Taylor Swift’s Former Manager Shares Invaluable Business Strategies

“If you have something that can change people’s lives, it’s your responsibility to find them. It’s not their responsibility to find you.” -Brendon Burchard

There’s a lot to learn from experts in other industries…

This Episode’s Featured Guest: Rick Barker

He was Taylor Swift’s manager and helped take her from $0 to $1 million.

In this 22-minute interview, Rick discusses:

  • how empathy and storytelling helped grow his business
  • the power of artist-to-fan engagement
  • why trying to be ‘perfect’ can leave a pit in your stomach
  • an online marketing expert that he’s getting tremendous value from
  • and much more…

Rick shares his opinions on American Idol, ClickFunnels, Facebook Ads, The Ask Method, and more…  in the blitz segment.

Follow @RickBarkerMusic on Twitter and visit RickBarker.com to learn more.

[Click here to get Rick’s book The $150,000 Music Degree for free.]



  • “Not all fans are equal and should be treated equal. Not all customers are equal and should be treated equal.”
  • “We’re not just selling you a program. We’re giving you your time back.” 
  • “Don’t focus on what you’re bad at. Focus on what you’re good at. Outsource the rest.”
  • “The free stuff is to build credibility.”
  • “Not all money is the right money.”
  • “You don’t have to be perfect. You don’t need to be anyone else but you.”