Today on the Music Industry Blueprint, we are continuing the conversation about publishing. This episode is geared toward the self publishing writers. Tune in as Rick breaks this part of the industry down for you.

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“Before you sign a publishing deal, make sure you get an entertainment attorney to look over it.”
-Rick Barker

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Time Stamps:

2:25 The benefits of having a publisher

2:55  The 2 types of artist deals

4:40 Budgets, money and attorney

5:20 How publishing works for artists that are already signed to a label

6:30 Why you shouldn’t take the advances unless you need it

7:00 Protecting your music when you self publish

7:45 Great resources for writers

8:22 Publishing in a nutshell


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