Creating a Thriving Patreon Community—Rebecca Loebe (Ep 158)

Rebecca Loebe has been actively touring since 2010, which of course came to a pause during the pandemic. She had wisely been building a loyal fan base community on her own platforms and eventually on Patreon.We talk about the benefits of her community focus, as well as [...]

Options for Musicians Amidst Uncertain Times – Dave Cool (Ep 142)

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is reminding us that there are things musicians can do to hedge our income during uncertain times. Amidst the cancellation of shows, festivals and conferences, many musicians are feeling uncertain about the near term future. Dave Cool, VP of Business Development at Bandzoogle joins [...]

2020-03-26T08:23:52-04:00March 21st, 2020|Audience Building, Crowd Funding, Marketing, Podcast, Tips|3 Comments

Self-Care for a Strong Career—Eli Lev (Ep 135)

Eli Lev, a return guest to the podcast, just released the 3rd in a 4 album project. He’ll wrap the project up with that 4th album in the later part of 2020. He’s incredibly inspirational, having done so much in the short span of his music career. He’s all [...]

2020-02-20T07:28:45-05:00January 17th, 2020|Audience Building, Crowd Funding, Podcast|1 Comment

Musicians Supporting One Another with Community and Collaboration–Lindsay White (Ep 109)

Lindsay White and a musicians community called the Lady Brain Collective are supporting each another through teaching, knowledge sharing, and collaboration. We talk about the Lady Brain community, the upcoming Lady Brain Fest, Patreon, gratitude journaling, saying "no," and more. Episode Highlights This is a return appearance by Lindsay. [...]

2019-07-02T13:35:15-04:00June 27th, 2019|Crowd Funding, Festivals, Podcast|4 Comments

Staying Creative and Nurturing a Music Community–Crystal & Pete Damore of Ordinary Elephant (Ep 108)

Staying creative and nurturing a music community is part of life on the road for Crystal and Pete Damore of Ordinary Elephant. This is their second appearance on the podcast, which was a great opportunity to talk about their recent Kickstarter campaign, their new album Honest, and more. [...]