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Money and music sales – a quick tour of current web stories

by Disc Makers April 2, 2014

Music sales and music discovery According to information posted on Statista.com, Americans are most likely to discover new music via terrestrial radio. That’s right, AM/FM radio accounts for 35 percent of music discovery with another 21 percent polled saying recommendations from friends and family are their source for new music. Internet and streaming services pale in comparison. Read more.

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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: March 2014

by Disc Makers April 1, 2014

George DonaldsonInvincibleCountry Roots: Classical Sound - The Texas Tenors
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in March: See all 10…

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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: February 2014

by Disc Makers March 3, 2014

InvincibleKuntry - Jawga BoyzArchangel
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in February: See all 10…

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YouTube for musicians

by Disc Makers February 25, 2014

From managing your YouTube music channel to maximizing your music marketing, our YouTube for musicians posts are full of practical advice and innovative ideas.
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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: January 2014

by Disc Makers February 3, 2014

InvincibleArchangelSkyWorld
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in January: See all 10…

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Top 10 CD Baby Albums December 2013

by Disc Makers January 2, 2014

Ryan Kelly Starbomb The Texas Tenors
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in December: See all 10…

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Top 10 Cd Baby Albums November 2013

by Disc Makers December 2, 2013

Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly Invincible Archangel
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in November: See all 10…

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Desktop Wallpaper December 2013 Edition – Inspired by The London Suede’s “Pantomime Horse”

by Disc Makers November 27, 2013

December Wallpaper The talented designers in our Design Studio created twelve original works of art (one for each month) that feature some of our favorite songs. Each month we will post a new design, in six common desktop sizes, so you can use them as your desktop wallpaper. December’s wallpaper features “Pantomime Horse” by The London Suede. Click here to get yours!

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Make Black Friday Record Store Day

by Disc Makers November 22, 2013

Black Friday Record Store Day promotionRecord Store Day, a celebration of the enduring importance and coolness of the independent record store, is held on the third Saturday of April every year. RSD also works throughout the year to do special promotions and help create releases to bring awareness and focus to its membership of nearly 1,000 indie record stores, and Black Friday is a big day for the group. Read more.

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‘Tis The Season (To Sell CDs)

by Disc Makers November 4, 2013

Make CDs and sell CDs this holidayThe holiday season, especially the golden month between Thanksgiving and Christmas, is the most lucrative time of the year for retail sales. As an independent musician, it can be a time for you to move a ton of product – professionally manufactured CDs, merch, and more. There are many ways to take advantage of this time of the year, and our new guide answers questions about how to prepare your order and make your new release something special for the holidays.
Read more and download your FREE PDF.

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Top 10 Cd Baby Albums October 2013

by Disc Makers November 4, 2013

Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly Invincible jawgaboyz
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in October: See all 10…

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Desktop Wallpaper November 2013 Edition – Inspired by Destroyer Destroyer’s “Daddy Long Legs”

by Disc Makers October 28, 2013

November Wallpaper The talented designers in our Design Studio created twelve original works of art (one for each month) that feature some of our favorite songs. Each month we will post a new design, in six common desktop sizes, so you can use them as your desktop wallpaper. November’s wallpaper features “Daddy Long Legs” by Destroyer Destroyer. Click here to get yours!

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Independent Musician Sweepstakes – Enter Now!

by Disc Makers October 14, 2013

 Independent Musician SweepstakesDisc Makers, CD Baby, and Sweetwater have partnered with Yamaha, PreSonus, Ibanez, Fender, Line 6, Shure, and Ultimate Support to create the Independent Musician Sweepstakes – our biggest home recording sweepstakes ever. The Grand Prize, worth over $20,000, features everything an independent musician needs to record, mix, manufacture, and sell your next CD. Read more.

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Desktop Wallpaper October 2013 Edition – Inspired by Zevon’s “Werewolves of London”

by Disc Makers October 3, 2013

October Wallpaper The talented designers in our Design Studio created twelve original works of art (one for each month) that feature some of our favorite songs. Each month we will post a new design, in six common desktop sizes, so you can use them as your desktop wallpaper. October’s wallpaper features “Werewolves of London” by Zevon. Click here to get yours!

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Top 10 CD Baby Albums: September 2013

by Disc Makers October 1, 2013

Crystal Sonic Sound Sleep Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly Invincible
Here are the 10 best-selling albums in September: See all 10…

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