Pinpoint your pitches; don’t force the wrong song on the right contact
You think you’ve written a great song, and you want everyone in the world to hear it. So you get a music business directory: Writer’s Digest’s Songwriter’s Market (www.writersdigest.com), Music Registry (www.musicregistry.com) and Billboard’s International Buyer’s Guide (www.billboard.com) are three very good ones. You can also buy a music business database to install in your computer. Then you can press a button, have your printer spit out labels for every name on the list, pay somebody to do high-speed CD duplication in bulk, and mail the CD to everyone.
There might be a good reason to do that, but pitching your song isn’t it. If you want to get your ...