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How to make money as a songwriter and how a music publisher can help

How to make money as a songwriter and how a music publisher can help

Not everyone who writes music dreams of becoming a global star, performing to millions of people around the world. Some pursue the craft of songwriting as a career.

How do songwriters really make money? First we need to start with a few basics.

Each song is a composition, and a recording of that song is called a record. An album is a collection of records. Confused yet? In the resources section I’ve provided some great books that will teach you the basics around copyright law and music publishing.

My goal here is to help you understand how you can make a living as a songwriter, and the steps you need to take. Continue Reading