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Are you ready to rock? Terrance D. Schemansky interviews music business insiders from around the world. Listen and connect with a fresh episode released every Friday and available for download 24/7!

New And Noteworthy On iTunes!

Slow and steady work with your support has allowed the Music Business Connection to reach the status of New and Noteworthy on iTunes. I’m excited to be able to see the podcast gain this recognition as we move along while publishing three episodes per week. It has been a long road to get to this point since this show took about a year and a half to start. That’s because things moved very slow in the development stages. However, even though things moved slowly at first, things kept on moving.

As a musician, perhaps you have found that things can seem to move slowly at times. However, pushing through can mean [Read more…]

021: How Asking The Right People Can Get You In Front Of Thousands Of Fans!

eric_knightEric’s music has been on TV networks including MTV2, MTV Latino, the Box & IMNTV, along with press and reviews in Billboard Magazine, the New Times, and more. He is also the owner of Persistent Management, an artist management company that works with musicians and film producers.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Eric Knight

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020: How Sticking To Your Own Thing Set’s You Up For Long Term Success, With Jan Janssen

Jan_Janssen_edit3Jan is the manager and designer of the “Real Roots Cafe”, a music website that has been making an impact on the music business for over 15 years. He supports independent musicians by filling the role as a powerful voice online reaching the ears of music fans and music industry.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Jan Janssen

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019: What It Means To Figure Out Your Brand And Keep Consistency, With Kelby Cannick

kelby_cannickKelby is the Publisher and Editor of Makin’ It Magazine. He works to cultivate success in the urban music scene, while bridging the gap between independent artists and the music industry, while keeping his finger on the pulse of what’s next.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Kelby Cannick

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018: Why Performing Live Anywhere, Anytime Is More Important Than You Might Realize, With David Barber

davidbarbermain1David quit his full time day job in 1998 to devote himself to working in the music community. He the author of “Gigging, Everything You Need To Know About Playing Gigs (Except how to play your axe)”. As Co-Producer of the weekly radio show Band Talk, he also stays highly active in the Colorado music scene.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: David Barber

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017: How Connecting With Like-Minded People Makes All The Difference, With Robert Dempster

dempster_updateRobert is the owner of Dempster Designs, he creates amazing signs and logos for companies around the world. He also owns Studio D located in Birmingham, Michigan featuring his artwork, live music, special events, and fun times. Recently, he recorded his new single “Blue Skies, Yellow Sun” with 4 time Grammy award winning record producer, Michael Powell.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Robert Dempster

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016: How To Develop Amazing Relationships And Empower Yourself To Make New Connections In The Music Business, With Madalyn Sklar

madalyn_sklar_editMadalyn is the founder of GoGirlsMusic.com, the oldest & largest online community of female musicians. As a professional speaker, Madalyn has taken the stage at dozens of events and music conferences. She also recently started her own Podcast helping musicians and others through the Twitter Smarter Podcast with Twitter tips from the pros.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Madalyn Sklar

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015: What It Takes To Propell Your Music Career Into Long Term Success, With Brent Harvey

brent_harvey_edit.smBrent started from scratch to build his career in the music business, starting out at the age of 15. He is an Event Producer, Artist Representative and Entertainment Consultant. As the Co-Founder and Owner of The Hollywood Music In Media Awards®, he also honors mainstream and independent media creators from around the globe!

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Brent Harvey

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014: How One Artist Shares Her Message Of Love, Featuring Snoop Dogg On Her Hit Single, With JildyT

jildyt_editJildyT supports many causes and fights for awareness of global issues such as domestic violence and woman’s and children’s issues. Her popular single titled “Love Love Love” includes Snoop Dog performing on her release. She is Pop Rocker, Singer, Songwriter and Producer working to create music that makes the world a better place.

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: JildyT

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013: How To Build A Full Time Business In The Music Industry, With Marco Gandolfi

marco_gandolfi_edit2.pngMarco tells how he grew his full time business in the music industry. He is the Founder and Editor of Music-News.com currently getting over 1,000,000 web site visitors every month, with the first position on Google for keyword “music news”!

Discover valuable information, and resources on this new episode of Music Business Connection featuring today’s guest: Marco Gandolfi

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