Hello my dear readers,
How is everyone doing?
For the newcomers, I am Mylène Besançon, the Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Tunedly. I jointly wore the hat of Branding Mentor in the areas of wellness, education, and entertainment to explore my horizon, before refocusing on Tunedly’s expansion (and its subsidiary, Bring My Song To Life). I was listed among several “Limit-breaking Female Founders” as well as US Insider’s Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs, and I have been featured in Billboard, Style Magazine, Yahoo, and other outlets. I am also a published author at Thrive Global and Symphonic Distribution, as well as being a speaker at CMW.
I currently live in Canada, having been selected among the first 100 Startup VISA Canada recipients. I was part of the team as a co-founder that was picked for U.S. accelerators (StartFast in New York, US; Capital Innovators in Missouri, US; Expert Dojo in California, US) among thousands of applicants worldwide. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, I grew up in Le Lavandou in the South of France, “la cité des dauphins et des baleines“. I received a BA in Foreign Language and Business Studies from Université Sud Toulon-Var and an MBA in Marketing from Dublin Business School.
I am also leading/participating in a number of projects I am proud of, which I don’t necessarily put forward because people seem to bear interest and congratulate me on the above. Your story might be different and I hope it is.
Chris is every single day by my side (and vice-versa, duh). His website is https://chriserhardt.com. Confident, insecure, hopeful, anxious, comfortable, meager, equal, unequal, creative, uninspired, we have been through a lot of phases since we met in Europe, built our company and team, been invited and moved to North America, fulfilled diverse types of requirements, bettered ourselves, kept everything on track, married traditionally on our lakefront land, and everything in between.
I keep my promise: harmony is all I am standing by for this new decade (I used ‘harmony’ entre autres as a winkle to the music industry: a pleasing combination and progression of chords).
Are you ready for my last post for years to come here – maybe even forever? The time has come for me to pause this blog, which has been helpful along the way. As time passed, the focus shifted through several perspectives, including:
- highlighting my job
- proving a point
- helping to keep up with my English proficiency (American East Coast is my favorite)
- keeping my audience engaged
- because I felt like writing/publishing articles contributed to my steadiness with many changes around me (travels, people, culture, climate, food, expectations, world crisis/peace, financial risks/rewards, etc) – and more in between.
Finally, the blog is something gratifying for me to look back on as an accomplishment.
Hoping (and triggering the odds!) that this post-COVID decade will bring happiness to you all, as well as adventures, beauty, music, money, passion, fulfillment, and a deepening appreciation of our planet and its wonders.
As usual, comments are here if you are visiting from mylenebesancon.com/myblog. For disclosure, this blog post was scheduled weeks in advance.
Explaining what a few popular marketing jargons really mean.
⚡ Making Your Songwriting Ideas Work
Songwriting ideas aren’t always easy to come by, but there are things you can do to ensure they keep coming.
⚡ Inside the Art of Songwriting
I am the type who likes listening to feel-good songs with well-written lyrics; I extended my repertoire for this article.
If you’re looking for some laughs, I would recommend this snippet of French humor.
⚡ 14 Soul-loving Songs that Will Boost Your Confidence
Here’s to turning that frown upside down – go ahead and crank the music up.
Here are some tips that might help if you are a songwriter who sometimes has trouble writing memorable choruses.
⚡ How Record Labels Shape Artist Images
Record labels have a lot of influence over the image an artist portrays, as you will see in this article.
⚡ Why Radio Stations Play The Same Songs Over And Over
There is a reason why you keep hearing the same set of songs on the radio over and over again.
⚡ Smile And The World Smiles With You
Explaining the power of a smile, so you can do it more often.
What’s the state of movie subscription services, especially in light of the current world situation?
⚡ How to Answer Short Answer Questions (MBA)
I draw on my own MBA experience to help you with answering short-answer questions when applying for one.
⚡ A Story of Priorities And Sand
Here is a life lesson on priorities that might be helpful.
⚡ My Canary Islands Experience
Read about my Canary Islands experience and why I enjoyed my time spent there.
Bits of my 0.01 trips a few years ago, a time when I was discovering/reviving passions with the help of tech.
⚡ Making Better Decisions After Envisioning Your Senior Self
And maybe how to be in love with your future self?
⚡ Snapshots From My Life Over The Past Decade
Just a few snapshots of the many things that happened in my life over the past decade.
⚡ Images From My Life Over The Past Decade
This is part two of showing you a bit of what I have been up to over the past decade. Enjoy!
Below are a few mentions, features, and other links outside of my articles:
21 Best Mylène Besançon Inspirational Quotes 21 of the most memorable inspirational thoughts shared by CMO and Co-founder of Tunedly, Mylene Besancon. — — — Mylène Besançon, A Successful Lady Who Stays Upbeat This interview covers my businesses, my studies, my travels, and my family. — — — Interview de Mylène Besançon Conversation en anglais traduite en français sur Le Monde Du Luxe. — — — The Importance of Developing a Standout Brand in the Music Business If you are interested in the subject of branding, this might be helpful to you. — — — Rencontre avec Mylène Besançon, PDG From using technology to being a CEO, we delved deeply into interesting topics. — — — 8 Branding Experts to Follow Asap Tunedly co-founder Mylène Besançon, with her academic and professional experience in marketing, as well as her contributions to various publications and world travels, sets herself apart as one of the top branding experts to follow. — — — 12 Efficiency Mantras “Mantra: Calm is a superpower. “In the past, I would worry over all the tasks on my to-do list, which I later realized was overwhelming and unnecessary,” says Mylène Besançon. — — — Say It With A Song If you are inspired by someone and would like to give them the gift of a song, this article is for you. — — — YouTube Check out my personal YouTube channel for cool videos and updates. You might just learn something new about me. — — — Sharing Shopplax When I get older, I hope to still be myself, of course, but also look up to my role models from time to time, including my mom, my grandma, Arianna Huffington, and other great women. — — — Pinterest I’m not exactly active on Pinterest but you never know, I could use it in the future, so you can follow me on there if you like. — — — LinkedIn Connect with me on LinkedIn for useful content and updates on branding and marketing. — — — Any Decision… Isn’t he sweet? — — — MyOpportunity The AI approach taken by MyOpportunity really makes a difference when looking for opportunities online, whether trying to find a job, hire someone, or grow your network. — — — Crunchbase Such a great resource for getting information about businesses and startups. — — — F6 If you are a startup founder looking for ways to grow your business and connect with like minds, joining F6S is a must these days. — — — Not Another Gift Card Say Happy Birthday to a special someone in a very special way – with a customized Birthday Song. — — — Film Daily You don’t have to be a musician to create your very own song. Find out how to make “wow” moments with custom songs by Bring My Song To Life. — — — Mylene Besancon Follow me on Instagram to stay up to date with my latest moves. — — — Making The Music Industry More Financially Accessible Here is a detailed story about how Tunedly started and where it is now. New number: We produced 6,000+ songs to date. — — — StartFast An oldie but a goodie. — — — Limit Breaking Female Founders Here is that time I was named a “Limit Breaking Female Founder. — — — Billion Success Really grateful to be a featured entrepreneur on the Billion Success platform. — — — US Insider’s Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs How awesome?
With that said, I am tapping into my “inspiration” days (Thrive Global 2017 article): “My advice is to keep doing what you love and the inspiration will kick in somewhere along the line, bringing with it the magic you’re searching for.”
Family + Work + Hobbies + Friends + Accomplishments. A seamlessly tranquil loving life, quoi. And I love it.
Stay healthy, amplify your creativity, have a nice attitude, and all the best on your own journey.
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This is really inspiring!
My favourite interview of yours is when you said: “I am lucky to be able to use all of my degrees in languages, business, and marketing, in my career. I have been working on setting up excellent habits for myself and my family since 2020. I am doing my best to progress professionally and personally, to eat healthily, to nurture relationships across three main countries I have ties with, to let loose from time to time, and to remain interesting creatively. I love every aspect of my life at that very moment, so I wouldn’t change a bit. Life is short.” IT IS PUMPING ME UP!!!!
You really inspire me to be more productive and do more in life.
With so much excitement and happiness for you, brava!
You are beautiful.
When everyone else said it couldn’t be done, you showed the opposite to be true. Success didn’t happen overnight. Your dedication and hard work has really paid off! Congratulations! So proud of you. Don’t delete the blog please…