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5 Ways to Protect Yourself From VO Scammers

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From VO Scammers

...and not just "Nigerian Princes". I'm talking about predatory coaches and weekend demo mills too. |author's note: this blog repurposed from 2016...from one of the many times a familiar scam has been foisted on the VO community| Fraud and trust-betrayals are endemic to the modern world.  Gone are...

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They’re At It Again

Voice actors can be a trusting lot. Our community is supportive, but scammers are unscrupulous. Herewith, ANOTHER warning about an old fraud.

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Slippery Slope

Some voice actors think it's alarmist when a hue and cry goes up against ever-plunging compensation rates.  "The free market will adjust," they say.  "The Global economy is driving a correction," is another thing mentioned.  Or even, "everybody has to choose for themselves." My contention is that...

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Why You Should Never Use Upwork, Ever

That is the title of a blog I want you to read. It's not my blog...but the report from a person was doing quite well on UpWork.  Until. If you haven't heard of Upwork, maybe you've heard of Fiverr, ODesk, Thumbtack, Elance, or about a dozen other online services that match freelancers job seekers,...

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Tape + Webcam = Security?

Tape + Webcam = Security?

Last week, several online social media outlets ran the picture of Zuck hamming it up for the camera in an Instagram promotion:Of course, thinking this must be the FB founder's business desk, geeks started REALLY examining this photo closer, and noticed that MZ had tape over the webcam and mic...

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5 Ways to Protect Yourself From VO Scammers

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From VO Scammers

...and not just "Nigerian Princes". I'm talking about predatory coaches and weekend demo mills too.Fraud and trust-betrayals are endemic to the modern world.  Gone are the days of leaving your front door unlocked, letting your kids play down the street until sunset, and taking somebody's word at...

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