Can you call DistroKid?

Yes! But usually you don’t need to, even if you think you do. Most issues can be resolved via self-service options in your DistroKid account.

How do you ask a question on DistroKid?

How long does DistroKid take to respond?

How long does it take Distrokid to upload your music to Spotify (and others)? It’s quite fast, actually – if all goes well, it takes only like 1-3 days for a beat to appear on Spotify (and other platforms).

How does DistroKid help?

Pros. DistroKid is the only music distribution service that lets you upload unlimited music to stores for one low price, so that is a massive plus point. It saves you money, and it is convenient. Plus, all of your royalties are going straight into your pocket.

Does DistroKid steal money?

Is DistroKid really trying to steal from you? The short and definitive answer is NO, Distrokid is NOT trying to steal your hard-earned money.

How much does DistroKid pay per stream 2020?

DistroKid pays $. 00444 for Spotify Great Britain and $. 00338 for Spotify US.

How much money is 100k streams on Spotify?

According to SongTrust, the average earnings per play on Spotify in 2018 was $. 0038 per song. So based on that number, I should have earned $380 for my 100,000 streams.

Is Ditto better than DistroKid?

Ditto. Ditto is a bit like Distrokid – you pay one price a year and you’re able to upload as many songs as you wish with no commission. The difference is that they seem to have better revenue and analytics reports + are a buck cheaper than Distrokid.

How do I get paid with DistroKid?

How much is DistroKid after the first year?

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First Single*$9.99/year$19.99/year
YouTube Monetization$10 one time fee$4.95 every release
TuneCore SocialFreeNot Available
Music Publishing Administration$75 one-time feeNot Available

How much do you get paid for 1 million Spotify plays?

At $0.00437 per stream, he would multiplying $0,00437 by 1,000,000 to learn that one million streams should earn him $4370.

How often do you get paid from DistroKid?

Earnings reports and payments are available to you as soon as DistroKid receives and processes earnings from streaming services and stores. Streaming services usually deliver these reports monthly, and they reflect sales from about 3 months ago.

Can I trust DistroKid?

If quick, easy access to a helpful customer service team is important to you when you put out new music, DistroKid might not be the platform for you. However, even accounting for these issues, DistroKid is a thoughtful, straightforward, and reliable platform that most musicians will have no problems using.

What happens when you stop paying DistroKid?

If you stop paying the annual fee (and haven’t opted into “Leave a Legacy,” more info on that in bold below), we may remove your DistroKid songs & albums from streaming services. You will continue to have access to and (of course) will receive any earnings owed to you. Your membership fee covers all that.

What pays more DistroKid or TuneCore?

Both services upload your music to streaming services and give you 100% of your earnings, minus banking fees/applicable taxes. DistroKid is much less expensive, and gets your music into streaming services faster. TuneCore charges $49.99 per year per album. DistroKid would charge you only $19.99 per year.

Does DistroKid own my music?

Who Owns My Music? You do! DistroKid does not take any ownership or intellectual property rights from artists. You keep 100% ownership.

Does Spotify copyright your music for you?

In countries that have good copyright laws, your work is copyrighted the moment you have created your work. However none is that the songs are copyrighted, because ALL music on Spotify is copyrighted (and legally licensed to Spotify). That’s why all rightholders get royalties from Spotify, by the way.

Should I copyright my music before putting it on Spotify?

Neither registration in the Copyright Office nor publication is required for copyright protection under the law. There are, however, certain advantages to registration, including the establishment of a public record of the copyright claim.

Should I copyright before DistroKid?

You don’t need a copyright to upload through Distrokid. But unfortunately, nothing is protected without proper legal course of action and a great lawyer.

Should I copyright my music before sending it to a publisher?

By law, everything you write is copyrighted the instant you write it. This registration can be used as evidence that you did indeed write it, and gives you certain additional legal rights. But more to the point, the answer is no, don’t register the copyright before sending to a publisher.

Do you have to put your real name on DistroKid?

Nope. Streaming services require that you enter your actual artist name in the artist name field, when uploading. Do not list your artist name as “Cool Guy Records” and your song title as “Song Title (feat. Actual Artist Name).

Is DistroKid a record label?

Hundreds of record labels rely on DistroKid for fast & easy distribution and accounting. DistroKid makes it easy for labels to upload music for all of their artists.

How do you make a song title in all caps DistroKid?