With all the closures, cancellations, and the social distancing — it’s a strange new reality. How are you dealing with it? To help, here are my three keys for coping with uncertainty.
A musician asked me where to send concert pitches. She wanted to know how to find appropriate places to perform so she could send more effective pitches and get better
If you’re waiting for your internal messaging to tell you that you’re ready to take that next courageous step in your career, I have news for you: Fortune Favors the
I received a terrific newsletter a couple of weeks ago. It made such a strong impression that I wanted to share it so that together we can look “under the
Last week Anna Manalo wrote in with a juicy branding and marketing question for all of us to chew on. Here’s what Anna asked about, “how to determine/identify authenticity for
What’s really stopping you from getting a great promo photo? The excuses I hear most often are about money, time, and finding the right photographer. And then there’s the procrastinating,
There is no miracle cure, no magic bullet, no short cut, and no fast track to your desired future. There’s no artist manager, publicist, teacher, or coach who can magically
Are there perfect pitches when it comes to booking your own concerts? Maybe not, but we can get close! Over the past few weeks we’ve been focusing on how to book
Start Local All careers are built from the ground up: everyone starts small and local. So if you’re launching a new program or a new ensemble, or if you’ve moved to
To book more performances, consider your programming. It’s more important than you may realize. Think about it from a concert series presenter’s point of view. Booking a relatively unknown artist to
| Blog-Monday Bytes, Networking | Happy 2017: January is conference time for many musicians and that means networking—for better or worse. If real-time networking makes your skin crawl, get 12 tips for making
During the holidays, with all the season’s extra stress, mindset issues are compounded.’Tis the season for self-flagellation?! Let’s stop beating ourselves up with the negative self-talk! I’m especially interested in antidotes to
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