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 […]

How To Pick A Voice Over Conference To Attend

How To Pick A Voice Over Conference To Attend

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to selecting a voice over conference to attend. So how do you decide when you don’t have the ability to attend them all? Here’s a few tips. Voice Over Conference Options VO Atlanta – voatlanta.me WoVOCon – world-voices.org Mid-Atlantic Voice Over Conference midatlanticvo.com That’s Voiceover – thatsvoiceover.com VO […]

World-Voices August Rates Roundtable

World-Voices August Rates Roundtable

Dave Courvoisier and Anne Ganguzza host a monthly Rates Roundtable discussion for World-Voices. Each month they’re joined by a fantastic panel of guests to discuss a particular issue, challenge, topic or area of rates as they pertain to the voice over business. For the August 2016 Roundtable, I was invited to participate. The subject we […]

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 […]

My Thoughts On Pay To Play Casting Sites

My Thoughts On Pay To Play Casting Sites

People often ask me, “Marc, why are you so against Pay To Play voice over casting sites?” Thing is, I’m not. Not specifically, anyway. It’s more that, in my own career, I’ve evolved beyond them. I choose not to pay for memberships with any of the casting sites. This doesn’t mean I’m against them. It’s […]

The Root Of Low Voice Over Rates

The Root Of Low Voice Over Rates

Since the Voice Over Rates Roundtable hosted by World-Voices, I’ve been thinking a lot about voice over rates. Some would like to believe it’s simply about two groups of people. Those who charge fair rates for voice over services. Those who lowball. I don’t think it’s that simple. Maybe it’s about education? That is to say, not […]