I am a songwriter and a new publishing company would like me to set up their new data base for all us songwriters. They want it on Mac (the application-one macintosh computer where I will do Data Entry) and so far I have heard of Filemaker Pro, and the language of SQL.
Something artitst friendly but good. Price does not seem to be an object. I only know music and have a modest understanding of this tool I need so bad everyday: my computer.
Thank you in advance- you guys are the best!!!
Sorry. Guess I should tell you the fields I need:
Song title, song number, publishers (1,2,3) Agents (1,2,3, 4) songwriters (1,2,3,4,5,6) percentage,genre, affiliation (BMI, ASCAP,) and individual referral list
This was copied from another WHT forum and I hope that is ok-HR
Last edited by hollywoodrep; 05-02-2005 at 05:58 PM.
The database is just 1 part of the system, you also need to specify what your business rules are for the data.
I'm presuming you're going to want to report against the data, maintain it and given that you are publishing, I'm therefore guessing that you want to use it for billing (or at least use as reference data for your billing).
You're going to need to work with a developer at a business requirements level, before you start getting into decision as to whether it's FileMaker, MySQL, MS-SQL etc...
If you'd like a formal quote or any futher assistance, please feel free to contact me.