Dale Kawashima, head of SongwriterUniverse and former A&R exec, tells how new artists are getting label deals by becoming popular on social media and via music streaming sites.

Tanvi Patel, who runs a successful music placement company, offers tips on how composers can create music for internet commercial spots.

Attorneys Ajay Gosain & Josh Kaplan (of Lawyers 4 Musicians) explain about how songwriters can reclaim their song copyright after a 35-year-period.

Learn how to copyright your songs, and whether it is necessary to file your form immediately after writing a song.

Gary Roth, Assistant Vice President of Legal & Business Affairs at BMI, answers key questions about how to copyright your songs, and copyright issues.

Learn how mechanical royalties (i.e. record sale royalties) have steadily risen during the past two decades.

A summary of the changes that have taken place in music publishing, including how songwriters have greatly increased their value and influence.

How songwriters and writer/producers can make the connections to help place their songs.

Discover all of the interesting jobs available in the music publishing field.

Learn how many artists have benefited from signing publishing development deals.

Many new artists are gaining publicity and credibility by placing their songs in film & TV/soundtracks.

A new article by Maya Halfon, who is a music supervisor for Michael Welsh Productions in Los Angeles. Welsh specializes in selecting and licensing music for commercials.

Find out why the “single song contract” remains a valuable agreement for both writers and publishers.