CD Baby: The #1 online music distributor. Costs $35 to set up, and they keep only $4 per CD you sell. So you set the price of your work, set it up, and market it. CD Baby does the rest. I can personally say that CD Baby is a fantastic service – one that I use. There are also other fantastic services form this company – like their server space, CD vendor scanner, mailing list, and website service.
Nimbit Is a site that allows our Nimbit account is a comprehensive sales, distribution, and promotion solution. You can sell your music and merch directly from your site using our direct sales tools and/or through our network of third party online retailers. You can track all of your sales to identify key distribution, marketing, and promotional opportunities. We provide web hosting and design, and sophisticated Web solutions including e-mail, calendar and fan management tools. In addition, we offer other key services such as CD replication, and radio promotion and mastering, both directly or through trusted partners. A complete description of our products is here.
Tunecore Tunecore is all digital. This is a good move being that music is becoming more and more digital these days, which a drying up in physical products. Even the movie industry is seeing things like Apple TV and Boxee
Amazon Advantage: Amazon keeps a heft fee – 45% – but the theory is that its better to make 55% of something than 100% nothing.
CCnow: This service is great if you plan on selling merchandise at shows. The thing is that not everyone has cash at shows – so be prepared to accept credit cards! In addition, CD Baby has a credit card swiper program, too – so choose the option that works best for you.