Thinking of Moving Distribution? – Pt. II

Following on from our previous post detailing the issues that you may face whilst moving distribution, we’re now going to look at the nitty gritty of what you’ll need to prepare in order to move.

The first thing you’ll need to consider when changing distribution is the state of your catalogue, whether you have this stored locally, on a service such as Metable, or whether you’re going to have to rely on your current distributor to return your catalogue.

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Thinking of Moving Distribution? – Pt. I

So you’re thinking of changing digital distribution.  It’s a fairly common thing these days, distribution has changed hugely over the last 10 years.  It’s gone from simply getting your releases up on digital stores, to fully featured label services, in-depth analytics and full marketing support across the world.  Whether you’re thinking about switching distributor, of thinking about managing digital distribution yourself, there’s plenty to understand before taking the dive.

Before looking at the intricacies for switching distribution, let’s think about why you might want to change.  As mentioned previously, distributors have changed massively since the first digital distributors launched in the early 2000s.

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