Having a place at home or a small office to write in makes it easier to focus when you're working on your songs.
- [Instructor] A great way to stay organized … and focused when it comes to your songwriting … is to set up a regular place to write. … This could be a dedicated place at home, … a small office that you rent outside of your home … if that's something that's available to you. … All this to say, setting up a regular place … to write makes it easier to concentrate on the act … of writing as opposed to being distracted … by any one of a hundred other things. … So when it comes to really focusing on your music, … and that's what you need to do if, in fact, … you're treating your music like a business, … finding or setting up a regular place … to write will make a huge difference … in terms of not only your ability to write … but your ability to take yourself … and your music a little bit more seriously. … …
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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