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Make Music Income

By The Make Music Income Podcast
In this weekly podcast, composers and producers Steven Beddall of Production Music Academy and Eric Copeland of Make Music Income talk about their continuing journey to Make Music Income with Sync Licensing, Stock Music Licensing, Artist Income, Online Channel Income, Music Publishing, and Music Production for clients.
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Episode 8 . The Crazy, Changing Landscape of Stock Music Libraries. PLUS: Are subscription libraries a good thing?
In this week's episode: Weekly updates: Eric talks about making Beethoven tracks, working with a SonyBMG library, and an unusual call from TAXI's Michael Laskow! And Eric talks about the Motion Array Contributor Meeting on Monday. Steve talks about new courses on the Production Music Academy, and his orchestral remixes of pop songs getting attention, as well as TAXI forwards. TODAY'S TOPIC: Starting out with a poll on "Are Subscriptions Libraries a Good Thing?" The guys discuss whether subscription libraries are good or bad for artists, then try to look at stock music from the user's perspective. Then the discussion shifts to the changing landscape of Stock music with strange goings on with Motion Array, AudioJungle, VFineMusic, and More.  -- The Make Music Income Discord (Come join for great free conversation!): https://bit.ly/mmidiscord The Production Music Academy: https://productionmusicacademy.com/ The NEW Make Music Income web site: https://MakeMusicIncome.com -- YouTube Channels: Make Music Income: https://www.youtube.com/makemusicincome Stevie B / Production Music Academy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-6OyeP_Tk6G-gt5JSVKzkg -- Instagram: Make Music Income: https://www.instagram.com/makemusicincome/ Steven Beddall: https://www.instagram.com/stevenbeddall/ Production Music Academy: https://www.instagram.com/productionmusicacademy/
01:10:20
January 17, 2022
Episode 7. The "Unfair Advantage" to Make Music Income. Plus Music Licensing Questions Answered!
In this week's episode: Housekeeping: Check out the NEW Make Music Income web site at https://www.MakeMusicIncome.com Also make sure to catch the podcast video on our YouTube channels (listed below) Spotify listeners! Make sure to take the poll or question this week? Weekly updates: Steve talks about really focusing on writing, prizes for the Production Music Academy Scoring contest. Eric talks about his composing this week, Motion Array Requests, Motion Array issues, and his current Sync Licensing work. TODAY'S TOPIC: The "Unfair Advantage" (or the "Unique" Advantage) to Make Music Income. Steve talks about his growth as a guitarist and how that helped him find success all through his career. Eric talks about his unique life and all the twists and turns that make up his "unfair advantage." Why the word "unfair" is maybe not...fair. Music Licensing Questions: 1. Can you take songs out of Non-Exclusive Stock libraries if they get them signed to exclusive libraries. 2. Do music libraries involve a middle man who gets paid before you? 3. Can I put my Non-Exclusive Stock songs on Spotify, and other DSPs? 4. Joined Motion Array but can't submit? Why? 5. Is Two and a half minutes really a song? -- The Make Music Income Discord (Come join for great free conversation!): https://bit.ly/mmidiscord The Production Music Academy: https://productionmusicacademy.com/ The NEW Make Music Income web site: https://MakeMusicIncome.com -- YouTube Channels: Make Music Income: https://www.youtube.com/makemusicincome Stevie B / Production Music Academy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-6OyeP_Tk6G-gt5JSVKzkg -- Instagram: Make Music Income: https://www.instagram.com/makemusicincome/ Steven Beddall: https://www.instagram.com/stevenbeddall/ Production Music Academy: https://www.instagram.com/productionmusicacademy/
50:07
January 10, 2022
Episode 6. Refocusing to Make Music Income in 2022. Results from 2021 Stock Music Income Poll. Eric and Steve's focus for 2022.
Our first podcast simultaneously broadcast to YouTube. Join us at our YouTube Channels below! In this week's episode: Weekly Updates: Steve talks about a new "Scoring" challenge in the Production Music Academy. Steve played a show in Vancouver! Eric talks about his first (known) sync placements, a new signing of a song to a Non-Exclusive library in France, and new sounds from Spitfire. Also, Eric completely copies Steve. TODAY'S TOPIC: Refocusing to Make Music Income in 2022. Eric talks about a Poll from Survey Monkey about people's incomes from Royalty Free libraries. Stock music price settings. Eric's recommendations on how much time to spend on Stock Music, and his focus for 2022. Steve talks about focusing on the things that worked in 2021, new albums for 2022, and more. Obligatory TAXI talk. Answering questions from our Discord. Will all stock libraries switch to Subscription model? Sync Questions and answers. -- The Make Music Income Discord (Come join for great free conversation!): https://bit.ly/mmidiscord The Production Music Academy: https://productionmusicacademy.com/ -- YouTube Channels: Make Music Income: https://www.youtube.com/makemusicincome Stevie B / Production Music Academy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-6OyeP_Tk6G-gt5JSVKzkg -- Instagram: Make Music Income: https://www.instagram.com/makemusicincome/ Steven Beddall: https://www.instagram.com/stevenbeddall/ Production Music Academy: https://www.instagram.com/productionmusicacademy/
01:03:03
January 03, 2022
Episode 5. The Difference Between Composers and Artists. What are "Fake" Artists? Also Frou Frou, Milli Vanilli, The Beatles, Artlist, Motion Array, and more!
In this week's episode: Weekly Updates: Eric talks about trying to finish Christmas work, getting close to 1000 YT subs, wondering if people watch YouTube at Christmas, a new video about gifts, and Steve talks about his cleaning up at year's end, new courses for his Production Music Academy, and the MMI Holiday Baking Episode. (Cake didn't turn out, so we decided not to post the recipe.) TODAY'S TOPIC: Can Composers also be Artists? What are the main differences between the two? Being on stage versus being off stage. Are composers sometimes fake artists? A little bit of music history concerning this including Frou Frou, Milli Vanilli, the Beatles, and more. How Artlist and Motion Array see artists and composer differently. How high earning composers and library people don't focus about social media and artistry, but should you? Tom Dupree III (Composer & Artist) and his growth on socials and Spotify. -- The Make Music Income Discord (Come join for great free conversation!): https://bit.ly/mmidiscord The Production Music Academy: https://productionmusicacademy.com/ -- YouTube Channels: Make Music Income: https://www.youtube.com/makemusicincome Stevie B / Production Music Academy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-6OyeP_Tk6G-gt5JSVKzkg -- Instagram: Make Music Income: https://www.instagram.com/makemusicincome/ Steven Beddall: https://www.instagram.com/stevenbeddall/ Production Music Academy: https://www.instagram.com/productionmusicacademy/
01:01:16
December 27, 2021
Episode 4. Finding Time to Compose and Pitch Music. Stock and Sync Music Licensing News. Need Social Media for Licensing?
In this week's info-packed episode: Weekly Updates: Steve talks about his week including a live stream of Christmas music from the Academy, his GIANT Artlist check for the year and the implications for his life, and his new MIDI Pack "Pop Strings." Eric talks Native Instruments Picked Nylon, the new Make Music Income video about Motion Array including answers from Motion Array on some pressing questions, new Royalty Free music libraries, a new opportunity for stock music buyout, and some general royalty free news. Eric talks quitting some things that don't make income (or make enough) in 2022. TODAY'S TOPIC: Eric and Steve talk about how to find time in your busy life to compose music and pitch it to make music income.  QUESTION OF THE DAY: How much does social media mean for starting your journey in music licensing? -- SPOTIFY LISTENERS: Please take our poll this week and let us know when YOU find time to compose and pitch music! -- The Make Music Income Discord (Come join for great free conversation!): https://bit.ly/mmidiscord The Production Music Academy: https://productionmusicacademy.com/ -- YouTube Channels: Make Music Income: https://www.youtube.com/makemusicincome Stevie B / Production Music Academy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-6OyeP_Tk6G-gt5JSVKzkg -- Instagram: Make Music Income: https://www.instagram.com/makemusicincome/ Steven Beddall: https://www.instagram.com/stevenbeddall/ Production Music Academy: https://www.instagram.com/productionmusicacademy/
01:05:40
December 20, 2021
Episode 3. Why YOU Need to Focus on Music Licensing. Passive Music Income. Music Licensing Questions and Answers.
Weekly Updates: Steve reveals an incredible production gig he just got with Google! Eric talks about a consulting client that is taking off on Motion Array. Both Eric and Steve all try not to talk about TAXI in this episode (but they still do.) TODAY'S TOPIC: Eric and Steve talk about why they have focused on music licensing coming from each of their different backgrounds. The importance of broadcast quality music, the meaning and beauty of passive income, and the impact licensing can have on your streaming sales from licensing.  ANSWERING LISTENER QUESTIONS: What type of music works in certain libraries? How Important is metadata and how to write it? What is our favorite type of music to compose? What advice to produce tracks fast including mixing and mastering? What are the stock music libraries that producers should focus on? -- The Make Music Income Discord (Come join for great free conversation!): https://bit.ly/mmidiscord The Production Music Academy: https://productionmusicacademy.com/ -- YouTube Channels: Make Music Income: https://www.youtube.com/makemusicincome Stevie B / Production Music Academy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-6OyeP_Tk6G-gt5JSVKzkg -- Instagram: Make Music Income: https://www.instagram.com/makemusicincome/ Steven Beddall: https://www.instagram.com/stevenbeddall/ Production Music Academy: https://www.instagram.com/productionmusicacademy/
01:04:46
December 13, 2021
Episode 2. How Do WE Make Music Income? TAXI Music News, November Stock Income Reports.
In this episode, hosts Eric Copeland and Steven Beddall talk about what has been going on in their week to Make Music Income! Steve has a secret project, TAXI news, and news about when he'll get paid by a new library, and big stock income news. Eric talks about his stock music income for November and how he approaches stock music in general, two new hard to get library signings, and some good TAXI News. MAIN TOPIC: Eric and Steve each share their Top 5 Music Incomes including stock licensing, production work, royalties, music sales, and more. Then they talk about how they'd LIKE their Top 5 music incomes to be. Steve ends on a positive note talking about the real key to success to Make Music Income, and music life! Mentioned in today's episode: TAXI Music: https://www.taxi.com/ Motion Array: https://motionarray.com/become-a-producer/ Subscribe to this podcast now for Eric and Steve's weekly observations and experiences as full time music producers for sync licensing, stock music licensing, their personal music brands, their online channel building, and their music publishing royalty and music producer incomes.  --  The Make Music Income Discord (Come join for great free conversation!): https://bit.ly/mmidiscord  The Production Music Academy: https://productionmusicacademy.com/  --  YouTube Channels:  Make Music Income: https://www.youtube.com/makemusicincome  Stevie B / Production Music Academy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-6OyeP_Tk6G-gt5JSVKzkg  --  Instagram:  Make Music Income: https://www.instagram.com/makemusicincome/  Steven Beddall: https://www.instagram.com/stevenbeddall/  Production Music Academy: https://www.instagram.com/productionmusicacademy/
01:04:36
December 06, 2021
Episode 1. Discord Composer Poll Results, The Production Music Academy, Getting in Audiio.com, and Sync Licensing Talk.
In this first episode, hosts Eric Copeland and Steven Beddall talk about what has been going on in their week to Make Music Income, plus: They discuss the poll results of the composer/producer makeup of the Make Music Income/Stevie B Discord (link below!) Steve talks about reviews and other things coming to his Production Music Academy (link also below!) Steve also talks about finding out he is in a new library: Audiio.com Eric talks about the changes to his sync licensing strategy for 2022 Mentioned in today's episode: Make Music Income Poll Results: https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-38DRS8KC9 Subscribe to this podcast now for Eric and Steve's weekly observations and experiences as full time music producers for sync licensing, stock music licensing, their personal music brands, their online channel building, and their music publishing royalty and music producer incomes. -- The Make Music Income Discord (Come join for great free conversation!): https://bit.ly/mmidiscord The Production Music Academy: https://productionmusicacademy.com/ -- YouTube Channels: Make Music Income: https://www.youtube.com/makemusicincome Stevie B / Production Music Academy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-6OyeP_Tk6G-gt5JSVKzkg -- Instagram: Make Music Income: https://www.instagram.com/makemusicincome/ Steven Beddall: https://www.instagram.com/stevenbeddall/ Production Music Academy: https://www.instagram.com/productionmusicacademy/
51:15
November 29, 2021