Selling Music On iTunes


It wasn’t that long ago that getting your music distributed to masses of people was a very difficult and expensive process.  Fortunately, thanks to the Internet and digital media, you can now easily sell your music all over the world.

iTunes is the most well-known and largest digital music retailer online, and it’s the first place that you should be thinking about when it comes to digital distribution of your music.

However, there are other digital music retailers as well.  There’s Amazon, Spotify, Napster, and many others.  So how do you get your music on all of these sites?

It’s actually quite easy to start selling music on iTunes and other online music stores once you have a basic understanding of how to promote your music through the proper digital distribution channels.  You just need to create an account with an online music distribution service like TuneCore.

tunecoreTuneCore is a very affordable service that will put your music on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and other sites that sell music online.  They collect your money for you, and you get to keep 100{cb11fcc023a7235c940295f864ca26ce88af4cc22ecd87de716518c7393125a7}.  That is of course after the usual fees from the retailers, but TuneCore doesn’t take a cut.  Instead, they simply charge you a flat fee upfront to do all of the work for you.

To get your music distributed by TuneCore.  All you need is:

  • Music that you created and have the right to sell
  • Your music should be in .wav format
  • You will supply the cover art.  If you don’t have cover art, you can have custom artwork created HERE or TuneCore will generate it for you
  • A PayPal account or valid credit card is required for payment.

And that’s really all you need.  Selling music on iTunes, Amazon, and other sites is probably a lot easier than you thought.  Click Here when your ready to get started distributing your music online.

Currently residing in Los Angeles, CA, Justin Smith is a marketer and entrepreneur that has been helping independent artists promote their music online since 2008. He has a Bachelor of Science in Recording Industry Management from MTSU and an MBA with a concentration in Marketing from The University of Tennessee. As the founder of JamMob, he has continued to dedicate himself to helping independent artists pursue careers in the music industry.
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