Monthly Archives: October 2018

142: Interview w/ Music Biz Attorney Jeremy Brook

What’s up with the music modernization act and what does it mean to indie artists and songwriters? What are some of the most commonly asked legal questions that indie artists, musicians, singers, and songwriters have? We answered a BUNCH of them during this amazing conversation with music business attorney Jeremy Brook.

PS: It’s time for you to make a real move and be taken seriously as a songwriter in your local songwriting community, from the industry, and even from your family. The Song Demo Discount Deal is a program that allows you to get the Nashville legendary studio musicians and a Grammy winning engineer for 50% of what it would normally cost. We only offer 4 song demos at this price per month.

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018 EXPAND YOUR BRAND: Question Everything

How do you get a stranger on social media to care about you enough to listen to you music? You care about them first. You love them first.

The best way to accomplish that is to ask questions that will get them to respond. Listen to Lexi and Johnny discuss a bunch of different ways to get strangers to engage with you on social media.

PS: If you’re serious about your music career then you’ll need to invest a little in learning how to grow you audience and get people to care. If you view it as an expense, I promise, you’ll never be able to afford it. Schedule a consultation call today and you’ll see immediate results across all your social media platforms. Email us at and put “consultation” in the subject line.

141: Should You Hold Back Your Best Song Ideas?

We’ve all done it. At least we’ve all thought about doing it, but does it make sense to save a killer song idea for a more quality write? Listen to Brent and Johnny break this strategy down in detail on this episode.

To be a pro, you have to think like a pro. Get a free copy of Brent’s book Think Like A Pro Songwriter by going to and telling him where to send it.

025 SONG TITLE CHALLENGE: “Blue Blooded Rednecks”

Get inside the mind of a hit songwriter.

Brent and Johnny craft 4-5 different conceptual approaches for writing lyrics to the song title, “Blue Blooded Redneck”.

If you’d like to work with Brent privately on a Song Title Challenge exercise like this and/or have Brent coach you with the lyrics, then visit today and schedule a coaching session. Imagine what it will feel like to immediately transform your songwriting and become even more competitive.

140: Your Career Is Like Skiing

Your artist career is just like skiing. The goal isn’t to get to the bottom of the mountain, the goal is to get as many runs in as you can before the day is over.

Johnny breaks down several different marketing consultations that resulted in successful brand growth for the artists. Real World Examples. You won’t believe some of the tricky tasks…like how to market a 48-hour long concept record. Wut? Yep.

Your art is not enough. Good, compelling art is not enough to make a living doing it. You’re going to need marketing too. If you’re stuck on how to do it, schedule a consultation today and you’ll definitely move the needle. You’ll definitely expand your audience and even start creating cash flow depending on where you are on your journey.

Email today and put consultation in the subject line. We’ll set up a time to craft a customized marketing strategy build around your art, your career, your journey.

It’s a customized education. Now, the question is do you think of that as an expense or an investment?

Schedule your consultation today.

017 EXPAND YOUR BRAND: Wickedly Powerful Archetypes

Did you know Coca-Cola’s brand archetype is the Innocent? Are you aware Pepsi’s is The Jester?

Apple’s is the Outlaw, Tom Hanks is The Innocent, Jack Nicholson’s is the Outlaw, Taylor Swift’s is The Innocent.

What’s your personal archetype? What’s your artist brand archetype because it’s entirely possible they may be different.

Brands become more successful when they clearly choose, communicate and stick

to an archetype. When brands switch, they almost ALWAYS lose marketshare.

Learn a quick overview of the 12 archetypes in this episode and some great resources that will help you dig more deeply into discovering your brand archetype.


PS: This level of marketing is what gives an artist the ability to clearly communicate their power as an artist to consumers. If your art/music is competitive but you’re struggling trying to grow your audience, then a personal one-on-one consultation is the solution that create IMMEDIATE results.

Schedule a consultation today and see immediate results tomorrow. email us at and put CONSULTATION in the subject line.

139: Are Your Songs Road Ready?

Are your songs road ready? What the heck does that even mean?

The insights in this episode will greatly improve your chances of a getting a major cut.

Download Brent’s free book, Think Like A Pro Songwriter today at


024 SONG TITLE CHALLENGE: “Thank You For Noticing”

Get inside the mind of a hit songwriter.

Ever heard a pro songwriter riff on-the-spot conceptual ideas for lyrics to a song title that was sprung on him live? No pressure, right?

Brent and Johnny craft 4-5 different conceptual approaches to writing lyrics for the song title, “Thank You For Noticing”.


Brent can help you run through this incredibly creative exercise privately if you prefer. He can also help prepare your song or repair your song. Schedule a coaching session today and learn how to improve your craft from a pro! Go to to find availabilities.

138: How To Attract Massive Opportunity

But how’d we do it? How did we get this big break? Did we get lucky? Were we “discovered” and then everything happened really quickly? Was it nepotism?

Nope, this is the story about The C.L.I.M.B.’s climb to a partnership and platform with a much larger audience for us. We followed these simple steps. The more we work, the luckier we get.

We are excited to announce that The C.L.I.M.B. Show podcast has just partnered with Disc Makers, one of the top global platforms servicing artists, authors, filmmakers, and other content companies. The sole purpose is helping content creators get content to market and monetize it.

In this episode, we break down all the steps that happened along the way for us to gain this amazing opportunity to reach a much larger audience. HINT: It’s the same formula we’ve been preaching all along. 


***NOTE*** We can help you craft your custom strategy that will get you to a larger audience with boundless opportunities. Schedule a consultation today by emailing and put “consultation” in the subject line. It’s totally affordable. If you have money to eat out and to shop, you have money to spend on a 1-hour education that will get instant results growing your audience.

The question is, do you think of an education as an expense or an investment?