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 […]
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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 […]
The Scenery’s Great Along the Extra Mile
When you go that extra mile for your voice over client?you strengthen your relationship. And you may see some awesome new scenery along the way
Persistence and the Ping-Pong Ball: Voice Over and Business
Planting seeds for the future: article I wrote for Technorati about how book finally got published – and these principles apply to Voice Over as well – or any goal.
The "Sound First Impression" for Your Business: A Voice Over Talent’s Worth
What is the “sound” first impression of your business? When a potential customer calls on the phone, accesses that explainer video on you-tube, or takes your virtual tour, do they hear the quality you want them to feel? That’s the question for many small businesses, who don’t budget for a professional welcome or on-hold message […]
Voice 2012: Why Connect in Person?
Sure, Voice Talents communicate all day – but often to imagined listeners, while we are alone in our VO studios. Yes, we have facebook, skype, google + hangouts, twitter, e-mail and (oh yeah) the phone…but there’s nothing like gathering together, face-to-face, to learn, laugh, gather inspiration and revel in the collective energy of one of […]