How To Make And Market Your Own Sample Packs

Whether you want to make money selling sample packs or simply create your own unique instrument and loop library, this course tells you everything you need to know about the process.  

You may have heard about artists making their own sample packs - you may even have bought some yourself. But wouldn't it be great to be able to make your own, and even sell them if you wanted to? There are several ways to do this, and they come with a specific set of rules so it's important to have the best guidance whether you're starting out or looking to improve your skills.


Sample Pack Creation 101: Designing And Marketing Sample Packs

In this course from expert producer Adam Pollard, you'll learn the entire process of creating and selling sample packs, starting with the fundamentals of workflow and important technical steps like batch renaming the hundreds or thousands of samples that might go to make up your collections. There's also advice on creating Ableton Racks and projects and even how to create PDF and text guides. 

Next up are the technical considerations you'll need to be aware of including: 

File Formats

File Naming Conventions

  • Metadata


  • Normalization

Loops Using Time-Based Effects

Dry vs Wet

Hidden MIDI Information

MIDI Envelope Problems

Finally, Adam guides you through the facts and figures involved in marketing and selling your packs to other companies, as well as self-distribution and issues around using other peoples' samples in your work.

This is a unique guide to the potentially lucrative world of making and selling sample packs. Even if you don't plan to sell your work, it's a great way to create your own personal sound library. Purchase the course and stream anywhere on any device for $29.99 regular price or get a pass to watch every course in the Academy (869 and counting) for just $15/month. 

Watch the course Sample Pack Creation 101: Designing And Marketing Sample Packs here: 

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


Why is this not available on AskVideo to which I am subscribed?
The difference between AskVideo and AskAudio isnt clear
Hi Creepjoint,

This course IS available at Ask.Video:

The difference between Ask.Video and Ask.Audio Academy is this:
Ask.Audio Academy has only the audio related courses.
Ask.Video has ALL category courses (audio, video, design, productivity, etc)

Hope this helps.

Exec. Editor, Ask.Audio
Thanks :)

I did try searching the site with 'Designing and Marketing' but it didnt come up

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