Career Advice for Songwriters


How to Write, Record & Pitch Your Songs


One of our roles at BMI is to nurture the creation of music and help songwriters and composers be the best they can be. In addition to the many programs that BMI supports through various educational outlets, we hope you find that these articles also provide guidance in your careers. Good luck and enjoy!

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Four Indicators of Successful Creative Collaboration

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The Songwriting Synth

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The Perfect Summer Song

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The Power of Momentum in the Creative Process

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What it Takes to Make a Good Studio Space

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Chord Changes

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Taking it With You

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The Pros & Cons of Co-Producing

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Six Simple Ways to Improve Your Creative Motivation

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Beware of Loudness

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The Best Place for Your Song Title

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Embracing Analog in a Digital World

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5 Tips to Make Time for Your Music

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Choosing a Studio for Hire

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Learning To Be a Better Collaborator

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The Difference Between Writing Songs for Yourself vs. Songs for Other Artists

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10 Words to Avoid in Your Lyrics

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Five Microphone Maneuvers That Matter

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The Power of Vulnerability

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Perfecting Harmony