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Being in a Band is a podcast for savvy musicians and music industry professionals who want to learn more about the music business, marketing, branding, strategy, mindset and all things, well, being in a band. Hosted by digital marketer, music journalist and musician, Monica Strut, this show is designed to be a resource for you to up-skill, become empowered and take your music careers to the next level.

Being In A Band Monica Strut

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Being in a Band is a podcast for savvy musicians and music industry professionals who want to learn more about the music business, marketing, branding, strategy, mindset and all things, well, being in a band. Hosted by digital marketer, music journalist and musician, Monica Strut, this show is designed to be a resource for you to up-skill, become empowered and take your music careers to the next level.

    How to Get a Manager + Booking Agent

    How to Get a Manager + Booking Agent

    Most artists and bands know they can only reach a certain level of success on their own. In this masterclass we discuss how exactly to expand your team to include a booking agent and/or manager. If and how you should approach them, how to attract managers and agents and what to expect when you work with them.

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    • 34 min
    Who You Surround Yourself With Will Determine Your Success

    Who You Surround Yourself With Will Determine Your Success

    You may have heard the quote, 'You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.' In this episode, I'm going to dig into the science as to why your success is determined by the people in your external environment and why it's just WAY more fun sharing this music career path with others who get it.

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    • 17 min
    The Indie Musician Summit With Kate Westwood Management

    The Indie Musician Summit With Kate Westwood Management

    I'm very excited to announce that I'm a speaker at this year's Indie Musician Summit! In this episode, I interview the Summit's founder, Kate Westwood, all about getting started in the music business later on in life and following her dreams, what she invasions as the future of coaching in the music industry and the upcoming Indie Musician Summit!

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    • 51 min
    Building A Fanbase With Darryl Hurs From CD Baby + Indie Music Week

    Building A Fanbase With Darryl Hurs From CD Baby + Indie Music Week

    Today I'm speaking with the Director of Market Development in Canada for online distributor, CD Baby and founder of Indie Week Darryl Hurs! We talk all about his 25-year background in the music industry (specifically working with independent artists), how new artists can stand out and cultivate a fanbase, marketing tips and more! 

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    Get free tickets to Indie Music Week (Use code 'BBfree')!

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    • 33 min
    You Are Worthy of Your Dreams

    You Are Worthy of Your Dreams

    You are SO worthy of your dreams.  Recording in a moment of reflection after a festival announcement. 

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    Workshop: Using TikTok & Reels to Grow Your Band

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    • 27 min
    5 Mistakes Musicians Make With TikTok & Reels

    5 Mistakes Musicians Make With TikTok & Reels

    The stats are in and if you're not using TikTok or Reels yet, you're missing out on a huge opportunity to grow! These platforms have the ability to reach way more people than any other social media platform out there - BUT the trick is you can't treat them like the other platforms!  Here are the 5 mistakes bands and musicians make when creating this content.

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    • 18 min

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Kindofanexpert ,

LET'S DO THIS!

This is such a great, informative podcast! Information is given is a fun and understandable way. Monica you are a legend and a gem! Love it!

Nate Callens ,

What a useful, fun pod for musicians/bands of all skill levels!

Monica Strut has so much knowledge & numberous tips and resources to share with bands when it comes to educating them about branding, music release strategy, marketing, Facebook ads, PR strategy, keeping bands motivated and accountable, & more. So many of these episodes can be applied to other industries as well, so BONUS! Give Being In A Band a listen. You'll love it. Monica's enthusiasm is electric! 🤘🔥🙏

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