Making Music Make Money
Making Music Make Money: An Insider’s Guide to Becoming Your Own Music Publisher – Purchase HERE
Successful songwriters have learned that in today’s music business, it’s not enough to create the music. You have to build a business that turns your songs into valuable copyrights. Making Music Make Money: An Insider’s Guide To Becoming Your Own Music Publisher will educate songwriters, as well as aspiring music business entrepreneurs, about how to become an effective independent music publisher.
Beall covers everything you need to know to create your own music publishing company, including:
- the role of the music publisher
- understanding the copyright
- building a business plan and setting up shop
- developing your music catalog, finding opportunities
for exploitation, and making sure that you get paid.
(Berklee Press/Hal Leonard 2004)
“An incredibly informative and entertaining real-world look at what it takes to be a successful music publisher. It’s written with humor in a way that is encouraging yet takes a clear-eyed look at the hardball nature of the music business.”
Steve Diamond, Emmy-award winner and six-time Grammy award-nominated songwriter.
“Eric doesn’t mince words. He gives an even-handed, artistic, and practical point of view on the best use of songs. It is a privilege to get his advice.”
David Frank, keyboardist, producer, songwriter and composer of “Genie In A Bottle” for Christina Aguilera, as well as hits for Dream, 98 Degrees, the System, Steve Winwood, Chaka Khan, and Tupac Shakur.
“Eric Beall has been a mentor to me in teaching all there is to know about the music publishing scene. This book gives you everything you need to know to get your music published.”
Howie Dorough, songwriter for and member of the Backstreet Boys.