Whether you are looking to focus on creative or keep costs low, we offer an alternative to doing it yourself, joint ventures, or traditional sub-publishers.
Songtrust helps publishers simplify the administration of their writers' music publishing rights.
Trusted by over 20,000 publishers, labels, and businesses—as well as over 150,000 writers and artists.
Between legal fees, expensive software, and staffing, running a full fledged publishing company can cost upwards of $100,000—not the mention the years it takes to get running.
Reduce the time you spend on adminstrative tasks. Entering songs and associating recordings is simple and straightforward. Songs already registered? Easily import songs in from ASCAP or BMI.
Songtrust provides you with fast accounting and song registration. With quarterly payouts and an established international collection network, your clients will earn more money faster.
In addition to our low fees & commissions, we work directly with over 42 societies, covering over 95% of income-generating territories and eliminating the need for sub-publishers.
Publishing today is more complex than ever. Our team efficiently handles licensing with major digital service providers, so you don't have to.
Our technology and scale have enabled us to collect with a high degree of accuracy, and we link ISWC’s to ISRC to ensure better collections.
Use our dashboard to view interactive royalty statements, drill down into individual royalty lines, and monitor the status of your song and songwriter registrations.
Our team is available to help with any questions and issues that might arise, either by phone, email, or right through your Songtrust dashboard.
Even a small publisher back office can quickly run you over $100k/year in salaries and fees. Not to mention the $200k+ in startup fees between software, legal fees, and other costs.
With 15-25% of streaming royalties coming from publishing rights (depending on the country), publishing can become a major part of your artists' earnings.
Finding more and more opportunities, but haven't gotten that JV going yet? Use Songtrust in the interim—When your JV deal comes through, we will honor a letter of direction to the new publisher.
Correctly handling admin tasks for Publishing can be a massive time sink. Use Songtrust and focus on your strengths in creative and A&R.