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Social Media for Music - Are you Doing it Wrong?-featured

Social Media for Music – Are you Doing it Wrong?


What if I told you you’re probably not “doing” social media right? That everything you thought you were supposed to do… you should NOT do? ….And the very thing you SHOULD do – feels completely counter-intuitive?

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How To Be A Successful Musician When You Have Kids-featured

How To Be A Successful Musician When You Have Kids


I just finished reading several articles on how parents “do music” when they have a kids and a family life.

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Featured Student of the Month: Lauren Mayer-2-

Featured Student of the Month: Lauren Mayer


Lauren Mayer lives in the San Francisco bay area, and she writes political satire & topical comedy songs, as well as musical theater and children’s music, and performs as a cabaret duo with her vocalist husband. She has never held a “real job,” other than working as a musician (pianist, music director, vocal coach, custom...

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Featured Student of the month: Katherine C.H.E.

Featured Student of the month: Katherine C.H.E.


Katherine C.H.E. is a Nashville raised Folk, Pop, Country, Jazz, Gospel Singer/Songwriter

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How I lost many of my Music followers -- DON'T DO THIS-featured

How I lost many of my music followers – DON’T DO THIS


I’m going to be brutally honest and tell you what I was doing wrong — primarily on Facebook — that resulted in less people following me and some people even un-liking my page! These mistakes really made it harder for me to reach my goals. Luckily I’ve learned and now I’m sharing my blunders with...

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From Broke Musician to a 6-Figure Music Business

From Broke Musician to a 6-Figure Music Business


Times had gotten hard in our family. I was a stay-at-home mom of now 5 kids. They needed me. I poured myself into them the best I could with the energy I could muster up via the coffee machine. My husband was a good worker and wanted nothing more than to provide for his family...

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How to speed up by slowing down, learn new instruments, and nap for song ideas


#MakingTheAlbum Week 3 This week has been exciting! My creativity is starting to flow, and I’m feeling that forward momentum with my songs, which is really motivating me to keep moving.

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The Difference Between Professionals and Amateurs


#MakingTheAlbum Week 5 Do you know what the difference is between a professional and an amateur? This week I want to talk about writer’s block, Resistance and getting the job done.

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Tips for calming down a stressed, creative brain and still getting everything done


#MakingTheAlbum Week 4 I would describe this past week as “scattered” (Post-It Notes are a girl’s best friend)

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What should musicians do about file sharing

What should musicians do about file sharing?


I don’t know about you, but when I first launched my music into the interwebs, I wasn’t sure if I was doing myself a disservice or not. I was sorta freaked out that people would steal my music. What do you do about that?

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About

Leah Mchenry

Leah McHenry understands the real world challenges for every-day musicians because she is one.

Having started her music career completely backwards, she found herself learning the NEW music business long after she already started a family and was unable to tour.

Leah now spends her time continuing her own music career while applying the real-world marketing strategies herself, and is also dedicated to helping other independent artists do the same.

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