After you've identified the publishers you're interested in, find out a little more about their staff songwriters and what songs they've written that have gotten cut and had chart success.
- [Narrator] As a followup to making a list of publishers, … it really is worth your while to research … the signed songwriters on a publishing company's roster. … This way, you'll have a sense of what songs … have been written, … what the hits are of these particular writers, … it's just a really good way to understand the landscape … and the kinds of writers that this company has been signing … so that when the time comes to possibly collaborate … with one of the writers on this publishing company's roster, … you'll know a little bit about them and what they've done. … It just makes you appear more professional … and more prepared. … …
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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