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How to Copyright Your Songs for Songwriters: Copyright Basics, Myths, and Walkthrough | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

How to Copyright Your Songs for Songwriters: Copyright Basics, Myths, and Walkthrough

April 15, 2019

Let’s walk through some basics of copyright, talk about myths surrounding it, and go through how to copyright your songs, step by step. How do…

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10 Ways Songwriters Can Earn Money from Music | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

10 Ways Songwriters Can Earn Money from Music

April 1, 2019

You already know about selling CDs, performing, and streaming music. Those used to be the only ways to “make it” in the industry. These used…

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4 Signs You Might be a Bitter Songwriter | SongFancy, songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary lady singer songwriter

4 Signs You Might be a Bitter Songwriter

October 29, 2018

Keeping a good attitude about your music can mean the difference between everyday joy and existential despair. I’m not even joking. If you’re wondering if…

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As a songwriter, you'll want to get really familiar with how A&R works at different sized record labels. Jamie Johnson of Smart Band Management leads you through how this department functions. Click to read. | SongFancy.com

All You Need to Know About Record Label A&R

February 27, 2017

Why Songwriters need to know this stuff Songwriters need to know how record labels work, especially the A&R department. Why? Because these are the people…

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Social media can connect you to your fans. Here are 72 ways to spark your social media presence in a hurry. | SongFancy.com

72 Ways Singer-Songwriters can Jumpstart their Social Media

February 21, 2017

  This post is a guest post from one of my favorite #musicbizbesties, Katherine Forbes. She’s a digital marketer with a background in artist management and…

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Three simple ways to get your songs recorded by singers and bands. Read on | SongFancy.com

3 Ways to Get Your Songs Recorded by Artists & Bands

February 7, 2017

One of the biggest struggles songwriters can have is finding artists to record their material. If your goal is to make an income from your…

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Required reading for songwriters! The best songwriting books, books on creativity, and the music industry. | SongFancy.com

The Best Songwriting Books to Level Up Your Craft

November 30, 2016

These are the best songwriting books I’ve ever read. Plus a few more. Because most likely if you’re interested in songwriting, you’re definitely a creative,…

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No coding required, just good old fashioned design theory. #webdesign SongFancy.com

7 Basic Design principles to Clean up your Band’s Website [Link to Sonicbids]

December 4, 2015

Hay frans! This is an article I wrote for the Sonicbids blog a few weeks back. It was just published this week, so I wanted…

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How to find the cowriters you were meant to write with. #songwriting #creativity #Nashville Songfancy.com

How to Find Cowriters You Absolutely Love Working With

December 1, 2015

If you’re new to cowriting, it can be one of the weirdest things you’ll ever do. When I first started writing songs, I kept them…

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7 Things to Say in your First Co-Write with a New Co-Writer

August 1, 2015

Writing with a new co-writer for the very first time can be SO. NERVE WRACKING. Finding great co-writers is basically dating. You ask a lot of…

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