Thrive with ‘VO Survivor”

Thrive with ‘VO Survivor”

March 2020 seems to be the date everyone agrees is when the COVID virus really took hold of us all here in the US.  Then began the isolating, the masks, the general craziness that we have today (the fact that it was an election year didn’t help). That means for...
Yin or Yang?

Yin or Yang?

Cultural observers would have you believe this country represents two irretrievable, polarized positions.  Red or Blue.  Yin or Yang.  Conservative or Liberal.  Of course, it’s not that easy…nor so clearly defined. The analysis rarely moves beyond this...
Your 5-Millionth Audition

Your 5-Millionth Audition

They pop up in my Gmail, and I exhale deeply. No longer do I gleefully greet each audition request with the hope of opportunity. I used to. But now, they’ve become a hassle.  Like a robo-call.  “Just go away, willya?” I look for reasons to delete...
When COVID Gets Whacky

When COVID Gets Whacky

Virtually any product that depends on virtual connections is in short supply. I mentioned in my blog On Cam Tips that you just can’t get your hands on a decent webcam these days.  Not WalMart, not Amazon, not B&H…nowhere until, like, July.  Why? ...
This is especially true now…

This is especially true now…

Voice Acting is a business. That’s it. Voice Acting a business. Say it again…write it down on a piece of paper and hang it in your studio…tell people you’re a business person…do a business plan…create a Sub-S Corp…register...
How’s Your Email List?

How’s Your Email List?

Mine is outdated, neglected, and incomplete. I mean…I have endless .csv and .xls files saved-back.  Lists of clients and prospects I’ve put together myself.  Other lists I’ve paid people to glean from various services; and still other lists that are...
5 Tips for Avoiding VO Scams

5 Tips for Avoiding VO Scams

…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...