No SEO Will Survive THIS Search Method

The email was of the most welcome kind: out of nowhere with an offer of work. In the course of a couple of days, I quoted and negotiated with this prospective client from nowhere, but in the end we were too far apart. All was civil and respectful, so I asked the...

Things Will Happen This Week – Watch Closely

Oh, reaction to the VDC buyout of VoiceBank was somewhat muted over the weekend, but… …in the background… …the phone calls were being made.  The alliances were being formed.  The announcements were being readied. I’d watch...

Crossroads

Wanna know why yesterday’s announcement involving VoiceBank felt so horrible? Betrayal. We’re all hard working freelance voice actors who expect the world to treat us fairly in return for our trust in the system. And then cutthroat capitalism got in the...

Yes, You Can….But SHOULD You?

The directions say it right there: “…young, hip, urban sounding male with attitude.  No announcery.  Casual & conversational, like you’re talking to friends on the street…” Let’s say for the sake of my example, that...

“Conversational” is the new Announcery

The gig was mine, and the directions were clear:  “professional, educated, confident”. One day later, the client wanted to know, though, if it could be a bit more “conversational”. For the 5,000th time this year, I took a big, frustrated...