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The Stock Music Licensing Podcast

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Would you like to learn how to make and sell stock music online? Whether you are a musician, a producer or a composer, Daniel Carrizalez from stockmusiclicensing.com will share with you the steps to take so you can make passive income from your music. You probably have a day job, and you just want t… read more

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Ep. 82: How to Be More Creative as a Composer

June 18th, 2021

21:18

In this episode I am sharing with you three way that will help you become more creative as a stock music composer.


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Ep. 81: The Price War on Audiojungle

June 11th, 2021

20:27

This episode is all about why composer are selling their music for $5? Is it a good strategy to be the low cost provider? 


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Ep. 80: Audiojungle Has Closed Their Doors

June 4th, 2021

29:23

Well it has finally happened. If you are a composer and you would like to join Audiojungle, then you will have to wait. Listen to this episode to …

Ep. 79: Become Who You Want To Be And The Secret To Selling Edits on Pond5

May 28th, 2021

20:18

This episode is all about how to become someone better! And also How to sell more edits on Pond5. Listen up, because this episode is full of …

Ep. 78: The Only Plugin You Need For Better Mixes

May 21st, 2021

21:50

So what's the only plugin you need for better mixes? Listen till the end of the episode to get a free EQ Cheat Sheet


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Ep. 77: How to Compose And Upload The Same Day

May 14th, 2021

22:49

In this episode I share with you how I write, upload and have a brand new music track online in less the 24 hours. 



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Ep. 76: How to Sell World Music on Royalty Free Libraries

May 7th, 2021

25:09

Selling world music on royalty free libraries is a great way to increase not only your portfolio, but your income. This episode is all about how I …

Ep. 75: What is Corporate Music?

April 30th, 2021

11:46

Is corporate music a genre? What makes a track corporate? In this episode we are taking about why corporate music is so important.


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Ep. 74: What's The Future of Stock Music?

April 23rd, 2021

16:50

Is the stock music marketplace oversaturated? Is there any money to be made selling stock music? 


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Ep. 73: How to Write Music For Stock Libraries in 30 minutes or Less

April 16th, 2021

14:43

How long does it take you to write a stock music track? In this episode I share with you how I write a new music track in less the 30 minutes.


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Ep. 72: How to Overcome Writer's Block

April 9th, 2021

18:29

This episode is all about writer's block. How to deal with it and why I don't believe in it.


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Ep. 71: 3 Mistakes Composer Do When Starting Out in Stock Music

April 2nd, 2021

16:30

In this episode I am sharing the 3 biggest mistakes composers do when they first get started. I have done then all and I want to share them with you so you can overcome them.


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Ep. 70: How to Describe Your Music Track

March 26th, 2021

12:57

Do you know that the description of your music is as important as your music? If you want your music to be found inside the music libraries, then you need to describe your music using keywords and tags like the pros.


Ep. 69: 3 Ways to Increase Sales On Stock Music Libraries

March 19th, 2021

27:05

Would you like to increase your sales on stock music libraries? Are you just getting started? or You already have some music on Pond5 but you are not …

Ep. 68: 3 Big Stock Music Licensing Myths

March 12th, 2021

26:37

Stock music libraries are by far the easiest way to earn money as musician or composer. But they are also incredibly misunderstood. In this episode I want to break down the 3 big myth of royalty free music libraries so …

Ep. 67: How to Earn Money As a Guitarist Selling Stock Music Online

March 5th, 2021

26:51

This episode is all about selling stock music as guitar player. Listen to the 3 most important things you should know if you want to sell your guitar …

Ep. 66: How to Earn Money In 2021 as a Musician

February 26th, 2021

31:44

If you are a musician, and you have been affected by COVID-19 restrictions on touring, performing and gigs, then this episode is for YOU. Learn how to earn money online as a musician in 2021 and beyond.




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Ep. 65: How to Master Your Own Music with 3 Plugins

February 19th, 2021

27:09


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Ep. 64: 3 Easy Ways to Get Better at Music Production

February 12th, 2021

28:29

It doesn't matter what kind of music you produce. The true power lies in accomplishing more with less. In this episode we are talking about how to improve your music production skills.


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Ep. 63: Meet & Grow with Like-Minded Composers

February 5th, 2021

31:55

Join the waitlist here :https://stockmusiclicensing.com/waitlist

In this episode we are talking about the importance of a mastermind group. But what is a mastermind group? Is "the coordination of Knowledge and effort, …

Ep. 62: What is SML Mastermind?

January 29th, 2021

18:00

What is SML Mastermind?  Do you want to be part of a private Stock Music Licensing Mastermind group? Join the waitlist for the first-ever membership community for growth-minded composers and producers to learn, …

Ep. 61: The Early Days of a Stock Music Composer

January 22nd, 2021

29:01

In this episode I take you back in time to my early days, when I was a stay-at-home Dad, new to the music licensing scene and how I got started.


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Ep. 60: Why Your Music is Not Enough

January 15th, 2021

25:21

In this episode I am talking about the mindset of a successful stock music composer and why your music is just not enough.


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Ep. 59: What are Your Stock Music Licensing Goals in 2021?

January 8th, 2021

27:13

What are your stock music licensing goals for 2021? Do you have any specific income goals for 2021? For me, when I got started it was to match my wife's monthly salary. In this episode, I am diving deep into the mindset …

Ep. 58: Take Ownership of 2021

January 1st, 2021

33:15

This episode is all about smashing those 2021 goals!! Listen up because we are going deep!


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Ep. 57: A Christmas Message

December 25th, 2020

20:25

Welcome to the Christmas episode. In this episode I share with you a very special message and how I take stock of what's important in this difficult …

Ep. 56: Making Your First Sale on Royalty Free Music Libraries

December 18th, 2020

30:57

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Ep. 55: The Perfect Music Track Vs The Right Music Track

December 11th, 2020

19:31

This episode is all about why aiming for perfection is a losing battle. You are not perfect, so your music shouldn't be either.

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Ep. 54: My Music Licensing Goals for 2021

December 4th, 2020

44:49

In this episode I share with you my goals for 2021 and beyond. This episode was recorded on a rainy winter day by the beach in Nafplio, Greece.


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Ep. 53: 3 Simple Tips to Writing Music Faster

November 27th, 2020

22:55

In this episode I share with you my 3 simple tips to composing music faster.

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Ep. 52: Income Report from Subscription Libraries

November 20th, 2020

27:54

In this episode a share how much I've earned since joining three different subscription libraries. What's possible and how to do it.


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Ep. 51: How I Became a Full-Time Music Composer (a day in the life)

November 13th, 2020

47:23

In this episode I take back to how it all started. How I became a full time music composer and why. I am sharing the ugly truth of why I got started.

Ep. 50: How to Earn $500 - $1000 Per Month on The Side from Music Licensing

November 6th, 2020

37:18

In this episode we are talking about the biggest opportunity right now to earn money from your music and how to start making between $500 - $1000 per month.

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Ep. 49: Are Subscription Based Libraries The New Norm?

October 30th, 2020

25:01

In this episode we are talking about the rise in demand for stock music from content creators and the increase of subscription-based libraries. Is this the end of stock music?


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Ep. 48: Submission Changes in Audiojungle and What Does This Mean to You

October 23rd, 2020

29:56

In this episode we are talking about submission limits on Audiojungle. The new changes to music submissions will be base on a time-based limit, grouped by approval ratio. This means that approval ratios will be …

Ep. 47: Why Recording Everything That You Compose is Important

October 16th, 2020

21:52

In this episode we are talking about why is important to record and develop everything that you compose. Even if it's a bad idea. 


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Ep. 46: How to Overcome Rejection in Music Licensing

October 9th, 2020

31:56

This episode is all about rejection. How to deal with it and how to get over it. I am sharing my own rejection stories and why Pond5 rejected 10 tracks in one go.

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Ep. 45: Is This One of The Best Royalty Free Libraries?

October 2nd, 2020

19:43

In this episode I will be sharing my experience with Motion Array. My success as a newcomer with this library and beyond.

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Ep. 44: The Fastest Way to Earn More Money with Your Stock Music

September 25th, 2020

26:44

Do you want to know how to speed up the process of earning money with your stock music? In this episode I will share with you 3 tips to kick start your growth and earning potential.

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Ep. 43: The #1 Reason for Failure in Selling Stock Music

September 18th, 2020

31:02

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Ep. 42: Your First Sale on Audiojungle

September 11th, 2020

24:15

Are you new to stock music? Have you made any sales yet? This episode is all about that first sale, and how do you replicate it.


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Ep. 41: Are Royalty Free Music Subscription Libraries Bad?

September 4th, 2020

25:55

In this episode we are talking about the hard truth and the effect of subscription in stock music marketplaces, and why this matters to you.


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Ep. 40: Music Licensing in Times of Coronavirus and Beyond

August 28th, 2020

37:54

The whole music industry is feeling the effects of Covid -19, but music licensing is probably the only sector that is still going strong. In this …

Ep. 39: The Reality of Music Licensing - The Ease or Difficulty in Getting Started

August 21st, 2020

28:51

Why is music licensing so hard? Is it worth the time and effort? In this episode is all about what it takes in order to be successful in music …

Ep. 38: 3 Ways to Sell More Music on Pond5 and Audiojungle

August 14th, 2020

17:36

Do you wanna sell more on Audiojungle and Pond5? Are you new to royalty free music? This episode is all about how to sell more doing 3 simple things.


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Ep. 37: How Much I Have Earned Since I Joined Envato Elements

August 7th, 2020

20:08

In this episode I am sharing with you how much money I've made so far as a Envato Elements contributor. It has been one month here is my income report.

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Ep. 36: 3 Ways to Get Paid in Music Licensing

July 31st, 2020

21:36

In this episode I will share with you 3 different ways to get paid in music licensing.

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Ep. 35: Why Now is The Best Time to Sell Your Music on Royalty Free Libraries

July 24th, 2020

26:38

If you ever thought of licensing your music, then now is the best time to do it. In this episode I will share with you why now more than ever is so important to start earning a side income from your music.


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Ep. 34: 3 Ways to Grow Your Music Portfolio

July 17th, 2020

31:27

In this episode I will share with you how to grow your music portfolio on royalty free music libraries.


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Ep. 33: Why Sharing Your Stock Music On Social Media is A Waste of Your Time

July 10th, 2020

27:02

In this episode I will share with you how to promote your stock music and why social media is not the right platform.

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Ep. 32: The Truth About The Spitfire Audio & Westworld Competition

July 3rd, 2020

39:07

This episode is all about the Spitfire Audio/Westworld scoring competition. My thoughts on what happened, the winner of the competition and the backlash or negative response.

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Ep. 31: How to License Your Music - 3 Reasons Why Royalty Free Music Libraries is The Best Way to Get Started

June 26th, 2020

29:21

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Ep. 30: 3 Simple Steps to Better Mixes

June 19th, 2020

33:50

This episode is all about how to achieve better mixes with 3 simple steps. 


►► Make money selling royalty free music. Download your FREE Guide: How to Make Money Selling Stock Music →

Ep. 29: Why Taking Action Before You Are Ready is Key to Success

June 12th, 2020

29:14

Whether you are someone who wants to start licensing your music or you already have some experience, this episode is for you. Today I am talking about how to take action in music licensing even when you feel like you …

Ep. 28: The Biggest Struggle You're Facing in Music Licensing

June 5th, 2020

31:03

In this episode I am sharing simple ways to stay on track when it come down to your mindset. Having a positive mental attitude is key to your success.

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Ep. 27: Art vs. Commerce

May 29th, 2020

17:45

In this episode we are talking about the difference between art and commerce. Why does your music needs to be commercial enough if you want to be a …

Ep. 26: How I Got Started in Music Licensing

May 22nd, 2020

35:12

In this episode I share my story on how I got started in music licensing. How I went from a broke, unemployed stay-at-home Dad to a successful music …

Ep. 25: The #1 Reason To Be Yourself As A Composer

May 15th, 2020

25:24

In this episode I share why it's important to be yourself and stop trying to be someone else. Basically be yourself, everyone else is taken. 

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Ep. 24: Score a Sequence from HBO's Westworld | Scoring Competition

May 8th, 2020

18:24

Spitfire Audio has teamed up with HBO's Westworld to bring you an exclusive competition, judge by the show's creators. Get all the info on the Westworld Scoring Competition here: https://www.spitfireaudio.com/westworld

Ep. 23: How to Write Music Using Free Samples

May 1st, 2020

26:33

How many samples and plugins do you need in order to write music for media? Should you wait until you buy the latest high-end sample library before …

Ep. 22: How to Build Confidence as a Music Composer

April 24th, 2020

20:46

So many musicians, producers and composers have a lack of confidence in their abilities. They keep bringing themselves down every time they encounter a roadblock.

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Ep. 21: How to Get Pay Every Week With Music Licensing

April 17th, 2020

23:23

In this episode a share with you how I am able to get pay every single week with one library. You will learn why this is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to start earning money with music licensing.


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Ep. 20: How to License Your Music While Working Full Time

April 10th, 2020

38:18

If you're working full time, you won't have much time left over to pursue your music career. But, you can do a lot with the little time you've got. …

Ep. 19: How to Make The Best Out of The Lockdown and Social Distancing

April 3rd, 2020

26:14

Health comes first, however almost everyone has been affected financially by what's happening. And in times of uncertainty you need to have a strong sense of what you can do and where you are going.

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Ep. 18: Covid-19 and The Things We Can Control

March 27th, 2020

23:03

We are all going through difficult times. The Covid-19 Pandemic is affecting each and everyone of us, in one way or another. In this episode my own …

Ep. 17: How to Stay Creative and Inspired

March 13th, 2020

19:23

This episode is all about keeping the momentum as a composer and as an artist. How to stay inspired and creative.


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Ep. 16: Why Royalty Free Music Libraries Close Down

March 6th, 2020

39:45

In today's episode we are talking about the main reason why music libraries shut down and how that affects you as a composer.


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Ep. 15: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Composers

February 28th, 2020

20:54

What happens when you compare your music to others? Why is not good to compare yourself to other composers? This are just a few of the questions that I will be answering in this episode.

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Ep. 14: How to Mix and Master Your Own Music Tracks (Part 2)

February 21st, 2020

38:29

Episode 2 about mixing and mastering your own music tracks. We are talking about the different effects that you can add to your mix to make it sound better and bigger using free stock plugins.


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Ep. 13: How to Mix and Master Your Own Music Tracks (Part 1)

February 14th, 2020

52:19

This episode is all about mixing and mastering your own music tracks. I share the process I use to quickly and easily mix my own music using free stock plugins.



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Ep. 12: How to Write Music Faster

February 7th, 2020

37:05

What's the secret to writing music quickly? In this episode I breakdown my strategy on how to compose music faster than you ever thought possible and maximise  your creative output.


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Ep. 11: The Myth Of The Starving Musician

January 31st, 2020

40:33

Many of us have the perception that being a musician or composer means living a life of financial struggle. That in order to create music we need to sacrifice material well-being. In this episode I am talking about how …

Ep. 10: Audiojungle vs Pond5

January 24th, 2020

28:34

Which library is better? Audiojungle or Pond5? In this episode I share my experience with both libraries and talk about the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Ep. 9: Why Alternative Edits of Your Music Tracks Are So Important

January 17th, 2020

34:29

This episode is all about alternative edits. What are they? How to do them and why they are so important.

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Ep. 8: How to Earn $500/Month Selling Stock Music Online

January 10th, 2020

38:43

In this episode I am breaking down the way you can make $500 per month selling your music on royalty free libraries. You might be new to royalty free libraries like Pond5 and Audiojungle or you might have some …

Ep. 7: Exclusive vs Non-Exclusive Libraries

January 3rd, 2020

33:00

Having a hard time getting your music out there? Should you join an exclusive or non-exclusive library? Press play right now.


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Ep. 6: The Biggest Challenge You Will Face

December 27th, 2019

47:19

Coping with failure or rejection is one of the biggest challenges you will face as a music composer. Having the right mindset is key to overcoming your fears.

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Ep. 5: Can You Really Earn Passive Income With Stock Music?

December 20th, 2019

52:00

Is it really possible to earn passive income selling stock music online? What is passive income anyway? In this episode I share how I am able to earn passive income with stock music.


►►Download your FREE Guide →

Ep. 4: Is It Too Late To Start?

December 13th, 2019

36:26

Is it too late to start licensing your music? Is the music licensing market oversaturated? 

If you've been debating with yourself whether it's too late to start licensing your music, or whether you think there is no …

Ep. 3: The #1 Reason Your Stock Music Is Not Selling

November 23rd, 2019

21:11

Do you know what type of music sells the most? 

Are you aware of what customers are looking for on Pond5 and Audiojungle? 

Selling stock music on royalty free libraries is the easiest way to create passive income as a …

Ep. 2: Discover the 7 Steps to Stock Music Success

November 23rd, 2019

38:02

In this episode I walk you through the 7 simple steps to start making passive income selling stock music online. 

  • Step 1: Just listen.  (1:35) 

Ep. 1: Welcome to The Stock Music Licensing Podcast

November 23rd, 2019

22:16

Welcome to the first episode of The Stock Music Licensing Podcast. In this first episode Daniel Carrizalez is sharing a bit of his background and his …

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