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my first royalty cheque that came through taxi

Post by gitarrero » Tue Sep 11, 2007 12:18 am

hi folks,I'm a member at taxi since one year and today I got my first royalty cheque notice for a placement that came directly through taxi.it's not that much (a couple of hundreds) but to be honest I didn't expect a deal within the first two years, not to speak of royalties!so: taxi works, if you've got the right tracks and work on basis of the 4 P's! cheers,martin
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Post by matto » Tue Sep 11, 2007 7:33 am

Congrats Martin...wow that IS fast...

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Post by adrianne76 » Tue Sep 11, 2007 8:05 am

That is awesome. It gives me hope. Congratulations!

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Post by mazz » Tue Sep 11, 2007 8:32 am

Excellent news Martin!!Now do we get our percentage for being your consultants! Mazz
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Post by kg » Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:17 am

That's great, Martin! Thanks for sharing.

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Post by gitarrero » Tue Sep 11, 2007 10:34 pm

Quote:Excellent news Martin!!Now do we get our percentage for being your consultants! Mazz...I keep asking that my girlfriend for giving here advice on the business-side of here paintings... I wasn't very successfull on that, though... cheers,martin
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Post by jh » Tue Sep 11, 2007 11:54 pm

Wow! Congratulations!! Maybe I should submit more to those TV/Film listings - JH

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Post by gitarrero » Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:09 am

Quote:Wow! Congratulations!! Maybe I should submit more to those TV/Film listings - JHthe royalty is for a CD sampler - CD sels. the mechanical royalty (bmi/ascap) will come too, in 2 years or so... cheers,martin
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Post by jaxsn » Wed Sep 12, 2007 4:41 am

wow, it does work?ok, that settles it. I am going to sell a music work of mine to a taxi listing. guess I better take this thing serious, or it's just money down the internet.thanks for the encouragement, I will keep you posted on my success.I had a song forwarded, (Contemporary Christian) “SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT” - Jaxsnmix, but have not heard anything. it's been about a week.then another song I submitted to an electronic listing was returned.(Electronica) "let me see them bounce baby" Both can be heard here:http://www.taxi.com/jaxsnbut you just made me think, I can't give up.thanks.I guess the best of all is, Taxi keeps my talent moving.it's time to write and submit a "song" for real royalties.thanks and Congratulations you deserve it

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Re: my first royalty cheque that came through taxi

Post by matto » Wed Sep 12, 2007 4:53 am

Quote:the royalty is for a CD sampler - CD sels. the mechanical royalty (bmi/ascap) will come too, in 2 years or so... Just to keep the terminology straight: The royalties you received for CD sales ARE "mechanical royalties". ASCAP/BMI (/SUISA ) are called "(public) performance royalties".Mechanical Royalties = physical media (CDs/DVDs etc) are being soldPerformance Royalties = a piece of music is "performed" (either broadcast on radio or tv or played in a movie theater [outside the US] or performed live in concert)

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