Voice Buyers

5 Things to Consider When Hiring Voice Talent

Submitted by voplanet on Mon, 06/10/2024 - 10:56
Hiring a voice actor isn't just about finding someone with a nice voice. It's about finding the perfect voice for your project. It requires careful consideration to ensure that the chosen talent aligns with your project's goals and resonates with your target audience. Let’s explore five essential considerations that you should bear in mind when hiring voice talent.
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Casting Voice Overs Online Makes Casting Voice Actors Easy

Submitted by voplanet on Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:37
The creative industry moves at lightning speed and so should your voice over casting. You no longer have to book a voice over through an agent, schedule an in-person session in an LA studio and then wait days for your voice over to be recorded. Online voice casting has made it possible to quickly and easily tap into a worldwide network of freelance voice actors from the comfort of any device and get professional voice overs in minutes. Let’s take a look at how casting voice overs online can save you time and money and take your creative to the next level.
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Starting a Freelance Voice Over Business in 2024 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! In fact, doing voice… Read More
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
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Why You Should Use a Professional Voice Over

Submitted by voplanet on Thu, 09/12/2019 - 17:28
If you have a project that requires a voice over, it's best to hire a professional voice actor. A professional voice over can help you win and keep accounts, increase the effectiveness of your eLearning courses and give your project a professional edge. Read more to find out why you should you hire a professional voice talent instead trusting your creative to your co-worker Jerry with the "nice voice."
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Starting a Freelance Voice Over Business in 2024 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! In fact, doing voice… Read More
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
Tips to Improve Your Voice Actor Profile Your voice actor profile is more than just a digital resume – it's your online storefront, your first impression, and your ticket to landing more voice over… Read More
8 Reasons You May Not Be Winning Voice Over Jobs
8 Reasons You're Not Winning Voice Over Jobs In the highly competitive world of voice overs, it's not uncommon to encounter periods of frustration and uncertainty when your audition-to-booking ratio… Read More

Find Fresh Voice Talent Without Voice Casting Site Fees

Submitted by Kevin West on Wed, 07/10/2019 - 15:02
Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you know that you may be paying voice over sites thousands of dollars in unnecessary fees and commissions? Let's talk about why it's hard to find fresh voice talent on the corporate voice casting sites and what kinds of fees and commissions can affect your voice over budget. If you use a voice over casting site to find and hire voice actors, here are a few insights that might surprise you.
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Starting a Freelance Voice Over Business in 2024 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! In fact, doing voice… Read More
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
Tips to Improve Your Voice Actor Profile Your voice actor profile is more than just a digital resume – it's your online storefront, your first impression, and your ticket to landing more voice over… Read More
8 Reasons You May Not Be Winning Voice Over Jobs
8 Reasons You're Not Winning Voice Over Jobs In the highly competitive world of voice overs, it's not uncommon to encounter periods of frustration and uncertainty when your audition-to-booking ratio… Read More

What is a Transatlantic or Neutral English Voice Over Accent

Submitted by voplanet on Tue, 05/14/2019 - 09:57
The demand for a neutral international sound has popularized a voice over accent that is not quite American, British or European. Transatlantic voice overs, also known as Mid-Atlantic English, International English or Neutral English, are in demand and voice actors who have mastered the accent are being cast with increasing frequency. Voice buyers and voice actors are sometimes unsure of what exactly Neutral English is. To get a better idea we went to the experts. We talked to Juliette Gray and J. Michael Collins, two of the top professional voice actors who book Transatlantic voice over work, about what the accent is, how it’s being used and what exactly it sounds like.
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Starting a Freelance Voice Over Business in 2024 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! In fact, doing voice… Read More
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
Tips to Improve Your Voice Actor Profile Your voice actor profile is more than just a digital resume – it's your online storefront, your first impression, and your ticket to landing more voice over… Read More
8 Reasons You May Not Be Winning Voice Over Jobs
8 Reasons You're Not Winning Voice Over Jobs In the highly competitive world of voice overs, it's not uncommon to encounter periods of frustration and uncertainty when your audition-to-booking ratio… Read More

Pro Tips For Directing Voice Overs

Submitted by voplanet on Thu, 03/07/2019 - 14:00
Whether you are new to the voice over business or you are a veteran voice over director, insights from the voice actor’s side of the microphone are invaluable. Preparation before and guidance during a voice over session are vital to bringing out the best performance from voice talent. VOPlanet's Kevin West asked voice over session masters Debbie Grattan and Kelley Buttrick for tips on how to direct voice actors.
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Starting a Freelance Voice Over Business in 2024 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! In fact, doing voice… Read More
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
Tips to Improve Your Voice Actor Profile Your voice actor profile is more than just a digital resume – it's your online storefront, your first impression, and your ticket to landing more voice over… Read More
8 Reasons You May Not Be Winning Voice Over Jobs
8 Reasons You're Not Winning Voice Over Jobs In the highly competitive world of voice overs, it's not uncommon to encounter periods of frustration and uncertainty when your audition-to-booking ratio… Read More

Six Ways to Record or Direct a Voice Over From Anywhere

Submitted by voplanet on Thu, 02/14/2019 - 22:18
Many voice over recording sessions are now being recorded and directed remotely. The vast majority of voice actors now have home studios custom built with technology and sound quality that rival brick and mortar commercial studios. Of course being in the studio with the voice actor and directing the session in person is ideal. Luckily there is technology available that enables us to connect to remote studios and direct VO sessions from any where as if you were there in person. Let's take a look at the most popular methods top creatives are using to direct VO sessions remotely.
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Starting a Freelance Voice Over Business in 2024 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! In fact, doing voice… Read More
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
Tips to Improve Your Voice Actor Profile Your voice actor profile is more than just a digital resume – it's your online storefront, your first impression, and your ticket to landing more voice over… Read More
8 Reasons You May Not Be Winning Voice Over Jobs
8 Reasons You're Not Winning Voice Over Jobs In the highly competitive world of voice overs, it's not uncommon to encounter periods of frustration and uncertainty when your audition-to-booking ratio… Read More

Pro Tips for Hiring Voice Actors - Do You Need To Hire Through An Agent

Submitted by voplanet on Wed, 09/26/2018 - 09:40
Is it best to hire voice actors through a casting agent? What about Union versus non-Union voice talent? Does it make a difference? Let's explore.
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Starting a Freelance Voice Over Business in 2024 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! In fact, doing voice… Read More
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
Tips to Improve Your Voice Actor Profile Your voice actor profile is more than just a digital resume – it's your online storefront, your first impression, and your ticket to landing more voice over… Read More
8 Reasons You May Not Be Winning Voice Over Jobs
8 Reasons You're Not Winning Voice Over Jobs In the highly competitive world of voice overs, it's not uncommon to encounter periods of frustration and uncertainty when your audition-to-booking ratio… Read More

Pro Tips for Hiring Voice Actors - Should You Use Freelancer Sites

Submitted by voplanet on Tue, 09/25/2018 - 09:50
We continue our dive into voice over websites and tips for casting voice overs and hiring professional voice actors. This time, let’s look at freelancer sites. Can you really book a voice over for five bucks? Should you? Read on my friend…
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Starting a Freelance Voice Over Business in 2024 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! In fact, doing voice… Read More
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
Tips to Improve Your Voice Actor Profile Your voice actor profile is more than just a digital resume – it's your online storefront, your first impression, and your ticket to landing more voice over… Read More
8 Reasons You May Not Be Winning Voice Over Jobs
8 Reasons You're Not Winning Voice Over Jobs In the highly competitive world of voice overs, it's not uncommon to encounter periods of frustration and uncertainty when your audition-to-booking ratio… Read More

Pro Tips for Hiring Voice Actors - Top of Page and Voice Actor Sites

Submitted by voplanet on Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:14
We continue our discussion on hiring professional voice actors with a look at the different online voice over casting options. Are those top-of-page ads touting cheap voice overs legit? Hiring a voice actor direct from their personal site can be a great option if you have the time. We discuss some important points to consider when hiring a voice actor direct from their website.
A headset hanging on a microphone in a blue room. Can I do voice over work from home?
Starting a Freelance Voice Over Business in 2024 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! In fact, doing voice… Read More
How to Optimize Your Voice Actor Profile
Tips to Improve Your Voice Actor Profile Your voice actor profile is more than just a digital resume – it's your online storefront, your first impression, and your ticket to landing more voice over… Read More
8 Reasons You May Not Be Winning Voice Over Jobs
8 Reasons You're Not Winning Voice Over Jobs In the highly competitive world of voice overs, it's not uncommon to encounter periods of frustration and uncertainty when your audition-to-booking ratio… Read More