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VO Pro: The Business of Voiceover and Voice Acting

If you’re a voice actor in the first few years of your pro career you’ll learn strategies for how to market voice over, how to grow your voice acting business, how to free yourself from voiceover pay-to-plays, how to find voice acting jobs and gigs, how to get new voiceover clients, and more.

Jul 11, 2024

Today, an eye-opening chat with the best animation coach in the business, Everett Oliver, as we discuss the state of the animation business, Everett's background in the animation industry, the importance of developing relationships, and the difference between voicing a character and creating a character. 

We also touch...

Jun 20, 2024

Just about everything in the voice over business slows down in June, July, and August. 

But I also hear a lot of talk about a more macro slowdown in the voice over industry overall. Is that real? Is that just a chicken little reaction to AI? Are there other forces at play? Is this a perfect storm that means existential...

Jun 13, 2024

One of the problems with voice over advice on YouTube and in general is that it often comes from successful people. 

Stay with me. 

Among the things it takes to be successful is time. So, the people that are successful today started years and often decades ago.

And the problem with that is voice over is a very...

Jun 6, 2024

We need to talk. Whenever a conversation starts with that sentence, you know it’s going to be uncomfortable. But you need to hear this and I need to say it. I say it with love and kindness, but it’s going to be real, honest, and direct. Blunt, even.

Voice actors, I talk to dozens of you every week. I ask...

May 30, 2024

There are Seven Deadly Sins in voice over. Things you should never do under any circumstances, and things that, if you do try to get away with them, I guarantee you it will bite you in the ass, either in the near or long term.

Some of these will seem obvious, some not as obvious, but I can tell you I’ve personally...