Growing Your Business

Voice Over Experts #195 – A Day in the Life of Jamie Hill

This episode is something special that we've never offered before - a podcast created from a recent webinar that our talent team hosted with...

Voice Over Experts #194 – Branding as a Voice Actor

Branding yourself as a voice actor is easier said than done. attempting to appeal to any and all voice acting roles - and trying...

Voice Over Experts #193 – Voice Over Misconceptions

  Attaining success in voice over requires work. No matter if you’re just getting started or if you’ve been in the voice over industry for...

What’s a Union Paymaster and How Do They Work?

Are you a member of an actors guild or union? Jim Kennelly of Lotas Productions shares insight for actors who are curious about the...

The What, Why and How of Audio Description

Ever wondered how to get into Audio Description voice work? Maybe you've heard about the work but don't know what it entails. In this...

How to Get What You’re Worth: Creating A Reliable Income Doing Voice Over

Do you still struggle to make a reliable income doing voice work, despite having a steady flow of clients? Voice talent and teacher, David...

3 Key Priorities For Continued Success in Online Casting

Look or leap? Never mind the hardware - it's about you. English voice actor Howard Ellison plunged in, then surfaced to discover the life-saving...

What’s a Talent Agent and What Do They Look For?

Agents are people, too! In this episode, Toronto-based talent agent Roger King discusses the relationship between voice artists and their talent agents. The agent/talent...

3 Demo & Auditioning Tips For Booking More Work

Are you booking as much as you could be? Jerry Buckner encourages you to hone your acting skills, explore your voice and work on...

Primer For On-Camera Talent Transitioning To Voice-Overs

Have you spent more time in front of the camera than behind the mic? Becky Shrimpton shares her tips, both on an intellectual and...

10 Tips For Successfully Getting Started on Voices.com

What can you do to improve your odds of booking work at Voices.com? William Dougan shares 10 tips from his own experience covering a...

How to Become a More Versatile Voice Actor

Are you looking for ways to become more valuable to your clients? Jamie Hill shares a number of tips and observations that can help...

Guidance for Radio Talent on How to Book Voice-Over Jobs

What happens when you have way too much "radio" in your sound? You have to get back to the basics! If you came from...

Choosing a Voice Over Coach

Finding the right voice-over coach to work with can be challenging. There are many coaches out there, but how do you know if you'll...

7 Steps to Becoming A VO-preneur

Without a proper foundation, you'll find yourself going from one gig to another without any particular direction. David Tyler encourages you to build a...

Recording and Producing Your First Audiobook

Have you ever recorded an audiobook before? Producer Paul Fegan shares his experience working with a narrator on their first audiobook at Bitsixteen, Fegan's...

Developmental Tips For Aspiring Voice Talent

People listening on the other end of the speaker are taking in your every word. Make them count! James Minter, of Buckeye Media Services...

The 2 Sides of the Marketing Coin

Have you ever considered that there's more to marketing than just getting your name out there? Bill DeWees shares how marketing is both creating...

What Your Voice Over Agent Should Be Doing For You

Is your agent really doing all they can to get you auditions? Are you feeling a little left out in the cold? Our Voice...

Tips For Those Exploring Voice Acting

Have you dreamed of doing voice work? Voice-over performer and coach Mike Kirby explains how technology and the business of voice-over have changed over...

Collecting Money From Clients Who Don’t Pay

Ever had to track down non-paying customers? Non-union voice talent agent, Roger King, knows your pain. Join Roger as he discusses practical strategies he...

Pros and Cons of Offering Phone Patch Services

What does it take to offer phone patch services and make it profitable for your business? How do you set the limits and parameters...

Finding Voice Over Jobs Online and How To Get Them

How does one find voice over jobs? How much work is out there and how do you get it? Ken Theriot shares his perspective...

Social Networking Tips From Terry Daniel and Dave Courvoisier

How can social networking benefit your business? The entertaining Terry Daniel and Dave Courvoisier discuss how social media and the use of online social...

Pat Fraley’s Formula For How To Get Audiobook Narration Work

Want to learn how to be an audiobook narrator? Find out what it takes from the Johnny Appleseed of Audiobook Narrators, Pat Fraley. Pat...

Jump Start The New Year With Tips From Bobbin Beam

Are you ready for the new year? Bobbin Beam shares ideas for making plans and preparations that will jump start your new year in...

Products, Packaging and Promotion!

Need some help marketing your talent? Dave DeAndrea invites you to consider your voice work as a product. Similar to how a grocery store...

Caution Signs For Voice Over Talent

Do you notice caution signs in your copy? Lisa Rice gives you guidance on how to identify caution signs and ideas for how you...

Why 20% of Voice Talent Get 80% of the Work

Did you now that 20% of voice talent get 80% of the work? Is it possible to predict who might book or have greater...

How to Introduce Your Child to Voice Acting

Sunday Muse shares information with parents of aspiring voice talent to prepare them to help their children get into cartoon voice acting in her...

Secrets of an Agent Man: Tips on Getting Representation

Join Voice Over Expert Roger King in his lecture, "Tips on Getting Representation." Roger shares a number of immediately applicable tips that will keep...

The Necessity of Social Networking

Join Voice Over Expert Dave DeAndrea in his debut podcast, "The Necessity of Social Networking." Dave gives you a number of tried, tested and...

Understanding Your Client’s Needs and Being Believable

Join Voice Over Expert Debbie Munro in her podcast "Understanding Your Client's Needs and Being Believable". Deb puts a new spin on why you...

Getting Voice Over Work Through Social Networking

Join Voice Over Expert Terry Daniel in his lesson "Getting Voice Over Work Through Social Networking". Learn how services like Twitter and Facebook help...

Deb Munro’s Voice Acting Lesson With Elaine Clark

Join Voice Over Expert Debbie Munro as she invites you into a lesson from Voice One's Elaine Clark, author of "There's Money Where Your...

Getting the Most Out of Voice Over Marketplaces

Join Voice Over Expert Julie Williams in her interview with Voices.com co-founder Stephanie Ciccarelli, "Getting the Most Out of Voice Over Marketplaces." Learn about...

Areas of Demand for Voice Overs Despite Economic Downturn

Join Voice Over Expert Bettye Zoller in her lesson "Areas of Demand for Voice Overs Despite Economic Downturn". One of the greatest things about...

Being Persistent in Voice Over

Join professional voice actress Lisa Rice in her lecture "Being Persistent in Voice Over". Lisa focuses on two distinct areas where voice talent are...

How To Get Started in Audiobook Narration

Join Voice Over Expert and award-winning narrator Scott Brick in his debut podcast "How To Get Started in Audiobook Narration". Scott emphasizes the importance of an audiobook demo, details how to go about making it and refers listeners to a number of great resources that will help them further develop their audiobook narration skills and passion for voice over.

The Year of Personal Branding

Join Voice Over Expert Frank Frederick in his podcast "The Year of Personal Branding". Adding the personal touch to your marketing efforts this year can really pay off. Begin with writing letters - not emails to prospects, customers, and clients and build great relationships in 2009.

Taking Your Voice From 2nd Place To 1st

Join Voice Over Expert Phyllis K. Day as she explores "Taking Your Voice From 2nd Place To 1st". In this episode, Phyllis works with award-winning voice over professional Vicki Amorose and spots the X, helping Vicki to find her natural voice and retrieve her vocal roots once lost in the mists of time.

Pricing Voice Over Services, A Crucial Aspect of the Marketing Mix

Join Voice Over Pro Alison Pitman in her business basics podcast for voice overs called "Pricing: A Crucial Aspect of the Marketing Mix". Alison discusses a variety of factors that influence pricing, pricing strategies and how to find common ground where both parties feel it is a good price for the value they are adding and or receiving.

9 Tips For Yielding a Bumper Crop of Voice Overs in 2009

Join Voice Over Expert and beloved coach Pat Fraley in his New Year's 2009 podcast "9 Tips For Yielding a Bumper Crop of Voice Overs in 2009". Enter the bunkhouse and sit in on this witty conversation that includes a variety of ideas that will both inspire and inform, and most importantly, help to prepare you for what 2009 has in store for voice over talent.

Marketing Your Voice Online, Interview with Stephanie Ciccarelli of Voices.com

Join Voice Over Expert Julie Williams in her podcast lecture "Marketing Your Voice Online, Interview with Stephanie Ciccarelli of Voices.com". How in the world...

Referral Marketing Tips for Voice Actors

Join Voice Over Expert J.S. Gilbert in his lecture, "Referral Marketing Tips for Voice Actors". J.S. discusses the importance of referral marketing and how some strategic planning can prepare you for success, both in the realm of business and artistry. Learn how to get business referrals from people you already know, develop an elevator pitch and get in touch with your prospects.

Working Abroad as a Voice Over Talent

Join Voice Over Expert Enda Caldwell in his debut lecture "Working Abroad as a Voice Over Talent". Originally from Ireland, Enda calls Monaco home...

How To Get a Callback From an Audition

Join Voice Over Expert Marc Graue as he teaches you "How To Get a Callback From an Audition". Learn how to nail an audition...

How To Be A Better Voice Over Student

Join Voice Over Expert Michael Minetree in his lecture "How To Be a Better Voice Over Student". By keeping your expectations where they need...

Working From Home and Striking a Work / Life Balance

Join professional voice over talent Alison Pitman as she lectures about "Working from Home and Striking a Work / Life Balance". Alison identifies key...

Problem Solving

Join Voice Over Expert J.S. Gilbert as he presents on the topic of "Problem Solving". Instead of calling yourself a voice talent or voice...

VO Genres and Styles

Join Voice Over Expert Pat Fraley as he discusses "Knowing VO Genre & Style". In this episode, Pat helps you to discover the importance...

Top Market Voice Over Agent : The Piston in Your Engine

Join Voice Over Experts Nancy Wolfson and Anna Vocino from Break Into VoiceOver with discussion from Nancy on the topic of "Top Market Agent:...

5 Tips for Getting Voice Over Work

Join Voice Over Expert Gary Terzza in his lecture "5 Tips for Getting Voice Over Work". Go over a checklist with Gary that will...

Setting Up a Voice Over Business

Join professional voice talent Alison Pitman of the UK in her second podcast lecture "Setting Up A Voice Over Business ". In this episode, you'll discover five tips that will help you take the plunge into professional voice acting. Alison also shares that if you love what you do and believe in your talents, success is within your reach.

A Job Well Done

Join professional voice actor Lisa Rice as she discusses "A Job Well Done". Voicing a project as a voice over talent and knowing that your client is pleased is very important. Learn about how the role of communication has evolved and how crucial it is even after the finished audio files have been delivered. A little communication goes a long way for a job well done.

Visual Branding for Voice Over Talents

Join Voice Over Expert Julie Williams as she interviews graphic designer and branding consultant Jason Sikes of Village Green Studios in her podcast "Visual Branding for Voice Over Talents". Learn what it means to make your website stand out and how graphical differentiation will help you succeed in voice overs.

Rate Sheets and Recut Requests

Join Voice Over Expert Anthony Reece in his podcast "Rate Sheets and Recut Requests". Addressing one of the most frequently debated subjects and popular topics in voice over, Anthony provides a solid guideline for creating a rate sheet and then sticking to it as well as dealing with client recut requests.

Business Basics for Voice Actors

Join professional voice talent Alison Pitman in the first of her "Business Basics for Voice Actors" podcasts. Alison highlights aspects of business processes and...

Getting Started in Audiobook Narration

Join Voice Over Expert Bettye Zoller as she introduces you to "Getting Started in Audiobook Narration". Bettye is a veteran audiobook narrator and coach who has been there, done that and got the t-shirt. Listen to this snippet from her audiobook about... audiobooks!

How To Be a Professional Announcer

Join Voice Over Expert Mike Kirby as he shows you the ropes of "How to Be a Professional Announcer". Discover a portrait of what an announcer ought to be and hear samples of professional commercial voice over work from one of Canada's top male voice talents.

Take Control and Start Marketing Your Voice

Join Voice Over Expert David Bourgeois as he presents you with some guidance and marketing ideas in his lecture "Take Control : Marketing Your...

Put First Things First! The Newcomer’s Training

Join Voice Over Expert Bettye Zoller in her lecture "Stop! Put First Things First! The Newcomer's Training". People everywhere are spending money and maxing...

Do You Need a Voice Over Agent?

Join Voice Over Expert Bernard Shaw as he tackles the subject of "Do You Need a Voice Over Agent?" Cutting straight to the core...

What to Look For in a Voice Over Coach

Join Voice Over Expert Peter Rofé in his lecture "What to Look For in a Voice Over Coach" as he discusses how to choose...

How to Define Your Niche Voice Acting Market

Join voice over expert Frank Frederick in his lecture "How to Define Your Niche Voice Acting Market". In this episode, you'll learn how to...

Voice Acting Education Matters

Join voice over expert Debbie Munro in her lecture "Voice Acting Education Matters". The more you invest in your voice over education, the more you work. Deb shares her personal experiences and encourages you to take as many courses as you can to stay current and learn how to mean every word that you say.

Learning Voice Over as a Whole

Join Voice Over Expert Bettye Zoller as she reveals that a career in voice over starts not just in a niche education acquired for videogames, cartoons or movie trailer voice overs, but with a strong foundation rooted in the rudiments of learning voice over as a whole before jumping into any one specialized field.

Niche Marketing for Voice Actors

Join Voice Over Expert and author of "LoveNotes: Marketing and Branding for Voice Over Artists", Frank Frederick in his lecture "Niche Marketing". Learn how to differentiate yourself from others, especially when marketing on the internet by developing a niche marketing strategy. By defining your target audience and focusing your efforts in their direction, you will reap greater benefits, work for better clientele and make more money with less work.

Audiobook Good News

Join Voice Over Expert Pat Fraley in his lecture "Audiobook Good News". Pat shares his vast knowledge about the audiobook industry and instructs you on how to take advantage of the booming market for audiobook narration. Don't miss this episode with tips and insight from an expert audiobook producer.

Information You Need to Know : What 100 Clients Told Me

Join Voice Over Expert Julie Williams as she shares the results of a brief yet telling survey that reveals some startling data specific to how clients really feel about being approached by voice over talent, where they go to get their voice overs, how often they receive cards, gifts or promotional materials from voice talent and more.

How To Be Better in 2008

Join Voice Over Expert Rodney Saulsberry as he gives you 8 chores to pursue over the holiday season guaranteeing you a blockbuster New Year in his lecture "How To Be Better In 2008". Rodney's tips are empowering, revealing and insightful. Prepare now for the exciting adventures in the year ahead.

How to Analyze and Break Down Commercial Copy

Join Voice Over Expert Peter Rofé as he teaches you "How to Analyze and Break Down Commercial Copy". Learn a proven formula that will teach you how to fully understand and interpret scripts written for television and radio commercials.

Kids Voice Acting : How To Become a Cartoon Character

Join Voice Over Expert Sunday Muse as she shares her expertise as a children's voice acting coach in her lecture "Kids Voice Acting :...

Where To Start in Voiceovers

Join Voice Over Expert Bernard Shaw of the UK as he teaches you about "Where to Start in Voiceovers". The secret? Learn how to focus on the realities of the voiceover industry and carefully research what you have to offer, and equally, research what all employers are looking for.

Making Your Art Your Business

Join Voice Over Expert David Bourgeois of Voice Coaches as he talks about "Making Your Art Your Business". As a voice actor, you are...

Promote Yourself : Voice Over Strategies

Join Voice Over Expert Rodney Saulsberry as he teaches you how to "Promote Yourself: Voice Over Strategies". As instructed in Rodney's book "You Can...

The Myth of Rejection

Join Voice Over Expert Joan Baker with guest Rudy Gaskins as they discuss "The Myth of Rejection". Discover a new philosophy on how you can regard auditions, react positively to rejection, and embrace each audition as a learning experience and opportunity for growth.

Making the Most of Your Message

Join Voice Over Expert Bettye Zoller as she discusses "Making the Most of Your Message". Bettye reminds us that the voice over biz is about more than just having a great voice, it's about branding, marketing and serving your clients.

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