Sell Music Online - Learn How to Sell Music Online
In this article I will explain where musicians can sell their own music online. Selling through social networking, music download websites and your own website.
Social networking websites are a great place for promoting your music, but there is one social networking website that was created specifically around music.
SoundClick.com is a music social network which started back in 1997 and features signed and unsigned acts. Unlike other social networking website, soundclick allow you to upload as many tracks as you want and allow you to sell them.
Music Download Websites
As you will have seen over the past couple of years there has been a number of music download website that have appeared that will allow you to sell your own music via thier services. Unfortunately most of them only allow corporate businesses such as the big name record labels to release material on their websites.
Well, now there are some that do allow anyone who wishes to sell music to release via their networks. cdbaby.net is a huge website and they not only sell your music, they also distribute your music to other online services.
If you write dance music, then you should also check out IMODownload.com.
Your Own Website
Selling music on your own website is now posible, even for someone with limited knowledge of website coding.
There is a website that allows you to use them to take payments, pay it into your paypal account AND also host and distribute your MP3 downloads. There are plenty of these services available, but the best one that ive came accross is Payloadz.com. For more information on how to sell downloads via Payloadz see My article "Make Money Selling Downloads" by Barry Walker..
When you sign up to services such as payloadz, they will give you the instructions on how to use them and also give you codes to place on your website for people to pay and download your MP3's
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