Pursuing The Dream Voice Over Client

Pursuing The Dream Voice Over Client

The other day I was having a conversation with a fellow voice talent. It went something like this… “Who’s your dream client?” They replied, “_______.” “That’s awesome,” I replied. “What’ve you been doing lately to pursue them?” * Blank Stare * “Hey, Marc. Who’s your dream client?” “Apple!” “That’s awesome,” they replied. “What’ve you been […]

A Tip For Reconnecting With Past Voice Over Clients

A Tip For Reconnecting With Past Voice Over Clients

How do you reach out to voice over clients you haven’t worked with in a while without sounding like you’re just trying to hit them up for new work? It’s not as easy as some might think, but it also doesn’t have to be overcomplicated if you’re sincere in your desire to check in and […]

Educating Clients About Voice Over Rates

Educating Clients About Voice Over Rates

When you reach out to a potential new client about your voice over services through your marketing format of choice, one of the first conversations that will always come up revolves around the question of, “what are your rates?” Sometimes you’ll provide a basic rate card and the client will say, “looks great.” Sometimes they’ll say, […]

Keeping Your Emails Professional

Keeping Your Emails Professional

I came across on article on Mashable last week, “7 Hilarious Email Signatures to Inspire Your Sign-Off.” I’ll be the first to admit, some of them are pretty funny. But there was one in particular that quickly lost the humour for me. Team iPhone For all intents and purposes, I’m an Apple Fan Boy. I’ve […]

Directed vs Directing

Directed vs Directing

I once helped someone renovate a bathroom. While I’ve got some skills in the plumbing department, I know my limits. When it came time to install the shower / tub unit, I was wise enough to reach out to a plumber. When he showed up, I let him take over. I wasn’t going to tell […]

Lose Graciously And Win

Lose Graciously And Win

Let me tell you a tale about two different voice actors. Both whom auditioned for the same gig. Neither whom were awarded the project. Voice Actor 1 Upon receiving an email from the prospective client informing them they had not been awarded the project, voice actor 1 began to stew. “How did I not get […]