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I asked musicians to define entrepreneurship. Here are the results.

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A couple of weeks ago, I conducted some “market research.” I went on a Facebook group for musicians who are entrepreneurially minded (or so I thought) and asked the question: “What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word “entrepreneur?” The answers ranged from profound to downright insulting. But it’s not…

How to Market Yourself by Being on Podcasts (T-T-T-T Tuesday)

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We all know that podcasts are here to stay. They’re an incredibly powerful tool to market yourself to new fans, followers and happy customers. But it’s important that you represent yourself the best way possible when you do get the chance to be on a podcast. Did you know? There are people who have built…

Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself; and Treat Your Customers (fans) As Your Neighbor

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Hailing from just south of Toronto, Ontario Canada, Tia McGraff is an internationally-renowned, award-winning Americana/singer-songwriter and author. Accompanying Tia on her musical journey is her life/musical partner, Tommy Parham. The two met and married while both were living in Nashville, TN and have enjoyed an extensive career performing, song writing and recording together for more…

About that Drama in Trumpet Land Earlier This Year…

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In late March, early April timeframe, I experienced this weird phenomenon called… Well, I don’t know what to call it other than misplaced idealism turned into self-righteous indignation. Because I showed insufficient remorse for what seemed like a dumb question on my Facebook group dealing with women trumpet players, I endured the wrath of a…

About this Little Known Tool That Can Dramatically Increase Your Engagement with Customers All Over the World

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musician periscope

While perusing Facebook a while back, I came across a post in a musician’s forum about something that I thought had bit the dust. But it turns out that it’s alive and kicking, and as far as musicians are concerned, it’s prime real estate. Translation: No one is using it. Yet. But that could change,…

The Inner Game of Peak Performance Mastery, Why We Make Repeatedly Make Mistakes, & Utilizing “Centering” to Achieve Our Performance Potential w/ Dr. Don Greene

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performance mastery

In the summer of 2017, I did a series of podcasts called Secrets of the Musical Mind. The goal of the podcast was to get into the heads of peak performers – almost all trumpet players – and discover what it was about their mental approach that enabled them to perform at a very high…

Summer Recap, Gigging Life on the Beach, and A Lesson in Entrepreneurship from My Favorite TV Show

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So, after a long time apart, my three listeners and I finally reconnected for a blessed time of fellowship. We recapped our summers, and I made a few observations about the gigging scene here on Virginia Beach. Not in Virginia Beach, the city, but the actual beach. I guess I need to get out more, because I’m…

How to Set Parameters That Will Enable You to Achieve Your Goals as a MusicPreneur

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If you missed Stephen’s fantastic interview on the podcast this past Sunday, you may listen here. How to Identify What’s Important There’s so much advice out there, but we all have different needs, desires, circumstances. So Stephen doesn’t focus on teaching what to do, but finding your why. Once you know your why, then you’ll know what to do.…

Why Are Classical Musicians So Sad? How to Express Your Joy and Find Your “Why” for Making Music w/ Stephen P. Brown

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About Me and My Podcast Hi. My name is James Newcomb. MusicPreneur.Com is a combination of two things that are near and dear to me: music and commerce. I believe that these are two of the most powerful forces known to man and are able to do a great deal of good (and not so…

Time You Enjoy Wasting is not Wasting Time

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