One Of The Best Self Promotion Techniques

One Of The Best Self Promotion Techniques

As voice actors and entrepreneurs, whether we like it or not, self promotion needs to be part of our business plan. After all, if we don’t tell other people about us and our services, do we really think anybody else is going to spread the word? The problem is, most of us think self promotion […]

What Growing Grass Taught Me About Voice Over

What Growing Grass Taught Me About Voice Over

Several years ago I owned a home in Peterborough, Ontario. A lovely home on a wonderful corner lot. The yard space was plentiful. The grass was not. For nearly two years I did everything I could possibly think of to try and grow grass. I worked the earth using every tool short of a farm […]

How Social Media Costs You Voice Over Jobs

How Social Media Costs You Voice Over Jobs

When I went for the interview at the last radio station I worked for several years ago, they already knew plenty about me before I had ever set foot in the station. How? Social media. Even though my profiles were mostly locked down from a privacy standpoint, they had still gathered plenty of information about […]

Read Instructions Then Follow Them

Read Instructions Then Follow Them

Have you ever built Ikea furniture? If you like jigsaw puzzles, then you probably think building Ikea furniture is the greatest thing ever. On the other hand, if you don’t like building jigsaw puzzles, well… you probably wish you knew someone who did. So you could hire them. The trick to building Ikea furniture is […]

Introductory Marketing Emails 101: Don’t Do These 5 Things

Introductory Marketing Emails 101: Don’t Do These 5 Things

Marketing should be (or will be) a big part of your voice over business. In fact, you may sometimes find yourself devoting more time to marketing each week than to actual recording time. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Remember, all your marketing efforts are what’s going to be bringing you the work. Email marketing is […]

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