10 things you should do as soon as you sign up for music distribution

Preparing your music for a successful release. Whenever you release new music, you don’t want it to just be AVAILABLE on platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. You want people … Continue reading

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The Acronyms That Protect Your Music Rights

If you’re digging into all the ways you can collect money from the use of your music, you might’ve noticed that the music industry seems to love acronyms and initialisms … Continue reading

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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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Sync Placements and Licensing

What is sync licensing? Sync licensing, or “synchronization,” is the use of music in visual media such as TV, film, advertisements, trailers, or video games. It literally describes the “synched” … 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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