Tutorial: Add a Publisher

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to add a publisher to the Piano Music Database. By following these steps, you can easily input all the necessary information about the publisher, including name, nationality, and more. This guide ensures accuracy and completeness in adding a new publisher to the database.

About Publishers

A publisher page acts like a hub for all of the music by a publishing company's composers. It displays a logo, description, links, collections, and pieces. When our users find a publisher page, they're quickly able to learn about your music and locate everything else you have in the database.

Example of publisher:
Editions Musica Ferrum


Step 1 - Get to the Add a Publisher form

Option 1: Click "Menu" or Menu Icon and then "Account Dashboard" in the header at the top of any page. Then, on the Account Dashboard page, click the Add a Publisher button.


Option 2: Click "Account Dashboard" at bottom of any page in the footer. Then, on the Account Dashboard page, click the "Add a Publisher" button.

Trick: You can also visit PianoMusicDatabase.com/add-publisher

Tip: You must be logged in to add a publisher!

Step 2 - Fill out the form

Enter the publisher's details into each relevant field of the form.

You do not need to fill in every field, only the "Name" is required. Filling in more fields makes it easier for our users to find the publisher's page and learn more about it.

Step 3 - Issues? Send feedback

If you run into any issues, or need help during this process, click "Send Feedback" which can be found toward the top of the form. When sending feedback, enter how we can help in the text field and then click the "Submit" button. Your feedback will be sent to us and we may follow up with you via email. (We will use the email you used to create your account.)

Step 4 - Done filling in the form?

When you have finished entering the publisher details, click the "+ Add New Publisher" button to submit the publisher to us for our review. We review each publisher before it is published on the site in order to ensure the data is error-free, complete, and maintains a high level of consistency with our database.

Upon submit, you will see a green notification bar at the top of your screen. This notification will let you know that your submission was successfully sent to us for review. At this point, the form has been reset so you can submit another publisher.

Step 5 - View your publisher(s)

To view your recently created publisher(s), click "Publishers Added" on the Account Dashboard page.

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