How To Copyright Your Music: A Step by Step Guide

As I work with more and more songwriters, I get asked this question: "How do I copyright my music, for real?" That's a good question and I do think it is important because it will raise the professionality of you as a songwriter (or band). Even in today's ecosystem, you still do need to officially copyright your songs and register them with the United States government. I was recently helping one of my songwriters copyright her songs and I decided to document the process and post it for anyone else that is considering the same thing.