On the other side of all that doubt and annoyance is so much learning that will result in a much better end product.Read More
Your mind is running a million miles per hour.
You have so much on your to-do list.
You have so many ideas.
I know.Read More
It seems like every business podcast I listen to and every book I read lately is saying “done is better than perfect” or “put it out there before you’re ready” and I’ve got to say it, I hate this advice.
Yes, I am a perfectionist, but let me explain.Read More
I’m not scared to fail. I understand that failures are inevitable but I’m also confident in my abilities and talents. And I don’t have a fear of success either. Success is what I’m aiming for! I have a fear of putting something out there and it not being as big as I want it to be.Read More
We hold back because we are scared others might think we’re crazy for wanting to achieve something so big. But why are we limiting ourselves. That’s ridiculous.Read More
No one has everything figured out. No one is perfect. So what’s the harm in trying to be our best selves?Read More
Everyone says “you have to niche down, you can’t serve everyone.” And I know that to be true. But recently I’ve found a common thread among us all. It’s quite simple actually. We all want more. Everyones more is different. But we all want more of something.Read More
When I first moved to Nashville, I was introduced to two distinct creative paths someone like me could take: Are you an artist? Or are you a writer?Read More
This song really stemmed from making music and being in the music industry. We really wrote it for not only ourselves, but our peers. It’s an anthem to remember you’re already “doing” it. Sometimes we get so hung up in the future we don’t realize that we’re living the dream.Read More
I moved to Nashville the day after I graduated college because I wanted to start a career in the music industry. I didn’t know anyone, I’d never even been to visit, and I had no job or place to live. My husband (and his mom too) tells my story to everyone we meet. At first I was just like, “yeah whatever - not a big deal - other people have done the same.” I was missing the point though! We connect to stories not because they are unique, but because we can relate… or because we want to learn… or because we’re inspired… or because the story opens our eyes to what’s possible!Read More
2018 has been a been a busy year here at Music Biz Besties! There have been lots of exciting milestones and changes this year, and to celebrate our two year anniversary, we’d love to take you for a trip down memory lane!Read More
…in a time where online marketing is all about being real, I think it’s actually gotten to a point of pushing people further away from being real and telling the full truth for fear of being judged or talked about in a negative way.Read More
Why do we feel like we have to apologize for our successes or keep them to ourselves? (I say “we,” assuming that I’m not the only one who feels this way...) Everyone says social media is a highlight reel. But is it really? How come when I have a real high (or something serious that’s worthy of sharing), I struggle to share?Read More
“If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting what you’ve always got, nothing changes unless you make it change.”Read More
“It's scary to make myself so vulnerable and I've had some difficulties being a woman in the music world.”Read More
This November, Music Biz Besties will be turning two! That said, I have a couple questions for you about what YOU want to see Music Biz Besties do and become as we move forward.Read More
Even as a full-time musician who had been in Nashville for 5 years at that point, the idea of creating an entire EP on my own felt so daunting. I had no idea what to expect or where to start.Read More
Erin Anderson, Founder & CEO of Olivia Management, answers the popular question: "what do you look for in signing an artist?"Read More
Erin Anderson, Founder & CEO of Olivia Management, shares 5 tips based for artists who are growing and trying to take their career from a small fan base to a large fan base and actually make a living playing music!Read More