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Trading Tea for Commercial Voice Over Services

Let’s Make a Deal! How Trading Services Can Be a Win-Win for Commercial Voice Actors

As a commercial voice over professional, I end up fielding a lot of email inquiries from prospective clients, and one of the big questions I always get asked is, How much is this going to cost? Quoting commercial voice over projects is certainly part of my daily routine. My responses can vary depending on the… Read more »

Voice Over Audition Psychology

Voiceover Audition Psychology Part 2 – Five Keys to Positive VO Audition Outcomes

Before reading this article, you might want to check out the first part, Voiceover Audition Psychology – Part 1, to get up to speed with where this next part is headed. Keys to Positive Results in Your Next Voiceover Audition There’s no Ph.d at the end of my name, so what I will assert here… Read more »

Voice Over Audition Psychology

Voice Over Audition Psychology – Part 1

The other day, as I was just submitting my last voice over audition for the week, I got an email from an actor friend of mine. He’s someone who I’ve had the pleasure of working with on stage in recent years. He has honed his talents and acting craft over a long time and he’s… Read more »

Using Voice-Over Phone Patch to connect with clients in real-time

Why the Voice-Over Phone Patch is Loved by Voice Actors and Clients

Call it a phone patch or just a nifty add-on feature of my Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) connection… I call it a lifesaver, which again came to the rescue just the other day to help identify and deliver the exact type of voice-over recording my client wanted. But let’s back up and explain things… Read more »

Technology also created much higher Competition in Voice-Over Acting

Observations on the Ever Changing Voice-Over Acting Landscape – Part 2

This is Part 2 of the article, “Some Observations on the Ever Changing Landscape of Voice-Over Acting.” It will make more sense if you read Part 1 first. Just Because It’s Easier to Start… Doesn’t Make it Easy to Succeed Here’s the truth: If I was trying to start my voice-over acting business today, I… Read more »

Technology created more opportunity in Voice Over Acting

Some Observations on the Ever Changing Landscape of Voice Over Acting – Part 1

The voice over acting business is going through something similar to what the music business has been grappling with in recent years. Voice Over Agents (like record labels) are getting squeezed out more and more as the voice over actors (like music recording artists) find ways to go directly to their clients (consumers) via new… Read more »