Last Updated: June 1, 2020
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Affiliate, Advertising, & Privacy Disclosures
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LedgerNote is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
Any link that appears within the amazon sub-folder (largely in our music equipment reviews) like the example below, safely leads to Amazon's product page for the item being discussed, whether from a text link or image link.
Quin Street's mastery of performance marketing technology has provided a method for LedgerNote to connect users interested in pursuing a higher education with colleges and universities most appropriate for their needs. In articles related to specific music industry careers, you may see a list of qualified schools or a form you can engage to receive more information concerning enrollment requirements, coursework, financial considerations, and more.
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