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102 – The Upsides & Downsides of Playing in a Tribute Band

Are you thinking about starting a tribute band? Are you wondering what to expect on the path ahead? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I share what I’ve learned from performing with a tribute band for nearly a decade. Download the PDF Transcription Podcast Highlights: 00:14 – Performing with a tribute band […] The post 102 – The Upsides & Downsides of Playing in a Tribute Band appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

6mins

20 Jul 2018

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086 – How to Work Less & Make More as a Music Entrepreneur – with James Schramko of SuperFastBusiness

Are you working yourself to the bone? Do you have time to step back and enjoy life? Are you being effective with your time, or are you in an endless pursuit of productivity? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I talk to James Schramko of SuperFastBusiness and tease out some amazing insights […] The post 086 – How to Work Less & Make More as a Music Entrepreneur – with James Schramko of SuperFastBusiness appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

55mins

29 Mar 2018

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082 – How Important is Social Media Marketing for Musicians? – with Melina Krumova of Drooble

Is social media just a distraction? What sort of advantages are there to marketing your music on social media? Is it worth exploring new platforms? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I talk to Melina Krumova of Drooble, who shares why she believes in the power of social media. Download the PDF […] The post 082 – How Important is Social Media Marketing for Musicians? – with Melina Krumova of Drooble appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

11mins

1 Mar 2018

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094 – Starting Your Year the Right Way as a Musician or Music Entrepreneur

What? It isn’t the New Year? Why talk about starting your year the right way now? The reality is it’s never too late to get your year on track. And, if you’re not on track right now, this would be a good time to get back on track. In this episode of The New Music […] The post 094 – Starting Your Year the Right Way as a Musician or Music Entrepreneur appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

10mins

24 May 2018

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144 – How to Grow Your Fan Base on Streaming Platforms – with Michael Sloane of Streaming Promotions

What does it mean to be a musician in the digital age? How can you take advantage of popular platforms to get your music heard by more people? In this episode of The New Music Industry, I talk to Michael Sloane, Co-Founder of Streaming Promotions. We get into everything from opportunities artists are missing all […] The post 144 – How to Grow Your Fan Base on Streaming Platforms – with Michael Sloane of Streaming Promotions appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

32mins

20 Apr 2019

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135 – The Secret to Success in Music – with Drummer and Career Coach Matt Starr

Do you feel stuck in your music career? Does it seem like no matter what you try you end up in the same place? Don’t worry – there is a way out. In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I talk to drummer and career coach Matt Starr about how he rose through […] The post 135 – The Secret to Success in Music – with Drummer and Career Coach Matt Starr appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

51mins

2 Feb 2019

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080 – Secrets to Learning – with Ian Temple of Soundfly

We all tend to consume a lot of information. But how much of that information sticks with you? Are you applying what you learn? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I talk to Ian Temple of Soundfly, who’s an expert on the topic of how people learn, and how we can learn […] The post 080 – Secrets to Learning – with Ian Temple of Soundfly appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

51mins

15 Feb 2018

Rank #7

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091 – How to Find Awesome Session Musicians Fast & Easily – with Andrew Galucki of Nashville For Hire

Do you wish you could work with Nashville session musicians on your next release? Are you having a hard time finding the right kind of players for your recording project? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I talk to Andrew Galucki of Nashville For Hire, who shares about working with session musicians […] The post 091 – How to Find Awesome Session Musicians Fast & Easily – with Andrew Galucki of Nashville For Hire appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

57mins

4 May 2018

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127 – Passive Income Streams for Musicians and Music Instructors – with Brent Vaartstra of Passive Income Musician

Are you wondering how you could be making more money as a music instructor? Is there a way to generate income passively without having to trade hours for dollars? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I bring Brent Vaartstra of Passive Income Musician and Learn Jazz Standards back to talk about revenue […] The post 127 – Passive Income Streams for Musicians and Music Instructors – with Brent Vaartstra of Passive Income Musician appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

36mins

10 Jan 2019

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170 – How to Take Ownership of Your Music Career

You’re a music entrepreneur. And, as a music entrepreneur, you are a leader. Even if you aren’t a leader to a team or anyone specifically, you are a leader to yourself. So, the question is, what kind of leader have you been? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I share some thoughts […] The post 170 – How to Take Ownership of Your Music Career appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

8mins

24 Dec 2019

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125 – Getting the Most Out of Your Social Media Marketing as a Musician – with Monica Strut

Social media can be a massive distraction. But if used correctly, it’s a tool that can help you work smarter instead of just harder. In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, Monica Strut answers some of the most common questions you’re likely to have about social media and how to make the most […] The post 125 – Getting the Most Out of Your Social Media Marketing as a Musician – with Monica Strut appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

36mins

15 Dec 2018

Rank #11

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096 – I Want to Make Music – Why Business?

Music is your passion. I get it. And, if you want to keep it a fun hobby, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. But if you’re thinking about making a serious go of it, you might want to embrace the business side of it too. In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I […] The post 096 – I Want to Make Music – Why Business? appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

10mins

7 Jun 2018

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085 – Overcoming Entrepreneurial Insecurity

Have you ever felt unworthy? Does it seem like others around you are accomplishing more than you are? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I explore entrepreneurial insecurity and how to re-frame your perspective. Download the PDF Transcription Podcast Highlights: 00:14 – You are where you are 00:43 – Insecurities 01:07 – […] The post 085 – Overcoming Entrepreneurial Insecurity appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

5mins

22 Mar 2018

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149 – A Conversation on Networking & Collaboration – with Musician Brian Bob Young

How effective are you in meeting people and creating meaningful and strategic connections? Do you have contacts that can help you take your music career beyond? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I chat with musician Brian Bob Young, who gave this podcast’s music a makeover. Download the PDF Transcription Podcast Highlights: […] The post 149 – A Conversation on Networking & Collaboration – with Musician Brian Bob Young appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

54mins

6 Jun 2019

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134 – How Reducing Distractions Will Make You More Productive in 2019

Life is moving at a dizzying pace. Technology is evolving quickly. Distractions are increasingly at a rapid rate. So, how do you stay productive (and more importantly effective) when there’s so much going on? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I share some ideas on how to reduce distractions and how this […] The post 134 – How Reducing Distractions Will Make You More Productive in 2019 appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

12mins

31 Jan 2019

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126 – The Journey to Building a Six-Figure Music Instruction Website – with Brent Vaartstra of Learn Jazz Standards

Are you a music teacher? Do you wish you could find more ways to earn money from your passion? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I interview Brent Vaartstra of Learn Jazz Standards and Passive Income Musician to discuss his journey to this point and how he built a six-figure music instruction […] The post 126 – The Journey to Building a Six-Figure Music Instruction Website – with Brent Vaartstra of Learn Jazz Standards appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

32mins

20 Dec 2018

Rank #16

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019 – Recording Music & Getting it Placed – with Juno Award Winning Songwriter and Artist Helen Austin

Ever thought about pursuing licensing and placement opportunities with TV, commercials, movies, and video games? Wouldn't you love to be able to create and record music entirely from home? This is exactly what Helen Austin has done, and continues to do. Not that she doesn't work really hard, mind you. In this episode of The New Music Industry podcast, I have a great conversation with Juno Award winning Helen Austin. The post 019 – Recording Music & Getting it Placed – with Juno Award Winning Songwriter and Artist Helen Austin appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

47mins

16 Nov 2016

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017 – If You Care About Your Music Career, Don’t Be A Jerk

In the long run, being a jerk will do more harm than good for your music career. And once you have a bad reputation, it will take a lot of effort to reverse that image. In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, we look at why you should be aware of how you conduct yourself while you’re building your music career. The post 017 – If You Care About Your Music Career, Don’t Be A Jerk appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

5mins

26 Oct 2016

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141 – Creating a Minimum Viable Product That Sells as a Musician or Music Entrepreneur in 2019

 If your music isn’t going to sell, wouldn’t you like to know sooner rather than later? Is there a way you can rapidly release music at less risk to test the market? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I share what a Minimum Viable Product is as well as how The […] The post 141 – Creating a Minimum Viable Product That Sells as a Musician or Music Entrepreneur in 2019 appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

13mins

14 Mar 2019

Rank #19

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098 – The Power of Yes & No

What do you do when a new opportunity comes your way? What criteria do you use to decide which to take on and which to turn down? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I share the power of two important words, “yes” and “no”, and how to use them to advance your […] The post 098 – The Power of Yes & No appeared first on Music Entrepreneur HQ.

6mins

22 Jun 2018

Rank #20