First, I had a recording of an original song that I was satisfied with. This is a fundamental step, because you can only publish original music that you wrote yourself on Spotify since you earn money from it.
The song I wrote is called "Praise the Good" and I recorded it with a friend using a Blue Yeti Microphone.
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Step 1: Treasure hunt on Spotify.com
Quite the treasure hunt so far, but not nearly over yet. Now I was faced with 13 different websites I could contact as an unsigned artist to get my music on Spotify.
Step 2: Finding a distributor
The site, RouteNote.com, also has an online store and gets my music on iTunes, Amazon and a couple of other places in addition to Spotify.