Hey, I’m David Andrew Wiebe and I make things.

My website and writing are simple on purpose. I don’t want people to “miss the point for the writing around it.”

I’m an author, entrepreneur and musician.

I love to create. I love to learn. I love adventure.

I’m living the nomadic life. I currently live in Abbotsford, BC, Canada.

I founded Music Entrepreneur HQ and co-founded The Indie YYC.

I’ve been interviewed a few times.

Here is what others have said about me.

My 3 words for 2020 are Completion, Curation and Synthesize. And, here are my goals.

That’s all I wish to say about myself here, but if you want to go deeper, you can peruse my About page.

Catstar Images does my photos. Thanks!

The Music Entrepreneur Code

Here Are My Books

I’ve been writing for years, but my love affair with it officially began in 2012. I’ve self-published four books so far, and there will be more to come.

The New Music Industry (Review)
The Essential Guide to Music Entrepreneurship (Review)
The Essential Guide to Creative Entrepreneurship (Review)
Start Your Year the Right Way
The Music Entrepreneur Code (Review)

You can learn more about my books here.

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Here’s My Podcast

I’ve now been podcasting for over 10 years.

My latest podcast is The New Music Industry Podcast.

You can subscribe using whatever method suits you best: Android, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, iHeartRADIO, RSS, Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn.

Things I’ve Written

For those times when people say, “you’ve got to write an article about that!” Read them. Share them. Print them up and put them on your wall (others have).

Stop Trying to be so Clever in Your Selling

Cheating people out of money might feel good in the short term. But in the long run, it’s sure to result in complaints, returns, and exchanges. In matters of business and relationships, my mentors always told me: What you win them with is what you win them to. If you...

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Bonenkai

In Japan, there are two types of New Year parties. One is Shinnenkai and the other Bonenkai. Shinnenakai literally means “new year gathering.” Meanwhile, Bonenkai is made up of three kanji characters meaning “forget,” “year,” and “gathering.” Both types of parties...

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The Forgotten Art of Research

It occurs to me that most of us haven’t the faintest clue of how to research. And it’s become increasingly problematic in these strange times where many reports are vastly exaggerated and even fabricated. For many, research consists of turning on the TV and watching...

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How Much of My True Self Should I Let Out?

I got together with a friend today, and he posed this question to me. As content creators, being vanilla means blending in. But if we outright attack people we don’t like, we could risk losing our following. Being banned or deleted even. Today, certain celebrities are...

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Publishing Daily is Not a Decision

I’ve shared about the fact that I’ve been publishing daily since the end of July. And if you’ve been keeping an eye on my Medium feed, then you already know what’s up. But why prioritize publishing? Don’t I have better things to do? Don’t I have higher priorities?...

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