5 Things Voice Actors Wish Voice Seekers Understood About Casting Sites

5 Things Voice Actors Wish Voice Seekers Understood About Casting Sites

We get it. When you’re not a production house or ad agency, knowing where to go to find a voice over isn’t instinctive. So you do a Google search. That’s natural. Everybody google’s everything all day. Thanks to the tens of thousands of dollars (or more) casting sites spend on pay per click ads, when […]

Why The Online Casting Conversation Needs To Continue

Why The Online Casting Conversation Needs To Continue

“Isn’t it time to move on?” “How much more energy should we devote to this nonsense?” “Wouldn’t we be better off letting it go and worrying about our own businesses?” “Aren’t we really just beating a dead horse?” These are some of the comments I’ve received and read regarding the ongoing discussions about online casting […]

Transparency Now Becomes Transparency Never

Transparency Now Becomes Transparency Never

Transparency Now. It’s a campaign that’s been ongoing for quite some time in the voice over industry, and it’s specifically targeted at one major casting site. Voices.com. The basic premise of the campaign… voice actors want transparency on fees for Professional Services jobs. Voice actors want to understand why 40, 50 and sometimes 60% or […]

Two Sites, One Job And A Missing 85%

Two Sites, One Job And A Missing 85%

DISCLAIMER: Out of respect for the client involved in this situation, specific project details have been omitted at their request. If you are familiar with the job posting in question, please do not share specifics. Thank you. Yesterday was an interesting day. It started out like most. A couple scripts to take care of in […]

Taking Control Of Your Voice Over Business

Taking Control Of Your Voice Over Business

Earlier this week I shared a video titled, “Let’s Talk About The Voice Over Dream.” If you haven’t had the opportunity to watch it yet, take some time to do that. In this video, I take it a step further. A lot of people getting started in this business think the only way to do […]

Pay To Practice?

Pay To Practice?

Help me understand this… You’ve signed up for one of the casting sites. You’ve handed them your credit card number to cover that $400 fee. You’re just starting out in the business, and figure this is a great place to get exposure. And practice. Wait… practice? Did you say you’re going to use the casting […]