As your fan base grows, you are going to want to make yourself look more professional by upgrading the quality of your CD’s. Yes, you can sell CD’s that are burnt from your computer on generic discs from your local discount store. You just may not sell as many as you could if they looked a bit more professional.
Getting dvd duplication services for cheap is not to hard to find. The internet is loaded with companies scratching at the chance to get started working for someone. You do not have to be a band to need CD or DVD duplicating services. Many individuals who have hefty CD collections may want to have them copied for safe storage. Or perhaps Blu Ray or DVD collections you want to have copied.
Blank CDs are quite helpful because not only are they very affordable, but this is practically the best way to make multiple copies that you will need to give out. Although we are already in the age of hard drives and USB flash drives, a compact disc is still considered as the best way to make multiple copies of a single data.
One thing that is noticeable with CD replication is that the CDs produced are all very durable. Yes, these CDs are more robust and therefore, more reliable. The geometry of each copy produced is exactly the same as that of the master copy. Hence, you could say to yourself that it sounds just like the original. Only pure and pristine sound could be heard.
You will need a simple MP3 recorder. I have a Panasonic that is about 8 years old. It is a RR-US360. Expect to spend between $30 and $80 for the MP3 recorder. Make sure it comes with software so you can upload it to your computer. I am assuming you have a computer and it is a PC.
However, there are cases wherein CD duplication becomes a tedious process if it is not done by professionals. You must have experienced the number of times that writing CDs result to an error. When this happens, the CDs that you initially used will just end up in the waste basket. On the other hand, if the process is done by professionals, the quality is always good.
> Include your FULL contact information (Band Name, Album Name, Contact Person, address, tel, fax, web, email etc). The mastering engineers use this information to print onto your duplication master disc.
Remember if you aren’t a well know name in the industry people won’t come looking for your music CD. You will have to attract them in the split of a second in a music store and CD packaging will play a vital role in that.