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    How do I distribute a Single Release on Songtradr?

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    If you wish to distribute your music, Songtradr offers distribution to all major streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer and more.

    Note: Distribution is included in our Songtradr Pro package, Upgrade Now >

     

    HERE'S HOW:

    • Login to your account
    • Click Distribution on the left navigation bar

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    • Click Create new Single Release

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    • Type in the Release Title
    • Click Create Release

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    HOW TO ENTER DETAILS:

    • Select Release Title Language
    • Select Country of Origin

     

    • Enter Version e.g. 25th Anniversary Edition
    • Enter Record Label 
    • Enter Catalog Number

     

    • Click + Create New Artist to enter your artist information or select a previously inputted artist from the dropdown

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    If there are no prior release artists, the Main Artist: box will allow you to create one by clicking on Create Artist

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    This will bring up a new dialog box where you can:

    • Enter your Band Name (or Artist Name) and your Last and First name
    • Click Create Artist when you are done

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    • Repeat steps for any Contributing Artist(s) or Featured Artist(s) (if applicable)
    • Click Save & Continue when you are done

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    HOW TO EDIT YOUR ARTWORK:

    Click on Edit Artwork or on the artwork box to open the Artwork Editor

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    An image will automatically populate the Artwork box.

    To change the image:

    • Choose an image from Unsplash

    or

    • Click Upload your own to choose from your files

    Note: Your Release title will automatically populate in the search bar, but you can type any query to populate different photos.

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    • Click on your Release Title (e.g. "The Life of Stumpy Joe") and the Artist Name (e.g. Stumpy Joe) to edit

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    From here you can:

    • Choose Font Size & Color
    • Edit Shadow Distance & Color
    • Toggle between Bold, Italic, Uppercase, and Lowercase
    • Click Save Artwork when you are done

     

    • Click Save & Continue when you are done

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    More tutorials on Artwork Editor >  

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    COMPLETING SONG DETAILS:

    The song field will automatically populate with the song details previously entered.

    Note: If you wish to add a song from your existing catalog, click the circle on the right-hand side of the field to delete the current song and upload one from your My Songs

     

    • Click on your song title to edit

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    This will bring up the Song Editor window.

    From here you can:

    • Add any contributing or featuring artists
    • Select Genre
    • Click Drag File here to upload and select your song (if you select from My Songs the audio will already be loaded)
    • Mark if your track is explicit
    • Mark if your track is a cover
    • Enter previously acquired ISRC's (if you don't have one we will assign you one)
    • Enter Copyright Holders (C Line) and Record Label/Master Owners (P Line)
    • Click Save Song when you are done

    This will bring you back to your Song page where you can:

    • Click Save & Continue when you are done

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    ORGANIZING YOUR SCHEDULE:

    • Click the hamburger icon or field below Release Date of the Single: to schedule your release
    • A calendar will drop down from which you can select your release date
    • Click Save & Continue

    If your single has been released previously:

    • Switch the toggle to ON (BLUE)
    • Enter original release date
    • Enter UPC/EAN Code
    • Click Save & Continue when you are done

    NOTE: Standard delivery time is 14 days from when we receive your release. We deliver releases as scheduled but cannot always guarantee exact dates as each streaming platform's release policies may differ.

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    You're almost there!

     

    FINALIZING YOUR RELEASE DETAILS:

    • Check all the boxes or select the individual stores you wish to have your music released to for distribution
    • Select your Download Pricing
    • Select your Territory
    • Select whether you want your music to automatically be distributed to any stores added in the future
    • Click Save & Continue when you are done

    Note: Click Learn More to view all streaming platforms we distribute to.

    Note: You can return to any previous windows by clicking any of the steps in the progress bar e.g. Artwork

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    Final step!

     

    DISTRIBUTE!

    • Select if your music has been distributed before via a separate service
    • Check to see if your plan covers your release
    • Click Distribute

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     Congratulations, you have just distributed your release!

     

     

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