10 Grants/Loans For Creatives During Covid-19 Has your business been affected by the Coronavirus? Are you seeing a shortage in cash flow? As a content creator, many of us are feeling the pinch as clients slow down as we all embrace this new way of living. As a creator, you are a business that makes…

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Are You On Track With Your Goals?   I was just on a group coaching call and one of my clients  was struggling with birthing a new project asked when does the fear and discomfort go away? I think that some believe that when you have “arrived” all fear and discomfort disappear and you begin…

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Swagger Without Ego by Ezina This week I have watched some of the American Idol auditions and I have often wondered, where are all of the music students that we see at local band nights? Contestant after contestant stepped up and swung out and in between there were a few surprises.  Mainly in the  15…

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9 Successful Strategies by Ezina on April 11, 2011 I was speaking with a client the other day and she was feeling a bit overwhelmed about her place in life. We chatted a bit and I shared with her, that I too have had moments of doubt and definitely moments of fear around a new…

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What Are You Creating?   I know that you are amazing in so many ways.  Yet you choose subconsciously to hide your gifts from the world.  On some level, you desire to take center stage but the inner fear keeps you locked inside and hiding. Stage fright keeps some of us from propelling and going…

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20 Alternative Ways To Create A Sustainable Career In Music by Jonathan Ostrow Jonathan Ostrow in Jonathan Ostrow, Realizing Your Goals, music career, professional musician, sustainability As it becomes more evident that the new music industry will in no way resemble the construct of the past, many musicians are left trying to figure out how…

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The case for online-only promotion by Brian Hazard I promote to establish and nurture a genuine relationship with my fans. I measure my success by the number of subscribers to my mailing list. Notice I said mailing list, not Twitter followers or MySpace “friends.” I’m talking about the people who grant me permission through a…

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Financial Alchemy for Creatives Financial Alchemy: By Morgana Rae, CPCC, ACC Your current financial situation is a direct reflection of your inner relationship with Money. If you don’t like your finances, something needs to change in your relationship. This is where Alchemy comes in. Alchemy is the art of transformation. With roots in ancient Egypt…

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Are You Stalling When It’s Time To Launch? I was speaking with a client the other day and she was feeling a bit overwhelmed by her place in life. We chatted a bit and I shared with her, that I too have had moments of doubt and definitely moments of fear around a new project.…

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Success By Association by Morganna Rae The greatest genius will never be worth much if he pretends to draw exclusively from his own resources. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I have a confession.I was a geek in grade school. I was that nerdy girl wearing the polyester “floods” from Pic n Save. I kept my…

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How to Be A Money Magnet   by Morgana Rae of Charmed Life Connection Last month’s Financial Alchemy Workshop went better than I dreamed. This is the first time I’ve presented a workshop that not only sold out–I had to turn people away! And the manifestations that the participants have been sharing over the have…

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Intro To Booking For Artists   In last month’s column we discussed the advantages and disadvantages of performing cover tunes. One major advantage that a cover band holds over an all-original act is the abundance of solid paying gigs available. Booking a band that plays primarily original material is more challenging and normally much less…

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Money Making Strategies For Indie Artists by Jeffrey Fisher   I’m always amazed how many creative people ignore their need to invest for the future. Now my particular idea of investing goes way beyond merely saving money and depositing for growth in a bank, stock, bond, mutual fund, etc. (I’ll get to that in a…

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