Posts Tagged ‘voices.com’

How much is the right voice worth to an advertiser?

Interesting overview of the voice-over industry from Canada’s national newspaper The Globe and Mail. It covers some of the pay-to-play stuff mentioned in my previous post and even includes a quote from PN Agency’s Todd Schick :)- “Those who regularly hire voice talent – especially advertisers – want work done faster and cheaper. Just as […]

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Pay (and pay and pay) To Play

As the owner of a voice talent agency, I am often asked my thoughts on the pay to play sites like Voice 123 and voices.com Do I consider them competition? Are they taking work away from agencies? etc. If you’re not aware of the pay to play model, it works like this: On-line casting sites […]

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It’s Not Enough To Have A Nice Voice

Here’s an extended Globe and Mail piece about the voice industry. It’s a good overview of the business which is always nice to see in a major Canadian newspaper. Clearly, the one thing missing though is some quotes from a non-union agent! http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/marketing/susan-bennett-the-voice-of-siri-is-the-voice-of-a-generation/article23546393/ To keep up with the furious pace of the Voice Over industry […]

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Podcasts of a Voice Agent

Over the last couple of years I have done a few podcasts for the fine folks at voices.com as part of their Voice Over Expert series. Such a title – voice over “expert”. But I’ll take it! They are all listed at the link below and I thought I’d post here because the topics covered […]

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Voice Over Times: Secrets of An Agent Man

I’ve been asked to write occasional pieces for Voice Over Times so I took a look back at some of the posts on this blog and wrote kind of a best of piece on What Agents Are Looking For. Have a look by clicking here: http://www.voiceovertimes.com/2014/03/24/secrets-of-an-agent-man-what-are-you-looking-for/ And check out the rest of the site too. […]

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Voice Over Experts podcast: Agent shoulds and shouldn’ts

I took the latest Secrets of An Agent Man blog piece – What Your Agent Should and Shouldn’t Be Doing For You – and turned it into a podcast. The fine folks at www.voices.com have posted it as part of their Voice Over Experts series. Click here: Voice Over Experts

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