If you're interested in a publishing deal, do some research into music publishers and whether you'd be a good fit there.
- [Narrator] If signing a publishing a deal, … if becoming a staff songwriter is one of your major goals, … then you need to make a list of publishers. … Researching publishers, finding out which publishers … are out there and the kinds of writers they have … on their roster … is really really important because that will help you decide … if you would be a good fit there. … Remember, it's not just about whether a publisher likes you, … it is whether or not you would be a good fit … for that publishing company. … So making a list of publishers, … finding out a little bit about their rosters, … and finding out if they would be good for you … is absolutely part of the process if you're serious … about getting a publishing deal. … …
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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