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How To Increase Your Placements By Fifty Percent

Posted by Aaron Davison on Friday, September 27, 2013, In : September 2013 
Today I want to share a tip with you that will easily increase your placements by as much as 50 percent over time.  The tip is to ALWAYS follow up with people you've submitted your music to.  Always! I can't tell you how many times in this business I've sent music to someone and didn't get a response back until I first followed up.  It happens all the time.  It even happens with people I have established relationships with.  My first licensing deal probably wouldn't have happened had I not fo...

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Three Ways To License More Of Your Music

Posted by Aaron Davison on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, In : September 2013 

Are you doing everything you can to successfully license your music in TV and Films?  Are you achieving the sort of success you've always dreamed of or are you still struggling to get your music heard by the right people and ultimately sold to the right people?  Today let's look at three things you can focus on that, together, will exponentially increase your odds of achieving the sort of success you're seeking.

1) Write And Produce Better Music - It all starts with the music.  So, before yo...


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When Preparation And Opportunity Meet

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, September 19, 2013, In : September 2013 

There's an expression that I've always loved that says luck is what happens when preparation and opportunity meet.  This has always rung true to me and this adage is particularly relevant to the music business.  There's often times an element of luck and timing involved in the music business.  For example, sometimes nothing is propelling your career forward for months or years and then suddenly someone who heard your music and liked it gets into the hands of a major supervisor and you have ex...


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Licensing Public Domain Works

Posted by Aaron Davison on Friday, September 6, 2013, In : September 2013 
Public domain works are compositions or songs that are not under copyright or whose copyright term has expired. While a song may have fallen into the public domain, a different arrangement of that composition or song that possesses sufficient originality, may in fact be considered a new work and would then be protected by copyright law.

If you decide to record or license your own version of a public domain work, you wouldn't need to secure a mechanical license or pay royalties, unless you are ...


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Networking Your Way To Music Licensing Success

Posted by Aaron Davison on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, In : September 2013 
Today's post is a guest post from How To License Your Music.com's resident production and engineering expert Gary Gray.  Gary and I have created two in depth courses related to production and mastering as they relate to music licensing.  Our first course, How To Produce Music That Will Get Licensed And Make You Money, covers how to produce tracks specifically for licensing opportunities.  Our most recent course, Mysteries Of Mastering Solved, deals specifically with the topic of mastering and...
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