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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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What Can Songwriters Do to Stay Motivated & Creative at This Time?

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Tips for Co-Writing Songs When You Can’t Be in the Same Room

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Songs From Your Heart are What People Really Want to Hear

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Recording Tips for Building a Better Bass Track

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What Makes a Song a Worldwide Phenomenon?

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Best Advice for Songwriters? Keep Writing.

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Top Tips for Recording Background Vocals

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What Are The Three Most Important Attributes a Songwriter Needs to be Successful?

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Vinyl 101: How to Make a Traditional Two-Sided Vinyl 45 Single

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5 Ways to Get “Lucky” With Your Songs

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Setting Attainable Songwriting Goals

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Reaching the “Clicking Point”: 10 Tips from Morgan Page

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Best of ‘MusicWorld’ 2019

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Best of ‘The Weekly’ 2019

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Three Goals to Keep in Mind For Aspiring Songwriters in The New Year

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4 Career “Don’ts” Songwriters Should Keep in Mind

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5 Things I’ve Learned as a Songwriter

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The Art of the Edit: How to Bring Out the Best in Your Songs

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What Technical Skills Do Film, TV and Visual Media Composers Need to Be Successful in Today’s Industry

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10 Ways to Push the Creative Envelope With Your Songs