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Digital Music Distribution – Spotify, Apple Music, Streaming

The Beginner's Guide to getting your music onto all of the streaming platforms without a record label!
Instructor:
Tomas George
5,476 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Students will be able to distribute their music to all online streaming platforms
Students will be able to submit their music to online playlisters and tastemakers
Students will be able to create media assets using free and inexpensive online tools

Did you know that you can get your music on all of the major streaming platforms without signing a record deal?

In this Beginners Guide, we show you step-by-step the process of publishing your music to all of the online streaming platforms including Spotify, Amazon, Apple Music, TIDAL, and much more!

We also show you how to pitch your music to online music blogs, playlists, and radio stations. 

This course also takes you through many of the best practices that you need to consider before you release your music to the world.

Topics include:

  • CDBaby Account Setup

  • Music Distribution

  • Submitting to playlisters and blogs

  • Creating your Spotify Artist Profile

  • How to create album artwork and media

  • and much more!

What do you get when you enroll in this course?

  • Lifetime access to the course and all updates

  • Personalized support and answers to your questions

  • Udemy certificate of completion

Who are your instructors?

Tomas George has a MMus Masters Degree in Music Production and a BA(Hons) Degree in Music Composition. He is also the creator of some of the world’s most popular music production courses – with over 275,000 students

Christopher Carvalho runs Unlock Your Sound helping up-and-coming artists create and release their music online. Through his experience, Christopher has learned many best practices along the way that he included in this course, so you can be best prepared for getting your music online!

Introduction

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Introduction and What you are Going to Learn

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will be introduced to your instructors and what this course has to offer!

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Audio Files Preparation

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about preparing your Audio Files.

CD Baby Overview

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Distributor Choices

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about Distributor Choices.

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CD Baby Setup Overview

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn an overview of setting up CD Baby.

Spotify for Artist

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Spotify Artist Profile

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about the Spotify Artist Profile.

How To Submit Your Music To Playlists And Blogs

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SubmitHub Overview

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn an overview of SubmitHub.

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SubmitHub Artist Profile

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about SubmitHub's Artist Profile.

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SubmitHub Dashboard

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about SubmitHub's Dashboard.

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SubmitHub Setup

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about setting up SubmitHub.

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Submitting to Playlists

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about Submitting to Playlists.

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How to Get your First 1000 Streams on Spotify

Artwork, Visualizers and Email Newsletters

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Design Artwork for free with Canva

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about quickly create album artwork for free with Canva.

I've used this site many times for artwork, logos and thumbnails.

Canva is a handy tool for anyone that doesn't have applications like photoshop or illustrator or they don't want to spend their time learning them and they want quick and effective artwork and logo design.

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Photoshop Templates

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about creating Photoshop Templates.

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Music Visualizers with After Effects

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about creating Music Visualizers with After Effects.

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YouTube Videos with iMovie

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about creating YouTube Videos with iMovie.

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How to Create a Email Newsletter for your Audience

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about creating Email Newsletters for your Audience.

Outsourcing Artwork and Visualizers

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Outsourcing with Freelancer

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn outsourcing with Freelancer.

This is an easy and cost efficient way to get your photos or album artwork edited by outsourcing.

Freelancer is an outsourcing website that allows you to run competitions.

I have found this very useful for artwork and photo editing. It can also be useful for logo design.

CD Baby Setup

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Setup - Part 1

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about setting up your CD Baby account.

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Uploading Artworks and Tracks

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about Uploading Artwork and Tracks to CD Baby.

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CD Baby - Payment

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about the payment section of CD Baby.

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Distribution

In this DIY Online Music Distribution - Spotify, Apple Music + More lecture, you will learn about CD Baby Distribution.

Thanks and Bye

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Thanks and Bye

Thank you for watching this course!

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