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Derek Sivers our mentor


We became affiliated with  Derek Sivers in the year 2000 when he was the owner of CD Baby.  

We are still having contact with Derek on music discussions.  

We have placed our Mentor on this page, where you can click on the links we have made available to Derek Sivers website, Blog and books. 

We have learnt so much from Derek Sivers books, quotations and discussions, why not try learning knowledge from our Mentor too. 

 Derek Sivers is best known as the founder of CD Baby.


A professional musician (and circus clown) since 1987, Derek started CD Baby by accident in 1998 when he was selling his own CD on his website, and friends asked if he could sell theirs, too.

CD Baby was the largest seller of independent music on the web, with over $100M in sales for over 150,000 musician clients.  

After he won the 2003 World Technology Award, Esquire Magazine's annual “Best and Brightest“ cover story said, “Derek Sivers" is changing the way music is bought and sold... one of the last music-business folk heroes.”

 In 2008, Derek sold CD Baby to focus on his new ventures to benefit musicians, including his new company MuckWork where teams of efficient assistants help musicians do their “uncreative dirty work”.

 His current projects and writings are all at

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Derek shares knowledge of music and marketing