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Hit Songwriter, Multi-Platinum Selling Record Producer and Serial Entertainment Entrepreneur Steve Freeman serves up the real, raw truth about music, business and life.

Hit Songwriter, Multi-Platinum Selling Record Producer and Serial Entertainment Entrepreneur Steve Freeman serves up the real, raw truth about music, business and life.
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Nashville, TN

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Hit Songwriter, Multi-Platinum Selling Record Producer and Serial Entertainment Entrepreneur Steve Freeman serves up the real, raw truth about music, business and life.

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English

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6159747664


Episodes

Episode 60: How The Gig Economy Bill Affects The Music Business

9/20/2019
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California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the "Gig Economy" bill into law. What is it and what does it mean for artists, songwriters, producers, engineers, session musicians and record labels? Find out in today's episode!

Duration:00:21:16

Episode 59: Most Common Marketing and Social Media Mistakes

9/18/2019
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Most artists, songwriters and businesses alike are guilty of making some huge social media and marketing mistakes. Today we take a look at the most comment mistakes and how to avoid them so that you can build your fanbase and achieve the engagement it takes to be successful.

Duration:00:28:40

Episode 58: 3 Tips For Writing Better Songs

9/16/2019
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So many of you have asked me to do an episode on how to write better songs. I have condensed a very deep topic into 3 Tips For Writing Better Songs.

Duration:00:24:44

Episode 57: Passion, Purpose & The Three Mindsets of The Music Business

9/11/2019
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I believe there are 3 different mindsets when it comes to your career in the music business. Which mindset do you have and are you approaching your career with passion or purpose? There is a difference.

Duration:00:28:25

Episode 56: Everybody Hates Taylor Swift

9/9/2019
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Everybody Hates Taylor Swift..or do they? In this episode, I discuss the rules of the music business and how people that don't know or follow the rules seem to really hate those that do.

Duration:00:23:09

Episode 55: Don't Think...Just Do?

8/26/2019
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Saw an artist development company put something out on social media that read, "Don't Think, Just Do". I'm not sure that's the best advice and in this episode, I'll tell you why!

Duration:00:22:56

Episode 54: Three Ways To Grow Your Fanbase

8/9/2019
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Most artists today have a very difficult time building and maintaining an engaged fanbase. The reason is that so many of you think that it's all about hashtags, swipe up and being perceived as bigger than you are. It's not. Here are Three Ways To Grow Your fanbase that are sure to work. It's just a question of whether or not you are willing to humble yourself and implement them!

Duration:00:22:35

Episode 53: Music Business Money Grabs

8/2/2019
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The sharks used to lurk from the shadows, now mostly reputable companies are taking part in taking advantage of aspiring songwriters and artists with quick earning music business money grabs.

Duration:00:28:06

Ep 52: 12 Step Program For Musicians | Steps 11 & 12

7/29/2019
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Steps 11 & 12 are all about responsibility and service. Are you taking personal responsibility and are you willing to be of service to others?

Duration:00:26:59

Ep 51: 12 Step Program For Musicians | Steps 8. 9 & 10

7/24/2019
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Success in the music business requires Responsibility, Discipline and Perseverance.

Duration:00:21:25

Ep 50: 12 Step Program Fro Musicians | Steps 5, 6 & 7

7/22/2019
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It is impossible to get yourself going in and staying in the right direction in the music business if you don't have Integrity, Willingness and Humility. These are the 5th, 6th and 7th Steps in the 12 Step Program for Musicians.

Duration:00:23:46

Ep 49: 12 Step Program For Musicians | Step 4

7/19/2019
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The music business is addictive and a lot of the time we allow our pursuit of success to cloud our judgment. Step 4 of the 12 Step Program for Musicians is Courage. Admission, Hope and Faith are important, but we have to have the Courage to put all of the changes we are making into action. We also have to have the courage to see them thru.

Duration:00:19:12

Ep 48: 12 Step Program For Musicians | Step 3

7/17/2019
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Step 3 of the 12 Step Program For Musicians is all about Faith. We have to have Faith and/or confidence in the new decisions and commitments we are making, but Faith is an action word.

Duration:00:20:42

Ep 47: 12 Step Program For Musicians | Step 2

7/15/2019
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The music business is addictive and you have to take control or it will control you. In today's episode of the series, the 12 Step Program for Musicians Step 2, we talk about having Hope in moving in a new direction with confidence that we will change our direction and find success.

Duration:00:20:24

Ep 46: 12 Step Program For Musicians | Step 1

7/10/2019
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Today’s episode kicks off a 12 Part Series, the 12 Step Program For Musicians. Make no mistake, this business is as addictive as any drug or habit, but taking control starts with making the first step, Admitting You Have a Problem and That You Don't Know What You Are Doing.

Duration:00:27:13

Ep. 45: The 3 Keys To Success in The Music Business

7/8/2019
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There are 3 fundamentals and/or keys to success in the music business. You can't succeed without possessing and using all three simultaneously. Having and mastering any combination without the trifecta will spell failure. Can you identify what key or keys you are missing?

Duration:00:39:53

Ep 44: The Danger of Boxes

7/5/2019
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There is a significant danger to putting yourself in a box and labeling the outside with a specific description of its contents. When we do, we remove all desire for discovery and adventure by potential fans. So what should you do to acquire peoples interest?

Duration:00:24:44

Ep 43: The Unsigned Artist Mentality

7/3/2019
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Happy Independents Day. Yes, I spelled it that way for a reason. So many consider "Independent" to be a negative word in the music business, one that carries with it a perceived perception of lesser value and quality. I disagree and think the title is a badge of honor.

Duration:00:26:57

Ep 42: Taylor Swift's Bad Blood with Scooter Braun & Big Machine

7/1/2019
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The drama between Taylor Swift. Scooter Braun, Scott Borchetta and the sale of Big Machine Records has hit the fan and other artists like Justin Bieber, Halsey and Demi Lovato are weighing in. What is it all about and what does it mean for the music industry? Find out in this episode of The Steve Freeman Podcast.

Duration:00:39:48

Ep 41: Are You Scared To Achieve Your Goals

6/26/2019
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It sounds crazy, but I'm convinced that most of us are actually afraid to achieve our goals, find out the reason why in today's episode!

Duration:00:23:44