Berklee In the Pocket: Music Publishing 101

Berklee Textbook
  • Suggested Retail Price: $9.95
  • Format: Book
  • Pages: 31
  • Dimensions: 4.5 x 12
  • ISBN: 0-87639-062-9
  • SKU: 50448058
  • Publication Date: October 05, 2004

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The Berklee In the Pocket: Music Publishing 101 is a handy primer and quick reference guide to help you around the many obstacles of the shifting music industry and the vital importance publishing plays to help you make money from your music. Learn how to:

  • Exploit all facets of publishing revenue
  • Take advantage of all royalty streams: Performance, Mechanical, Printed Music
  • Gain exposure and income from movie and TV “syncs”
  • Legally protect your songs with copyrights

Music Publishing 101 also includes a glossary of music publishing and copyright terms as well as music organizations for further research.

Authors

George Howard

George Howard is an Associate Professor of Management at Berklee College of Music. Additionally, Mr. Howard is the COO of…