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DIY Musician Podcast


Making music has never been easier, but building a music career today is altogether different. Finding the right audience for your music takes an entrepreneurial mindset, a lot of hard work, and a willingness to experiment. The DIY Musician Podcast features interviews with artists of all styles andRead more

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#283 - Bryan Ewald: Artist endorsements and diversifying revenue

Nov 30 • 01:10:15

Even megastars "piece it together." Ticket sales, merch, streaming, publishing, appearances, sponsorships, the list goes on. But how can a DIY musician earn a living via a diversified revenue stream that includes production, session work, and teaching? And how do you score a major endorsement deal at the indie level? In this episode, Kevin interviews Brian Ewald about with...

#282: Band Vs. Solo Artist - How You Make Decisions

Nov 22 • 01:37:17

#281: E-commerce 101 for musicians

Oct 28 • 01:25:13
What separates full-time from part-time musicians often comes down to merch sales — not just at gigs, but ONLINE too. Do you have YOUR e-commerce game dialed in? Are you profitably selling shirts, hats, CDs, vinyl, mugs, posters, books, and VIP experiences to your website visitors and social followers? In this episode, Kevin and Chris talk through the foundations of e-comm...

#280: Jackie Venson - Adapting for success

Oct 20 • 52:08

#279: Productivity hacks for musicians

Sep 10 • 01:22:45
As a DIY artist, you need to manage every aspect of your music creation and marketing. At the same time, your audience's attention span is shortening, so you feel the pressure to be MORE productive than ever. It can be a grind. So how do get things done, on time, every time, without burning out? In this episode, Kevin and Chris talk 10 productivity hacks for independent mu...

#278: 10 music videos you should be making right now

Aug 17 • 01:25:40
As a musician today, your VIDEO presence is likely what has the most impact on your ability to reach new listeners and engage your fans. So you need a steady flow of good video content. In this episode, Kevin and Chris talk through some video ideas that will help you stay inspired, get videos published on a realistic timeline, and (most importantly) help you build your fol...

#277: Tips for getting back on the stage in 2021

Jul 18 • 01:15:50

#276: How I grew my Spotify monthly listeners over 2,000%!

Jun 21 • 01:23:09
Growth on Spotify. We all want it. And there are a hundred online courses teaching you how to run PAID traffic to boost your streams. But Siren & the Sea grew their monthly listeners on Spotify by more than 2000% WITHOUT running ads — using only email and organic posts on Instagram. In this episode, Kevin and Chris talk to Cristina Cano of Siren & the Sea about her creativ...

#275: How you know when you're ready?

Jun 1 • 01:23:45

#274: Create the perfect release plan

May 10 • 01:21:33

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