Options for Indie Musicians

Unless musicians want to sell their music straight off their own websites ## which likely limits their exposure, depending on their existing fan base ## there aren’t many places to go.

CD Baby out of Portland, Oregon, offers one of the few attractive options.

Started by Derek Sivers in 1998, the company has paid out over $2 million to 25,000 musicians who sell their merchandise online. With little overhead and a small staff, the group handles about 600 sales a day. Those shipments are tracked, and every Monday Sivers sends out about $40,000 in checks. – Excerpt from Wired.com


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