|Archive for ‘Authentic Brand’

11 Things Successful VO Talent Do

Ever wonder why some voice actors are really raking it in—and others aren’t? This difference in success and income isn’t usually based on talent alone. In fact, while talent gets you far, it’s these factors that really take a voice actor from good to uber-successful. At CSM, our most successful clients are voice actors who […]

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What does 2020 mean for VO?

Every decade has its flavor. The 2010s solidified the VO wild west into the new normal. When pay to plays disrupted the way our industry had run, the community rose to the challenge and and learned new ways to make a good living. We also came out of our home offices and booths and got to […]

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How to Compete in Amazon-Land

These days, everybody expects the Amazon experience. We want it fast. Easy. Now! The truth is, we Americans have pretty insane expectations (groceries delivered from Whole Foods within two hours)—and they’re getting crazier—because companies are making it happen. Crazy or not—the undeniable fact is, today, customers expect a lot. So, how do you compete in Amazon-world? […]

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News, thank you + a silver lining

I’m always telling my clients to be authentic. To share who they are. Well, cancer gave me a choice—be uber-next-level-authentic and share my fight with the world—or grit my teeth and pretend nothing is going on. Fortunately, my amazing dream team here are CSM didn’t give me much of a choice. They said, “You tell […]

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Find Confidence Here

I spend my days on the phone with voice actors like you. Time and again, do you know what wins jobs? CONFIDENCE. Yes, in a competition between 2 super talented actors—the one with the most confidence wins.  Some people have talent by the bucket-loads, but without confidence—they don’t soar.  Equally as important as honing your […]

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Is Your Brand as Brave as You Are?

I love back-to-school time. Stocking up on supplies and getting back into the swing of regular routines after the indulgences of summer feels to me like a fresh start — an opportunity to be brave and try something new. Of course, as an actor you do brave things all the time. The choice to become […]

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