Songwriters dream of making their living by writing, and sometimes performing, their songs. But until that day comes they’ve got to make a living somehow! Sound familiar? With a little imagination, you can probably find a way to convert your love for music and songwriting into a means of making money. To help you get started, here is a list of ideas worth looking into 1. Sell your tapes and/or CD’s online. It is really remarkably easy (and pretty darn inexpensive) to set up your own web site and begin selling your tapes, CD’s, and whatever else you have to offer. And, although it’s beyond the scope of this article to tell you in detail how to do this, as a minimum you will need: a website; a web host; a means of collecting money (you can get a merchant account or use a service such as PayPal); and, of course, visitors to your website. 2. Write and sell an eBook about your music expertise. An eBook, or electronic book, is extremely popular these days on the Internet. The benefits to you include ease of production and very low delivery cost. Customers benefit from the instant gratification of downloading the book immediately after purchasing it. Don’t forget, information is the hot product for today, especially on the Internet. With a little effort, you can surely come up with special information that others would be willing to pay for. 3. Organize contests. Why not organize a songwriting contest for all the songwriters in your area? Or, better yet, use