Do-It-Yourself Song Publishing–Learn How!


IBMA Offers Feb. 16 Webinar: “DIY Song Publishing”

Join Belmont University instructor/ former longtime ASCAP executiveImage634638649620264819 Dan Keen Thursday, Feb. 16 at 6-7:30 p.m. Central for the next IBMA webinar: “DIY Song Publishing.”

Participants will explore the basics of registering songs with the U.S. Copyright office and with a PRO, issuing a mechanical license, applying to PROs for live gig funds and more.

The specifics of acquiring a mechanical license to cover someone else’s song will also be discussed.

The webinar will be aimed at songwriters and new publishers, but artists, record label reps or anyone interested in the business of songwriting is welcome.  

The fee to join the webinar is only $20 for IBMA members or $40 for non-members. Please call (615) 256-3222 to register.  Only $20 for IBMA Members, $40 for Non-Members!

Stay tuned for upcoming IBMA webinars on these topics:

March – Writing Arts Council Grants for Bluegrass Events & Associations

April 17 – Tweeting Your Way to Success (How to effectively use Twitter to promote your band, bluegrass event or business), presented by Andrea Compton, St. Charles Community College

May 17 – How to Recruit, Retain & Keep Your Volunteers Happy, presented by Dwight Worden, San Diego Bluegrass Society, CBA

June – Negotiating Agreements with Bands & Venues

July – How to Write an Effective Press Release

August – Creating Video Content to Connect Bands with Fans

October – Bluegrass Events & Social Networking

November – Keeping a Band Together

December – How Do Endorsements Really Work?

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