Archive for the ‘music business’ Category

As soon as your songs are on a fixed media….written or recorded…you can claim copyright, even if it is not registered with the government. You can use the ©2011 YOUR NAME and claim ownership of what you created. But what does copyright really get you? What is a copy right? Copyright offers some basic rights […]


The key to making money in the music business is to look for any income streams you can find. You won’t want to have all your eggs in one basket, just in case one stream dries up. So, if you are a songwriter that is just getting started or looking for new ways to makes […]


If you are a songwriter, you have probably asked yourself that question. Do you need a fully produced demo? Well….the answer is probably. Today’s music world is not based on what “could” be it is based more on what IS. What does this mean? It means labels, and publishers don’t have the money or patience […]


Many, many, many people dream of making music as a way of making a living. Many people, OK MOST, do not know where to start. I think the VERY first thing you should do is figure out what it would really take to make music your full time gig. So what is the first step?? […]


What does it really take to start and continue a music career? How can you get into the music industry? Well the answer to how you get into the industry…..You say you are in the industry. There is no magoc gatekeeper and the music business is not a magical paradise that only a few get […]


There used to be a time when all I thought about was being a big pop star. It was only a matter of time before the world saw my talent and I would be rich a famous. I just thought that all I needed to do was record a demo in my bedroom and send […]


Vevo and MTV

04Sep10

Looks like MTV is losing a little bit more of the M. Vevo is starting to gain more music promotion momentum. Read it here http://www.fastcompany.com/1679429/i-want-my-mtv-er-vevo – Chad C-Sharp Productions Demo Studio