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CD Baby's TikTok Guide for Musicians
Building your audience with short-form video
Music Publishing 101
Make the most money from your music
Vocal Technique for Beginners
Follow these 10 steps to become a better singer.
Email Marketing For Musicians
Six steps to growing and monetizing your email list
Christmas Songs in the Public Domain
Recording and releasing holiday music the legal way!
The Complete Music Promotion Checklist
Do you have everything you need to share your music with the world?
The Complete Music Distribution Checklist
Make sure you’ve got everything ready to go for successful worldwide distribution.
50 Music Promo Ideas You Can Do Right Now
No budget? No time? No problem.
Marketing Your Music 101
Essential tips for getting your music out there
The 30-Minute YouTube Bootcamp for Musicians
Turn your YouTube presence into a real promotional tool and revenue stream.
A Publishing Split Sheet for Co-Songwriters
This simple 3-step template will help you avoid legal disputes down the road. Songwriting publishing made easy from CD Baby.
Remarketing for Musicians
A better way to tell your story, build a loyal fanbase, and drive music sales online.
Getting Your Songs on Spotify Playlists
A streaming success guide for DIY Musicians
Making Money from Digital Music
An independent musician’s introduction to the new music industry