Pricing

Respect Yourself

Respect Yourself

We've all been there.  New clients who think voice-acting is just "talking", and treat you like they're doing you a favor by offering you ANYTHING just to record their drivel. "There will be more work down the road if you do just this one for free." "Just think of the exposure you'll get." "Give...

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Oh, The Excuses We Hear!

We've all been there.  New clients who think voice-acting is just "talking", and treat you like they're doing you a favor by offering you ANYTHING just to record their drivel. "There will be more work down the road if you do just this one for free." "Just think of the exposure you'll get." "Give...

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New WoVO Rates Roundtable TODAY…

New WoVO Rates Roundtable TODAY…

...and it's a free live Webinar to the first 100 visitors! We're gonna knock this one out of the park, 'cause our stellar panel is from the GVAA - Global Voice Acting Academy. Cristina Milizia, GVAA Founder, and her team of professional coaches just came out with a new Rates Resource Guide.  They...

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…Divided We Fall

…Divided We Fall

...and that's really the issue.  We're a universe of individual freelance voice actors who have no cohesion, no unity.  We don't speak with one voice regarding the issue of rates.WHERE'S SAG-AFTRA WHEN YOU NEED THEM?Ideally, the union would do/does that for us.  But two things mar that...

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Let’s Chat About Rates

Let’s Chat About Rates

Voice actors are known for their supportive and enabling acts of kindness.  As a community, most other freelance professionals don't come close.  But in one realm, voiceover talents keep their cards close to the vest. Rates. It's not that we wouldn't share information if asked.  But almost no one...

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Rates, Compensation, Pay

Rates, Compensation, Pay

Is there any topic of more interest to voice-actors, or ANY freelancer for that matter? I'm not buying the fact that some people are totally at ease with the rate they ask for and the rate they get.  I think ALL voice-actors have some level of anxiety, frustration, and insecurity about their pay....

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Don’t Discount Your Rates….Unless

Don’t Discount Your Rates….Unless

As freelance voice-actors we struggle and wring our hands over pricing our services...at least most of us do, and usually when we're first finding our way in this business. Later, we come to realize the power of  saying "no", the magic of setting rates to match our worth, and the respect we gain...

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