CD Baby vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

CD Baby and RouteNote offer worldwide digital releases of your music to many of the same top stores such as Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, Amazon, Pandora, YouTube and Deezer, however CD Baby can be very…

Glossary of music industry words, terms and what they mean

Don’t get lost in the music industry chat. All the lingo you’ll need to get clued up on all things distribution, streaming, revenue, etc. C/P Line – The C Line and P Line are indicators…

Get a UPC barcode for your CD or digital release and chart with SoundScan and Billboard

RouteNote provides a Free UPC barcode when artists upload their releases into the RouteNote system. Artists can use these UPCs in the SoundScan system. SoundScan reports your sales figures to the Billboard charts.

Is the UPC of a digital release the same as for other products (like CDs and vinyls)

The short answer is Yes. A UPC is a barcode which is a standard method of tracking digital and physical music sales. UPCs can be used for both digital and physical products. UPCs are provided…

Where Do I Find My UPC or ISRC in My RouteNote account?

If you click on your Releases section and then edit your releases you can find your UPC and ISRC’s for that specific release.

How do I get my ISRCs and UPCs?

We are pleased to announce that as of 01 August 2009 RouteNote.com will be able to provide all clients from all territories ISRCs and UPCs, saving up to $75 for some users! Just follow upload…

What is a UPC and how does it work?

A UPC is very similar to an ISRC. Whereas an ISRC is a virtually embeded code, a UPC is a physical bar code used for the whole album/collection of songs. UPCs are found on anything…

Can I Use the Same UPC Code For Both Physical and Digital Products

We often get the question: Can I use the same UPC code for a physical CD and a digital album? Answer: Yes. The UPC (Universal Product Code) is a barcode symbol that is widely used…