We are aware of the fact that some people are just making their own videos for fun. Or are making montages of their own photos, film/drone footage, holiday videos, children’s birthday parties etc. Basically, you are not using the videos you create for commercial purposes at all and you are not generating any income from them.
Our Personal Creator license also applies to students creating videos as part of their college or university course.
You may have a YouTube channel or other social video platform that you upload your personal projects to, but providing your video views average less than 5000 on your busiest channel/platform and you are not monetising your videos, we are happy to let you use the music using this license. Beyond that, you should use our Vlogger – up to 50K average views license.
All of our music is protected by content ID. Currently, this is only on YouTube but we expect it will happen on other platforms over time. This is only to protect from unauthorised use of our music. It is not to stop you from using it or monetising your videos; you are free to do this on all Vlogger licenses. However, you will have to tell us what your channel URL is so that we can whitelist it for you. This only needs to be done once after your first purchase with us.
We also require a credit and link to our website as a requirement of the Vlogger licences. See ‘How do I credit you?’ below.
We do not want to tie you up in rules; we are simply trying to offer you a useful and affordable service whilst making an income doing something we are passionate about. We have tried to make the rules (let’s call them guidelines) simple and fit most people. However, if you are confused about any of them or have a question that we have not covered, please get in touch and we will do our best to help.
- You must abide by our General License Terms and understand What Is Royalty-Free Music?
- You must credit the music and link to our website in any online use – See ‘How do I credit you?’ below.
- Use the music in as many videos as you like
- The license is only to be used for non-commercial, non-revenue making personal projects
- The music must be part of the video, not the main feature. This means that most of it should be talked over or combined with footage.
How do I credit you?
Crediting us is important for spreading the word and enables us to continue creating great music for you.
You can use any words you like as long as it includes the track name and a link to our website. If you don’t include the track name, people will struggle to find the track on our website.
Something like this is great…
[Tack Name] licensed from https://beanstalkaudio.com
Better still, link to the actual track or bundle page.
Also, consider joining our affiliate scheme to earn some income from your link.