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Explore proven strategies for success for independent musicians, songwriters and producers in this future music blog for indie music success. Think big about your music career and prosper.

6 Songwriting Tips

Help! I'm Writing a Song - 6 Songwriting Tips to Write Your Next Hit

Writing a song might sound like a fairly easy thing to accomplish, and sometimes it can be. But not every time. Sure, there are only 11 notes in the scale, but there are a seemingly infinite amount of combinations waiting to be discovered.…
how to book gigs as an indie musician

How to Book Gigs on Your Own as an Indie Musician

Gigs - before a booking agent will work with you every musician has to start out booking their own gigs and concerts. But, as you’ve probably realized, this is a lot easier said than done. Especially since there are SO many musicians…
Content marketing for musicians

Content Marketing for Musicians: How to Get More Superfans

Marketing and promoting your music is a task every musician has to face throughout their career. But it’s also the one thing many musicians wish they never had to do again. With all the noise out there it can really feel like no one's…
How to sell more music with landing pages

How to Sell More Music with Landing Pages

Today I want to talk to you about selling more music. (Or merch… Or tickets.) More specifically, I want to key you in on one of the most effective ways to get fans to take that next step and support you. Surprisingly enough, this tool…
email marketing for musicians writing emails your fans will love

Email Marketing for Musicians: Writing Emails Your Fans Will Love

Email is one of the best ways to get in touch with your fans and promote your music these days. But make no mistake, this isn’t a 100% thing. Most people get hundreds of emails per day. The big question is, how do you stand out? How do…
10 Ways to Grow Your Email List for Musicians

Musicians: Here's 10 Ways to Grow Your Email List

As an indie musician, if you don’t have an email list (or you have one and never use it), you’re shooting yourself in the foot. Compared to social media - where most of your posts can get lost in the feed never to be seen again - email…
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Advice for Writers and Other Creative Entrepreneurs

A massive shift in the publishing business is empowering today’s writers and creative entrepreneurs in ways that were simply not possible in years past. Reaching readers directly has never been easier, and the writers who know how to take…
Musician Power Tools

How to Promote Your Music

The internet has opened up endless possibilities to promote your music. And, while that may seem daunting, it really allows you to experiment and let your creativity run wild! The key to successfully promoting your music in today's music…
Make Money from Music Licensing

Music Licensing: The ONLY 3 Things You Need to Make Money

A lot of musicians see music licensing as this big, super-intimidating goal. Maybe you feel like you need to have a publisher before you can start. Or perhaps it seems like you need to have a catalog of at least 50 songs before you can…
get your music licensed

How to License Your Music - 4 Steps to Get Started

1,000,000 streams on Spotify will get you approximately $3,000 in royalties. 1 MILLION! Can you even hit that target in a whole year? I’m not even sure I could make it in TEN years! Here are 6 different ways you could make…
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Top 20 TV Radio Interview Tips

When you are promoting a show or a tour or an album you may get the chance to be on TV or the Radio. I’ve been on TV Radio Interviews many times and got media training that really helped. Here are my top 20 TV Radio Interview tips that…
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Live Webinars this week on Content Marketing!

Content Marketing for Creative Entrepreneurs This week we are holding live training on content marketing and how to build and connect with an audience around your creative work. If you want recognition for your work, or to attract industry…

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