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The Business Side of Music

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The Business Side of Music is an interview show designed to help independent artists and songwriters better understand and navigate the music industry. 25-year industry veteran, Bob Bender talks to successful guests from every corner of the industry about their careers to discover the things they did right as well as the lessons they learned from any mistakes they made.

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The Business Side of Music is an interview show designed to help independent artists and songwriters better understand and navigate the music industry. 25-year industry veteran, Bob Bender talks to successful guests from every corner of the industry about their careers to discover the things they did right as well as the lessons they learned from any mistakes they made.

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The Business Side of Music

Updated 7 days ago

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The Business Side of Music is an interview show designed to help independent artists and songwriters better understand and navigate the music industry. 25-year industry veteran, Bob Bender talks to successful guests from every corner of the industry about their careers to discover the things they did right as well as the lessons they learned from any mistakes they made.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: #64 - Creating The Buzz About Your Song & Your Career

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As a recording artist, there are steps that go beyond getting your music on the radio. You also need to get press. Whether it be in local magazines, newspapers, or on the local TV show, getting exposure can only help create a buzz about your music... and your career! Elizabeth Motley of Motley Media Public Relations provides us insight on what it takes for an independent artist or act to get that much needed exposure to help advance their career. Motley is a seasoned award-winning creative television executive and former TV news anchor with more than 15+ years’ experience in broadcast and cable television, media, public relations and digital content development. After years inside television media, Elizabeth leveraged her insider experience in the world of public relations. In 2007, Motley began handling celebrity public relations, media and marketing, working with many artists and high profile celebrities including TV / Film Actor James Best, most widely known for his role as Rosco P. Coltrane in the long running television series “The Dukes of Hazzard”; Film Director/Actor/Artist Michael Damian; Studio City Sound in Los Angeles; Caption Records; Worthy Publishing; and Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the twin sons of Country Rock co-founder, Rick Nelson, and grandsons of TV icons Ozzie & Harriet Nelson, who carry on their family tradition as multi-platinum recording artists and celebrity headline entertainers in their own right; all-star rock group SCRAP METAL (Mark Slaughter, Kelly Keagy, Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, Janet Gardner, Jimi Jamison & more). Other clients have included pop artist Electra Mustaine; Guitarist Bill Worrell of AMERICA; andGrammy winning singer-songwriter Jim Peterik of SURVIVOR. The Business Side of Music ™ © 2019 The Indiestry Group and Indie Connect Produced by Bob Bender for The Indiestry Group Co-Producer: Vinny Ribas Show Host: Bob Bender Show Advisor: Tom Sabella Show website: www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or Download (free): www.businesssideofmusic.com Indie Connect Magazine: www.indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect: www.indieconnect.com Bob Bender - The Indiestry Group www.theindiestry.com To submit to be interviewed: bob@theindiestry.com Sponsorship information: www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! www.businesssideofmusic.com Special Thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snow for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original “Business Side of Music” podcast, and trusting us to carry on their legacy.

Feb 05 2019
31 mins
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Rank #2: #32 Using Your Social Marketing Platforms To Their Fullest Potential

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Marketing opportunities for bands and musicians still available in such social platforms as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It's all in how you approach it. Meet Cris Cohen, Founder and owner of Bands to Fans, a company that provides expert content marketing for everyone from artists, to corporations. Cris discusses how he has helped such acts as Huey Lewis & The News, Taylor Dayne, and The Fabulous Thunderbirds. He teaches you how not only attract people's attention, but hold on to it, and stay with them, even after they have stopped looking at their devices. He'll teach you how to raise your social profile with a few simple steps.   The Business Side of Music™ © 2017 Indie Connect and Bob Bender Productions    Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Vinny Ribas – CEO  Bob Bender Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.    

Apr 17 2018
37 mins
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Rank #3: #39 - 101 Ways To Help Improve Your Chances of Success in the Music Industry

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Larry Butler has devoted nearly his entire life to the live performance side of music. From playing keyboards and guitar in bar bands during high school and college in Ohio, evolving into club and concert promoting, and then moving on to become a tour manager for such acts as Randy Newman, Ry Cooder, and Isaac Hayes. Those efforts led him to two decades at Warner Brothers Records as VP of Artist Relations. Along with his focus to educate the artists to utilize touring as a means to selling records, Larry also coached many young artists in performance, staging, and media relations. Larry now heads his own company "Did It Music" based in Nashville TN. His focus these days is teaching young singer-songwriters the art of becoming experienced artists, writers, and entertainers. He is the author of the book "The Singer/Songwriter Rulebook: 101 Ways To Help Improve Your Chances of Success".  

Jul 09 2018
54 mins
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Rank #4: #3 40 Years To Become An Overnight Success.

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Steve “Lips” Kudlow  Lead Singer & Guitarist of heavy metal band “Anvil”. Steve discusses their 40+ year career, and how it took them multiple record deals, tours, and eventually a documentary film on the life of their band “Anvil” before they saw success. Great insight on sticking it out for many years to see success.       The Business Side of Music™ © 2017 Indie Connect and Bob Bender Productions    Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Vinny Ribas – CEO  Bob Bender Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.    

May 08 2017
44 mins
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Rank #5: #19 Indie Publicity with Publicist Claire Ratliff

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Claire Ratliff of Laughing Penguin Publicity & Consulting. Claire has worked with both label artists, along with today's independent artists, in ensuring that her clients receive the correct exposure and press in their careers.   Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.    

Jan 09 2018
38 mins
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Rank #6: #62 - How One Songwriter Stuck To His Goals & Exceeded Them

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To date, Jerry Salley has had over 300 songs recorded in his career by such artists as Reba McEntire, Toby Keith, Patty Loveless, Brad Paisley, Joe Nichols, Darryl Worley, The Whites, Loretta Lynn, John Anderson, Wade Hayes, and many others. He's also a six time Dove Award nominee, along with winning the award for co-writing "His Strength is Perfect" with Steven Curtis Chapman, in addition to being named SESAC's "Songwriter of the Year" in 2003. Now Jerry is on to his next goal as an A&R Rep for two brand new record labels, all the while still writing songs, producing #1 recording artists in the studio, and touring on his own, sharing his songs and his stories. The Business Side of Music ™ © 2019 The Indiestry Group and Indie Connect Produced by Bob Bender for The Indiestry Group Co-Producer: Vinny Ribas Show Host: Bob Bender Show Advisor: Tom Sabella Show website: www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or Download (free): www.businesssideofmusic.com Indie Connect Magazine: www.indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect: www.indieconnect.com Bob Bender - The Indiestry Group www.theindiestry.com To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! www.businesssideofmusic.com Special Thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snow for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original “Business Side of Music” podcast, and trusting us to carry on their legacy.

Jan 21 2019
49 mins
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Rank #7: #49 - How To Perform Your Original Songs the Correct Way on Stage

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Keith Mohr who is the creator of the popular songwriter open-mic contest "Nashville Rising Song" (now in its 9th season), provides helpful tips and suggestions on how a you can showcase your talent not just as a performer, but as a seasoned songwriter when presenting your songs on stage in front of a live audience. Over the past two plus decades, Keith has served thousands of independent songwriters, artists, bands, and musicians. Along with directing and hosting the weekly "Nashville Rising Star" showcase, he also is the VP of Artist Relations at Nashville Artist Development, a label services / development company serving artists and songwriters in their music aspirations. The Business Side of Music ™ © 2017 The Indiestry Group and Indie Connect Produced by Bob Bender for The Indiestry Group Co-Producer: Vinny Ribas Show Host: Bob Bender Show Advisor: Tom Sabella Show website: www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or Download (free): www.businesssideofmusic.com Indie Connect Magazine: www.indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect: www.indieconnect.com Bob Bender - The Indiestry Group www.theindiestry.com To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! www.businesssideofmusic.com Special Thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snow for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original “Business Side of Music” podcast, and trusting us to carry on their legacy.

Sep 24 2018
43 mins
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Rank #8: #6 Marketing and Distribution

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Director of Marketing for Symphonic Distribution. Janette discusses all of the options available for an independent artist these days when it comes to digital distribution.    The Business Side of Music™ © 2017 Indie Connect and Bob Bender Productions    Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Vinny Ribas – CEO  Bob Bender Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.    

May 14 2017
43 mins
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Rank #9: #23 How To Get Your Music Into Film and Television... and Make Money in the Process

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Record producer Chris D discusses the steps (and the correct way) needed to get your music submitted to film and television music supervisors. He explains the details involved, and what it takes to make it in this segment of the entertainment industry. Chris is an award winning music producer, overseeing five Juno award winning albums (along with 7 nominations). His extensive industry contacts affords him the opportunity to assist songwriters and artists in getting their songs licensed for film and television.   Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.        

Feb 07 2018
44 mins
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Rank #10: #22 Marrying Music with a Mission of Passion with Soap Box Duo

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Alexander and Jenessa MacMullin, who make up the group "Soap Box Duo". This Edmonton Alberta Canada based couple discuss their love for their music, each other, and their passion in marrying their artistry with their mission in helping those who have been abused, along with shedding light on their working with those less fortunate.   Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.    

Jan 30 2018
38 mins
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Rank #11: #37 - Learning The Music Business in 10 Easy Lessons

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Famed entertainment attorney Ben Mclane, as he talks about his new book "Music Business In 10 Easy Lessons". Ben discusses how his book gives a straightforward summation of the ten most important popular music concepts for artists and their teams to understand, by breaking each topic down into an easy to absorb format. Ben, is a graduate of Pepperdine Law School, has been practicing entertainment law for over 20 years, specializing in the music industry. Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com Vinny Ribas – CEO Bob Bender Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com Bob Bender - CEO Produced by Bob Bender Productions Show Host: Bob Bender Advisor: Tom Sabella Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free): http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com iTunes iTunes link To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.

May 28 2018
48 mins
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Rank #12: #38 - Combining Country, Rock, & Rodeo in Music

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Hailing from Canby Oregon, Country Rock artist Briana Renea shares her original songs, based on the real-life experiences happening around her farm, family, and friends. Her new album "Red Lips, White Lies" was inspired by a road trip she took with her twin brother from Oregon to Oklahoma, and along the way, Briana learned about all of the crazies her brother dated, which in turn was the inspiration for her songs. One of her songs "Widow Maker" off the EP project she released, has been selected for use in the Northwest Pro Rodeo Association Finals commercial, and her song "Dirt Side" was chosen for the Top 12 Best of NSAI Spring Training Award.   The Business Side of Music™ © 2017 The Indiestry Group & Indie Connect                      Produced by Bob Bender for The Indiestry Group Show Host: Bob Bender Advisor: Tom Sabella   Indie Connect  indieconnect.com Vinny Ribas – CEO The Indiestry Group theindiestry.com Show website:  businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free): businesssideofmusic.com Indie Connect Magazine: indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect  indieconnect.com   The Indiestry Group www.theindiestry.com i-Tunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com   Sponsorship information: businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing  Announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.

Jul 02 2018
47 mins
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Rank #13: #54 - You Don't Need A Booking Agent, You Just Need To Be Fearless!

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You don't need a booking agent to be successful at booking gigs. You just need to know the right tools and resources, and not be afraid to pick up the phone and make the calls. Artist Development Coach Nancy Moran, co-founder of Azalea Music Group in Nashville, TN has toured as an independent artist, released four solo CD's, and performed at notable folk clubs, house concerts, and festivals across the U.S. For eight years, she also toured and recorded as a member of the nationally acclaimed, all-female, musical troupe, "The Four Bitchin' Babes, selling out performing arts centers across the United States and Canada. After coming off the road, Nancy designed her signature "Ultimate Booking and Touring" online program, where she teaches touring musicians (and those who want to be) worldwide how to get their music out to a wider audience by booking more, and better paying gigs. At the same time, she opened up her Music Mogul Academy, where she provides customized private coaching to individuals, duos, and bands on the creative, business, and mindset sides of creating and maintaining a successful music career. Nancy is a regular presenter for organizations such as TAXI, NSAI, and Indie Connect. She is an RHI-Certified Holistic Life Coach, the former Assistant Editor of "American Songwriter" magazine, and a contributing writer to such publications as "CMA Close Up" magazine. The Business Side of Music ™ © 2017 The Indiestry Group and Indie Connect Produced by Bob Bender for The Indiestry Group Co-Producer: Vinny Ribas Show Host: Bob Bender Show Advisor: Tom Sabella Show website: www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or Download (free): www.businesssideofmusic.com Indie Connect Magazine: www.indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect: www.indieconnect.com Bob Bender - The Indiestry Group www.theindiestry.com To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! www.businesssideofmusic.com Special Thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snow for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original “Business Side of Music” podcast, and trusting us to carry on their legacy.

Oct 29 2018
49 mins
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Rank #14: #52 - Where Do You Go to Get Your Music Career Started?

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You're ready to take your career to the next level. The car is packed and the trailer is loaded with all of your personal possessions, and you're ready to head off to Nashville. But there's one question looming over you head. Just exactly where do you start and how do you find the right people to help point you in the right direction? Meet Will Carter, the founder of "Music Starts Here", the one-stop digital shop providing everything from industry contacts, to leads to housing within the Music City market. Music Starts Here provides a concierge service for aspiring musicians, songwriters, and artists looking to launch their career in Nashville. The Business Side of Music ™ © 2017 The Indiestry Group and Indie Connect Produced by Bob Bender for The Indiestry Group Co-Producer: Vinny Ribas Show Host: Bob Bender Show Advisor: Tom Sabella Show website: www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or Download (free): www.businesssideofmusic.com Indie Connect Magazine: www.indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect: www.indieconnect.com Bob Bender - The Indiestry Group www.theindiestry.com To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! www.businesssideofmusic.com Special Thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snow for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original “Business Side of Music” podcast, and trusting us to carry on their legacy.

Oct 16 2018
47 mins
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Rank #15: #58 - The Many Roles of the Artist Manager

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The role of the artist manager has changed tremendously over the past 5 to 10 years. Now more so than ever, the manager needs to be more than just a decision maker, he also needs to be able to sit in the seat of the record label exec, publicist, and even know the inner workings of the booking agent, and concert promoter. Enter Chuck Thompson. With 35+ years experience, and having worked with such industry legends including: David Allen Coe, Ricky Skaggs, The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Judds, Billy Dean, The Pirates of the Mississippi, Carl Perkins, Wynonna, Kenny Chesney, and Lonestar (just to name a few), Chuck brings his history of running a record label, public relations firm, and management company to the table to share what an artist should look for in today's manager. The Business Side of Music ™ © 2018 The Indiestry Group and Indie Connect Produced by Bob Bender for The Indiestry Group Co-Producer: Vinny Ribas Show Host: Bob Bender Show Advisor: Tom Sabella Show website: www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or Download (free): www.businesssideofmusic.com Indie Connect Magazine: www.indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect: www.indieconnect.com Bob Bender - The Indiestry Group www.theindiestry.com To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! www.businesssideofmusic.com Special Thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snow for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original “Business Side of Music” podcast, and trusting us to carry on their legacy.

Dec 04 2018
30 mins
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Rank #16: #25 Creating Yourself as an Artist

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Phenix introduces us to her story of how she has created a genre that she calls "Roxul Pop (a combination of Rock, Soul, and Pop, along with an influence of R&B and Hip Hop). Along with writing her own material, she has worked with, recorded, and produced a video with legendary hip hop artist Romeo, and features one of her songs that she performs with him on this episode.   Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.    

Feb 19 2018
40 mins
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Rank #17: #18 International Vocal Coach

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Robin Earl has performed professionally in every medium as as a vocalist. Her work can be heard in feature films, stage, television, and radio, including HBO, Disney, Showtime, and Cinemax. Her credits include; The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Colgate Country Countdown, America's Got Talent, and Live at the Apollo, just to name a few. Robin is an international vocal coach who has worked with singers and songwriters from all over the world for the past 20 years. Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.    

Jan 02 2018
34 mins
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Rank #18: #29 - There's More To Writing Songs Than Just The Words and Music

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Meet Jacky Jack White. A preacher, a host of the monthly "Sucarnochee Revue" Radio & TV Show, and a hit songwriter for such artists as Steve Wariner, Buddy Jewel, Charley Pride, Neal McCoy, and JD Fortune from INXS fame... and oh yeah... Ray Stevens. Tune in for what turns out to be a very interesting and unique interview from one of the old school Music Row songwriters. Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.    

Mar 22 2018
33 mins
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Rank #19: #51 - Traditional Country Music is Alive and Well in Tennessee

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"Hoedown on the Harpeth" festival creators Robert Dunn and Tim Matthews talk about how their annual event based out of Kingston Springs Tennessee (about 30 miles NW of Nashville), has grown from a small pickin' party held at their homes, to what is now the 3rd annual festival, showcasing some of the best traditional country music industry's brightest artists. This annual festival runs two days, spotlighting international, national and regional Country, Western Swing, and Bluegrass artists, along with fiddle competition, and campfire performances on the festival grounds after the stages go dark each night. The Business Side of Music ™ © 2017 The Indiestry Group and Indie Connect Produced by Bob Bender for The Indiestry Group Co-Producer: Vinny Ribas Show Host: Bob Bender Show Advisor: Tom Sabella Show website: www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or Download (free): www.businesssideofmusic.com Indie Connect Magazine: www.indieconnectmag.com Indie Connect: www.indieconnect.com Bob Bender - The Indiestry Group www.theindiestry.com To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! www.businesssideofmusic.com Special Thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snow for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original “Business Side of Music” podcast, and trusting us to carry on their legacy.

Oct 08 2018
38 mins
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Rank #20: #10 How to use social media to promote your business

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Mike is both a professional musician as well as a world renowned Internet marketer. In this interview he teaches how to drive more people to your YouTube videos, engage them, capture their contact information and turn them into super-fans.  https://goo.gl/mnVn4q   Productions - http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  Bob Bender - CEO  Produced by Bob Bender Productions  Show Host: Bob Bender  Advisor: Tom Sabella   Show website: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com Stream or download (free):  http://www.businesssideofmusic.com  Indie Connect Magazine: http://www.indieconnectmag.com  Indie Connect - http://www.indieconnect.com  Bob Bender Productions – http://www.bobbenderproductions.com  iTunes itunes link   To submit to be interviewed: podcast@indieconnect.com Sponsorship information: http://www.businesssideofmusic.com/sponsor or podcast@indieconnect.com   Join our mailing list for show announcements, career advice, industry discounts, free gifts and more! http://www.businesssideofmusic.com   Special thanks to Tom Sabella and Traci Snowe for producing and hosting over 100 episodes of the original Business Side of Music podcast and trusting us to carry on their legacy.    

Aug 01 2017
32 mins
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