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Correct audio file links usage

This article is for publishers using their licensing store with the ‘Use Your Storage’ plan or audio files linking option. Some advice, examples and tips are provided to ensure that your audio files will have the correct URL address (link) format to work in your store, and correctly appear and play in your store’s waveform […]


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Global store features for music supervisors and licensing buyers

This article provides updated information about the Global Music Store features and benefits of the global store single sign-on registration. Below is a list of the most important new features that will be of interest to music supervisors and licensing buyers coming to this page on the LicenseQuote site. Global Store Features Search music from […]


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Music keywording and description techniques

This brief guide, contributed by Marina Garza of Tag Team Analysis, helps artists, composers and publishers understand proper tagging protocol so their music can be searched out from the sea of tracks presented for licensing. Marina says “after tagging music for Pandora and currently tagging and collecting metadata for licensing companies, I have accrued some […]


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Live demo songs data file

This demo will let you download and preview the songs meta data file used in our Live Demo store on the LicenseQuote site.  As a publisher, you can use this to get familiar with the songs data format in case you’re interested in adding many songs for importing to your catalog and appearance in your […]


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Custom Catalog plans

LicenseQuote now offers a new line of Custom Catalog plans with monthly and yearly pricing options. This provides a new range of options for publishers and libaries that need an economical solution for their online music business repertoire organizing, cataloging and management needs. As with all standard and custom LQ Store plans, once a Custom […]


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Replace files with identical names

Recently we added a new feature which lets publishers replace their audio recording (MP3, AIF or WAV) files which have identical names. In your LicenseQuote publisher account, you will find this option in the Catalog section on the Upload/Files admin page. When you click the Upload Files button, the File Upload dialog will appear.  Towards […]


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Promotion referral codes

We normally get some questions from newer publishers during their FREE trial period about the use of their account, setup and LicenseQuote powered store. Below is a question about applying a promotion code for licensing buyers to get discounts in your store, in case you wish to offer such option. Our answer provides a brief […]


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How to customize your music license contract

This article covers the basic information and steps to customizing the standard (default) licensing contract that comes with each LicenseQuote publisher subscription account. How the license contract is set up Your LicenseQuote publisher account starts with one standard license contract (online template) which is auto-populated at time of sale with the specifics of the licensed […]


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Backing up your catalog data files

Though all your files are safe in your LicenseQuote publisher account and backed up automatically on our dedicated server, it’s best for each publisher to occasionally backup their catalog (and related data) to quickly recover from any unexpected disaster which may occur, the most common being human error or expired accounts which may eventually (after […]


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Adding different track versions

This tutorial provides some examples and tips how to add different track versions of the same basic song to your catalog and store. This is a common way for production music libraries to offer various track mix versions for their clients to preview, select and license for their project needs. Currently the best way we […]


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