What artists need to know about Apple Music, Apple’s new streaming service

Apple has finally announced its new music streaming service, Apple Music CD Baby has covered the news about Apple Music’s launch from a few angles already, including: * a basic … Continue reading

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Making Money from Your Recorded Music

How do I earn royalties from my sound recordings? Making money from your sound recording involves the exploitation of that sound recording’s copyright. But what is your copyright?  As we … Continue reading

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How to collect all your music revenue sources

Do you know all the ways your music can generate income? Royalties. Earnings. Income. Revenue. Scratch. Bones. Loot. Notes. Moolah. Dough. There are a lot of words for money. And … Continue reading

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CD Baby Launches Distribution to Triller: How to Get Your Music Added

Want to get your music on Triller, the popular social video app? Here's how to get your songs added to the music library so Triller users can create videos from your songs. Continue reading

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How You Can Get Your Music on Pandora

Did you know that Pandora is the largest ad-supported streaming service in the US? Yep! And many musicians who use CD Baby are getting paid significant Pandora royalties. Obviously you … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why NFTs Don’t Matter (YET) for Indie Musicians

What are NFTs? Will they save the music industry, or is it all just hype? And how do you create and sell NFTs as an independent musician? Let's dive in. Continue reading

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5 reasons NFTs don’t matter (yet) for indie musicians

The DIY Musician’s Guide to NFTs NFTs will save the music industry! NFTs will restore music’s value! NFTs will help artists merchandise themselves! These are just some of the claims … Continue reading

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Music Copyright Guide For Indie Musicians

Music Copyright 101: How to copyright your music and compositions as an artist, songwriter, or producer As an independent musician, you own your songs and recordings. It’s YOUR intellectual property. … Continue reading

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Influencer Marketing for Indie Musicians

If you’ve been researching ways to market your music recently, you’ve probably read suggestions to use social media influencers. That’s great advice! Working with an influencer can be an effective … Continue reading

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The CASE Act is Leveling the Playing Field for All Creators

Understanding the CASE Act Last summer, a major artist sampled one of our artist’s songs, even after the artist rejected the original sample request. The major artist sampled the song … Continue reading

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