Here are some quick tips on how to start a Rock and Roll label for recording and promotion of music. An online recording label is the simplest and cheapest way to do this today, so this will be the format being discussed here for the reader. Digital labels exist online and are similar to the old style mail order business .
First choose what kind of business you want to form. This can be a sole proprietorship, partnership, or a corporation.Is this new to you? Catch up here This may change later, but choose which is best for your needs now.
Get a post office box and make this the physical address for the label.
Register your label as a business with the county clerk or recorder in your state.
Get a retail license and use this is so your label can sell records and CDs to other people directly.
Start a free blog and register your label on the major social networking sites.
Make contact with local unsigned bands in your area or anywhere in the world. Invite them to become a part of your new and growing label.
Publish the bands’ music online and cross promote your label with merchandise from artists on your label.