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The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast is consistently rated as one of the Top Music Business Podcasts. Hosted by Taylor Swift's Former Manager Rick Barker. Rick is known for his straightforward and honest approach when it comes to the Music Business. This weekly podcast is designed to help keep you up to date with what is happening in the world of music and the latest trends when it comes to digital marketing. Rick, also has a Subscriber ONLY Podcast that comes out daily called the "MIB Secret Society." You can subscribe at www.rickbarker.com/secret

The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast is consistently rated as one of the Top Music Business Podcasts. Hosted by Taylor Swift's Former Manager Rick Barker. Rick is known for his straightforward and honest approach when it comes to the Music Business. This weekly podcast is designed to help keep you up to date with what is happening in the world of music and the latest trends when it comes to digital marketing. Rick, also has a Subscriber ONLY Podcast that comes out daily called the "MIB Secret Society." You can subscribe at www.rickbarker.com/secret

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The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast is consistently rated as one of the Top Music Business Podcasts. Hosted by Taylor Swift's Former Manager Rick Barker. Rick is known for his straightforward and honest approach when it comes to the Music Business. This weekly podcast is designed to help keep you up to date with what is happening in the world of music and the latest trends when it comes to digital marketing. Rick, also has a Subscriber ONLY Podcast that comes out daily called the "MIB Secret Society." You can subscribe at www.rickbarker.com/secret

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English


Episodes

August 7th "Extraordinarily Simple"

8/7/2022
You can join the MIB Secret Society here: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/subscribe This private podcast allows me to focus on your daily growth as a person and an artist. Every day you will have access to daily motivation and mindset fixes to help you get your day started on the right path. These are the two books I am reading from: 1. A Year of Positive Thinking by: Cyndie Spiegel 2. Daily Wisdom by: Julie Fournier --- Send in a voice message:...

August 6th" You Are Not Broken"

8/6/2022
You can join the MIB Secret Society here: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/subscribe This private podcast allows me to focus on your daily growth as a person and an artist. Every day you will have access to daily motivation and mindset fixes to help you get your day started on the right path. These are the two books I am reading from: 1. A Year of Positive Thinking by: Cyndie Spiegel 2. Daily Wisdom by: Julie Fournier --- Send in a voice message:...

Episode 273: Tour the World WITHOUT an Agent! Conversation with Sofar Sounds CEO Jim Lucchese

8/6/2022
In this episode, Rick speaks with Sofarsounds CEO Jim Lucchese. Sofar has helped thousands of Indie Artist Tour The World. Many Sofar Artists have gone on the win Grammys. You are going to LOVE this conversation. www.sofarsounds.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Episode 272: A Conversation with Abe Batshon from BeatStars

7/6/2022
In this episode of the podcast, Rick chats with BeatStars Founder Abe Baston. This conversation is a must-listen too for all indie artists. http://www.beatstars.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:44:03

Episode 271: Conversation with Bandsintown CEO and Co-Founder Fabrice Sergent

5/12/2022
In this episode, Rick talks with CEO and Co-Founder Founder Fabrice Sergent from Bandsintown. Rick was surprised to find out about all the cool tools for artists that are available on the platform. www.bandsintown.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:31:02

Episode 270: "Over 100 Shows a Year with NO Agent!" The Creative Side of Touring...

4/26/2022
In this episode of the podcast, Rick speaks with Indie Artist Tara Brueske about how she is able to tour over 100 days a year? They discuss some non-traditional venues and how lucrative they can be. You can learn more about Tara here https://tarabrueske.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:27:54

Episode 269: $20,000 in 24 Hours with his NFT's...Music Artist Pip shares all...

4/14/2022
In this episode, Rick sits down with music artist Pip. With a very small social following and a small audience in general, how did he do it? He shares all. To follow Pip and see his NFT Offerings: Social Links: https://www.pipmusic.xyz/ https://www.instagram.com/pipmusic_/ https://twitter.com/Pipmusic_ https://www.tiktok.com/@pipmusic_?lang=en https://open.spotify.com/artist/6wYjE80aPC9C0sPFPCzyjb?si=iDflngyRQ72OTJDlqGXLEQ To subscribe to Rick's Secret Society CLICK HERE --- Send in...

Duration:00:41:28

April 7th "Continue to Thrive"

4/7/2022
These are the two books I am reading from: 1. A Year of Positive Thinking by: Cyndie Spiegel 2. Daily Wisdom by: Julie Fournier --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:01:17

Episode 268: David Crosby's advice to musicians is disturbing...“Don’t become a musician.”

3/7/2022
Recently David Crosby made a statement in an article that got me thinking. Decide for yourself. Get my FREE Discovery Training here www.rickbarker.com/discovery --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:12:14

February 19th "Master Your Emotions"

2/19/2022
These are the two books I am reading from: 1. A Year of Positive Thinking by: Cyndie Spiegel 2. Daily Wisdom by: Julie Fournier Nypsy Husstle Victory Lap: CLICK HERE --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:03:54

Episode 267: Avoid This Music Scam (Video Podcast on Spotify)

1/26/2022
Unfortunately, Indie Artists continue to fall victim to this particular scam. In this episode, Rick will show you how to tell if something is a scam and the research you can do to avoid it. You can watch the video version on Spotify CLICK HERE. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:09:32

Episode 266: "Did You Achieve Your Music Goals?"

1/18/2022
Many of us set goals every year. The question is did you hit your goals? In this episode Rick talks about setting realistic goals, and if getting the attention of a label or manager interests you at all, what they look for in new artists and how your goals can coincide with what they are looking for. https://ratethispodcast.com/mib https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/subscribe DM me on IG @rickbarkermusic --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:09:32

Episode 265: The Importance of Growing a Real Fanbase (Interview with Jenny Powers)

12/7/2021
As a trailblazing woman in the music industry, Jenny Powers is the founder and CEO of Blue Avenue Music Group - artist management, marketing, and label services provider. Created after experiencing for herself the challenges artists face when navigating the often intentionally complex business aspects of the music industry, Blue Avenue Music Group gives artists the resources to build a solid business foundation and monetize their efforts in the industry. Having worked with thousands of indie...

Duration:00:28:37

Episode 264: Most Artists Won't Make Money

11/17/2021
In this episode, Rick talks about why most artists won't make money with their music. www.rickbarker.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:07:10

Episode 263: How to Monetize Cover Songs

11/2/2021
In this episode, Rick speaks with Todd McCarty. Todd has had great success building and monetizing cover songs. You can learn more about Todd here https://bandbuilderacademy.com/RickBarkerMusic/join Follow Todd on IG @bandbuilderacademy --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:01:14:25

Episode 262: Work Smart NOT Hard? That is Total BS:-)

10/21/2021
In this episode, Rick breaks down why the statement "Work Smart NOT Hard" is total BS. To get access to The Free Strategy Session Rick mentioned go to https://rickbarker.com/strategy/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:10:01

Episode 261: Are you owed Music Royalty Payments?

10/6/2021
In this episode, Rick talks with Kris Ahrend from The MLC. The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC) is a nonprofit organization designated by the U.S. Copyright Office pursuant to the historic Music Modernization Act of 2018. In January 2021, The MLC began administering blanket mechanical licenses to eligible streaming and download services (digital service providers or DSPs) in the United States. The MLC will then collect the royalties due under those licenses from the DSPs and pay...

Duration:00:24:58

Episode 260: There is Nothing Easy About The Music Business!

9/14/2021
Anything that lasts, takes time to build. Your Music Career is no different. Slow down! To listen to my Free Music Marketing Training go to https://rickbarker.com/vault/marketing-replay/ You will learn what to have in place at Discovery. Pre-Release Strategies Post Release Startegies And I will show you what is inside The Music Marketing Vault... Follow me on IG @rickbarkermusic --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:09:33

Episode 259: Wow has the Music Industry Changed! Interview with Entertainment Attorney Debbie Egel

8/25/2021
With so many changes in the Music Industry, keeping up is almost impossible. Entertainment Attorney Debbie Egel has a solution. Her personality is infectious and her knowledge is undeniable. Plus she has a cool accent. Enjoy... Link for her book is https://www.emusicentertainment.net/ The discount code is RICKBARKER --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:00:37:47

Episode 258: His New Book Is A Must Read / Interview with Clinton Sparks #GetFamiliar

8/10/2021
This interview is packed with some amazing gems not only on music but on life. You will find those gems in Clinton's new book "How To Win Big in the Music Business. You can grab a free copy by CLICKING HERE or go to www.clintonsparks.com Follow Clinton on IG @clintonsparks --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/music-industry-blueprint/message

Duration:01:00:01