Tag: Songtrust

  • The Truth About Advances

    The Truth About Advances

    Advances for musicians to get a leg up on their projects with external support may seem tempting but they almost always come with strings attached.

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  • What Is a Personal Publishing Entity?

    What Is a Personal Publishing Entity?

    What’s the difference between a writer’s share and a publisher’s share, and why is it important to control your own publishing rights? Find out here.

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  • Understanding Split Sheets and Lyric Sheets

    Understanding Split Sheets and Lyric Sheets

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Songwriters should know how to show off their work with the best advantage and how to make sure they are paid for their work. While…

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  • What’s the Difference Between Mechanical and Performance Royalties?

    What’s the Difference Between Mechanical and Performance Royalties?

    + What are you working on? Share your musical goals with us and we’ll help you develop a plan to achieve them! Learn more about Soundfly Mentorship here. Almost every musician knows they can make some money off playing a gig or selling CDs, but not every musician knows the difference between each revenue stream, nor…

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  • Music Publishing News: Global Music Copyright Revenue Growing by Almost $1 Billion Annually

    Music Publishing News: Global Music Copyright Revenue Growing by Almost $1 Billion Annually

    By Songtrust Every month, our friends at Songtrust compile a round-up of the most noteworthy developments in music publishing. Catch up on all the industry news in our Music Publishing News archive! Nielsen purchases Gracenote for $560 million (in cash). Nielsen Co. has purchased Tribune Media Co.’s Gracenote video, music, and sports for $560 million. Metadata giant Gracenote,…

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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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