Are you ready to start making money from your music? This month Hugh Hessions, a 20 year music industry veteran, offers some tips on where to start.
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How Do I Make Money From My Songs?
by Hugh Hession
Are you a songwriter who is searching for the different ways you can make money from your songs? Don’t go anywhere! This will give you the answers you need.
For starters, I want to define the two types of income as it relates to you as a songwriter. One is active income, the other is passive. Read more
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