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    How do I distribute an Album/EP Release on Songtradr?

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    If you wish to distribute your music, Songtradr offers distribution to over 200+ 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 Album/EP Release

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    • Type in the Release Title of your Album or EP
    • Click Create Release

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    HOW TO ENTER DETAILS:

    • Select Release Title Language
    • Select Country of Origin

     

    • If applicable, enter Version e.g. Special Edition (if applicable)
    • If applicable, enter Record Label (if applicable)
    • If applicable, enter Catalog Number (if applicable)

     

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

    NOTE: Create an artist here if you have any features or contributors on your release.

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    HOW TO EDIT YOUR ARTWORK:

    Click on the Edit Artwork or on the empty image 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 ("The Life of Stumpy Joe") and your 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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    COMPLETING SONG DETAILS:

    • Click on Empty Spot - Click to Add Song to upload and edit

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    • Type in the New Song Title or Select a song from your existing catalog

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    If you choose to select a song from your existing catalog, your catalog will open up.

    • Click Select on the song you want to distribute
    • Click Done when you are finished

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    This will bring up the Song Editor window.

    From here you can:

    • Check to make sure all information is correct
    • Click Drag File here to upload and select your song
    • Click Save Song when you are done

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    Repeat process with rest of the songs on your Album/EP

    • Click Save & Continue when you are done

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    ORGANIZING YOUR SCHEDULE:   

    • Keep the toggle ON (BLUE) to Release as soon as possible
    • Switch toggle to OFF (GRAY) and schedule your release for a specific date

    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: Please allow up to 14 days for release.

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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: 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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