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Rick Barker is the President and CEO of the Music Industry Blueprint in Nashville, TN.
He is a manager, entrepreneur, author, and consultant focusing on the recent changes in the music business. By sharing his experience and insider tips, he helps his clients understand the music business and fast-tracks their steps to success.
While those things describe his business life, the titles that he loves most are the ones which describe his personal life: Sober, Christian, Husband, and Father.
Rick grew up in Alabama and was raised by a single mom. Growing up with very little in way of money and res

The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast Rick Barker

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Rick Barker is the President and CEO of the Music Industry Blueprint in Nashville, TN.
He is a manager, entrepreneur, author, and consultant focusing on the recent changes in the music business. By sharing his experience and insider tips, he helps his clients understand the music business and fast-tracks their steps to success.
While those things describe his business life, the titles that he loves most are the ones which describe his personal life: Sober, Christian, Husband, and Father.
Rick grew up in Alabama and was raised by a single mom. Growing up with very little in way of money and res

    Episode 223: How To Get Music Influencers To Share Your Music

    Episode 223: How To Get Music Influencers To Share Your Music

    In today's episode, Rick speaks with Johnny Cloherty from Songfluencer.com about how to get Influencers to promote your music.

    www.songfluencer.com 

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    Episode 222: The Best Live Streaming Tool Today!

    Episode 222: The Best Live Streaming Tool Today!

    Today you are introduced to Tim Westergren from Sessions. Sessions is a platform to assist musician's with their "Live Streams" and helps them get paid.

    www.sessionslive.com


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    Episode 221: Without Quality Music, Nothing Else Matters!

    Episode 221: Without Quality Music, Nothing Else Matters!

    Let me first off say thank you for just going over 500,000 listens on this podcast. I am honored. 

    In this episode, I talk about the importance of your music and how you need to get it right to be successful. I also share a trick to test it out. I introduce you to a "one of a kind" FB Group started and run by Graham Cochrane from Recording Revolution to get the helo you need with your music.

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    Episode 220: Questions Submitted By The Listeners !

    Episode 220: Questions Submitted By The Listeners !

    In this episode, Rick answers questioned submitted by the listeners. Listen in on some great insight and suggestions.

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    Episode 219: Side Hustles for Musician's

    Episode 219: Side Hustles for Musician's

    In a world where listening to music is free, sometimes Indie Artist need to take on a "Side Hustle" to make money. In this episode, Rick gives some great ideas.

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    Episode 218: Who are The MOST Important Influencers In The World? Here is my vote...

    Episode 218: Who are The MOST Important Influencers In The World? Here is my vote...

    Today I discuss the 4 types of Influencers and who I feel is the most important.

    Articles referenced in the podcast:

    https://blog.iconosquare.com/guide-to-social-media-influencers

    https://medium.com/swlh/nano-influencers-who-they-are-and-why-they-matter-c4278cc95d8f

    Follow Rick everywhere: www.rickbarker.com


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Customer Reviews

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305 Ratings

305 Ratings

dj jonthan burgess ,

Thanks Rick!

Thank you for the countless ideas you have provided!!! I get lots of value here. Appreciate your help! Jon - TransformEDM.com

Charles Reichert ,

Crazy Good Information!

I’ve been trying to learn as much as I can about business in the music industry as a business student and this podcast is it. It’s the meat and potatoes that you need to understand what is going on and how to have an artist be successful. Keep on recording Rick!

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!!

Rick, host of The Music Industry Blueprint Podcast, highlights all aspects of music, business and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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