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Join PRO as Both Writer and Publisher?

Post by waveheavy » Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:40 am

I'm a bit confused on the publisher thing. Robin Frederick in her book says to also register as a publisher with your PRO.

When I joined ASCAP I only registered as the Writer. They required you to file for a tax number and stuff to sign up as publisher. And now on their website when you join, it gives two separate buttons for "writer or publisher".

For listings offering the full Publisher's share along with the Writer's share, do I need to go back to ASCAP and try to sign up as a Publisher?

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Re: Join PRO as Both Writer and Publisher?

Post by VanderBoegh » Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:52 am

Hey Dave, I'd highly recommend it. It's only like $35 bucks or so to create a Publishing registration with ASCAP.

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Re: Join PRO as Both Writer and Publisher?

Post by andygabrys » Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:20 am

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Re: Join PRO as Both Writer and Publisher?

Post by waveheavy » Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:47 pm

Thanks Matt and Andy,

I better do it then.

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Re: Join PRO as Both Writer and Publisher?

Post by cassmcentee » Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:22 pm

That brings up a great Meta Data Question
Hadn't thought about it before... :oops:

When do we add our Publishing Info/# in the Meta Data?
When submitting to "Straight to Supervisor" Listings?
Or do you do that after contacted by the Supervisor?

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Re: Join PRO as Both Writer and Publisher?

Post by AmandaJane » Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:32 am

Great question Cass - hadn't thought of that. Although in my case the email and name is the same (as is my PRO# etc).
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Re: Join PRO as Both Writer and Publisher?

Post by cassmcentee » Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:19 am

AmandaJane wrote:Great question Cass - hadn't thought of that. Although in my case the email and name is the same (as is my PRO# etc).
Thanks Amanda!!! Starting a new thread here: questions-on-meta-data-and-our-own-publ ... 38431.html
Mine are different, I should call ASCAP and see if they can/are linked... hmmm

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