Different Ways to Profit from Songs

Digital distributor: sound recordings

Publisher administrator for mechanical royalties –many distributors do this

Performance rights organization BMI

Youtube royalties through publisher admin.

Physical product: CDBABY, Tunecore, etc.

Syncronization licensing: cdbaby

Soundexchange-collects from non-terrestrial sources like satellite radio

Need BMI-can also can do through CDBABY pro, or if not pro then do on your own