If there aren't any songwriting organizations where you live, consider starting one. Being proactive is always a good policy in the music business and yields great rewards.
- [Narrator] Now I am fully aware … that there aren't songwriting organizations in every city … across the country or even in the world. … And if that's the case and you find yourself in a situation … where there is no songwriting organization where you live, … like I mentioned earlier, … it's worth your while to consider starting one. … Again, this is a great way to connect with other writers … and this sort of proactive behavior leads to great rewards. … You'll be the one who personally interacts … with people in the music industry who you will invite … to come speak at your organization, … which will build that network again … in a much more personal way since you will be … the point of contact. … All this to say, no songwriting organization in your area? … You should be the one to start one. … …
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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