Publishing deals are an agreement between a music publisher and an artist or songwriter. The artist writes a song and the publisher markets it to make money for both. Managing to grab a publishing deal can make your career and is considered one of the big milestones for any aspiring songwriter or artist. That said, publishing deals can be difficult to navigate alone and, with plenty of dodgy companies out there, you need to ensure you’ve picked the right one.
Our resident music business expert, Bob James, will show you everything you need to know about what publishing deals are, how to get a music publishing deal, and how to ensure you get the royalties you’re entitled to.
Gaining a meaningful career takes time and a lot of effort. Nowhere is that more true than in the music industry. With such a huge number of artists, and with the internet opening up global competition, the dedicated and unshakably confident artists and songwriters are the ones that get far.
This online conference video gives you an exclusive insight into four of the world’s best artist/songwriters careers, as well as see interviews with hugely successful industry professionals. You’ll learn how they each gained success, be able to put together your own plan, and work towards making sure you get the career you want in the industry.
As the major goal for almost every aspiring artist and songwriter, a record deal with an established label can provide a rocket boost to your visibility and your career as a whole. However, similar to publishing deals, making sure you sign the right one can be tricky. One poor deal can end up being extremely harmful to both your financial situation and career.
We’ll explain exactly what you need to know about record deals, how to spot the best one, and how to work with one to push your career and make money.
It is an amazing academy you have established with a true ethos of care and support coming straight from the top and filtering down through its ever increasing family – I am so proud to be part of it !
Thank you so much for an amazing Platinum year !- I have loved every minute or it, have learnt so much and feel very excited for 2018.
Just finished an awesome mentoring session with Charlie Charlie Dore what an inspiration you are Charlie. Thank you for all the excellent advice and guidance.
10/10 – The one day course far exceded my expectations. Full of useful information backed up by eveidence. Would highly recommend to anyone interested in the process of writing a song
Wonderful uplifting day restoring faith in my path
10/10 Excellent! Really informative and enjoyable
Great organisation and inspiring evening
Just when I thought it could not get any more inspirational, I have another mentoring session with Luc Floreani!
If I hadn’t have come I don’t think I would have believed in myself. you and the course have inspired me and sparked something inside of me to pursue my dream.
Had a great and informative mentoring session with Mark Cawley, nice guy, had some interesting left of field ideas for me to try. Thanks Mark
I also had a great 1:1 session with Charlie Dore. Very helpful practical advice and thoroughly lovely person 🙂
I have had the most amazing mentoring session with Martin Sutton. So inspirational and energizing! Thank you Martin, you Rock!
Thank you Martin Sutton for your continued excellent support during the monthly 1:1’s, general encouragement, and kicks up the rear to keep on improving.
Great first mentoring session with Martin. Really encouraging, helpful in establishing focus and with so many things to takeaway.
Another incredible mentoring session with Charlie Dore tonight! Really great feedback. So so much to work on and a good challenge but excited to get working on it!
So enjoyed my mentoring session with Mark Cawley yesterday – from now on I will be hanging out in bookshops looking shady – thanks mark x
Thought the course was so good and inspiring, have signed up for the Platinum Mentoring Program!
Absolutely amazing, inspirational, insightful session today
I’m so freaking excited to be on this songwriting retreat!! Have written with some awesome people so far and have created some beautiful songs already! Yesterday’s was incredibly emotional
Great atmosphere and great for meeting other writers
I am SO totally buzzed that I took the plunge and committed to this program!
What an incredibly life changing experience, on sooo many levels!!! It’s so difficult to put it all into words!!!!! Beautiful friendships gained and definitely the beginning of something monumental.
Just completed my first mentoring session with Mr Martin Sutton … got direction .. critique ..structure .. ongoing goals and targets …lots of advice and a real motivation boost !!! AWESOME !!!
rocket fuel for the soul
l’ll never forget this songwriting experience. I’ve learned so much from everyone. It was great meeting all these talented lovely people
When I look back to last April, when I attended TSA’s Introduction to Songwriting, my life has changed immensely for the better
Just had a fantastic mentoring session with Martin, my first on my platinum membership! Feel completely boosted and grinning away ready to take this year by the horns! Positivity all the way
10/10 – Well worth the travel. I would do it all over tomorrow. I feel a lot more confident now with what I’ve learned.
Dominic King… Absolutely Inspirational!!!! Almost did not take up this session, wanted to play it save, but thank God I didn’t !!! Risk aversion you’re a bloody thief. Thanks
Brilliant. Entertaining. Humorous. Good for business.
10/10 – Excellent and superbly presented, fulfilling, educational and inspiring
Fantastic mentoring session with Martin Sutton today, thank you Martin! Great feedback as always
Just had my first mentoring session with Martin Sutton, what an amazing experience, so grateful and ready to face my first exercise. Thank you Martin.
Finished yet another epic, inspiring and all round fantastic 1-2-1 with the awesome Luc Floreani So exited for the plans we’ve got cooking up…
An enormous amount of information and tips to take away, digest and act upon!
Feeling so blessed to be a part of this songwriting family! Thank you for creating this wonderful community, a place for us all to be creative, passionate, supportive and talented!
Thank you so much for this weekend, really was such a fantastic experience. I’ve learnt so much that I wasn’t able to sleep all last night thinking about it.
The day went far too quickly
Special people. Thank you all for some beautiful and amazing times
10/10 – I really enjoyed the day and look forward to the Bootcamp
Great mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night! Really encouraging and so many good tips for upcoming events!