Author: Rick

Rick’s Favorite Podcasts

Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans listening to a podcast in their busy schedules? You’re not the only one that listens to podcasts, Rick is a huge podcast fan as well. Podcasts are super convenient and they’re the best way to...

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Email Marketing is Not Dead! Here’s Why

Rick sits down with Ian Clifford, founder of makeitinmusic.com, to discuss the importance of email marketing. While some think it’s a dead art, Ian and Rick explain why it is a necessity for every “do it yourself” artist. In...

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Q&A with Rick Barker

It’s Q and A time on the Music Industry Blueprint Podcast. Rick is scrolling down Twitter and Instagram and answering your questions.  In this episode Rick gives valuable advice for aspiring songwriters that want to get the...

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Is Your Music Just an Expensive Hobby?

Are you really in the music business or is it just an expensive hobby? Find out the harsh truth on this episode of the Music Industry Blueprint. Rick delves into the necessity of having a marketing budget and a strong...

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Television Talent Shows

American Idol, The Voice, The Launch…. the list goes on and on. There are so many TV talent shows out there but which one is right for you? On this episode of the Music Industry Blueprint Rick discusses the pro’s and con’s of TV...

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