Music Business and Law Articles: Publishing and Copyright

  1. A Crash Course in Learning Basic Music Business and Publishing Terms

  2. ASCAP -- the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

  3. ASCAP'S Guide to Resources in the Music Business

  4. Copyright Defined

  5. Copyright Primer on MIDI Music

  6. Copyrights and Publishing

  7. Do It Yourself Music Publishing -- Part I

  8. Do It Yourself Music Publishing -- Part II

  9. Do It Yourself Music Publishing -- Part III

  10. Do It Yourself Music Publishing -- Part IV

  11. Do It Yourself Music Publishing -- Part V

  12. How to Start Your Own Publishing Company

  13. Making Money As An Independent Songwriter

  14. Music Publishing 101

  15. Power of Principles, Part I: Master's Maxim

  16. Power of Principles, Part II: the Greer Guideline

  17. Power of Principles, Part III: The Credibility Factor

  18. Power of Principles, Part IV: Jacobson's Integrity Principle

  19. Power of Principles, Part V: Theory of Scarcity vs. Theory of Abundance

  20. Practice Safe Songwriting!

  21. Publisher's Hall of Shame: Rules You Don't Break

  22. Publishing 101

  23. Publishing Unplugged: Inside the Money Wheels

  24. Songwriting Elegance Through Song Form

  25. Sources of Publishing Income

  26. The Realities of Radioplay

  27. The Realities of Radioplay II

  28. The Realities of Radioplay III

  29. The Realities of Radioplay IV

  30. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #1

  31. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #10

  32. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #2

  33. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #3

  34. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #4

  35. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #5

  36. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #6

  37. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #7

  38. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #8

  39. Top Ten FAQs On The Business Of Songwriting: #9

  40. U.S. Copyright Office

  41. Licensing Your Music For TV & Film

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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