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10 Rules You Must Know About Publishing

10 RULES you should know, find some agreement with and develop as your operating basis in publishing music:

1. You are an artist and songwriting is the art you practice

2. You provide a service which should also be “usable”

3. Providing that service is a business venture

4. The direct users of your service are performing artists

5. Trying to get to those artists directly can be cumbersome

6. The music industry is a service for consumers AND artists

7. Publishers provide a service within the music industry

8. Publishers are a vehicle to getting your songs utilized

9. By knowing and following these rules you can CONTROL this process

10.You are an integral part of the music industry, are valuable and your material is potentially worth millions!