Selling downloads and CDs is not the only way to make money with your music. Licensing your music for use in TV shows, movies, commercials, video games, YouTube and more has the potential to generate significant revenue streams for all the music you create.
Over the past decade, sync licensing has become one of the smartest ways for independent musicians to earn money. You can generate licensing revenue (through the initial fee and performance royalties) and gain valuable exposure for your music at the same time.
But where do you begin? What IS sync licensing and how does it work? How do you approach music supervisors? And what exactly is CD Baby’s sync licensing program?
Sync licensing made simple!
CD Baby’s DIY Musician Blog has posted a number of informative articles about music licensing, and we’ve archived them for you below.
Start by watching this video explaining CD Baby’s sync licensing program (which helps artists make money whenever their songs are used on TV, film, YouTube, and more). Then go on to explore all the featured articles for the nitty gritty details of song placement, contacting music supervisor, royalties, and more.
The top articles about sync licensing from CD Baby’s DIY Musician Blog