Publishing is intimidating because it seems so difficult. Much of this apparent difficulty comes from the legal language that defines so much of publishing. Even the term "copyright" is loaded with legal heft. The goal of this section is to demystify the concepts of publishing so that you can make the most of the artist's greatest asset: copyrights.
You simply must understand the legal implications of creating and working with music. At the heart of music creation and working with music ("exploitation" in copyright parlance) is publishing.
Read through the articles here, view the videos, and explore the links. You'll find that publishing actually makes a lot of sense once it's broken down to its essential elements.