How To Determine What You Do Best

“Who am I?” Now there’s an age-old philosophical question. Well, once upon a time, in an alternate universe, I was the perfect Peter Pan type: a sprightly, high-spirited tomboy who was both physically agile and able. And, if it wasn’t for a few … [Read more...]

Voice-over, Kids & Young Adults

I was stage struck when I was a kid. To me, acting wasn’t just play (which it was): it was a full-blown quest, which continues to drive me today. That passion keeps me going, even when I’m met with the obligatory industry opposition. Certainly one … [Read more...]

Do You Consider Yourself a VOICE ACTOR?

Do you consider yourself a voice actor? Well, whether you do or not, the fact is those most likely to hire you do see you as an actor, and they expect you to perform accordingly. Regardless of your experience level, those auditioning, or most … [Read more...]

Going the Distance in the Voice-over Industry

It’s been said that, “Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance.” So, what does it take to go the distance in this industry? There’s no single answer. There are four: pursue, persist, prepare, and promote. These four … [Read more...]

Grow Your Small Business as a Professional VO Talent

Let’s assume you’re after what we’re after: to work steadily as a professional talent, earning a decent living while scratching your aesthetic itch. It can be done, you know. People do it every day. Voice over is a start-up business, just like any … [Read more...]

How to Art Direct Your Graphics
for Voice-over, Part 2

It’s imperative when presenting yourself as a professional voice talent today you have a complete professional package.  This means having an effective logo to help forward your name as a brand.   When working with a graphic artist here’s the most … [Read more...]

How to Art Direct Your Graphics
for Voice-over, Part 1

It’s imperative when presenting yourself as a professional voice talent today you have a complete professional package.  This means having an effective logo to help forward your name as a brand.   You need to think like an advertiser.  For instance, … [Read more...]

How to Drive the MOST Business to Your Voice-over Demos

Ah, technology.  Who knew the future would arrive so soon and bring with it the very thing every professional marketer has dreamed of since watching “The Jetsons” on Saturday mornings as a kid. They're called QR Codes, short for 'Quick Response' … [Read more...]