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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.

Dec 22, 2022

In my last video, I Offended and Here’s How, David Ciccarelli, the Founder and CEO of Voices, asked me to lay out the facts of my assertion that they put profit before talent. I laid out five facts that detail their history of disregard for transparency when it comes to fees, taking egregious cuts of...

Dec 15, 2022

In my last video, My (No Gear) Voice Over Christmas Wish List, one of my wishes was this: 

“I wish all of the pay-to-plays were ethical, but the chief offender here, of course, is, but they're certainly not the only ones that put profit before talent and clients. These companies control a huge amount of...

Dec 8, 2022

Christmas is right around the corner and of course this is the time of year voice actors get the steamy undies for all kinds of gear on their Voice Over Christmas Wish List – mics, interfaces, pop filters, cables, headphones, preamps, compressors, limiters, you name it, we as a group want it.

But I think in this...

Dec 1, 2022

Crisis management in voice over is crucial to the continuity of your business. I was seven months into my full-time voiceover career and I lost my biggest and best client, one of the ones that helped me make the leap to full-time voice over.

With that phone call, 50% of my income evaporated instantly. In most cases, if...

Nov 24, 2022

I was in a dark place. I had been through a series of jobs for about a year each. I had largely failed at each one of them. I was a single Dad. I was paying my bills but just barely, living paycheck to paycheck. 

Near the end I was working for people I didn’t respect. I didn’t believe in the company. I wasn’t...