Aug 25, 2015by Cari Cole As an artist you’ve got your back against a wall. A wall that will take all of your resources and cleverness to break through. You’ve probably already spent a small fortune just to get your music out. But how do you make a dent after you spent most of your resources on your record? The enormous amount of cash it ... Continue
Aug 20, 2015Hi Beautiful Indie Artists and Music Makers!! Are you wanting to gain some SERIOUS momentum with your music career this Fall 2015? We thought so!! So we put together 4 products that have helped thousands of other artists master momentum and gain ground to leverage their music careers. We then put them on SALE and slashed the prices to make it easier for ... Continue
Aug 18, 2015by Cari Cole A few years ago one of my precious artists got an opportunity to co-write with one of the world’s biggest music producers. He was super excited and looking forward to that day. He had looked up to this man for most of his career and couldn’t believe he was so fortunate to get an opportunity to co-write with ... Continue
Aug 11, 2015by Cari Cole Covers are all the rage, but how do you choose the right covers for your b(r)and? What covers will bring views and create leverage? And what covers could do some damage, even sink you, or worse get NO views. We all know how important “numbers” on social media are. While you can’t make people watch, your content can. Here are ... Continue
Aug 04, 2015by Cari Cole Anyone who is a musician knows it’s an eight day a week job, one that is never done if you’re doing it right. But that right there is a prescription for disaster. No friends, no life, and even possibly, no career. It’s all about balance, planning, strategizing, setting goals and setting and resetting priorities. Here are my top 6 pretty-darn-close-to-magical ... Continue
Jul 28, 2015by Cari Cole The music business is a roller coaster ride. Depending how long you’ve been on the ride, there are aftershocks, tremors, fallouts and side effects that reverberate for weeks, months or even years. Sometimes these side effects change your course for the worse. It’s time to get you back in control!
1. AnxietyArtist are anxious by nature. Sensitive, deep, anxious, ... Continue
Jul 22, 2015By Cari Cole To follow up on a recent well received blog last week: the Worst Music Advice I Was Ever Given, this week I thought it fun to contrast that with The Best Music Advice I Was Ever Given. A few days ago I spoke to a fledgling artist trying to make it, like so many. And during the phone call, I ... Continue
Jul 14, 2015by Cari Cole A friend of mine said the other day “who needs a manager, just build your own team.” Truth. Artists who gain ground build teams. Having a team rocks, but having the RIGHT team is a serious game changer. You definitely can’t do it alone (so don’t kid yourself). “It definitely takes a village.”
1. Start by finding the smartest most intelligent, ... Continue
Jul 07, 2015by Cari Cole With another recently successful touring singer out with a vocal hemorrhage (Meghan Trainor), it’s timely to shout out about how to sound better without hurting your cords, or your career. Look, most producers and industry tastemakers don’t care if you are shredding your cords, they don't expect you to last, let alone make it big. Plus the fact that ... Continue
Jul 01, 2015By Cari Cole Summer is easy breezy for most singers, unless you’re hitting terrain with lots of pollen and allergies, or you’re struggling to stay hydrated from the sun and heat. Here are my top 10 tricks to keep my voice uber hydrated and healthy and avoid allergies too!