The authors are available to give talks, presentations, live television or radio interviews, and online and in-person instruction. Prior events include The Recording Academy/Grammy association, Guitar Center, Columbia College, the City of Chicago, numerous panels and conventions, music schools, music business organizations, and more.

If you're looking for engaging, experienced speakers about music business, or want online or in-person instruction, contact us to discuss scheduling an appearance.

Topics that the authors have given include:

  • Making Money With Music, Guest speaker at SAE Chicago (Aug, 2016).

  • ATX Music Revenue Development Workshop, Austin, TX (July 2016)

  • Making Money With Music, IMSTA Festa, Chicago (July 2016)

  • Making Money With Music, Guest speaker at SAE Chicago (April, 2016).

  • Making Money With Music, GRAMMYPro Music Business Summit, Austin, TX. (November 2015)

  • One-On-One Mentors, DIY Musician Conference, CDBaby, Chicago (October 2015)

  • "The Art of Crowdfunding", Music Business Night School, San Francisco Grammy Association, San Francisco (April 2015)

  • "Talent Buying: How to Book Great Live Shows", CIMMFest, Panel Discussion, Chicago (May, 2014).

  • "Making Money With Music", Chicago Creative Expo, Chicago (March 2014) .

  • "Selling & Understanding Your Market: Using the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator for Business", Private Corporate Speaking Engagement, Chicago (February 2014).

  • "Making Money With Music", CreativeLive, San Francisco (3 day, 18 hour live broadcast) (November 2013)

  • "The 7 Registrations Musicians Must Do Before Releasing Music", Guitar Center, Chicago (Multiple Sessions -- 2012 - 2014).

  • "How to Get Your Music Heard: Get Your Music Played on Radio, the Internet, Streaming Services, and Into the Ears of New Fans", Multiple Sessions, Guitar Center, Chicago (Multiple Sessions -- 2012 - 2013).

  • "How to Market Your Music", Columbia College, Chicago (July 2013)

  • "Social Media Promotion", BaltiCon, Baltimore (May 2013).

  • "What Self-Promoting Authors Can Learn from Musicians", BaltiCon, Baltimore (May 2013).

  • "Making Money With Music", Music Business Night School, San Francisco Grammy Association, San Francisco (May 2013)

  • "Making Money With Music", The Indie Band Survival Guide 2nd Edition Book Release Event, Music Industry Workshop, Chicago (September 2012)

  • "The Business of Licensing & Publishing", Collabo Music Industry Mixer, Chicago (May 2012)

  • "What Self-Promoting Authors Can Learn from Musicians", FogCon, San Francisco (March 2012).

  • "Creative Commons: Legal Issue Panel", DragonCon, Panel Discussion, Atlanta (September 2010).

  • "Creative Commons, Podcasting, & Legal Issues", DragonCon, Panel Discussion, Atlanta (September 2008).

Additionally, the authors are experienced instructors, and teachers, and have taught classes on the following:

  • "Making Money With Music", CreativeLive, San Francisco (November 2013)

  • "Networking for Musicians", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "Music Marketing", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "Music eMarketing", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "Public Relations", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "20 Ways to Make Money With Music", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "Writing Copy for Social Media", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "How to Sell Music Yourself", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "Social Networking for Musicians", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "Entrepreneurship", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "Producer Makes a Living", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "Digital Domain", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

  • "Introduction to Being a Producer", Music Industry Workshop, Guest Lecturer (Multiple Sessions: 2009 - 2013)

The authors can easily perform presentations or instruction on any of the above topics with little preparation, or can develop new topics if needed. Contact us for more info.