Have you been thinking about starting a Patreon but aren't sure how to go about it? Scared no one will sign up? In this episode we revisit a conversation with independent artist Rebecca Loebe who was so successful at launching, Patreon even wrote an article about her after she raised funds for her album.
Rebecca Loebe is an independent singer-songwriter who you may remember from the Voice in 2011. Since then she has opened for Shawn Colvin, the Civil Wars, Gregory Alan Isakov, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Ellis Paul amongst others.
Her single, Growing Up was featured in Rolling Stone magazine listed as the Top 10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week. As well as being a talented musician, she has also become quite an expert at owning her own distribution and runs a successful Patreon page - and Patreon even featured Rebecca on their blog after her successful album promotion.
I also mention a couple of Shure mics you can check out during the Holiday sales -
Shure MV7 podcast and vocal mic
Shure SM58 - most durable stage & recording mic ever created!
As promised, here are the links and references discussed in today's episode:
Patreon's article on Rebecca: https://blog.patreon.com/rebecca-loebe
Patreon's article on Nataly Dawn: https://blog.patreon.com/nataly-dawn-patronage
Amanda Palmer "The Art of Asking" TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/amanda_palmer_the_art_of_asking?language=en
Simon Sinek "Start With Why" TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action?language=en
Rebecca's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rebeccaloebe
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