Business

What’s A Performing Rights Organization (PRO)?

In the U.S., Performing Rights Organizations, or PROs, like BMI, ASCAP and SESAC are entities that collect the royalties due to copyright holders (songwriters and/or publishers) and parties who use...

Getting Started Pitching Songs

How to get started pitching songs is a question I often get from songwriters.  It usually sounds something like this: "I have a demo and a lyric sheet for every song, but I don’t have any experience...

Setting Songwriting Goals Quick Guide

I know, it seems like a no-brainer to set songwriting goals as well as goals for your music career, but most of us rarely do it, and worse, if we do, we don't write them down! According to some...

New Streaming Service Pays More

Streaming is all the rage. And likely the future of music distribution. But with streaming services paying from $0.0001 to $0.0004 per stream on a good day, how do you make money? Some simple math:...