A collection of tools we use and recommend.
Books & Newsletters
No B.S. Magnetic Marketing Letter
Generally, we don’t recommend getting drugs sent directly to your doorstep. But we suppose, if it’s marketing crack, we can make an exception. Get monthly newsletters from marketing legend Dan Kennedy and powerhouse Russell Brunson
A digital marketing essential. Discover what it means to set yourself up as an expert, attract an audience, and monetize your audience using powerful sales funnels.
So, you’ve set up your social media profiles. You built a website. You have merchandise and sales funnels? Now what? Traffic Secrets shows you all the ways to mastering and generating masses of traffic from every platform out there.
Courses & Memberships
Looking to develop your inner skills as a musician? Wish you were a more confident improviser? Want to be more expressive on your instrument? Musical U is a community dedicated to helping you develop as a musician, with training, support, and accountability.
The Indie Bible
The Indie Bible is the ultimate directory for artists. Find venues, radio stations, record labels, and other opportunities for your music career now.
Ditto Music is a music distributor with incredible reach. They’re also the creators of Record Label in a Box, a product that will help you set up your independent record label quickly and easily. They even offer additional support to customers.
For Music Instructors
The better Zoom. Whether it’s booking lessons with your students, invoicing, or offering more interactive, engaging lessons, if you’re not using BlinkLesson, you aren’t serving your students at the level you could be. Discover what BlinkLesson can do for you.
We’ve never come across a better collaboration tool for managers. With Artist Growth, you can easily manage your entire roster’s marketing, touring, funding, data, artist relations, and more.
eCommerce & Hosting Solutions
If you’re sick and tired of trying to build a website, and just want to start selling your music online now, you’ll love Sellfy. They offer support for digital products, subscriptions, print on demand, and you can even embed your store on your website.
You can be an amateur or you can be a pro. 10XPro is the best solution for building funnels, fan clubs, memberships, courses, and more. 10XPro is easy to use, offers excellent support, and creates a better experience for your customers overall.
If you’re looking to get your WordPress site set up, there’s nothing quite like SiteGround. Their hosting is fast, they offer amazing support, and their dashboard is easy to use.
SiteGround is the perfect web host for beginners. But if you’re looking for advanced, ultra-fast hosting, you’ll love Cloudways. This is another excellent place to host your WordPress site.
If you want to get the most out of WordPress, you’ve got to wrap it in beautiful clothing. Elegant Themes makes it easy with their visually stunning WordPress themes. The Divi Theme is highly recommended, as it makes customizing your WordPress site easy. It’s what we use at Music Entrepreneur HQ.
Ditch the ‘chimp and get with the Kit. ConvertKit is an email service provider / email marketing tool that’s been designed with creatives in mind. This is our top choice for musicians.
If you’re looking to grow your email list, Leadpages is a must-have. From one-click popups to high-converting landing pages, getting set up with the right tools to connect with more fans is just a click away.
Freelancers & Hired Help
Looking for affordable freelancers who can get boring, mundane, and difficult work done fast? Whether you want to create an album cover, lyric videos, logos, or otherwise, chances are you can find the right fit on Fiverr.
If you need a high-quality, professional design done, and want to be able to choose your favorite from a multitude of options, you’ve got to check out 99designs for your next project.
More than ever, meetings are happening online. The only problem? All the back and forth can get tiresome, and finding a good time for your meeting can be problematic. Dotcal makes the process of booking a meeting painless.
Content Creation & Distribution
What if you could take all your content (including videos) and jam it all into a single, beautifully designed eBook? Well, that’s exactly what Designrr is for, and they even make it easy for you to customize the look and feel of your eBooks. Expand your opportunities with Designrr.