This professional organization is a first stop to ensuring that your songwriter rights are protected. In addition, this organization provides professional songwriters an avenue to pitch their catalogs and collect royalties on their songs. They also review legal contracts and provide group insurance for songwriters.
If you are not yet published, this organization can provide many services to get you started and gear you in the right direction. They can help with single song contracts, free legal review of your contract, and even get song critiques from successful songwriters who are in the industry. It is an organization that will provide advice on how best to move forward in your songwriting career. Contact them for more information.