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How To Turn One Song Into Five (And Make Five Times The Money)

Posted by Aaron Davison on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, In : May 2012 

I just finished a brand new course specifically on how to make money from stock production music libraries with a musician from Canada who makes great money specifically from this niche.  I'm really excited! This is the first in a series of new courses I'll be offering on very specific niches within the music licensing business.  This particular course is two hours long and packed with really specific advice and instruction on how to make money specifically with production music. More on that...


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Video: Example Of A Song I Didn't License

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, May 10, 2012, In : May 2012 

In my last couple videos, I shared the story of how I was able to license my first couple songs and I played the actual songs I was able to license.  I thought it would be equally helpful to share an example of a song that  I was able to sign with my publisher but that I didn’t successfully license.  

In this video I share one of the songs I wrote per the request of my publisher, Wait.  This song DIDN'T get licensed and during the video I talk about why I think the song didn't make the cut a...
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Video: How I Got My Second Song On TV

Posted by Aaron Davison on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, In : May 2012 
After my first placement, there was a pretty long period of time before I was able to get another one of my songs licensed.  

In this video I tell the story of how I was able to figure out what was holding me back from getting my second placement and move forward with placing more songs.

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Video: How I Got My First Song On TV

Posted by Aaron Davison on Saturday, May 5, 2012, In : May 2012 
A few weeks ago I received a check for $300.00, for a song I wrote and first licensed ten years ago.  The song, "All The Love", is actually the first song I licensed into television, ten years ago.  I get checks for this song every year.   

In this video I tell the inspiring story of how I was able to license this track and how you can do the same. Watch all the way to the end to hear the song.



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What Can Yo Do Today To Move Your Career Forward?

Posted by Aaron Davison on Thursday, May 3, 2012, In : May 2012 

Sometimes musicians are so focused on trying to find their "big break" that they miss many smaller opportunities to move their career forward and make money from their music on a daily basis. I don't think there's ever been more tools available to musicians to promote their music and build their careers than there is now.  

One of the things I've been doing recently is finding at least one thing I can do every day to promote my music and move my career forward, both as it relates to licensing ...


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How To Use Directories To Get New Leads For Your Music

Posted by Aaron Davison on Saturday, April 28, 2012, In : May 2012 


If you want to license more of your music in more places you have to get more of your music to more people in the business.  It sounds obvious. It is.  But it's easy to forget to follow through on.  Assuming your music is where it needs to be in terms of production and you're making music that there is a demand for, the next step is to connect your music with the right people.

I suggest using an industry directory, or several, as your main tool for building your contact list.  Of course I am b...


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