Author: D. Grant Smith

  • How to Eliminate the Obstacles Hindering Your Success

    How to Eliminate the Obstacles Hindering Your Success

    Fears, anxiety, and doubt cripple musicians day in and day out, and their abilities to drive toward success, but a subtle mindset shift can help.

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  • How a Growth and Confidence Mindset Can Transform Your Music Career

    How a Growth and Confidence Mindset Can Transform Your Music Career

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. It’s all in your mind: your success, your growth, your opportunities, your pathway forward. Sure, there’s work involved too. There are tasks and to-do items to take […]

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  • Independent Radio Promotion Guide: How to Contact Radio Stations

    Independent Radio Promotion Guide: How to Contact Radio Stations

    As a musician, there’s a lot of stuff to keep organized when it comes to marketing your music — social media, promotion, contacting press, and building your network are all a part of this process. In past articles, I’ve talked about indie radio as a great way to reach new fans, cultivate solid relationships with […]

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  • Independent Radio Promotion Guide: How and Where to Find Radio Stations to Pitch

    Independent Radio Promotion Guide: How and Where to Find Radio Stations to Pitch

    One of the biggest questions I get asked by artists concerning radio airplay is where to find lists of stations to contact. This is a misnomer. For the sake of argument, let’s get away from the idea of a borrowed list as being something that helps you. The reason we’re not going to focus on a […]

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  • Independent Radio Promotion Guide: Why Radio Still Matters

    Independent Radio Promotion Guide: Why Radio Still Matters

    + Improve your songwriting with Soundfly! Explore our range of courses on emotional chord progressions, basic songwriting technique, songwriting for producers, and many more. Subscribe for unlimited access here. What we mean when we talk about “radio” these days is so much more than amplifying and broadcasting audio content terrestrially across radio waves. In essence, the term “radio” has come […]

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