Update, July 21th, 2015: It has been a long road, with several bumps, but overall I do recommend RouteNote. They always pay on time, and they have been willing to work out some of the particular issues I’ve had. Read on for more details on my long journey.
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Originally posted January 29th, 2014:
I’ve been bitten by the “create a bunch of music and then publish it” bug. I wish I would have contracted this virus earlier, but timing can’t always be helped. Since I am new (very, very new) to distributing my music online, and there was no help online when I searched for certain information, I decided to chronicle my experience to share with others.
I had some questions, like:
What services should I release my music on?
How long does it take for a song to be released on iTunes?
How long does it take for a song to be released on Amazon, or Spotify, or Groove (Xbox) Music?
Is it easy to release my own music online?
How do you pronounce RouteNote? (it’s pronounced like root)
So hopefully, by sharing my experience with some of the details, it will make it clearer for others trying to go the same path. Maybe my experiences will even give you confidence, so it doesn’t feel like you are jumping into a big dark ocean, in the middle of the night, naked. Continue reading