Browsing All Posts published on »August, 2012«

The dying art form of the “conversation”

August 29, 2012 by


If you follow the hashtag #CMGRCHat, you will come across a twitter discussion that goes on between community managers of dozens of websites, including those working for Fortune 500 companies. The info can be priceless on certain days. Yesterday, a TED Talk was posted called, “Connected, but alone?”. The TED Talk is an analysis by […]

Is it time for a new union of voice artists?

August 28, 2012 by


The voice-over industry has dramatically changed during the previous decade. The unions, guilds, and associations that try to help voice talents have failed to keep up with the changes, not just in new media, but also in their knowledge and acceptance of new markets and technologies. Is it time for a new union of voice […]

Take the global or the local Voice123 route to finding voice talent

August 24, 2012 by


This past week, I had the opportunity to post a job on Voice123, and find voice talent for a sound production house in New York City. Admittedly, casting sessions on Voice123 are a blast, whether you take the global or the local route….or both!  How does that work? Take the global route Use the automated […]

VO Buzz Weekly will air special tributes to Don La Fontaine

August 23, 2012 by


Two very special episodes of VO Buzz Weekly are coming up the next two Sundays! Join VO Buzz Weekly for a tribute to the King of Voice-Overs, Don La Fontaine. Special guests include Nita Whitaker La Fontaine, Paul Pape, Joe Cipriano and Steve Tisherman. Please join VO Buzz Weekly for an unforgettable celebration of this […]

Hitting your own reset button

August 22, 2012 by


Did you ever spend hours, days, and dollars, listening to the advice of people…feeling 100% completely armed with the knowledge to attack auditioning on Voice123…and then you do not book work? It can be maddening. There comes a time when you have to hit your own reset button. What do I mean? Maybe you find […]

Spam and unwanted voice work

August 21, 2012 by


  If you check your email every morning looking for voice work from Voice123, even in 2012, chances are you still deal with spam, barristers, Canadian pharmacies, and unwanted voice work. Did you ever look at all of it, and ask yourself “Why do I still see this when everyone knows it is not helping […]

The skin invested by the community in the voice casting game

August 20, 2012 by


Through thousands of feedback emails sent to Voice123, once in a while, we receive one that stands out as a thought process, which is potentially very harmful for personal business growth. Over the weekend, we were sent the following feedback: “Seekers don’t pay or get charged to find talent. This is the only thing that […]