How our Data Team Helps You Find Your Song

Did you know that our Data Team starts researching Christmas sheet music in July? Our Data team (pictured here with some geeky robots ordered from the fine folk over at Think Geek) researches a song’s origin, arrangement, history, lyrics, style and copyright holder well before the song can be turned into a sheet music download. As you can imagine, the older a song gets, the harder it is to research — especially if there are different versions of lyrics in other languages. You might understand why they have to research all the information they can about the song, but do you know why they need to track down the copyright
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Musicnotes.com Earns Spot on Hot 100 Internet Retailer List for 2009

Madison, WI – December 17, 2008 – Musicnotes, Inc., the market leader in downloadable sheet music and guitar tablature, announced today that Internet Retailer has named Musicnotes.com as a Hot 100 Internet Retail Web Site for 2009. The Hot 100 list for 2009 is the 10th annual recognition of e-commerce leaders chosen by Internet Retailer. Other retailers selected include: iTunes, Amazon.com, Overstock.com and Thinkgeek.com. According to the December 2008 issue of Internet Retailer, Musicnotes.com was selected because of its continual enhancement to its customers’ ability to buy and interact with sheet music. Traffic to Musicnotes.com currently exceeds 120,000 visitors per day and sales of downloadable sheet music continue to grow
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Music Gift Ideas for Kids

Do you have a child that loves music? Are you shopping for your nephew or godchild for Christmas and have no idea what to get them? We put our heads together to come up with a list of musical gift ideas that are great for kids. Not only will these gifts foster their music abilities, but they can be as fun as they are educational, too! You’ll notice that some of these music gift ideas are perfect for kids that are younger than ten years old. If your child is taking music or theory lessons, we encourage you to double-check with them to see if they have any other ideas
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And Now Customer Service Would Like to Say…

…Happy Holidays! We recently extended our appreciation to our Customer Service department for all their hard work. With a little… okay a LOT of chocolate… we managed to break them away from the phones for a few minutes to take this picture. You can see they are keeping themselves warm with some hand-knitted scarves that were made by one of our fabulous customer service team members. This time of year is exceptionally busy for them, as it is for many people who work in customer service. Not only are they working hard to answer your questions, but they’re often helping new customers, too. Our customer service team loves this time
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How Are you Enjoying the New Musicnotes.com Blog? :)

We’ve been very grateful to you, our customers, over the years because you have always given us excellent feedback that has helped us create a better experience for you on our site. We read every comment you make and love your suggestions for sheet music. Many of the fine folk located in our customer service department have been sharing your wonderful stories here in the office, too. Would you be so kind as to let us know what you enjoy reading or listening to on this blog? It would mean a lot to us, and will help us further understand how we can be helpful to you in your musical
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Do You Want Sheet Music for Peter Cincotti’s Teenage America?

In the true spirit of the upcoming election, Peter Cincotti has written a song called “Teenage America” that features clips from both candidates. We invite you to listen to the song and watch its performance in this short video. Afterward, feel free to take our poll and let us know if you’d like us to add sheet music for this song to www.musicnotes.com! Here is the YouTube! video for Teenage America by Peter Cincotti. [kaltura-widget wid="n2kse90ouo" width="260" height="252" type="dark" addPermission="2" editPermission="2" /] Cast your Vote Your feedback is so important to us, we’re taking this song to you. Cast your vote and tell us whether or not we should add
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How to Get More Personalization through Musicnotes.com with RSS

Last week, we had mentioned four reasons to fill out your customer preferences on Musicnotes.com, and told you about the coupon we offer if you haven’t filled them out before. Today I’d like to talk to you about another way to get more personalization through our site. As you know, we upload approximately 200 to 300 new sheet music downloads for songs every week. Our inventory spans period music to contemporary, ranging from classical to country, death metal to Christian rock. With almost 90,000 sheet music downloads, if you have a song you need sheet music for, we probably have it. To stay in touch with your preferred type of
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What is a $100 Gift Certificate to Musicnotes.com Worth?

Are you learning October’s free sheet music download for our YouPerform contest? You might have heard that the prize for the Musicnotes.com YouPerform contest is a one-hundred dollar gift certificate to spend on Musicnotes.com. To help put this amount in perspective, here’s a quick breakdown of what that gift certificate can offer you. Digital Sheet Music — The average price of our digital sheet music downloads is $4.95. If you spent your entire gift certificate on digital sheet music, you would be able to get approximately 20 songs for free. With almost 90,000 songs to browse through, which 20 would you choose? Guitar Guru Sessions — These hands-on, interactive guitar
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Musicnotes Editions: What they Are, What Value they Provide

You may recognize this logo from our digital sheet music downloads and our free sheet music that we provide you with every month. Musicnotes Editions are sheet music downloads arranged by our talented staff. On every song bearing that green note, you will see this product description: This digital sheet music was arranged by Musicnotes’ staff of professional arrangers and composers or is a new engraving of the composition’s original printed arrangement. Upon purchase of Musicnotes Editions, you are granted performance and recording rights for the purchased piece. Musicnotes Editions provide musicians and vocalists with an added value for each and every piece of sheet music downloaded from our site
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