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Top 3 Problems for Songwriters (and solutions)

Problem #1You can’t get your songs to the right people.

Try as you might, you just can’t break through the crust of the music business to that inner layer where all the real decision makers hang out.

With un-solicited material policies at nearly every publishing house and record company, you’re forced to enter contests, to try and market yourself on socials, or pay to pitch, usually with little or no success.

How can you make it without someone’s help?

Solution – work with a trusted development coach who can help provide the right opportunities for your growth at the right time so that people will take notice of your work. Not only that, but by the time you gain your success, you’ll know how to repeat the process on your own in a sustainable, managed way.

Problem #2You don’t know what to do next.

There’s so much conflicting advice out there. Songwriting feedback sessions are helpful, but can also be harsh, or worse, anonymous so that you don’t know the credentials of the people trying to help you.

Friends and family are sweet, but they don’t really get it, and just tell you you’re good and should go on America’s Got Talent. And then there’s the doubt… what if you’re really not that good? Who is wiling to tell you those hard loving truths you need to hear to move ahead?

Solution – work with a pro who can advise you. From beginning “dumb” questions you’re afraid to ask, to pro stresses of things you should probably know but maybe don’t… get those tough answers in a concise, principle-based way from someone with a track record of success at the highest levels.

Problem #3You don’t know how to do what you need to do next.

You’re not a newbie. I mean, you’ve been writing for years and have been around the business enough to know a few things. But there’s a lot of new stuff coming up every day. From the changing royalty rates to chasing down those dollars you know are out there from radio airplay, live performance and streaming, you need a refresher.

Even pros from earlier days in the business are at a loss when it comes to today’s digital distribution ecosystem and how to navigate it safely with your precious song cargo.

How can you make sure you’re doing the right thing with your copyrights and song babies?

Solution – work with a proven development coach to help you get past your block and on to the next level in your success.

Whether it’s a small adjustment you need to make in how you hold your guitar pick, to a balancing of your vocal technique or royalty administration account, our Songpreneurs leadership team has the experience and expertise to guide you.

You don’t have to take our word for it. Songpreneurs’ principle-based methods provide for more than one answer to your problems, so that you can choose and customize the options that work best for you and your individual circumstances (money versus time).

The answer to all your songwriting and music business problems is found in applying the principle-based models and techniques we use here at Songpreneurs.

Our motto has been fostering sustainable careers in the new music business, and we have done just that for hundreds of successful new music business entrepreneurs over the years.

Whether you take a little or a lot, we’re here for you to help you get to that next step.

Ready to get started?

Sign up for the 12th annual Nashville Songwriting and Music Business Conference held June 22 to June 25 in Nashville, Tennessee U.S.A.

Sign up this weekend (May 14 – 15) to get the Getting Started and Brand You workbook gift bundle included with your Conference registration.

Letter from Songpreneurs Founder Amanda Colleen Williams

Over the years growing up in Nashville as daughter of songwriter Kim Williams, I learned all sides of the music business.

Father and Daughter. Photo credit Mark DeWitte. Used By Permission.

From studying books on craft and pouring over literature of all kinds with him since childhood, to working with him as understudy, intern and apprentice at his co-publishing venture with Sony Music Publishing as a magna cum laude grad of Berklee College of Music and signed staff writer, I absolutely love sharing this knowledge with others.

As a homeschooling mother of twins who went on to graduate in the top 10 of their Metro Nashville Public High School class, and one of whom has already completed a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) in three years at a prestigious Tennessee University, these methods employed by our Songpreneurs are the same principle-based self education used through the ages by George Washington, Lincoln and dating back beyond Pythagoras.

(Didn’t know a country boy studied all that did you?)

The fun and family atmosphere is what I soaked up as a child growing up in Nashville Music City, watching and participating in the unprecedented super-star career of Garth Brooks, one of dad’s and my primary collaborators.

The work ethic and uncommon genius of that atmosphere perfumes the air in creative circles, and is one of the reasons people flock to Nashville to soak it in.

My dad used to joke that he always felt like an alien until he came to Nashville from East Tennessee and met all the wild and wooly songwriters and artists that live, work and thrive here.

Our Songpreneurs group was built to encourage that same creative family atmosphere that was so important to my dad’s success and eventual membership in the Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame.

I invite you to meet your new family you never knew you had at this year’s Nashville Songwriting and Music Business Conference.

It’s time to shine the light on what makes you uniquely you, and come home to your roots of who you are, and what you are bound to achieve creatively to the world through your music and creative entrepreneurship.

Come open and ready to learn.

Come as you are – with respect for yourself, others and the land.

See you in Nashville @ The 7695 private events space on River Road, June 22 – 25, 2022.


Songpreneurs Founder

This weekend $475 (includes workbook bundle $80 value)

May 17 price goes up to $525

Sign up now for a chance to perform at The Commodore Grille or the Conference finale concert at The 7695.

Price of Conference admission includes ticket to finale concert June 25 at 7 pm.

Pre-registration required.

No walk ups.

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