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 […]

A Few Thoughts On Pay To Play Voice Over Sites

A Few Thoughts On Pay To Play Voice Over Sites

Love them. Hate them. Debate them. No matter where you stand on the subject of Pay To Play casting sites, the fact of the matter is, they aren’t likely going away any time soon. Before you include them in your business plan, here’s a few thoughts to consider. Subscribe to my YouTube Channel at youtube.marcscottvoiceover.com Subscribe […]

How Do You Build A Voice Over Business?

How Do You Build A Voice Over Business?

When I first started in voice over it was in the capacity of a radio announcer. As far as I understood it, the only possible way to get voice over work was to voice radio commercials. This is what I knew. Fast forward a few years. I’m introduced to an online casting site. Then another. For […]

Stop Sending People To Your Pay 2 Play Voice Over Profiles

Stop Sending People To Your Pay 2 Play Voice Over Profiles

I’m not the first guy to say this. I definitely won’t be the last guy to say this. Stop sending people to your Pay 2 Play profile! Do you suppose Target will ever do any free advertising for Walmart? Unlikely. When you promote your Pay 2 Play voice over profiles via social media (and anywhere […]