Archive for the ‘Voice Over Experience’ Category

Secrets of an Agent Man: The PN Agency Business Model

This February 1st, it will be 10 years since I took over PN Agency from the previous owner.   It has been a great ride so far and it has me thinking about the different business models that now exist for talent agencies and/or voice over websites like the pay to plays et al. Our approach […]

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Voice Over Experts Podcast

The fine folks at voices.com have posted my podcast on Tips for Collecting from Overdue Clients.  It is part of their Voice Over Experts series and you can listen to it here: http://podcasts.voices.com/voiceoverexperts/

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Untrained In Vain

I’ve often thought it would be nice to just pick up a guitar and hit the nearest open mic night.  I don’t play guitar of course.  Or wouldn’t it be amazing to audition for a casting director in town who casts Hollywood feature films shooting in Toronto?  I have no acting experience though, unless you […]

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Secrets of an Agent Man: Cheques and Balances

One of the advantages of having an agent is it means someone else can handle the billing/invoicing and the sometimes thankless job of chasing after overdue accounts, leaving you to just concentrate on doing the voice sessions and then finding a good table on the patio after the recording.  Of course, you may be a […]

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UPDATE: I Work for Talents, not Clients

If you scroll down a couple of posts, you’ll see a piece entitled “I Work For Talents, Not Clients”.   The update to that is: The client paid in full!!!! The fine folks at Voice Over Extra turned that blog piece into a feature story which generated several comments from industry folks.  You can read it […]

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I Work for Talents, not Clients

One of my pet peeves in this business is that situation where you sense someone is afraid of their client.  You know, where they’re afraid to call someone on obnoxious behaviour, or simply manage client expectations.  I know clients come in all shapes and sizes – a wide spectrum from completely organized, to the guy […]

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