If you plan on selling your music to retail stores and distributors, having a bar code is absolutely essential. In fact, many record stores (including the bigger independent stores) will not carry your product unless you have a bar code. Having a bar code is also necessary if you want to register sales for Soundscan which is used for the purpose of tracking the sale of your CD
or DVD product helping increase the opportunity to securing a
Record or Distribution deal. To purchase a
barcode from the UCC, the cost to you would be $750.
company has already paid the $750 (along with the yearly license renewal
fees). There is no waiting for several weeks. In fact, when you order a UPC bar code from
Dup My CD you will receive it within one to two business
days. That's right Dup My CD will send you your own unique barcode within
one to two
How do I purchase the UPC barcodes from you? How and when do I receive them? Simply click the "Add
To Cart" button below. Then complete the required information and press "Submit." Upon successful credit card verification, you will receive an email confirmation of your UPC barcode purchase.
Upon receipt of your order, we assign your UPC barcode numbers with the 5 digits you provided along with our database prefix UPC digits and submit them to our Graphic Design department.
Our graphic department will convert the numbers into barcode image and
will send them to your email address on file. Your UPC barcode will be sent to you as an email attachment. The turn-around time is often one to
two business days.