Podcasting is a relatively new phenomenon that has been spreading the globe from around 2003. Podcasting is simply the act of producing and distributing a Podcast via the world wide web. Rather than being a fad or a trend, Podcasting has become a significant communication and marketing tool for many companies. What is a Podcast? […]
IVR is short for Interactive Voice Response, an automated system that uses a touch response telephone to direct your call. You will have one of these if you have multiple departments with lots of incoming calls. 60% of callers put on a silent on-hold hang up within 40 seconds and callers put on-hold with information […]
The Question… Hello Mr. Pritchard, I read your article on Music Licensing in the latest issue of the Galaris newsletter. My concern is, I am a songwriter/publisher member with BMI. I’ve had several of my mp3 music tracks performed or featured on various podcast productions but I haven’t seen any royalty payments from those performances. […]
Now that you have an understanding of the basics, explained in Part 1 – License Agreements, you are now ready to look at the options for licensing music. Mainstream Music It is possible to use mainstream music, but it is costly and often a convoluted process. The reason for this is that there are many […]
In this digital age using music in web-based presentations, business applications, products or services has a number of legal implications for you and your business. Minimising copyright issues can be relatively simple and a little knowledge about music licensing can set you off in the right direction and keep you safe for the future. This […]
Through my experience I have become knowledgeable on a number of issues surrounding music. Feel free to ask any questions about licensing, copyright, royalty or any other concerns over music use. I can also help you with a number of production questions regarding music qualities etc. I will do my best to answer your questions […]
By Lee Pritchard This article explains why I created Media Music Now and why I took the decision to sell directly rather than through royalty-collecting societies.