Microphones for Home Studios

November 11th, 2014 by Colleen 
QUESTION-“Can anyone recommend a good starter mic brand for a start up VO home studio that doesn’t break the bank?”: Our own Jeff Hixon, CEO of Voicebank.net and master at signal flow weighs in on this question. There are a number of high quality yet affordable at home microphones available. Here are a few: Blue Yeti USB Mic (two price ranges) Yeti, a basic mic, about $129 via Guitar...

The Business of VO

November 6th, 2014 by Jessica 
Have you had a desire to get into the business side of VO? Here is a resource about just that, including marketing and the etiquette when approaching potential clients and agents. Business…it is exactly that! You want and need to be paid what you are worth. The goal is to have a lucrative business but if you are booking jobs that take a lot of your time, for very little pay, how will you ever be...

Q&A: A Different Perspective

October 30th, 2014 by Jessica 
We’ve got similar questions to our previous post but this time Heather Vergo of Atlas Talent Agency is giving her insight on the industry.  She is also a one-on-one resource that you can utilize through us. Check out the responses below and keep submitting those questions to us via Facebook, Twitter and Google+ for our Q&A month. Question 1 – “What’s the best advice you can...

Here’s a Q&A Preview

October 10th, 2014 by Jessica 
Here is a taste of the questions and answers that we will be addressing in the next few weeks. Below is last week’s workout guest listener talent agent Mike O’Dell/BBA Talent providing advice on a couple topics: Question 1: “Steps to Starting a VO Career” –Get into a comprehensive class. Discover what kind of commitment is involved, what kind of investment would be necessary, and remember...

October is Q&A Month!

September 29th, 2014 by Jessica 
It’s your time to hit us with the hard hitting questions about voiceover.  Each week we’ll have a theme for the types of questions we’ll be responding to. We’re all ears so submit your questions via Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Who knows, maybe we’ll be answering your question in the weeks to come!

Do you live up to your demo?

November 18th, 2011 by Chris M. 
Ever wonder what agents really think when they hear a demo? Want to know what they expect from you after listening to your demo and signing you on as one of their talent? Kevin Delaney is one of the most helpful Voice Over Pros out there. He’s just posted a clip of a webinar he did last Sunday. The audio clip includes talent agent Ilko Drozdoski, who has also been one of our Weekend Workout guests....

Why You Should Stop Looking To GET An Agent

July 26th, 2011 by Chris M. 
STOP looking to “GET” an agent, instead, change your mindset to building an agent relationship and being professional. Last week, Kevin Delaney did a GREAT webinar called “How to Get & Keep a Great VO Agent Webinar”. He gives excellent insight on the art of getting representation. What do you have to offer an agent potentially decides to represent you? Are you too desperate?...

Looking For The “Secret” To Getting An Agent?

July 19th, 2011 by Chris M. 
Free Webinar this Sunday 7/24! “How To Get (& Keep!) A Great VO Agent” If you’ve been following this blog and watched Kevin Delaney’s videos with Richard Horvitz, then you know how good he is. Kevin is putting on a FREE webinar on a subject that we get asked for help on all the time. “How To Get An Agent.” Registration is required to attend this great opportunity,...

Kevin Delaney & Richard Horvitz Chat About Pretending

July 19th, 2011 by Chris M. 
Kevin Delaney just posted the second segment of his video interview with animation voice over star Richard Horvitz. They go over some interesting things about the benefits of pretending. You can learn a ton of great tips if you just spend a few minutes watching this video segment at VONinja.com. Thanks for sharing such great information guys! Click the image or Click Here to watch the Kevin Delaney...