Starting today, we are going to make a monthly recap of Millicent's podcast so newcomers can have a good overview of what has been covered so far, people who dropped the podcast at some point have an easier time coming back, and regular listeners have an index to locate their interests in a faster way.
In the current climate of uncertainty, individual musicians and music educators are having to rethink the way they work, in some cases in an online environment, and consider how their ‘business’ may function beyond the pandemic when live activities resume. To help finding the appropriate tools and strategies to keep business going, Sound Connections reworked their "Get Business Ready" course into an inline event, and our director Millicent Stephenson is going to open the day with the key speech "How To Future-Proof Your Business".
Carlene was one of the people who attended our Cafemnee Online Worshop during the months of April and May this year. She shared with us some of her impressions, that we invite you to read so you can have a good idea of what to expect from our projects and how what we do could help you out in your path to a successful career in music.
Have you thought about making a livestream, but you don't know where to start? Well, in this episode, Millicent walks you through the basic equipment you need and how to use it to get a nice and enjoyable livestream for you and your fans:
Life happens: you think you have everything under control and then you receive an atrociously high and unexpected bill, or your relative falls ill, or a pipe in your house breaks and soaks your amps in water. You start running to fix whatever happened, and then turn to realize you have not made any post in a week. Sounds familiar? Well, in this episode, Millicent shares her own experience to help you realize such a thing is not the end of the world or your career.
We tend to underestimate the effort and skill needed to monetise our content effectively. Where is the line? How to know if online income is really for you? In this episode, Millicent helps you figure that out.
Gunhild Carling is a Swedish jazz performer who seems to be a master in every instrument you need to know for the genre. Even beyond that, she is able to bring unexpected twists to it, causing delight and surprise alike. Here, for example, she rocks a swing tune using... bagpipes?!
As it was mentioned on the last episode, monetising your online activity requires effort. You must put in the work to position yourself, make contacts and generate opportunities. That might hold you back when thinking on give it a try, but don't give up just yet: here are five reasons why monetising your music online is worth it.
Our member Janice was so kind to share with us a general reflection about our Cafemnee's Online Workshop, which she attended during the month of April.
It is difficult to figure out what to do on the internet to get the best results when selling your music, but this episode draws a roadmap to help you out.