Day 324: “Here’s What I Gotta Do…”

5:11pm Where I’m At Website My website is up and running. Right now it has some basic research/resources for musicians, a T-Shirt for sale at MY COST with a QR code (or for a $10 profit if you want it without the code that links to my website), and a link to my Patreon page. Patreon My Patreon page is complete. I have 5 Patrons so far, totaling $66 (after fees). I just finished setting … Continue reading Day 324: “Here’s What I Gotta Do…”

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The Basics of Music Royalties

What are royalties? Do I have to copyright my song before I can start receiving royalties? Why should I pay money and register my song with the copyright office? How many different ways can my song (intellectual property) be used? What is the Right of Public Performance? What is the Right of Reproduction What is the Right of Distribution? What is the Right of Derivatives? What … Continue reading The Basics of Music Royalties

FB Ad Approved And Marked As “Completed”, But Did NOT Deliver?

Problem I set-up a Facebook Ad for my T-Shirts (split-test) a few weeks ago. I went through the whole process and completed everything. I got a notification and an email saying the ad was approved, but the next few days, not one cent was spent and there were no stats. I eventually got a notification that said “Your Ad has been completed!”. So… Why wasn’t … Continue reading FB Ad Approved And Marked As “Completed”, But Did NOT Deliver?

Day 338: Finances – Get Rid of My Car?

My monthly fixed bills (NOT counting things like groceries, gas and other expenses). I already made some “CUTS” and am now saving $160 per month! These are separated by my personal bank account and business bank account. 6:58pm Day 338 Lately, I’ve been stressing out about not having enough time to get everything I need done. With a full time job, posting everything I do, writing … Continue reading Day 338: Finances – Get Rid of My Car?