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Little things mean a lot when it comes to voice over service and retaining your clients

Are You Getting Remarkable Voice-Over Service?

As author and management company founder Mike Mack explains in a podcast interview (start at 7 minute mark), remarkable service is simply service that’s so good your customers remark upon it. While plenty of folks are prone to hit the social media arena remarking on extraordinarily bad service, Mack focuses on key points that can… Read more »

Beware of hidden fees when hiring voice-over talent

When Hiring Voice-Over Talent Online, Watch Out For Hidden Fees

When voice-over talent and clients use an agent or casting service, they can typically expect to pay a fee of 10 to 20 percent for agency services. But when voice-over talent and clients use the pay-to-play site of Voices.com (referred to as VDC in this article), the overall amount of fees charged has become a… Read more »

Professional Narration Voiceover has many advantages

Professional Narration Voiceover Has Many Advantages

This is Part 2 in a series on the advantages of hiring professional narration voiceover talent for your business narration projects. Please also read Part 1, “Voiceover Narration: Do It Yourself or Pay for a Pro?” No one wants to lose the audience for their corporate video after only a sentence or two, so a pleasant, listener-friendly… Read more »

Voice-Over Narration: Do It Yourself or Pay For a Pro?

Voice-Over Narration: Do It Yourself or Pay for a Pro?

Your corporation could have one, two or even dozens of video ideas in your lineup, from how-to instructional videos to those providing a description of your company or a rundown on specific services or products. You may also have an in-house team that typically takes care of all your production needs. But, is that team… Read more »

The Downside and Dark Side of Hiring Voice-Over Talent on Fiverr

Extremely limited budgets. No need for top quality. Filler or disposable work. These are three scenarios I outlined in Part 1 of this two-part article to show that cut-rate pricing sites like Fiverr may have a place in the voice-over world. And no matter how much the experienced, professional, full-time voice-over talent protests, the reality… Read more »

Why You Might Consider Hiring Voice-Over Talent on Fiverr (or Not)

Fiverr has been bashed repeatedly since its inception in 2010, thanks to its premise of selling voice-over recordings, and anything else you may need, for a mere $5. Fellow voice-over pros have bemoaned everything from the “digital slave wages” it offers to the smarmy feeling they’d be sure to get if they ever stooped so… Read more »