Virtually all songwriters would love to be able to support themselves financially through songwriting, but it can be difficult to find a stable career in music. It’s not impossible to achieve, though! The career paths below all have some aspect of songwriting involved in them and will still help you pay the bills. Check them out and see if something piques your interest!
The world of music publishing can be hard to wrap your head around. If you’re fortunate enough to get a music publisher interested in your songs, you must understand the difference between song plugging and song licensing. Both take a completely different approach and different set of skills and industry contacts, so often publishers specialize in one or the other.