Have you been thinking about attending CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference? Not sure whether it’s worth it?

In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I reflect on the DIY Musician Conference with Greg Wilnau of Musician Monster.

Podcast Highlights:

  • 00:34 – Special episode with guest Greg Wilnau
  • 00:57 – Austin serendipities
  • 02:02 – What did David get out of the DIY Musician Conference?
  • 03:16 – Meeting people in person for the first time
  • 05:27 – Being mindful of your own energy levels
  • 06:59 – What is your purpose for going to a conference?
  • 11:00 – Is the DIY Musician Conference worth going to?
  • 14:42 – How lasting connections are created
  • 16:07 – Degrees of comfort with creating different content types
  • 19:08 – Learning business is the same thing as learning music
  • 24:11 – Until you confront the ordinariness of your life, you can’t become extraordinary
  • 27:28 – It’s harder to get noticed online than it is on stage
  • 28:31 – Every overnight success is 10 years in the making
  • 29:43 – The costs of attending the conference
  • 31:44 – Weather conditions in different parts of the world
  • 32:47 – Fun in Austin, TX
  • 34:02 – Closing thoughts
  • 34:34 – Where to learn about attending events and conferences


Coming soon.

David Andrew Wiebe

Founder & CEO at The Music Entrepreneur HQ
Musician, serial entrepreneur, digital nomad and bestselling author. Wiebe has built an extensive career in songwriting, live performance, recording, production work, session playing and music instruction. He helps musicians like you unlock your full potential. If you'd like to be notified whenever the blog is updated, click here to subscribe.
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