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</font><blockquote><font>quote:</font><table><tr><td><table><tr><td>Originally posted by bean:
<strong>but is it really about record companies anymore? I saw a pie chart one time about how the money is divvied up and the actual band got the smallest possible piece-like 8% or something like that. even if the songs were sold online for I’d say a dime but for the sake of argumentation we’ll say a quarter a piece the bands would make so much more money than they are now. seems like record companies are dinosaurs now and they dont know what to do. and popularity would be based on how many copies got sold. just from word of mouth,you know? like Im hearing about all kinds of bands on this site that otherwise i might not hear about. YOUUUUU KNOWWWWWW……..</strong></td></tr></table></td></tr></table></blockquote>Yeah, and book publishers make the majority of the money on books sold, not the authors. Financial investment is what’s important, not talent, in the buisness world.