Here’s how to turn a single song into 14 different money-making revenue streams:
1.If you remix it and take the lyrics away, it’s now an instrumental version which will be licensed to film and television .
2.If you re-record it live, you’ll release that version as a live single.
3.If you re-record it acoustically, it can now be sold because the unplugged version.
4.If you sing it in another language, it’s now a translation suitable for brand spanking new markets.
5.If you remix it with a guest DJ, it can now be the electronic dance version.
6.If you compile it with six or 10 other songs, it can become a part of an album or compilation.
7.If you offer the recorded stems to your individual track, it are often an “interactive product” where fans can create new mixes and share them with one another .
8.If you permit the song to be experienced (heard, critiqued) in real-time during the writing and production phase, it are often an exclusive content perk to paying fan club members.
9.If you’re taking the words from the song’s chorus and place them on T-shirts and hats, it becomes a cool piece of merch.
10.If you create a video of the song being performed and/or acted out, it are often a part of a DVD collection of video singles with other songs and/or used as a tool to get advertising revenue on video sites.
11.If you film yourself while writing and recording the song, it are often a part of your “making of” video.
12.If you transcribe the music into printed form, it are often a bit of musical composition .
13.If you retain the broken drumsticks, skins, picks, and other tools that were used during the recording of the song, they will be sold as collectors’ items.
14.If you pile variety of the things discussed above into an aesthetic box, it are often a cool limited box set that your fans might find as an excellent value and must-have item.