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The New Songwriter's Guide to Music Publishing, 3rd Edition

Book Description

Learn How to Make Money with Your Songs

If you're a songwriter, your job is to be an expert at crafting songs - but to be successful you also need to have a sound working knowledge of music publishing. This easy-to-read book leads you through the music publishing maze, taking the mystery out of one of the most lucrative - but least understood - areas of the entertainment industry.

Learn how songwriters and music publishers earn royalties; the most common types of music publishing contracts offered to songwriters; the inner workings of a typical music publishing company; and even how to start your own music publishing company.

In this newly revised and expanded edition of his award-winning book, Randy Poe, president of Leiber & Stoller Music Publishing, also describes recent changes in copyright law; how the internet and other new technologies are impacting the rights and income of songwriters and music publishers; and all the very latest information - and insider secrets - you need to know about today's music publishing world.