The Cost of Producing Music for Downloads

I get asked all the time about getting new songs uploaded and why it takes so long. Here is the answer... 

I am one hundred percent self-funded

Out of every 1,106 free streaming plays, I average one 99 cent download (which by the way is also the industry average for all artists). 

Of that 99 cents I must pay the Streaming Service Fees, website hosting fees, the financial platforms (Paypal, Bandzoogle.etc), other musicians, Mastering engineer, and other production costs. That leaves approximately 64 cents per download to pay all other costs including sound engineering, equipment costs, copywriters fees, etc. 

That's why it takes months to put a new song up.

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