Music Publishing and Licensing Blog

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Library and Publisher fields

Recently LicenseQuote added a new Library and Publisher field for enhanced flexibility for publishers to manage their account with multiple publisher names used for different song/track titles as needed. For example, some songs may be registered with ASCAP, while others might be registered with BMI or SESAC, so now each song/track can list the unique […]


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Console Users – admin permissions management feature

Recently we completed a new admin management feature which lets publishers set up and manage account access for their colleagues, partners, employees, staff members or, for example, a website designer or consulant, etc. Publisher admin permissions Various types of console user permissions can be turned on or off by checking corresponding permissions access boxes such […]


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Mixes – new feature release

For publishers with catalogs that have a number of mixes (or alternative versions) of their main tracks, our new ‘Mixes’ feature gives them an option to have them grouped together with each of their main tracks. This article explains how this feature works and how to set it up according to your catalog and licensing […]


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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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New features & functions

This article highlights the most important new features and functions made available to all publishing members and clients using their stores. Most have been developed and released on the live site over the last several months. The newest features and updates are listed from the top (newest) down: * Added Price column on the Sold […]


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Most popular genres in global store

Here’s a list of the most popular (prevalent) genres on the LicenseQuote Global Store page. The research, using the keywords search filter, was done in September 2013 to identify to most popular “top 50” genres found in the LQ Global Store. They are listed below from the most popular (at top) and on down, based […]


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Global music search: functions and features update

This article gives an overview of the recently updated music search functions and filter options on our new LQ Global Music Search Store.  The primary global search engine functions and features are listed and discussed with advice and tips on how publishers (in particular) can leverage these tools to make it easier for buyers to […]


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LicenseQuote activity report

This report is of interest to our publishing clients plus any interested music supervisors and licensing buyers. It provides an overview of the current LicenseQuote site activity and trends along with some related commentary. Primary content providers Number of active publishers – 239 (includes Free plan members) Accounts with storage plans – 54% (LQ integrated […]


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Customer service for music licensing buyers

This article discusses what happens when music licensing buyers have questions or need support about their license inquiries and purchases made from publishers using the LicenseQuote service. Below we’ll review some of the most common issues along with our best suggested solutions. Login issues Wrong login place – Sometimes buyers try to login on the […]


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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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