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How to enter:

It's simple! After you have joined Ampslam for free and uploaded your tunes, simply e-mail the Ampslam contest judges at contest@ampslam.com with your member and artist name and the name of the song that you uploaded that you want considered for the monthly contest. Winners will be notified by e-mail and featured on the Ampslam home page! See Contest Rules below for more information. ORIGINAL SONGS ONLY!

Official contest rules

  1. Enter only one song per monthly song contest. You must be an Amplsam Member to enter.
  2. Entered songs cannot be cover versions and cannot sample another artist’s work.
  3. All songs must be original. Ampslam takes NO financial or ownership interest in ANY song.
  4. Prizes will be delivered via PayPal.
  5. Contestants must be at least 13 years of age. Entrants retain all publishing rights to their song(s).
  6. Additions or deletions to these rules may be made at the discretion of Ampslam LLC, and may be enacted at any time.
  7. The selection of contest winners by Ampslam, and its judges is final. Arrangements for receiving all prizes, unless otherwise specified, must be made within thirty days of announcing the winners. It is the responsibility of the winners to claim prizes within the thirty days provided. All unclaimed prizes will be forfeited, and Ampslam may award any unclaimed prize at the end of the thirty-day grace period to a contest runner-up. All prizes are nontransferable and void where prohibited by law. No cash substitution of prizes is allowed.
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Sell Your Music on Ampslam
 
Selling your music on Ampslam is simple. Just follow these steps.
 
1. Set you your free PayPal account.
 
It cost nothing. Visit PayPal.com to get started. Note that the 2.9% plus .30 cents per transaction to sell something with PalPay does not apply to you selling music on Ampslam. When a buyer purchases your songs on Ampslam, only a .05 cents plus 5% fee per transaction (not per song! smiley-face) is charged to Ampslam which is later deducted from your share we pay you monthly.  More info below. 
 
2. Join Ampslam.
 
Click here to join. This takes 90 seconds. It's free to join Ampslam for all services. There is no additional fee or listing charge to sell your music. Can other sites say that?
 
3. Upload MP3 files.
 
Click the Upload tab on the Ampslam Home Page shown here.
 
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Next, enter the data requested, and .99 in the Price block.99 cents with arrow cropped
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
All singles sell on Ampslam for .99 cents US. Click Save Song. We do recommend you allow some music to be downloaded for free. This greatly increases your portable digital music player presence, like iPod. 
 
4. How much do I get paid?
 
The service is free. There are no sign-up costs, and no listing fees. Ampslam pays the .05 cents US plus 5% per transaction fee directly to PayPal. You get the balance minus a 15% Ampslam Share. 
 
Here is an example:
 
Your fan purchases 5 songs. 5 x .99 cents = $4.95. Ampslam pays the .05 cents plus  5% transaction fee directly to PayPal - approximately .295 cents US. Ampslam Share is .70 cents US - 15%.  You get paid $3.95 US - about a 80% royalty.  Compare that to other independent music hosting sites!
 
5. When do I get paid?
 
Every month after your royalty balance reaches $10.00.  We transfer the royalty payment directly into your PayPay account.
 
6. Can I stop selling music on Ampslam?
 
Of course. Just delete the file. You keep all ownership rights to your music.