On this episode, Rick continues answering questions from his email subscribers. Today he discusses the 2 types of publishing deals. Rick gives us some insider information on the hiring process, what staffed songwriters make and an inside look of the publishing process. If you are a songwriter, this episode is for you.

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“Hold on to your publishing as long as you can. The person that holds the copyright is the person that gets to make the rules and decisions. ”
-Rick Barker

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Time Stamps:

2:45 What is a publishing deal

3:25 2 types of publishing deals

4:50 What it’s like being a staff writer

7:00 Getting your songs out there on your own

8:00 Why you should hold on to your publishing as long as you can

8:23 The journey of a song written by a staffed writer

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