Archive for the ‘Secrets of an Agent Man’ Category

Secrets of An Agent Man: How To Break Up With Your Agent

One of the tough things about being an agent is having to say goodbye to good talents. In the last month or two, we’ve lost two star performers, both of whom decided to join the union. In both cases, it was for other opportunities besides voice, so no offense taken! In fact, that’s one of […]

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Secrets of An Agent Man discussion

Voice Over Xtra has published my blog piece about the PN Agency business model in hopes of generating some discussion in the industry about voice agents & representation.   Hopefully, there will be some comments and observations from VO Xtra readers in different cities. Here is the URL for the article and comments: http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/article.htm?id=t9njmxig

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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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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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