Do you have a new song that you just finished? You may want to have a checklist handy that includes the following, so that you are prepared when promoting, submitting to our radio stations, or need to reference song information at a glance.
Song Title – Complete title of your song
Songwriter(s) – Any and all songwriters that have contributed to the song
Split Sheets / Credits – Confirmation of any percentages required by contributors
Publisher – The publisher for the song
Copyright – Register the song with copyright.gov
PRO – Register the song with a Performance Rights Organization (BMI, ASCAP, etc.)
Distribution – Purchase a distribution package from a Distributor (CD Baby, DistroKid, etc.) which places your song on various platforms for purchase (iTunes, Spotify, Pandora)
Create Metadata – The genre of the song, along with the key, tempo and length and descriptions and artwork design
Radio Stations – Submit MP3s to approved radio stations
Social shares: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Reverbnation, YouTube
Have available ISRC, UPC, and ISWC Codes
Have questions about anything on our checklist? Please don’t hesitate to ask and we will be more than happy to assist you!
Please let us know if you would like an excel spreadsheet version, and we will be glad to email you one, something like this: