Running a voice-over business is not for sissies. Nor is it for dreamers who don’t take steps toward the dream. We know we can’t just rest on our laurels…but at times, we do need to enjoy the fruits of our labors.
Voice-Over Envy: Stop the Madness!
I truly am happy for your success. Really. But, sometimes, the old green-eyed monster rears up, and its name is Voice-Over Envy. The antidote? Abundance Mentality.
Why I Hired My Plumber: How’s Your Voice-Over Business?
Our water heater died last week. Sniff. Not only that, it was kinda leaking everywhere. After two days of hoping my husband’s efforts with the wet-vac would buy us some time (ha!), I knew I had to call in an expert. So what to do? Audition plumbers? Post a project and consider dozens of prospective […]
Vocal Booth on Tracks: An Option for Space-Challenged Voice Talents
Randye Kaye reviews “Vocal Booth on Tracks.” I now have my own recording “room” – and, even better, I can whisk its “walls” aside whenever I need to.
Ask, Show Up, Follow Up: Old-Fashioned Marketing Still Works
Take a look at your last ten voice-over jobs – or, if you are just starting out, think about another business venture you had that was successful, or even your solid friendships. You may find that the “secret” to that success is as simple as ASF: Ask Show Up Follow Up Sales experts talk frequently […]
Your Voice Over Business: got a Plan?
Want more Voice-Over success in 2013? Join the club. So do you have a plan, or a Plan with a capital P? The difference is in the HOW and the when – and activation energy.
Value Exceeds Cost: The Designer Voice Talent
“Designer voice talents” make a client’s work easier, and the final product something to be really proud of. And that pays off, in many ways, in the long run. That’s the value.
Back to Basics: The Fun of Voice Acting
There are so many roles to play in the business of voice-over, it can be hard to get back in touch with the basics – the love of simply bringing words to life. That’s the easy fun of it – and the rest? We can find some fun there too.
Frequent Faffers: Why We Can’t Wait for Faffcon 5
Two weeks from now I’ll be back with fellow Voice Talents, this time in Charlotte, NC. My name is Randye and I am a frequent faffer. (everybody all together: “Hi, Randye!”) Why? Why spend hard-earned voiceover income on plane fare, hotel lodging, and a registration fee? WIIFM? (“What’s in it for me….?”) Oh, so much. […]
Why I’m Not a Voice Over Superstar- Yet
I recently heard from one of my agents, someone who represents me in Chicago. We hadn’t had any contact in awhile, so I was checking in to see if we should “break up” or not. You know. Weeding. What she said was both reaffirming and a wake-up reminder: The reaffirming part: “You are an amazing […]