IBMA Webinars to Continue February 21: How to Utilize Bluegrass Nation Effectively

Our series of professional development webinars will continue in the video conference format Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. Central with a session led by IBMA Marketing Committee chair/ Music City Roots producer Craig Havighurst and IBMA’s Katherine Coe.

The topic is How to Utilize Bluegrass Nation Effectively. The class size limit is 25 and the fee to participate is just $20 for IBMA members and $40 for non-members.

If you’re excited about the full roll-out of and want to check out all the bells and whistles with a couple of the folks who have been involved in the creation of the site and managing content on a day-to-day basis, here’s your chance!  Learn how to set up a free profile; how to post a performance or festival date on the calendar; and how to post original content, links to favorite articles or videos, photos and music!

To sign up, call the IBMA office at 888-GET-IBMA or (615) 256-3222 or email Spots will fill on a first come, first served basis.

Keep an eye on this publication and for future webinar dates. Some are popular topics that bear repeating, some are reprised from World of Bluegrass 2012 sessions in Nashville, and some are totally new. Make plans to join us, and please email if you have a topic you would like to suggest (or lead) as an IBMA webinar!

  Katherine CoeCraig Havighurst

Upcoming webinar topics:

Managing Your Band from a Cell Phone 

Sharing Live Performances on the Web with Stageit and Concert Window

How to get your Music on the Radio (Tips to make DJs your best friends)!

Stage Presence: Developing a Connection with Your Live Audience

Digital Music Discovery & the Independent Artist: Latest Trends

The Legal Basics of Songwriting & Publishing

Recording Acoustic Music: Tips & Tricks of the Trade

How to Make Money from Your YouTube Channel

Creative Music Arrangement

How to Write a Bluegrass-Related Book

Time Management & the Art of Juggling

Co-Writing: How Does this Work?

New Options for (Easily) Creating & Updating Your New Website 

Event Volunteer Management & Support