Songwriting and copyright

The Business of Songwriting – The Stuff Songwriters Hate

Most songwriters are the kind of people that just want to write some great songs. Getting the business details right can be distracting. But if your hope is to get your songs out there for others to enjoy, the business side of songwriting, including copyright, mechanical rights, and other important aspects of the business, are […]

songwriting collaboration

When Are Songwriting Collaborations a Good Idea?

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The Business of Songwriting – Getting It Right

Don’t trust hearsay when it comes to copyright, songwriting credits, or sharing revenue. ________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle. The songwriting manuals used by thousands of songwriters, all written by Gary Ewer ________________ Wouldn’t it be great if all you had to do as a songwriter is write tunes, and then leave everything […]

5 Ways Co-writing Can Make You A Better Songwriter

Partnering with another songwriter means your own abilities will improve, and your audience base will grow. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ Songwriting is such a personal activity that the thought of  co-writing may seem at first undesirable. But there […]

Who Steals Songs?

When songs are stolen, you might be surprised to know that the culprit is often someone you know. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. (Get “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro” FREE) _____________ In this day and age, it’s practically impossible as a singer-songwriter to make any […]

6 Tips For Protecting Your Songs Before Shopping Them Around

Written by Gary Ewer, Senior Instructor, Dalhousie University, from “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” website. • Follow Gary on Twitter • “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle is available now at a 50% savings! ________________________________ Judging by the emails I get, many of you are worried about how to shop your songs around without worrying […]