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Freedom Fridays #5: Licensing

September 27th, 2012 · Comments · Bliss Street Studios, Music Studios

My belated posting — better late than never! ********** I’ve been on the hunt recently for licensing opportunities. I’ve been partnering with my publisher, Lenny Smith of New Jerusalem Music to land some film/TV/ad placements for my music. I’m noticing more and more colleagues building a larger fan base and growing their incomes through licensing […]

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Freedom Fridays #4: Referrals

September 14th, 2012 · Comments · Bliss Street Studios, Music Studios

Welcome to post #4 in my weekly series on revenue streams for the independent musician. Today, I’m interested in talking about referrals. I’m looking at referrals in two ways: 1) referrals by OTHER people to get you gigs, clients, students, etc. and 2) referring SOMEONE ELSE in the spirit of partnership and service. Let’s start […]

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Freedom Fridays #3: Merchandise

September 8th, 2012 · Comments · Bliss Street Studios, Music Studios

Hello & welcome to this week’s installment of Freedom Fridays (…maybe I should call this series “Freedom Saturdays”…!) This week, I’ll take a look at that staple of the touring musician: MERCH. While many make a row, loudly declaiming that “the CD is dead” (I have certainly hopped on that bandwagon before), I’m finding that […]

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Freedom Fridays #2: Online Radio

September 1st, 2012 · Comments · Bliss Street Studios, Music Studios

Here’s my next installment of Freedom Fridays….coming to you on a Saturday. Apologies to those of you waiting this post on bated breath. 🙂 During this week’s post on income opportunities for the independent musician, I’m focusing on streaming services such as Pandora (internet radio). My music publisher Lenny recently exhorted me (with great vigor) […]

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Freedom Fridays #1: Group Workshops

August 24th, 2012 · Comments · Bliss Street Studios, Music Studios, Teaching Studios

Summer is drawing to a close and I’m both a) plotting how to savor the last drops of the season and b) reminiscing about the past few months of rest and travel. In addition to soaking in some quality down time, I’ve recently cooked up some new ideas and projects I’m excited to share. Interestingly […]

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