You've written your music, gotten your equipment, gotten your software, learned to use everything, and have finally finished mixing and mastering your hit record. You're ready to take the world by storm. People are knocking down your door trying to … wait a minute … people! You haven't gotten your music out there for people to hear. Sure, your family and friends have heard it, but what about the public at large? There's a whole world of potential listeners out there that you need to reach.