Free Musician Guides
Looking for tried-and-true promotion tips, advice from the experts, or just a good old-fashioned kick in the pants?
CD Baby’s musician guides are the perfect way to energize your music career. Download our free instructional PDFs and get your music career moving forward.
Music Publishing 101
Making the most money from your music.
10 Music Publicity Hacks You Can Use Right Now
How to get better press for your band.
The Ultimate YouTube Guide for Musicians
Promote your music and make money using YouTube.
Touring as an Indie
Strategies for booking, promoting, and thriving on the road.
This Machine Kills Record Labels
What labels don’t want you to know about DIY success
Complete Guide to Selling More Music with Facebook
Promote your music on the world’s most popular website.
Getting Radio Airplay
Radio promotion tips from
Countdown to Maximum Exposure
Get big returns on your next release.
CD Baby’s Holiday Planning Guide
Earn more money from your music during the holiday season!
Christmas Songs in the Public Domain
Recording and releasing holiday music the legal way!
More helpful info for your music career:
The Complete Guide to Touring
Book better gigs, stay healthy, travel cheap, and make money on the road.
The Musician’s Path
Marketing advice for creative types.
The DIY Musician’s Complete Guide to YouTube
How to use YouTube to make money and advance your music career.
Reclaiming Your Online Identity
Last.fm, Gracenote, AMG, Wikipedia, and Amazon Artist Central
The Complete Guide to Sync Licensing
Make more money from your music!
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