Monthly Archives: September 2018

016 EXPAND YOUR BRAND: Instagram – Make Your Friends Jealous

Instagram is all about the image(s). These SUPER CREATIVE imaging strategies and apps will help your feed stand out immediately and clarify beyond a reasonable doubt that you are an artist! Oh and they’re F U N as well!

REMEMBER: This will be a little daunting at first because it’s foreign…but once you get the hang of it all your friends will be jealous.

PS: If you’re frustrated because you’re a great artist but you feel like nobody seems to care, then we can show you how to get people interested right now. Schedule a consultation today and we’ll teach you to customize an easy, actionable growth strategy that you can implement right away. You’ll see immediate results (some clients even double their following in the same week) with little as 1 or 2 hours of information. Email us at and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

Tools we discussed:

  1. Photogrid
  2. Gridpost
  3. Preview

Here are the sample Instagram feeds we were discussing on this episode








023 SONG TITLE CHALLENGE: “Sunshine On Wheels”

Get inside the mind of a hit songwriter.

Listen to Brent & Johnny craft 4-5 conceptual approaches for writing lyrics to the song title “Sunshine On Wheels”


PS: If you have song title that you’d like to try this exercise with but want it to be private or if you want to up your songwriting skills by working with Brent, then schedule a coaching session today. Go to and pick a time.

136: Long Game or Short Game?

Are you looking for immediate gratification in your songwriting and/or artist career? Are you playing the long game or the short game? Are you PLANNING for the long game or the short game?

Listen to Johnny and Brent discuss the difference between the two and get your plan moving forward.

PS: Do you look at your time & money spent on marketing as an expense or an investment? If you’re in it for the long game, you have a LOT to learn about marketing. INVEST in your career and craft a customized marketing strategy that you can see immediate growth with. Schedule a consulting appointment today by emailing Put CONSULTING in the subject line.

You’ll see immediate results.

015 EXPAND YOUR BRAND: Don’t Make This Rookie Mistake

This one social media value bomb is the difference between your content looking pro or looking like a rookie. Whether your content is images or videos, it’s super easy and totally WORTH IT.


PS: Are you looking at the costs for your marketing as an expense or an investment? The marketing is the ONLY thing that will get you closer to making a living doing what you were born to do. If you feel like the same ‘ol people are consuming your content and coming to your shows, then you’re not growing. Email us today and schedule a consulting call at Put CONSULTATION in the subject line and we’ll craft a custom marketing strategy that will get you immediate results.

135: Don’t Be Too Proud To Start At The Bottom

Why is money something you think is standing in your way?

J.K. Rowling, George Clooney, David Geffen, Ralph Lauren, and Oprah Winfrey all started dirt poor with absolutely nothing. Winfrey, Geffen, and Rowling are all BILLIONAIRES now. So why can’t you achieve your musical dreams?

In this episode we interview Barbara Strauss, successful concert promoter, 18-year owner of the Sarasota Blues Fest, and a major label artist manager.  Her story will blow your mind.


If you’d like help conceptualizing your song lyrics or co-writing your song then a coaching session with Brent is an affordable way to up your game right now. Schedule a coaching session now by going to



134: Interview with Hacking Music Authors, John Pisciotta and Wade Sutton

Last year Spotify received 30,000 uploads per month, now they handle 20,000 song uploads per dayAdditionally, every minute of ever day the game changes on social media and digital marketing making it difficult to get ahead.

In this episode we interview John Pisciotta and Wade Sutton who are the authors of the brand new book (which is being considered as a text book at the prestigious Belmont University) Hacking Music.

This is a great conversation! HINT: Listen to the end of the podcast to learn how you can win one of 3 books that John and Wade are giving away in The CLIMB Community.


You can purchase Hacking Music right now on Amazon on THIS LINK.