Voice Registry Podcast-Tracy Pattin Talks Again to VO Marketing Expert, Tori Hartman (Part 2)

April 14th, 2010 by Tracy Pattin 
Tori Hartman began her voiceover work at the suggestion of her publisher, who wanted her to record one of her books on tape. Two weeks later, she was in a studio launching her new career. In 2005, Tori opened what has become The Garage 247, a full service voiceover recording studio. The Garage specializes in low-cost ISDN and has become a vital gathering place for new and established voice talent....

Voice Registry Podcast-Tracy Pattin Talks To Marketing Expert/Voice Talent, Tori Hartman Part 4

April 14th, 2010 by Tracy Pattin 
Tori Hartman began her voiceover work at the suggestion of her publisher, who wanted her to record one of her books on tape. Two weeks later, she was in a studio launching her new career. In 2005, Tori opened what has become The Garage 247, a full service voiceover recording studio. The Garage specializes in low-cost ISDN and has become a vital gathering place for new and established voice talent....

It’s Not A Voice Over Popularity Contest

April 6th, 2009 by Tracy Pattin 
In tomorrow’s final piece (Tuesday April 8th) of my interview with Marketing Expert/Voice Talent, Tori Hartman, she talks about how you can’t be everything to everybody in voiceover. “You have to release who you think you’re supposed to be.” Tori’s also big on creating community to further your VO career. “You can’t do it alone. Do you know how many people...

“Know your Business!” Advises VO Marketing Expert Tori Hartman

March 30th, 2009 by Tracy Pattin 
In tomorrow’s podcast (Part 3) with Tori Hartman, she talks in depth about what voice actors need to do to compete in this current climate. “Know your business! The top guys, like the late Don LaFontaine, always kept tabs on the media buys, what markets his commercials were running in and for how long. This helps with the negotiating process.” When I asked her about the internet and...

How Do You Recession-Proof Your Voice Over Career?

March 25th, 2009 by Tracy Pattin 
Each week, I pose the question, “How Do You Recession-Proof Your Voice Over Career?” We’ve been getting great responses that we’ve been publishing each week. We’d love to hear from you! This week, I have my own answer to the question. Last week I got a call from a client. She needed a voice for her project right away. The only caveat was (of course) the very low budget....

How Do You Stay Competitive in Voice Over? “Build Relationships” Says Tori Hartman

March 23rd, 2009 by Tracy Pattin 
In tomorrow’s podcast (Tuesday, March 24) Voice Talent/Marketing Expert, Tori Hartman continues talking about how to use marketing to stay competitive in the Voice Over world. First marketing step? “Form relationships” says Hartman. To expand on her advice, Tori quotes motivational speaker, Zig Ziglar, “If you help enough people get what they want, you’ll get what you...

Are Voice Actors Ahead of The Economic Crisis Wave?

March 16th, 2009 by Tracy Pattin 
When I attended Voice Artist/Marketing Expert, Tori Hartman’s Voice Over Potluck last week, I marveled at the high energy, upbeat feeling of this group of 50 Voice Actors. That got me thinking, “Do voice actors know something, others don’t, in these tough, somewhat depressing economic times?” Then I realized, we already have to deal with the plethora of curve balls in our voice...