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The Entrepreneurial Musician, hosted by former Boston Brass member Andrew Hitz, features conversations with the best and brightest entrepreneurs in the music business today.
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Now displaying: November, 2019
Nov 26, 2019

TEM198: 40,000 songs a day (TEM Short)

Some quick thoughts on a stunning statistic.

On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician:

  • The insane statistic that Ari Herstand shared in TEM197
  • What this statistic means for all of us
  • Once we make amazing the work is not done
  • A quote from the future!

Links:

Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that!

1. Hear an extra TEM episode every single week while helping me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by becoming a patron today: https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast

2. My next Apple Podcasts goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute to leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts to help me get there. Thank you!

And finally, a huge thank you to Parker Mouthpieces for providing the hosting for TEM.

Produced by Andrew Hitz

Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referenced can be found at:

http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

Nov 23, 2019

TEM197: The democratization of the new music business and polite persistence - A conversation with Ari Herstand

Ari Herstand is a musician in Los Angeles and the author of How to Make It in the New Music Business.

On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician:

  • The swell of "middle class" musicians in the new music business
  • Vulfpeck has no label and no manager and yet just sold out Madison Square Garden
  • The old music business had one way to succeed - the new music business has 100 ways you can make a career happen
  • The most important thing any musician can do according to Ari
  • Why you can't have a Plan B
  • The democratization of the music business and the ability of any artist to reach an audience without being granted permission first by a gatekeeper
  • Polite persistence
  • Ari's very specific advice on writing a great pitch email

Links:

Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that!

1. Hear an extra TEM episode every single week while helping me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by becoming a patron today: https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast

2. My next Apple Podcasts goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute to leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts to help me get there. Thank you!

And finally, a huge thank you to Parker Mouthpieces for providing the hosting for TEM.

Produced by Andrew Hitz

Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referenced can be found at:

http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

Nov 16, 2019

TEM196: Why Starbucks isn't overpriced

Why I don't think Starbucks is overpriced even though I'm not a fan of their coffee.

On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician:

  • How Starbucks sells more than just coffee
  • Why artists must think about the entire experience we are offering rather than just the art in a vacuum
  • A reminder that not everyone will sign up for the experience you are offering
  • What we as artists can learn from a world-class restaurant

Links:

  • TEM Extra: Episode 10 - A bonus episode with Mark G. Meadows discussing the vital need to outsource aspects of your business, the advice he would give to his college-aged self if he could go back in time, and the importance of creating a network early because you will need people along the way

Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that!

1. Hear an extra TEM episode every single week while helping me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by becoming a patron today: https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast

2. My next Apple Podcasts goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute to leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts to help me get there. Thank you!

And finally, a huge thank you to Parker Mouthpieces for providing the hosting for TEM.

Produced by Andrew Hitz

Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referenced can be found at:

http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

Nov 7, 2019

TEM195: I've never heard of you (and that's not a problem)

Why we shouldn't sweat it when someone who is our ideal potential customer has never heard of us.

***Let me help you connect with more fans and make more money in the music business. Get a free consultation from TEM Coaching today***

On Today's Episode of The Entrepreneurial Musician:

  • The reminder I received last week that you no one has heard of everything
  • Why we can't spend a lot of energy worrying about people having heard of us or our art rather than making art the world can't live without
  • The YouTube channel I'd never heard of that has over 10 million subscribers (and that makes content I love!)

Links:

Want to help the show? Here's a couple of ways you can do that!

1. Hear an extra TEM episode every single week while helping me get to my next goal of $100 per episode on Patreon by becoming a patron today: https://www.patreon.com/tempodcast

2. My next Apple Podcasts goal is 150 ratings and 75 reviews. Take just a minute to leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts to help me get there. Thank you!

And finally, a huge thank you to Parker Mouthpieces for providing the hosting for TEM.

Produced by Andrew Hitz

Show notes for all episodes of TEM including topics discussed, links to all books and websites referenced can be found at:

http://www.andrewhitz.com/shownotes

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