The Glass Child, Charlotte Ericksson,  bares her unique story of survival in her life and career. She tells us her walks in finding a place for her music and books.  I talk to her about her knowledge and experience in crowdfunding campaigns and how she managed to gain a loyal fanbase through learning from the internet and house concert tours.

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give-opportunity-to-pledge-for-music-sqaCrowdfunding for Musicians: How To Exceed Your Goal

  • Reaching 100% of her crowdfunding for musicians goal within 4 hours of launching campaign
  • Building a loyal following for 5 years before asking for anything
  • Giving her music away for 3 years
  • Creating trust with her fans
  • Giving fans the opportunity to pledge what they can
  • Be prepared with your rewards before launching


musician-ontheroad-wanderer-sqaCreating a Music Career by Immersion

  • Moving from Sweden to London at 18
  • How she used the internet to take action and launch her career
  • Spending a year on the road playing wherever she could
  • Struggles of being an independent artist and how she overcame hers
  • Using her music for survival

fans-followers-money-music-career-sqaGrowing and Maintaining a Loyal Fan Base

  • Finding and building your tribe online
  • Make it easy for people to know what you’re doing
  • Using multiple social media platforms to connect with fans
  • Sending a monthly newsletter in addition to social media
  • Giving away free music for 3 years
  • Building a following through her social media writings


find-people-let-them-know-your music-sqaProjects & House Concert Tours

  • Releasing a charity single for an organization that supports cancer patients
  • Releasing her second book
  • 100 request for house concert
  • Opening her life story to her audience to create a strong connection
  • Creating a European house concert tour
  • Allowing your audience to support you by donation
  • Using house concerts to make a better fan connection
  • Her stream of income as an independent artist

Book Recommendations from Charlotte Eriksson

The Artist’s Way

The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph

House Concerts LogoProfitable House Concerts

Learn how to create Profitable House Concerts

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Bree Noble Female Entrepreneur MusicianBree Noble is an entrepreneur, musician and speaker. She founded Women of Substance Radio, an online radio station that promotes quality female artists in all genres, in 2007.  She launched the Women of Substance Music Podcast in November 2014, a 5 day per week show which promotes Independent female artists. Her podcast has hit #1 in New & Noteworthy for the Music, Arts and Society & Culture categories and #4 Audio Podcast on all of iTunes. She draws on her extensive experience running her own music business, both as a solo musician and as an Industry professional, to train and mentor other female musicians. Learn more about the station, the show and the artists Connect with Bree on Twitter @BreeNoble or on Facebook or on Instagram @breenoblemusic