Music Business and Law Articles: Distribution and Starting a Record Label

  1. 25 Things To Know About Record Distribution

  2. 35 Things To Consider When Starting Your Own Record Label

  3. Barcodes In A Nutshell: The Equestrian Mode Vs. The Uniform Code Council

  4. Do You Really Need To Invest In Your Own Barcode?

  5. Finding A Distributor

  6. Manufacturing & Marketing Your Own CD, Part 1

  7. Record Label Profits Worksheet

  8. Releasing Records: Patience and Persistence

  9. Self-Release Q&A, Chapter 1

  10. Self-Release Q&A, Chapter 2

  11. Starting A Record Label

  12. The Different Kinds Of Deals That Await Successful Independent Labels

  13. The Importance Of Soundscan For An Independent Artist

  14. To "Burn" Or Not To "Burn"

  15. Who Sells Your Record?

  16. Exposure To Record Labels

Recommended Reading

  1. Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business

  2. The Musician's Business and Legal Guide

  3. 2003 Songwriter's Market

  4. 2004 Songwriter's Market

  5. Music Publishing: The Real Road to Music Business Success

  6. The Craft and Business of Songwriting

  7. How to Have Your Hit Song Published

  8. Garage Band Cookbook: Business Start-Up Guide

  9. Music Publishing: A Songwriter's Guide

  10. You've Written A Song, So Now What? A Guide to the Business of Songwriting for Songwriters, Musicians and Recording Artists

  11. Get It in Writing: A Musician's Guide to the Music Business

  12. Making Money Making Music: No Matter Where You Live

  13. Contracts for Songwriters

  14. Breakin' in to the Music Business

  15. Start and Run Your Own Record Label

  16. Label Launch : A Guide to Independent Record Recording, Promotion, and Distribution

  17. Little Labels Big Sound: Small Record Companies and the Rise of American Music

  18. In the Right Direction: A Beginner's Guide to Starting a Record Label

  19. The Real Deal: How to Get Signed to a Record Label

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