Waiting for opportunities for your songs doesn't work. It's a good idea to actively look for opportunities for your songs.
- [Narrator] So part of the reason … that I feel entitled to make courses on songwriting … in the music business to begin with … is that I have made quite possibly every mistake … it is possible to make … when it comes to having your career in music. … One of the big mistakes that I made for a long time … in my career … was waiting around for opportunities for my songs. … I can tell you with complete authority, … this does not work. … You have to actively look for pitch opportunities … for your songs. … If you're doing that, great things will happen. … But if you're writing songs that you believe are great songs … and waiting around for somebody … to discover you or your songs, good luck. … So get out there … and look for pitch opportunities for your song. … …
This course was created by Cliff Goldmacher. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
- Staying organized
- Embedding metadata
- Scheduling a regular time to write
- Deciding which songs to demo
- Setting up social media accounts
- Pitching songs
- Joining a pitch organization
- Attending music conferences
- Joining a songwriting organization
- Reaching out to new co-writers
- Reading about the music business
- Researching publishers and other successful artists
- Registering songs with your PRO
Skill Level Intermediate
20 Unofficial Rules of Songwritingwith Cliff Goldmacher35m 30s Beginner
Songwriting Techniques with Chordswith Julian Velard2h Intermediate
2. Song Demos
5. The Music Industry
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