Shaine Freeman On Why Connections Must Know You Back

Shaine Freeman On Why Connections Must Know You Back

Listen/Download the Podcast conversation here: Shaine Freeman is a really good example of people who value connections. As a musician, you’ve heard a whole lot of people talk about why you need to build your contact list, grow your connections with people in the music industry as well as your fan base, and why “who …

If The Internet Broke Today Would You Survive?

Previously I talked about the cattle herding going on in the digital space of online marketing. The cattle drive is an analogy of following trends that internet marketing (so-called) experts are purposing on everyone who spends their energy online trying to grow their business. Projects are endless in number. The pursuit of metrics through numbers …

Learn Community Building From The Beach

Learn Community Building From The Beach

My wife and I returned from a much needed vacation recently that took us to the Caribbean. In our hustle-and-bustle of self-employment, we hadn’t taken much time to be with each other and had started to feel the connection that we’ve had lose some of its strength. So, after months of planning, Mrs. Smith and …

Expand Your Success By Making It Your Focus

Expand Your Success By Making It Your Focus

I did a Youtube search for success and motivation. This is what I found. It was incredibly motivational. This same account has a great series of curated success motivation from various movies. I encourage you to look them up. Success is what anyone with a dream has on their mind 99% of the time. For …

How Musicians Can Learn From Recent Oil Industry Breakdown

How Musicians Can Learn From Recent Oil Industry Breakdown

For Texans, the oil industry has a strong connection and influence in just about all realms of business. I live in West Texas, both the region and the area as it is referenced. Sandwiched nearly in the middle of Dallas/Ft. Worth and Midland/Odessa, our economy has been greatly impacted by the shale oil boom of …

Best Practices For Musicians And Social Media

Best Practices For Musicians And Social Media

Social media is a resource now used by more industries, companies, businesses, and individuals to market themselves than any other medium. There’s hardly anywhere you can go where you don’t see a Twitter or Facebook icon, and that’s just the half of it. The influx of social media marketing (and the continued rise in people …

Math For Musicians

Math For Musicians

When you were in grade school, there were classes you had to take that didn’t really teach us much in the realm of what we need as adults. Sometimes, math was that class. Fortunately there are some math lessons that do matter. The key is knowing which numbers to pay attention to and which to …