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Indie musicians tend to have a lot to do and a tight budget to do it with. With that in mind, the PRO I recommend is BMI.
Let's start with the end in mind and see if we can figure out how to get there.
How much should you charge for music? Short answer: not nothing. Long answer inside.
Unlike music supervisors, YouTubers are amongst the most accessible people on the internet. It would be a shame to neglect this music licensing opportunity.
"I’ve tried it all to be honest with you: beats and songs on multiple platforms, hosting my own website, Instagram, email promotion, you name it." So what do you do next? How do you get tangible results?
What's the best strategy? Trying stuff that's a little bit above my level or wait until I'm ready? Considering how elusive that "I'm ready" feeling can be, I think I'll go with the "a little bit above my level" strategy...
Looking into the world of music libraries? You need to know understand the different types of music in there: stock, production, royalty-free, songs, custom audio, etc.
What are the best music libraries for composers? Can you earn 6-figures by placing songs in royalty-free libraries? How long do tracks need to be for sync?
What’s a stinger? How should you structure songs for licensing? How much should you charge for a license in a music library? Which application form do you need to fill out to register songs with the US Copyright Office?
Signing an exclusive deal is scary. Kelly explains how he vetted the library, got over that fear and starting placing his music on TV. We also talk about songwriting, day jobs and creativity.