Tag: PRO

  • Music Publishing News: Changes at Facebook and YouTube Look Promising for Musicians

    By Songtrust Every month, our friends at Songtrust compile a monthly round up of the most noteworthy developments in music publishing. Catch up on all the industry news in our Music Publishing News archive! YouTube names Lyor Cohen, founder and CEO of 300, its new Global Head of Music YouTube has named founder and current CEO of 300 Entertainment Lyor […]

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  • Advice for the Indie Artist: 4 Things We Learned at CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference

    Advice for the Indie Artist: 4 Things We Learned at CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference

    This past weekend, more than 1,000 musicians descended on the most haunted hotel in Chicago for CD Baby’s 2nd annual DIY Musician Conference. Over the course of three days, attendees heard from a wealth of speakers about opportunities and strategies for succeeding in the music world as an independent artist. It also included a jam […]

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  • Music Publishing News: Department of Justice Decision Has Songwriters Concerned

    Music Publishing News: Department of Justice Decision Has Songwriters Concerned

    By Songtrust We’ve asked our friends over at Songtrust to compile a monthly round up of everything that happened in the wide world of music publishing. They are the experts in the subject — Songtrust works tirelessly to simplify royalty collection for artists, so it’s only best if you get it straight from the source! Without further ado, […]

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  • Music Publishing News: Spotify’s Revenue Rises, Songwriters Win Big Globally

    Music Publishing News: Spotify’s Revenue Rises, Songwriters Win Big Globally

    By Songtrust We asked our friends over at Songtrust to compile a monthly round up of everything that happened in the wide world of music publishing. They are the experts in the subject — Songtrust works tirelessly to simplify royalty collection for artists — so it’s only best if you get it straight from the source! Without further […]

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  • The Great PRO Round Up: What Is a PRO and Why Should You Affiliate?

    The Great PRO Round Up: What Is a PRO and Why Should You Affiliate?

    If you’re a songwriter or a creator-of-musical-goods, then you’ve probably heard someone reference a PRO before. It might have sounded like music industry jargon, which, technically, it is… Or perhaps you’re already familiar with the concept of a PRO but are unsure of which one to join and where to start. Well, this article is […]

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  • Entrepreneurship in Music: Songtradr

    Entrepreneurship in Music: Songtradr

    Entrepreneurship in Music Series: 011      SONGTRADR CEO & Founder Paul Wiltshire Songtradr is a brand new marketplace platform for trading and licensing music rights. They only officially launched in March and are working to connect artists, labels, and rights-holders directly with production libraries and talent buyers across industries in a clean and simplified way. They’ve removed the […]

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  • The Songwriter’s Guide to Nashville

    The Songwriter’s Guide to Nashville

    So you’ve made the decision: You’re going to visit Nashville. You’re a songwriter or an artist or a band, and you’ve heard some amazing stories coming out of Music City. You’re thinking it’s high time to check out this rhinestone studded, boot scootin’ music mecca that everyone is talking about. Congratulations on making the latest big decision […]

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