Unlocking The Voice Within—Kelly Atkins (Ep 145)

Photo by Vincent Louis Carrella | www.thelighthouse.photography Kelly Atkins is an insanely diverse vocalist who juggles various projects and bands, not to mention her role as Deputy Director of Kitka, a world-renowned women’s vocal ensemble. She makes all of this work while balancing motherhood [...]

Why I Moved My Artist Website to Bandzoogle

I'm a longtime WordPress user and designer. So why did I move my artist website to Bandzoogle? Reason 1 First and in full disclosure, I'm a proud affiliate of Bandzoogle's. As an independent podcast creator, I'm exploring different ways to fund the effort, so to speak, and affiliate relationships is [...]

2020-04-06T19:00:40-04:00April 6th, 2020|Marketing|0 Comments

Finding Your Brand Identity—Kendall Rucks (Ep 144)

Kendall Rucks is highly influenced by the fashion and vibe of the 60s and 70s, has roots in 80s and 90s rock, and she loves LA. Inspired by Fiona Apple’s Tidal album, Kendall’s big goal is to create an album that tells a story, while balancing the current single [...]

2020-04-03T11:31:10-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Festivals, Marketing, Podcast, PR|0 Comments

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

The Power of Facebook Communities (Ep 139)

In this episode I take on a challenge from the Pat Flynn podcast and reached out to a number of administrators of Facebook Communities. There is real power in community, but it comes with a number of challenges as well. I made the ask of a number of community [...]

2020-03-05T20:12:45-05:00March 6th, 2020|Audience Building, Marketing, Podcast|1 Comment

Listening for That Phrase—Johnny Burgin Part 2 (Ep 138)

Maybe you know him from his years as Rockin’ Johnny Burgin. Maybe you know him by his new handle, The Worldwide West Side Guitar Man. Performing up to 250 shows a year in Europe, Japan and coast to coast in the US, it’s possible you’ve heard him and don’t [...]

2020-02-27T09:29:20-05:00February 28th, 2020|Blues, Gigs, Marketing, Podcast|1 Comment