Global Songwriters Connection’s mission is to help songwriters’ dreams find direction through their extensive knowledge and experience in the music industry.

Kate Cauthen is a freelance photographer based in Nashville, TN. She enjoys shooting anything and everything related to music and couldn't imagine a more perfect backdrop for her work than Music City. Kate is available to shoot anything that you feel needs to be photographed - promotional photos, weddings, portraits, your impressive marble collection. Whatever it is that you want captured, Kate will work with you to help you capture it.

Janie West Music is an independent song plugging service that is available to songwriters and music publishing companies. Janie West has over twenty-five years of experience in working on music row in A&R and music publishing.  Some of the artists who have cut songs Janie has pitched include Garth Brooks, George Strait, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Bonnie Raitt, Wynonna, Ronnie Dunn, Love and Theft, etc. For a nominal fee, Janie will listen to your song in consideration for its potential to be pitched on music row.  If the song is deemed commercially competitive, the services of Janie West Music can be made available for that song.

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The Songwriting and Music Business June Conference is your chance to fully immerse yourself in the songwriting and music business world. From the moment you walk through the door, you will be in the midst of the music industry. Mingle with hit songwriters, music publishers, executive producers, and fellow songwriting enthusiasts from around the world. Play your songs live and in song evaluation sessions, attend workshops and hear expert panels talking about innovative ways to monetize your music. That’s what we’re all about: empowering, and educating in the new millennium of music.

*Submit your payment ($14.95 per song submission) through the paypal button above and then proceed to send your song in MP3 format and lyric to Janie at the email address above. Please allow 36 hours to receive a response! provides multi-level song writing courses developed by award-winning songwriters, song feedback, mentoring, one-on-one song coaching, co-writing, unscreened pitching opportunities and more. You will find all the tools you need to succeed as a songwriter -- all online.
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The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) is the world’s largest not-for-profit songwriters trade association. Established in 1967, the membership of more than 5,000 active and pro members spans the United States and six other countries. NSAI is dedicated to protecting the rights of and serving aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music.