How To Utilize Amazon’s Media-On Demand Services For Artists

When it comes to selling physical copies of your music, the decision of determining how much and when to order can be a difficult one to map out. With Amazon’s new Media-On-Deman service, however, the headache of selling physical copies is taken out of your hands.

Guest post by Randi Zimmerman of the Symphonic Blog

Not looking to house hundreds of physical copies of your latest release? Not entirely sure if a physical release is something that you should do? Well, Amazon has a great service available to musicians known as Media-On-Demand, which allows you to sell a physical copy, without all the headaches.

How to Use Amazon’s Media-On-Demand Services for Musicians

No more having to worry about distribution or stock, with Amazon’s Media-On-Demand services, they handle the order, manufacturing, and shipping processes for you. This allows your product to stay in stock and available whenever an Amazon user purchases it.

How it works

It’s quite simple and can be explained in 4 easy steps:

  • The first step in setting up media-on-demand with Amazon is to create an Amazon account.
  • Once you’ve created your account you can head over to the media-on-demand page and upload your catalog.

After steps 1 and 2, the process becomes quite automated:

  • Make sales.
  • Get paid.

Amazon provides detailed reporting data for your sales so you can keep an eye on your profits.

Amazon’s Media-On-Demand services make content publishing and selling physical media easier than ever before. No need to continue to hit your head against the wall, allow Amazon to help make the process pain-free.

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