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Five “Must Haves” on Your Voice Over Invoices

July 25, 2013 by

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Part of being a professional voice actor is being professional in how you conduct your business. It really is a package deal. You can’t have one without the other. How you conduct your business is going to directly impact how much business you enjoy. One of the foundational pieces of any business, including your voice […]

Five Pronunciation Tips For Voice Actors

July 11, 2013 by

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We’ve all had a script before with that one word (or two, or three or ten) that we had no clue how to pronounce. It could be a medical term, a company name or even an individuals name. So what’s a voice actor to do? 5 Pronunciation Tips For Voice Actors 1) Pronunciation Guide: Ask […]

Voice Over and The Common Cold: What’s A Talent To Do?

May 29, 2013 by

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I’ve had a head cold this week. Fortunately, it wasn’t one of those butt-kicking man colds. But it was enough that the congestion affected my voice, and therein, my ability to work. I mentioned a day or two ago on Twitter that because my cold was keeping me from recording voice overs, I was taking […]

Keep it Simple & Save Your Sanity

May 16, 2013 by

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Have you ever worked on a script that initially seemed really simple to do but turned out to be way more complicated than you ever imagined? It may have seemed simple for a number of reasons. Maybe it was short, well written or was the type of read you normally excel at. Then you get […]

5 Accounting Tips for your Voice Over Business

April 12, 2013 by

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As a voice actor, I’m going to assume that you’re more of a creative type by nature. Makes sense. As a result of your creative nature, I’m also going to assume that you really don’t like doing bookwork. You likely avoid it like an audiobook project that pays $25. Can’t blame you for that.However, keeping […]

A Simple Phone Patch Solution

April 6, 2013 by

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How many times have you received an audition opportunity and in the instructions read, “Phone patch is required,” or “Client must be able to direct over the phone?” I’ve been doing voice over work online for years. I work consistently. In all that time, I’ve only done one job where a phone patch was required. […]

Regret Versus Failure

March 14, 2013 by

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Remember that audition you didn’t submit? Remember that agent you didn’t contact? Remember that coaching you said “no” to? Remember that conference you didn’t attend? Remember that networking you never did? Remember that prospect you didn’t pursue? Remember that piece of equipment you decided not to buy? Remember that new demo you got too busy […]