I help musicians and music entrepreneurs find opportunities and make more money.

I’m kind of a problem-solver that way.

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The Book

Featuring things they didn’t teach you in music school (or any school for that matter) – getting and playing gigs, radio marketing, earning money as a music teacher, copywriting, blogging, podcasting, email marketing, social media, as well as YouTube and video marketing. Oh, not to mention personal development and business mentality principles to help you grow as an individual.

The New Music Industry Podcast

The Latest Episodes:

038 – Making Your Own Rules

If you don’t feel like you’re making progress in your career, you have no one to blame but yourself. Perhaps you haven’t even thought about what you’re trying to accomplish, or what steps you need to take to get there. The best way to make steady progress? Make your...

037 – Flashes of Elation: Gratitude

Do you practice gratitude in your daily life? How important do you think it is to be thankful for where you are and what you have right now? In this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast, I look at the importance of saying “thank you” in our daily lives. Podcast...

The Blog

News updates and content to help you take your music career to the next level.

Weekly Digest: April 28, 2017

I’ve been exceptional. How have you been? Thanks for joining me for another weekly summary. Here’s what we’ve been up to this past week. The Music Entrepreneur HQ Featured Stories 040 – Bundling & Packaging Your Music Products to Maximize Earnings This is...
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Your Music Marketing Questions Answered

Music marketing is an expansive world, and many of you have questions connected to it. In this post, you will find my answers to a variety of questions, and links to posts I’ve already published on the topic. If you have other questions you need answered, feel free to...
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Weekly Digest: April 21, 2017

Between being sick and taking a couple of trips out of town, I don’t even know where April went. At the same time, a lot of great things have been happening, and I’ve been keeping steady with things on the website as well as with my career. Here’s what’s new from this...
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Top 5 Tips On How To Find A Vocal Coach That’s Right For You

What follows is a guest post from Jessica Whitton on the topic of finding a qualified vocal instructor. If you think you've got what it takes to contribute a guest post of your own, you can find the submission guidelines here. With that out of the way, let's get into...
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Weekly Digest: April 14, 2017

It’s so energizing to connect with sharp people. Making progress in your business is exciting too. And that’s what this week has been about for me. How about you? Here’s a quick summary of what I’ve been up to this last week. The Music Entrepreneur HQ Featured Stories...
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Content I Wish I Created #2: Ari Herstand’s Song or Album Release Checklist

I’ve been working on a release checklist of my own, but when I came across Ari Herstand’s, I was quite impressed. His focus is certainly different than mine, so I wouldn’t have put together a checklist quite like this (though I still wish I had). More than likely, I...
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Weekly Digest: April 7, 2017

Hey champ, I’m glad you decided to stop by. I’ve got some news for you. Here’s what I’ve been up to this week. Enjoy the summary. The Music Entrepreneur HQ Featured Stories 036 – Taking Ownership in Your Life & Your Career I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again...
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Weekly Digest: March 31, 2017

It’s beginning to look like spring is finally here in Calgary, Alberta. Spring represents different things – rebirth and renewal being some of the more common associations. In my case, “rebirth” might be apt, because I’m making new plans and heading in a new...
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Weekly Digest: March 24, 2017

So, I’m not entirely sure where March went. I think I’ve mostly been caught up in the gigs I’ve been playing. These have required a different kind of practice ethic and routine since I’ve been playing in bands I’ve never played in before (but not with people I’ve...
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Content I Wish I Created #1: James Schramko Interview with www.PromoteYourMusic.net

Occasionally, I come across a brilliant piece of content I wish I created. A couple of months ago, I found out that Chris Rockett interviewed James Schramko on his music promotion podcast. The interview is at least five to six years old, but the advice, not...
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