How Do I Upload A Sound Kit? (Studio)

This article applies to:

  • Beat sellers
  • Starter plan
  • Professional Plan

 

Overview 

In this article, we will go over how to upload and publish a Sound Kit to sell on the BeatStars Marketplace and your Pro Page. 

Video Walkthrough


Step-by-step Guide

  1. Start in the Sound Kits section of your BeatStars Studio and click 'Add Sound Kit' to get started.

  2. First, you will need to upload your Sound Kit file by clicking the "Upload File" button.

    Please Note: The file type must be a ZIP or RAR. You can upload it directly from your computer, a URL link, Google Drive or Dropbox.
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  3. Then click the "add preview audio" button to upload your desired sample file for buyers to listen to. You can choose to add multiple preview audios. 

    Please Note: The file type must be a MP3 or WAV. You can upload it directly from your computer, a URL link, Google Drive or Dropbox.
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  4. After you have uploaded your desired files, you can then click the "Next Step" button to progress to the next page.
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  5. On the Basic Info tab, you can change the information about your Sound Kit that will be visible on your Marketplace or Pro Page.

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    • You can change the artwork by clicking 'Edit Artwork' to either upload a file or create one in Canva. 
    • Within the 'Title', you can change the name of your Sound Kit.
    • Under 'Type' you can select the type of Sound Kit you are selling.
    • Under 'Release Date' you can schedule a release date in the future. Alternatively, you can leave this section on today's date if you want it to be public immediately.
    • Within the 'Description' box, you can write a description of the Sound Kit (which is optional). This description will appear on the track page and can be used to offer more information about the beat to any potential buyers. 
    • Finally, you can set the visibility of the Sound Kit: 
      • Choose Private if you only want your kit to be visible to you.
      • Choose Public if you want your kit to be visible to everyone on Marketplace & Pro Page.
      • Choose Unlisted if you want your kit to be visible only to those you send the link to.
  6. Click 'Next Step' when you are finished.

  7. On the Metadata tab, you will need to enter up to 3 tags that help identify your Sound Kit when being searched and the 'Number of Sounds' in your kit.
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  8. Once the tags and number of sounds have been added click 'Next Step'.

  9. On the 'Pricing' page, you can select the license and adjust the price of your Sound Kit.
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  10. Click on 'Next Step' once you are satisfied with your selected license and price. 

  11. If you worked with anyone else on the kit, you can add your collaborators by searching their You can set the profit share, which will split the earnings made from sales on BeatStars. And you are able to enter publishing percentages as well. 
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  12. Once you have completed all the steps above, click 'Publish' to publish your Sound Kit to BeatStars.

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