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    Copyright Settings (Writers, Publishers, Master Owners, Administrators)

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    TUTORIAL FOR SOLE OWNERS

    TUTORIAL FOR LABELS

     

    TUTORIAL FOR PUBLISHERS

     

    • Login to your account
    • Click My Songs on the left navigation bar

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    • Click on the song you wish to edit

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    • Click Copyright Settings on the left toolbar

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    To add a Writer:

    • Click +Add New in the Writer(s) section to open a new Writer field

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    • Type the party's name in the Name field and a drop-down will appear
      • Choose an existing contact or add a new contact by typing in their name and email address
    • Assign ownership percentage in the Writer% field

    If the writer is self-published, Control is switched ON (BLUE) e.g. Stumpy Joe

    If the writer has a publisher, Control is switched OFF (GREY) e.g. Jonathan Writer

     

    Adding Jonathan Writer's publisher details:

    • Click Add Publisher (unless you are self-published)

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    A new Publisher(s) section will open up

    To add a Publisher:

    • Type the party's name in the Name field and a drop-down will appear
      • Choose an existing contact or add a new contact by typing in their name and email address
      • Control should be ON (BLUE)

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    Now that all correct parties have been entered, it's time to go back and connect things up!

    • Connect the Publisher to the corresponding Writer by selecting the name from the drop-down
    • When you're done, click Save Copyright Settings

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    To add a Master Owner:

    • Click +Add New in the Master Owner(s) section and a new field will appear

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    • Type the party's name in the Name field and a drop-down will appear
      • Choose an existing contact or add a new contact by typing in their name and email address

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    • Assign percentage of ownership, ensuring they add up to 100%
    • Both have no label so Control remains switched ON (BLUE)
    • Don't forget to click Save Copyright Settings

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    Note: You can save this as a handy preset which will save you time for the next one!

     

    Adding a Label/Administrator:

    If Jonathan Writer is signed to a Label, you would need to enter their details as the Master Owner

    • Click +Add New in the Master Owner(s) section and a new field will appear
    • Type the party's name in the Name field and a drop-down will appear
      • Choose an existing contact or add a new contact by typing in their name and email address

     

    • Assign percentage of ownership, ensuring all add up to 100%
    • Humungous Records is Jonathan's label so Control is switched ON (BLUE) while Jonathan's Control is switched OFF (GREY)
    • Select Humungous Records from Jonathan's Label/Administrator drop-down, connecting him to his label
    • Don't forget to click Save Copyright Settings

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    Note: You can save this as a handy preset which will save you time for the next one!

     

    What is a Master? here >

    What is Copyright? here >

    Quick Fixes for Copyright Settings here >

     

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