Relationships

The “R” Word

The “R” Word

Without it, you can forget about successfully navigating life (not to mention your VO business).

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4 Ways to Endear Yourself to Your Clients

4 Ways to Endear Yourself to Your Clients

First, you need to GET clients.  That's another blog, another time. But when you DO get clients, there are some pretty simple things you can do to keep 'em, and keep 'em close. Let me back up, though...and let me be clear.  You are not providing voice-services to your clients, you are solving...

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VOHeaven Workouts

A message from South Africa was the genesis for today's blog post. I had just made FaceBook contact with Marinda Botha -- a voice actor who lives in Centurion, in the Gauteng province of South Africa.  She had wanted to join my FaceBook Friends VO group, and in chatting with her online, I found...

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Pick me! Pick me!

Legendary is the childhood schoolyard memory of anyone lining up on sides, and getting picked by a team captain. If you don't go as a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd seed...let's face -- it you're just an also-ran...or the wrong captain picks you, and you're on the "bad" team. The "cool" kids always got picked...

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The Pareto Principle for Voice Overs

The Pareto Principle for Voice Overs

Also known as the 80/20 rule...the Pareto Principal, is "... named it after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, who observed in 1906 that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population; he developed the principle by observing that 20% of the pea pods in his garden contained 80% of the...

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Voice and Studio’s Tom Moog Q & A

Voice and Studio’s Tom Moog Q & A

What was I saying just last week about the proliferation of online "community sites" for voice-actors?  (See:  Can VO be TOO Social?) Among the plethora of current choices is a relatively new online site called Voice and Studio - The fastest growing media professional's network in the world. Voice...

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