|Why do I post it on the internet?|
I post my MIDI music on the internet because I can't really find much else to do with it, not that I'm hunting that hard. I can't
bat zero. Someone, somewhere is going to like some of this, so I'm trying to get it to them.
If I wanted to spend a young fortune submitting and auditioning this music everywhere that I could find to submit it; if I wanted to
risk big bucks again and again to get it heard, and to spend enormous amounts of my time in the process, and agree to demanding
contracts I then had to fulfill, I'm sure that I could be more famous than I am , and maybe even make some money with this music,
but it just isn't worth the hassle. The chance of a big payoff is extremely small, and the demand for an enormous investment is certain.
This website is costing me about $70 a year, and yes, I confess, quite a bit of my time, but at my convenience, without deadlines.
It has answered over 372,000 page requests in ten months' time, from every continent and a number of islands. I've logged visits from
108 different nations and a couple of remote American Territories, much to my satisfaction.
The time I've spent building the site went mainly to organizing and refining the material itself, thus sparing me a lot of expensivetravel, the tedium of endless sales pitches, and roll after roll of postage stamps which probably would have netted me a hundred times their