MI SalesTrak is one of the best, easiest, quickest things you can do. And it’s FREE!

Jim Hirschberg explains what MI SalesTrak does, how it works, what benefits you get from participating in the program, and how to get started. Listen by searching for Music Retail Podcast on your favorite podcast app, or you can listen on the web. Remember, if you need my help, I'm only an email away.

Mike & Miriam Risko - Risko Music. You need to improve your virtual lessons - this episode will help

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Whitney Brown Grisaffi - Ted Brown Music. Adapt to thrive in an everchanging marketplace!

  Whitney gives us a quick history of Ted Brown Music and how she came to be President, and then we have some fascinating conversations about adaption, adoption, and more!

Cris Behrens - Summerhays Music Center. Listen and learn to the best marketing promotion ever!

  Cris shares not only his best marketing promotion, but also talks about what it’s like working in a family business when the patriarch and CEO passes, plus some GREAT ideas on staff development that you can put in to place today!

Jen Tabor, owner of Souldier Straps, talks about starting a company from scratch, and more!

  How did one of my favorite strap companies get started? What bit of happenstance changed Jen’s life and the life of her employees? Why did she go work for Gator cases, and is she glad to be back at the helm of Souldier? Listen to find out!

Retail Marketing Club - Only $1 (for a limited time)

The folks at WhizBang! Retail Training have a great program that I have used at Springfield Music for over a year. It's their monthly Retail Marketing Club. They do a monthly meeting (with accompanying Facebook group) where they give you a unique marketing strategy. It's a great tool to think of new and creative ways to promote your business - I've certainly found it a terrific investment. The price is going up to $49 per month soon, but right now, if you sign up you can lock in the current price of $29 per month. Plus, since I'm a WhizBang! Certified Coach - they are allowing me to give you a coupon code that will make your first month only $1 (after that, it renews at $29). You can cancel at anytime if you don't think it's worth it.   I'm confident that just one meeting will 10X your yearly investment - it's that good. Anyway - hope this isn't too commercial of a post, but this tool has been very help for me and my team and I wanted to share. The c

Guest Host Robert Christie (A&G Central Music) Interviews Me (Donovan Bankhead, Springfield Music!)

  Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about me (and then some) in this very special episode.