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065 CD, DVD or DIGITAL DOWNLOAD? (podcast)


Your stand-up comedy show is getting tight and you are ready to release a live product. Should you go with a CD, DVD, or DIGITAL DOWNLOAD?

Creating a product can be overwhelming, especially the first one. But it doesn’t have to be. There are a lot of options. Which is best for you?

In this episode, we talk with Jeremy Rochford. Jeremy is a product specialist at Discmakers. He helps artists take their master recording and create long lasting sales pieces. Your fans want to take a piece of you home with them. Jeremy helps make that happen.


I’ve utilized Discmakers on 3 of my CD projects and always had a smooth experience. I am not being compensated by Discmakers in any way for this interview. But YOU will be rewarded with a discount if you decide to use their services.

We talk specifically about:

  • Are CD’s still relevant
  • The benefits of a digital product
  • How you can leverage your live appearances
  • Digital distribution through CD Baby
  • Getting your project in iTunes for under $100
  • Using a product to get your foot in the door
  • The amazingly low cost of DVD’s and CD’s
  • Selling download cards
  • Realistic time line for your product
  • Discounts for bulk orders
  • Eco friendly packaging
  • In house services to help your process
  • Putting your mix tapes in McDonalds happy meals
  • Copyright protection on your product

If you are interested in using Discmaker’s feel free to call 1-866-744-3553 and ask for Jeremy Rochford. Tell him you heard him on this podcast and he’ll give you a 5% discount on your order.

Whether you are releasing a CD, DVD or DIGITAL DOWNLOAD its time to get your product on your merch table!

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