Tara B is a seasoned singer, recording artist, pianist, voice coach and public speaker. In this episode, Tara talks about the strategies she learned and practiced throughout her career in booking shows, promoting music online, internet marketing and her many ways to earn as a musician entrepreneur.


Creating a Variety of Income Streams from Music

  • 70% of income generated from gigs
  • 20% of income generated from teaching
  • Creating opportunity with YouTube & Skype
  • Putting a follow up strategy in place

entertainers-for-seniors-sqaFinding an Unconventional Niche Audience

  • The need for good entertainment in assisted living and senior centers
  • Playing music geared toward an older audience
  • Creating shows with themes
  • Hearing history lessons from her audience

gig-advertisement-booking-concert-sqaBooking Shows & Strategies for Success

  • Flexibility to play as a duo or solo act
  • Sharing upcoming show & project info on personal & band Facebook pages to get more reach
  • Promote upcoming gigs during your shows
  • Build your fanbase by gigging – not staying home
  • Changing from scarcity to abundant thinking

followup-preserving-booking-sqaCreating a Unique Style

  • Singing in a style that fits your voice
  • Honing her keyboard and vocal skills
  • Finding songs to connect you to your audience
  • Mixing original songs with covers to create an eclectic set list
  • Creating conversations with your audience


Book Recommendations from Tara B

Connect With Tara B

Email Tara at tarabmusic@hotmail.com

Visit Her Website at www.tarabrueske.com



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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 atwww.wosradio.com. Connect with Bree on Twitter @BreeNoble or on Facebook or on Instagram @breenoblemusic