Is having a website a MUST for musicians in 2021? This will be the question I answer in this article! It is a very important discussion so let’s jump right in. Today we will be looking at The Difference between Using Social Media VS a Website. Use your Social Media to drive traffic to your website to provide your audience with “Calls-To-Action” that benefit you. The … Continue reading Is a Website Necessary for Musicians in 2021?
Everyone knows that Social Media is an INCREDIBLE phenomenon that has drastically changed the life of Music Entrepreneurs! Having all that power in your fingertips is tantalizing for anyone looking to grow their online presence, to say the least. There are so many different social media platforms out there. The 2021 Social Media Guide for Musicians is an intro to using Social Media platforms the … Continue reading The 2021 Social Media Guide for Musicians
Brad, author of The Music Entrepreneur Blog, is back to discuss the past 3 years, consistency, and music during the pandemic. Continue reading It’s Great to be Back! – Where do I even start!?
The Learning NEVER ends! Hey guys! As you know, being an entrepreneur (a Music Entrepreneur, wink) means you are constantly learning about new ways to improve your business. Behind every newly learned lesson are a dozen new questions about something you’ve maybe never even heard of. This is both the exciting and the tedious nature of being your own boss. One area entrepreneurs will eventually need … Continue reading How-to achieve a higher SEO ranking with Yoast for WordPress.
A quick “pre-read” word: Here’s an article I found on Forbes.com. The article uses an example (Kolar) to show us a bit about looking at music as a business. One statement from the article I personally disagree with is: “At this point, don’t bother being a band if you aren’t willing to tour, and by tour I mean minimum 50% of the year,” says Kolar. … Continue reading In The 21st Century, To Be A Musician Is To Be An Entrepreneur (Forbes Article)
Hi Fam!! Today is all about being inspired and overcoming fear. I want to talk to you if you have doubts that are holding you back. A slight shifting of your attitude could dramatically improve your situation as a pro musician. Please remember to share this article so that we can help as many people as possible…and so that I can become incredibly, massively huge! … Continue reading Overcoming the crippling fears and anxieties about being a pro musician – Why you HAVE to believe in yourself and focus on your strengths!
Getting a shoe in the door, as a musician, is a very challenging part of what we do. There are so many musicians trying to gain a spot on the rosters of venues everywhere. When it comes to how to find gigs it’s super important to be persistent and to not quit. Continue reading This useful trick can help you to book gigs in your city! Take the “back way” in!
“…Flat out asking for tips can be a little tacky (in my opinion) and I try to avoid doing that. I’ve heard some guys and gals that are really good at doing just that. Unfortunately for me though, I’m not a natural salesman. That’s why I really love this method…” (excerpt from this very article 😉 What If I told you that you could be … Continue reading How to get paid tips while playing gigs
This article is designed to educate you (and give you tips) about how to perform gigs for booking agencies. I’ll talk about the Pros and Cons and give you an overview of my experiences in this world. Hopefully there is a lot you will be able to take out of this article and apply to your own lives. Playing for agencies can be great but … Continue reading How to play gigs for agencies/booking agents. Tips and tricks to get yourself on the roster and be in demand.
The Music Entrepreneur blog inspires and educates musicians to succeed as pros. Continue reading What’s been up (Now that I’m moved home)? What’s new? And what’s coming soon?