The Importance of Having a Great Team

The Importance of Having a Great Team

One of the themes that kept coming up over the weekend at VO Atlanta was that of team. It’s something, as voice actors, we may not naturally think about, on account of our work can be so isolating by it’s very nature. However, it’s important for us to have a solid team around us. It’s definitely […]

Why You Should Never Say, “I’ll Try.”

Why You Should Never Say, “I’ll Try.”

“Do or do not. There is no try.” We’ve all heard it before. Whether we’ve actually seen the Star Wars scene with Yoda and Luke or not. It’s one of he most quoted lines when it comes to success and entrepreneurship. In fact, for any kind of coaching in general. It’s one of those nice […]

The Importance of Following Casting Directions

The Importance of Following Casting Directions

One of the quickest ways to ensure you won’t be considered for a voice over job is by failing to follow basic casting instructions. It’s the first impression the client is going to get of you and how you conduct your business. You do NOT want to blow it because you didn’t follow basic direction. […]

10 Things To Do On The Slow Voice Over Days

10 Things To Do On The Slow Voice Over Days

It happens. To all of us! Dry-spells. Slow days. Occasionally, slow weeks!! We tend to get stressed out a bit. Why isn’t the work coming? What am I doing wrong? Did all my clients leave me? Hey, we’re creatives. Naturally inclined to drama. You can’t blame us!! The question becomes, what can you do on […]

Taxis, Uber and the Dying Art of Customer Service

Taxis, Uber and the Dying Art of Customer Service

As a bit of a traditionalist, one trend I’ve always avoided is ride-share/Uber/Lyft. For whatever reason, I’ve just felt like taxis were more trustworthy. This assumption, for the record, is based on absolutely no actual fact or knowledge. It’s just one of those deals where cabs have been around forever when you need a ride, […]

5 Tips For Getting the Most Out of VO Atlanta

5 Tips For Getting the Most Out of VO Atlanta

Attending a conference like VO Atlanta is a big investment. Take note of that, by the way. I said investment. Not expense. They’re two different things! By the time I paid for registration, flight, hotel and a near 40% USD exchange rate, I’m over $2,000 in. To me, though, it’s worth every dime! Maybe you […]