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One of the biggest frustrations that I hear from musicians, singer-songwriters, and other musicpreneurs is that there just isn’t enough time to do everything they need to do. In fact, many of my private coaching clients tell me that they’re overwhelmed—even paralyzed—by all of the non-music tasks required to maintain a successful and profitable music.. read more →
I remember getting the phone call from my good friend Sally Fingerett, one of the founding members of The Four Bitchin’ Babes. It was 1999 and I was sitting at my desk looking out my front window as I talked to her. The Babes were coming to Tennessee and they needed someone to fill in.. read more →
Each year, throngs of upcoming and established artists, songwriters, producers, composers, and musicians attend music conventions and conferences all over the U.S. These events can be an important part of your music career. They provide you with excellent networking, showcasing, and critique opportunities and they often educate you on current music industry topics and trends… read more →
Over the last few months, I’ve had several conversations with different clients that went something like this: CLIENT: I tried contacting them [i.e. a publisher / venue / manager / music supervisor / other industry VIP], and I NEVER heard back from them! Not ONE word! ME: How did you contact them? CLIENT: I emailed.. read more →
In the last few weeks, I’ve spoken to some frustrated musicians. Each one is a singer/songwriter who is very talented. They’ve released CDs, played at prestigious festivals, received awards – and yet? They’re still having trouble getting gigs. What gives?! I mean, at some point it’s supposed to get easier, right? Well, yes. And no… read more →
With so much interaction happening on social media these days, many musicians think that maintaining their own personal website is a thing of the past. But that couldn’t be further from the truth! In fact, artist, musician, composer, and music company websites are more essential than ever for establishing and developing a brand. Your website.. read more →
Fett and I are not Valentine’s Day people. It’s not that we don’t like to be romantic. (Actually, Fett is often mushier than me!) And it’s not that we don’t want to take the time to appreciate each other. We do this daily! We just don’t need a pressure-filled, mandated day to do it. I.. read more →