Welcome to Royalties 101. This course is designed to take you from having little knowledge in Music Publishing Royalties, through to having a strong grasp of all the rights and concepts involved.
Royalties 101 is structured as 12 lessons, plus some multiple choice tests along the way to test the knowledge that you've just gained. Each lesson will take you through an area of music publishing, building up your knowledge of the rights involved and how they're administered. At the end of the course, you'll find a glossary for all the music industry related terms.
Start with the video below, which will give an overview of how Music Publishing royalties work, and then we can dive into the lessons from there!
What is copyright? And how does it affect the rights we control in music? Discover why copyright means we need to report royalties
Let's dive deeper into the world of society memberships and how you as a publisher can collect your publishing royalties worldwide.
How can you register your works at the collection societies to ensure you receive your revenues
Great, you're now earning revenue. But how will you understand what you are earning?
What are the key terms and how should I understand them?
Let's bring together everything we've learned to report some royalties
It may come as no surprise when we tell you the industry has built tools that can help deal with these complexities.