For mental and physical health, make room for actual physical contact with other real live humans – and the world outside our sound-dampened spaces. Conferences like Faffcamp, and/or get outside and play!
When I created my Voice-Over website with the amazing folks at Artist Upgrade, we wrestled with the age-old question (well, for voice talents, anyway): “Just” a Voice Talent, or More? I opted for the latter. Yes, I am a full-time voice talent. My VO clients are my highest work priority. If you book me, the […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
So you wanna be in voice overs? Yes. Well, read up, person with that lovely voice. Just check the archives at voiceoverXtra, Edge Studio, or any of the number of fab VO blogs out there, and you’ll get the truth: becoming a professional voice over talent takes lots of training, hard work, marketing,creating business goals, […]
Increasingly, my voiceover work is done from home – and so many others in this business (and others, I know) are finding the same trend affecting them. Very cool to send files to India (what’s the time difference again?), but also so nice to work in my own back yard – which in this case […]
Voicing a website narration in your pajamas (does anyone really do that? I have to be dressed to work – if you count t-shirt and shorts as dressed): great. Meeting people online who also get paid to talk (well…to communicate): really helpful. Connecting with these online friends and new VO talents, for real, in person?: […]