Archive for the ‘Secrets of an Agent Man’ Category

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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Secret Agent Man Guest Appearance

Edge Studios in New York has asked me to be their guest tonight for their ongoing series, Talk With A Pro.  Apparently, I’m the “pro” :)-  I’ll be taking questions about being a voice agent and the voice over industry in general from people all over North America tonight from 9-10 pm EST.  Details here:  www.edgestudio.com/workshop-talk-with-a-pro.htm

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Civil Rates! Secrets of an Agent Man – Volume 4

The voice-over webisphere is all abuzz because a new online casting site – voicejockeys.com – is offering $55 a spot to voice talents and will take 50% (!) commission on that already lucrative fee.   The site works like many others out there in that talents “pay to play”.  That is, it’s free for producers to […]

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Linked In Agent Man

I don’t fully get Linked In the way I get Facebook.  I got Facebook the second I posted my profile and it still sucks me in, almost on a daily basis.  I haven’t decided whether to bother promoting this blog in any “real” way there yet.  Linked In, on the other hand hasn’t really grabbed […]

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Voice Experts Podcast

  Click on the headline below to get to the podcast: Secrets of an Agent Man: Tips on Getting Representation Join Voice Over Expert Roger King in his lecture, “Tips on Getting Representation.” Roger shares a number of immediately applicable tips that will keep you in a voice over talent agent’s good books. Hear some quick […]

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Secrets of an Agent Man – Volume 3

In a past post, I talked about what I look for in a voice demo but what about the talent themselves?  When a talent contacts me for representation, like any employer, I first look for signs of sanity.  Of course I want to rep someone who is talented but I also want someone to be […]

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