Business

Episode 13: What Does a Manager Do? When Does An Artist Need A Manager?

In this episode...

Wade Sutton
Wade Sutton, Rocket to the Stars Artist Services

In this episode, I talk to Wade Sutton of Rocket to the Stars, about having a manager. What do managers do? How do you find a manager? When should you start looking for a manager?

Contact Wade on https://rocketotthestars.com/

Songs played

Dileesa Hunter
LRX
David Griffiths - Praise and Worship Experience

Love So Good
Da Masterous LRX

CD Baby

Walk Together Children
David Griffiths

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Episode 12: Intro to Messenger Chat Bots for Building Your Fan Base

In this episode...

Michael Bridges of Stashimi
Michael Bridges of Stashimi

In this episode, Michael Bridges of Stashimi talks to me about how to use Messenger bots to communicate with your fan base.

Get your Bot on https://stashimi.com/

Songs played

Thank You (feat. Shawn Bigby) - 4 H.I.S. Glory
IClap - Dani
O Give Thanks - Chrysann Moore

Thank You (Feat. Shawn Bigby) 
4 H.I.S. Glory (Honor In Song)

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O Give Thanks
Chrysann Moore

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Episode 11: How to Get Others to Promote My Music

In this episode...

Daniel Sanchez
Daniel Sanchez, writer for Digital Music News

In this episode, I talk to Daniel Sanchez about the current news in the music business.  

Digital Music News

Then I give you some ways to have others promote your music.

Songs played

Never Let Go - William Tolson
Soon & Very Soon - Paula & Angie
Regi McClurkin

Never Let Go
William Tolson

Soon & Very Soon
Paula & Angie

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Anything
Regi McClurkin

Episode 10: Lessons Learned from Global Conference

In this episode...

Tanya Dallas-Lewis
Tanya Dallas-Lewis, National Recording Artist

In this episode, I speak to global recording artist, Tanya Dallas-Lewis about the upcoming United Virginia Artists (UVA) 2nd annual Free Concert Series, highlighting some of Washington D.C.’s top recording gospel artists like Gavin Davis, Tony Craddock, Jr., Cynthia Wilson, Hope Sheree! This free concert series is being held on August 18, 2018, at First Baptist Church of Vienna, a Fairfax County African American church celebrating 150 years. For more information, please contact Tanya Dallas-Lewis at 703.338.4081 or TDLmusic@live.com.

Tanya also tells us what she learned at a recent global education conference.

Songs played

Chris Kardiac - Runnin ft. Derrick Marquis
Tanya Dallas-Lewis
Give Away Your Life by Santa Danelevica

Chris Kardiac
Runnin ft. Derrick Marquis

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More Like You
Tanya Dallas-Lewis

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Give Away Your Life
Santa Danelevica

Episode 9: Creating a song from Start to Finish

In this episode...

Donnell Josiah
Donnell Josiah of ARK Studios

In this episode, Donnell Josiah of ARK Studios shows us the process of creating a song and putting together an album in the studio from start to finish.

Songs played

So Good - Ronald Courts
LRX
C.W.E.N. - Behold

So Good
Ronald Courts

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Love So Good
LRX

CD Baby

CWEN
Behold

Episode 8: Non-Traditional Income Streams

In this episode...

Bree Noble
Bree Noble, Female Entrepreneur Musician

In this episode, I talk to Bree Noble of Female Entrepreneur Musician about some non-traditional income streams that musicians can use in their ministries.

Songs played

Dance with Heaven by Written to the Heavens
So Amazing by Simply Candice
He Walks With Me by Team Elevation

Dance with Heaven
Written to the Heavens

So Amazing
Simply Candice

He Walks With Me
Team Elevation

Episode 7: How to Promote Your Video Online

In this episode...

Daniel Sanchez
Daniel Sanchez, writer for Digital Music News

In this episode, I talk to Daniel Sanchez about the current news in the music business.  Born and raised in Los Angeles, Daniel Sanchez is an avid writer. He also works helping foreign language students improve their English speaking ability as an EFL/ESL teacher.

Digital Music News

Then I give you some ways to promote your video online.

Songs played

I Forgot Just Who I Am - Volunteer State Mass Choir
Tanya Dallas-Lewis
IClap - Dani

I Forgot Just Who I Am 
Volunteer State Mass Choir

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Rhythm in You
Tanya Dallas-Lewis

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Episode 6: Where To Promote Your Music Online

In this episode...

Phillip Carter
Phillip Carter, Independent Gospel Artists Alliance

In this episode, I talk to Phillip Carter about the upcoming Independent Gospel Artists Alliance Conference.

IGAA Conference

Then I go over some sites you can use to promote your music online.

Songs played

Thank You (feat. Shawn Bigby) - 4 H.I.S. Glory
Wildflower - Kyla Simone

Thank You (Feat. Shawn Bigby)
4 H.I.S. Glory (Honor In Song)

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The Same Way
Danisha Marie

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Episode 5: Why is it important to have fans?

In this episode...

Simone Henry
Simone Henry, ECHE Music

In this episode, I talk about who fans are and why it’s important to build relationships with them.

Songs played

O Give Thanks - Chrysann Moore
IClap - Dani
Mike Potts - Your Deliverance

O Give Thanks
Chrysann Moore

Your Deliverance Will Come feat Lisa Knowles-Smith
Michael A. Potts

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Episode 3: Is it ministry or is it a business?

In this episode...

James and Regyna cooper
James and Regyna Cooper are the founders of Maxser Group

In this episode, I sit down with James and Regyna Cooper and discuss the mentality around why some Christian recording artists call what they do a ministry and others call it a business. We talk about what elements are in both and what it takes to be a thriving independent artist.

Visit Maxser Group to get your free gift!

Songs played

Happy Hour - Andre Nostalgic Brown
I Forgot Just Who I Am - Volunteer State Mass Choir

I Forgot Just Who I Am
Volunteer State Mass Choir

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