Modern Guide to Music Publishing
This virtual guide will help you set yourself apart as a creator and help you better understand how your song earns money.
As the world's largest global royalty collection service, Songtrust streamlines the music publishing administration of 3,000,000+ songs. Add yours today.
Register all or some of your songs in one place. Reduce redundancies and keep all your information organized in your Songtrust Dashboard.
Access the largest network of over 60 pay sources and collection societies in over 245 countries to collect all your publishing royalties.
Get in-depth royalty statements to better understand where your royalty revenues are coming from and influence business decisions about your creator career.
These 30-minute live sessions empower attendees to gain a better understanding of DIY music publishing. Led by our team of publishing specialists, you'll leave understanding the role publishing plays in your revenue collection, the breakdown of an original song (master recording vs. composition), and all the necessary components to determine if and when you need publishing.
Reflect back on #BlackHistoryMonth and learn about Songtrust clients Trillary Banks, Sillkey, Emmavie, and Elujay. Get to know who and what inspired their musical style, read their advice on ways we can create a more equitable music industry, and access their tips for Black creators just getting their music careers started.
As soon as you’ve reached the stage in your career where you’re being offered contracts - whether for recording, live performances, sync representation, or music publishing, you will need legal support, from a professional who knows the music industry. Understand the basics of what a music lawyer does and doesn’t do before you consider working with one.
"Songtrust is one of the most important assets for any songwriter, artist, or producer when it comes to collecting royalties. Their platform was built with the creator in mind which is key whether you’re making music in a bedroom or on the charts."
"The Songtrust team are a joy to work with. Welcoming, friendly, and supportive every step of the way. They're a team who are very passionate about the music and rights of songwriters and go above and beyond to educate, too."
"To say Songtrust has been a vital service to me as an independent songwriter is a huge understatement. I cannot stress enough to any unpublished songwriter that they must work with an administrator to properly collect all their royalties, and I'm so glad I chose to work with Songtrust."