Last week, I chatted about how to build an e-mail list that your fans care about. I also briefly mentioned why building an e-mail list is important. Today, I’ll be giving you 7 quick ways to build your own e-mail list (for musicians). First, I want to share the importance of free traffic to your […]

Today, we’re talking about building an e-mail list fans care about. For the first half, I’ll be briefly talking about building momentum, and then for the second half, I’ll cover how to nurture those fans into super fans through your e-mails. First, why even have an e-mail list in the first place? As a music […]

Today, I’m going to talk about how to make the new Instagram changes work for DIY musicians. If you noticed a decrease in engagement in your own posts, these changes might be why. First, a brief little background. Back in 2016, Instagram introduced brand new algorithm changes that switched users’ feed from chronological to something […]

Today, we’re gonna talk about a growing music trend. The latest Kpop international phenomenon — BTS. Back in the day, I used to be a huge fan of H.O.T., ShinHwa and BoA. If you’re not familiar with those artists, they were the big hits in South Korea back in the late 90s and early 2000s. […]

 In today’s episode, I’ll be talking about how to sell your music online. Before you dive into this episode, there are a few assumptions. The first is – your single or album is mixed, mastered and you’ve got album art. You’ve also registered your publishing, your copyrights, and your music with a PRO. If […]

Today, I’ll be going over 4 crowdfunding pitfalls you need to avoid. For those that don’t know what crowdfunding is, I’ll explain. Crowdfunding is the practice of raising funds for projects, charity, events, or personal needs. Kickstarter, GoFundMe, and IndieGogo are just a few of the websites that folks use to raise their needed funds. […]

Last week, I talked about the very vague question “How can I make it in the music industry?” I gave a long case on what that could look like, and it’s not what most people might think. If you haven’t listened to it, make sure to check it out at musicroad.co/20 after this episode. In […]

In today’s episode, I’ll be talking about my most frequently asked question. “How can I make it in the music industry?” I get so many messages asking the same thing. I figured I should talk about it today in a podcast instead of sending a message using two thumbs. I’m going to be pretty frank: […]

Today, we’re going to talk about 3 ways Spotify helps your music career. And because this is a music marketing podcast with bitesize, actionable strategies, I’ll also be providing ways you can jumpstart the process of leveraging Spotify to grow your fanbase. So, why Spotify? If you’re a huge Radiohead fan like me, you might […]

Today, I’ll be talking about 7 ways to get exposure without stepping foot on stage. If you’re new to this podcast. Welcome! Thanks for tuning in and listening. I’m excited you’re here, because it means you’re curious about what it means to be a successful DIY musician in this day and age. Also, if this […]