I’ve been asked hundreds of times “Why are staff writers hesitant to write with writers who don’t have a writing deal?”. The short answer is that the people who have gone before you have ruined it for you. Here are the most significant reasons signed writers hesitate to write with unsigned writers.
The basics of Copyright law are simple. Armed with some simple principles, you can understand just what is covered and what isn't, and hopefully save yourself potential trouble and money. It’s great for any songwriter or any other art creator to know their rights on copyrights or at least to have a trusted lawyer or publishing company to protect their rights for them.
As a business owner, you likely spend most of your time thinking about money, marketing, profit margins, and cash flow. But your most valuable resource is actually your time and it's time for you to invest a lot more of your energy using money, which is infinitely renewable, to free up what's non-renewable: Your time, energy and attention. For some, the very term "time management" feels like nails on a chalkboard. But if you're the owner of a business, managing your time wisely is critical. You're the most valuable person in your company, and you cannot afford to spend time spinning your wheels.