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  • in reply to: Can I Turn This Into a Production Cue? #34998
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    You’ve already turned it into a production cue. It’s just not in a production library. Just make an instrumental version (since the vocal may be distracting under dialog for some uses though not for other uses), a couple of alts and edits and you’re done.
    Sorry to be so simplistic but that’s how I see it.It’s just as “production music” as anything else I hear.Ten other people would probably give you 10 other more useful opinions about what you can do or add or fix but in my opinion it’s very usable even if you didn’t do anything else to it. The simplicity and overall vibe is what I dug about it.Could be in a commercial, could be used for anything. It’s a cool simple groove. Production libraries use cool simple grooves all the time. If you want a definitive ending maybe just end it on the same chord you started with. Not exciting but it would work. It’s a simple piece of music. Submit it. Don’t overthink it. My opinion.

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    I agree. Replace the word “title” with “marketing opportunity”. The better the title the better the opportunity to engage. To me, the title is no less important than any tag or keyword and is in fact the exact same thing. It’s a focused preview of what’s inside. Most people don’t want to spend time guessing. A good title helps people see your music before they even hear it. It gives a clue of what they can reasonably expect to hear if they listen to it. A bad title can mislead or confuse people. If I’m really stuck for a title, I’ll google a random title generator and start marrying word combinations that fit the music. I’ve even come across some that deal with specific subjects like sports or mystery. Some generators are for books or movies. Doesn’t matter. It can be a good springboard if you’re having a hard time with it. I take care to make titles as appropriate as possible. It’s marketing tool to help make your music sell itself to a potential listener. People don’t like to waste their time. That’s kind of how I see it.

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    I believe staff should be able to work from home.

    in reply to: Anyone seen this sort of Deal before … #34547
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    Not in my house.

    in reply to: “American Greed” episode placement earnings #34440
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    Glad to help Casnc. I remember when I first started doing this I was anxious for answers like that. For me looking at my statement is always a big deal. Not just for the money but the feeling of accomplishment. Good luck!

    in reply to: “American Greed” episode placement earnings #34439
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    Thanks Lionwings and I wouldn’t worry too much about reruns. They very well could get more than pennies. Still depends on where, when, how much, what time etc. One thing about these pro statements is consistency isn’t it’s strength. Could work in your favor or not. For all I know, my long ones could get less than your short ones. I don’t assume anything with this stuff. 🙂

    in reply to: “American Greed” episode placement earnings #34433
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    Hey guys.
    Just a condensed general idea from my last qtr American Greed placements.
    CNBC
    AMERICAN GREED
    8 01:14 $34.22
    3 01:14 $12.77
    1 01:14 $1.85
    2 01:14 $6.50
    AMERICAN GREED
    4 00:20 $4.12
    2 00:20 $1.81
    3 00:20 $2.58
    And it kind of went like that but it’s definitely not scientific and doesn’t say exactly what you’ll get. Number of plays, what hours etc. can make a big difference. In the end it came to around $75 or so. Down at the bottom of my statement they played the same episodes and I got pennies. Not as exciting as you may have hoped but there ya go.This coming statement I got 4 American Greed placements all from 1:30 to the full 2:02. We’ll see. Hope this helps.

    in reply to: 5 Year Report #34268
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    I feel like I’m writing more and more tracks but getting basically the same back end money or slightly more. Congrats to UpFromTheSkies tho.

    in reply to: Top Tier Libraries #34090
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    Maybe add to that which top tier libraries are open to submissions.

    in reply to: Wow! Best quarter yet! #34061
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    Now that’s really cool! Congrats daveydad!

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