The Writer’s Block Weekday Hack: How To Schedule Blog Topics & Get Inspired Again!

There are lots of very good writers out there, but even for the GREAT writers, getting ideas for what to write about is often the greatest hurdle. Well I’m going to try a little experiment. I’m going to assign a general topic that I often write about anyway, or that I feel knowledgeable enough to write about, to each day …

I Don’t Have Fans, I Have a Listenership: The Complexities of an Artistic Demographic

I’ve never liked calling the people who love my music “fans.” That three-letter-word makes me think of those screaming hordes of ditsy girls who swooned over The Beatles. Fans buy stuff even if it’s crummy. Fans have crushes on celebrities they’ll probably never meet. Fans quote artists even if the quote is completely asinine. Fans get their butts autographed. Niki …

New Facebook Page Analytics: The Best Time to Post

Facebook recently published new Facebook Page Analytics, and they ROCK. You can now easily tell when people are most often viewing your page, by day of the week, and time of day. I’ll use screenshots of my own page‘s analytics as an example: As you can see, most of my listeners view my page Monday through Wednesday, and especially on …

Here’s A Creative Momma Entrepreneur Music Business Model Proposal For You

Being a creative person, I often enjoy reinventing the wheel. Of course, this statement only applies to FUN wheels. Accounting wheels, laundry wheels, homework wheels … I’m 100% happy sticking with what works and what everyone else is doing regarding those wheels.  But when it comes to being a Work From Home Mom, and a Music Business Entrepreneur, I will quite …

HELP! An Artistic Diva’s Music Marketing & Distribution Conundrum

I’m trying to figure out how to get my music in front of the right listenership.  I need to make it visible and available to people who will understand it and appreciate it. I know there is a demographic of music enthusiasts out there who wants to listen to music for its lyrical and artistic merit, as opposed to a …

My Ingenious, Creative, & Slightly Nefarious Plot To Take Over The World!

Here’s What We Know: My music is most popular with people who love literature, art, theater, culture, attending posh events like house concerts and wine tastings, and giving patronage to charities such as museums, art galleries, and performing arts societies. They still buy physical albums and collect “special editions” of their favorite CDs, books, and films. Another random fact: They …