaron Bethune"For the original interview please visit: http://bigvaluebigbusiness.com/podcast/aaron-bethune-interview-big-value-big-business-podcast-with-james-lynch/

1hr 33mins

20 Aug 2014

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Interview with Aaron Bethune and Dimitra for "Music As Your Business Summit"

Above the Noise

I enjoyed being a part of Australian musician and marketer Dimitra's "Music As Your Business Summit." This is my portion of the summit, to hear all the experts you can visit: http://musicasyourbusinesssummit.com

1hr 12mins

20 Aug 2014

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CM Radio - Aug. 6, 2014 - Theory of a Deadman, Aaron Bethune

Canadian Musician Podcast

Theory of a Deadman, Aaron Bethune

1hr 6mins

7 Aug 2014