Episode 04 | Part One: How a Musician Solved a Huge Problem in the Wedding Industry with Jared Judge

In today's episode, Jim has the pleasure of speaking with Jared Judge, the Co-Founder and CEO of BookLive. Jared is a true Renaissance man, with a background in music, education, and technology. His journey to success began as a musician, but he quickly realized that there was a need in the wedding industry for a better way to book and manage live music. With his entrepreneurial spirit and diverse skillset, Jared created BookLive, a platform that has revolutionized the way couples experience wedding music. Jared will share with us his insights on how he combined his passion for music and technology to build a successful business. He will also talk about the challenges he faced along the way and how he overcame them to become the CEO of a thriving company. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or simply looking for inspiration, this episode is for you. So sit back, relax, and join us as we explore the journey of a true visionary. About Jared Judge: Jared has had a diverse career in Music and Technology. Having two degrees in music, he served as an elementary and high school band director and ran a non-profit opera house. As a self-proclaimed tech geek, he has built many websites and apps. When he launched his wedding string quartet, Dream City Strings, it immediately became the top-gigging string quartet in Milwaukee. As the administrative work piled high, he launched BookLive as a tool to automate much of that work and to help other musicians run profitable live music businesses. BookLive now coaches hundreds of performing groups on making a living off of music through their training program Fulltime Music Academy.

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James H Hunter III

He is the president/managing member of three companies, CFO of one company, executive vice president of one company, and director of three companies/organizations. Jim has mentored students and others as they have purchased or started a business. He continues teaching, acting as an advisor to individuals starting and running companies, and serving on free-market-oriented nonprofit boards.

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