This is your chance to ask about any topics or questions specifically related to your project or goals. The answers and guidance provided are based on 14+ years of media and music industry experience. This is not limited to just artists! Creative consults are available for aspiring journalists, promoters, entrepreneurs and other individuals interested in furthering their careers/brand/product/event.

Grant Writing

Looking for arts funding? Application-only or full service grants written include Factor, MuchFact, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Radio Starmaker, Creative Sask, OMDC and various regional. Also open to writing festival and showcase applications. Please note: YouRockRed does NOT provide service on spec!!!

Artist Development

Get direction and guidance in how to get to the next level as an artist and take your passion to a viable career. Build a 3, 6, 12, to 18-month plan with clear goals and measurable results. Get direct feedback on where you’re at for sound recordings, image, online presence and guidance in how to improve and market effectively.

Media & Marketing Support

Get assistance or complete services for any press release, biography or design and execute a creative marketing plan. Learn how to give a solid interview through my media training program. Training on how to be interviewed and represent yourself in media and online presence is also available.

Event Consultation & Management

Need help organizing your album release show or launching a festival? Get experienced assistance hiring talent and support team, venue management, publicity and media strategizing, craft services, gifting, and whatever else is needed to make your event make headlines.

Social Media Strategy

Need to reach a wider audience? Want to take your message, company, brand or campaign to the next level? Development services can include Facebook Pages, Facebook ads, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, SEO support and Hootsuite strategy. Professional services can include social media coaching and online assets review.

Band Mentor

Keep an expert on hand. If you’re just starting up or have been pushing really hard to get through this is a great way to get advice now. Coaching starts at $200/month for 1-2 one hour monthly in person meetings plus follow-up, being on-call via email or phone anytime for quick consults, weekly advice email subscription tailored to you.

Speaking Engagements

Hire Samantha to talk at your music conference, industry event, or just to inspire and motivate your team! As an experienced teacher, public speaker and journalist, she knows how to entertain and educate. Plus, she's hilarious.

Online Asset Review

Jump into artist development with an online asset review. This is where we evaluate your websites, social media platforms and overall online representation and make recommendations/suggestions of how to improve your online presence. ** Highly recommended for emerging artists!