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The Copyright Alliance is Offering a Promotion For All Creators

The Copyright Alliance has great opportunity to promote yourself and your creative works to both the copyright community and the public.
The Copyright Alliance is currently promoting a blog series on its website called “Five Questions” as a means of highlighting creators, their careers, and the copyright challenges faced. You can find examples here.
The Copyright Alliance has drafted several questions for creators to answer (see below). Once completed, please send your responses, along with a photo of yourself, to [email protected]g. (Any questions about this opportunity can also be sent to this email address.)
The Alliance is also looking for additional photos of “creators in action” to feature on their homepage. To make it easy and foolproof to share their photos, the Alliance created a set of specs. Sample creator photos can be found here. Please email your photo(s) to [email protected]g.
Again, these are opportunities to promote you and your creative works while helping educate the public about the importance of the creative community and copyright.
Please answer at least five of the following questions: 
  1. What was the inspiration behind becoming a [INSERT THE TYPE OF CREATOR YOU ARE (e.g., Professional Photographer)]? What do you enjoy most about the creative process?
  2. Can you take us through your process? How long does it take? Does everything you produce make money?
  3. What do you think is the biggest misconception about your line of work?
  4. When did you first become aware of copyright and why?
  5. Have you experienced copyright infringement and if so how has it affected you personally and financially?
  6. What do you do when you encounter someone stealing work that you’ve invested your intellect, time and money into?
  7. What is your best piece of advice for fellow creators in your field about copyright and how to protect themselves?
  8. What is your biggest copyright-related challenge?
  9. If there was one aspect of the copyright law that you could change, what would that be and how would you change it?
Thanks in advance for your participation in this series.

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

Learn more about A2IM here.
For information about how to join our community, see here.