Monday, July 22, 2024
Keyboard with a key that says connect. Work Direct with Voice Actors
We often use the term “work direct” to describe VOPlanet. So, what does "work direct" mean in the voice over industry? It means bypassing unnecessary fees, restrictions, and middleman hassles that can complicate the voice talent hiring and voice over production process. Here’s why choosing a work direct voice over casting site like VOPlanet to find and hire freelance voice actors can be a game-changer.
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Sunday, July 21, 2024
Microphone with a pop filter on a blue background Do I Need A Pop Filter For Voice Overs
A pop filter, also known as a pop shield or windscreen, is a device used in audio recording to reduce or eliminate popping sounds caused by the impact of plosive consonants and strong bursts of air hitting the microphone. In this guide, we delve into everything you need to know about pop filters: from their function and types to tips on choosing the right one and maximizing its effectiveness.
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Monday, July 15, 2024
The torso of a suited person holding a tablet with a magnifying glass. How To Find Voice Talent With Our Voice Actor Directory
VOPlanet's Voice Actor Directory offers a comprehensive and user-friendly solution for finding the perfect voice for your project. With intuitive search features that allow you to filter voice talent by gender, language, age, accent, and keywords, discovering the ideal voice has never been easier. Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the world of casting voice overs, VOPlanet is here to streamline your casting process and connect you with the perfect voice talent for your project.
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Thursday, July 11, 2024
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Have you wondered if you could pursue a career in voice over work from the comfort of your home? The answer is a resounding yes! With advancements in technology and the rise of remote work opportunities, setting up your own home studio allows you to audition for projects worldwide and collaborate with clients from the convenience of your own space. Let's explore how you can become a freelance voice actor right from your home setup.
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Monday, July 8, 2024
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, crafting a standout voice actor profile can help you attract voice buyers and showcase your unique talents. Let’s go over some ways to optimize your voice actor profile, exploring strategies to elevate your online presence, project professionalism, and maximize your visibility in a competitive voice over market. From fine-tuning your bio to leveraging SEO techniques, this guide will help you create a profile that increases the online presence for your voice over business.
Monday, July 1, 2024
8 Reasons You May Not Be Winning Voice Over Jobs
Voice actors often find themselves grappling with frustration and self-doubt when auditions fail to yield the desired results. If you’re not booking voice over work, it’s time to pause, reassess and consider what may be preventing you from landing gigs. Let’s go over some of the most common reasons for not booking voice over jobs.
Friday, June 28, 2024
How Do You Spell Voice Over, Voiceover, or Voice-Over
The primary forms you'll encounter when writing the word voice over are "voice over," "voiceover," and "voice-over." Each version is widely accepted in different contexts, and the choice often comes down to personal preference. Let’s demystify which form of voice over reigns supreme (or if they all do!).
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Monday, June 24, 2024
How to Spot a Voice Over Scam
It's crucial for voice actors to stay alert and knowledgeable about the prevalence of overpayment scams. By staying educated, exercising caution, and trusting your instincts, you can protect yourself from falling victim to deceptive schemes and continue pursuing your passion for voice acting with confidence and peace of mind. Let's take a look at some of the biggest red flags to help you spot a voice over scam. 
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
What Do You Call Someone Who Does Voice Overs?
Someone who does voice overs is called a voice actor, voice talent, voice over artist or narrator. But which term should you use? If you've ever wondered about the different terms used to refer to individuals who lend their voices to various projects, you're not alone. Whether it's commercials, animations, audiobooks, or video games, the talented individuals behind the microphone go by several names. Here are the common terms used to describe someone who does voice overs.
Monday, June 17, 2024
Best Practices for Voice Over Auditions
Welcome to our guide on crafting the best voice over auditions to help you land more jobs and advance your career in the exciting world of voice acting. Whether you're a seasoned voice actor or just starting out on your journey, mastering the art of auditioning is essential for success in this competitive industry. Are you ready to elevate your voice over auditions to the next level? Let's dive in and discover how you can win over voice buyers and grow your voice over business.