The VoiceOver Hustle

The VoiceOver Hustle

Voice acting is difficult, marketing your voice over career is REALLY difficult. Each week join Steve O’Brien, 20 + year voice actor veteran, as he talks with industry and business pros who give advice on “cracking the marketing code” to give your voice over career the boost you need.

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September 1, 2021 29 min

Jason Acquisto has been a voice over actor for over 25 years, he's a long-time radio nerd, and a veteran of media sales and marketing agency client service.  Currently, he's the Marketing Manager for McFarling Foods, Indianapolis. Family man, Cardinals fan. 

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Rich Such has worked both sides of the mic, as a VO talent and as a studio engineer.
After graduating from Ball State University Rick went to work for Caboose Productions where he met his business partner Brice Bowman. Together Rick and Brice would open Earshot Audio-Post. With Rick's many years in the business, he imparts tons of practical advice for voice actors; no matter their experience.  The Voice Over Hustle is proud to w...

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Entrepreneurship can be something that you feel compelled to do.

But even, solopreneurs need help sometimes. 

Our guest today has hired virtual assistants, is a podcast host on The Nice Guys on Business … I voice their intros, commercials, and foolish lines,

The Nice Guys on Business has over 1,200 episodes—and almost 4 million downloads.
He’s also the co-founder of Turnkey Podcasts,
in fact, they are one of the reasons I’m a podcaster,

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Liz Atherton is a veteran of the voice over talent business.  
The founder of The Atherton Group Talent Agency, 
one of the most successful boutique agencies in the business 
and sold her interests 3 years ago to focus on CastVoices, 
a premier online tool and job opportunity platform that just launched. 
She is most proud of her 4 grown children and her love of people.
Quite possibly the nicest person in voice over.

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Ann Richardson has been narrating since 2008. She has won 3 Earphones awards, narrates for most of the "big" publishers, as well as many independent pubs and individual authors. She teaches intro to audiobooks at Voice One academy in San Francisco, and on the new Narrator.life site with a stellar faculty of instructors.
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Emmett Andrew is a professional audio tech, radio pro for over 12 years. Working for companies like: Emmis Communications, Sweetwater, and Learfield Sports. He consults on audio and studio and an Author of the book VO Studio Companion. What is your marketing specialty or what would you like to discuss. And please, be specific.(e.g. branding, email marketing ... etc.): Gear!
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Lee Hargitt has been a wealth manager with Thurston Springer in Indianapolis, Indiana since 2000. Lee is an Investment Advisor Representative and holds Life, Health, and Long-term care insurance licenses. Investment advisory services offered through Thurston Springer Advisors.

www.thurstonspringer.com

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Priscilla McKinney is the CEO and Momma Bird at Little Bird Marketing.

They are the home of cage-free thinking and the creators of SOAR -

a digital content marketing program for predictable lead generation.

It stands for: STRATEGIC, ORGANIZED, ACCOUNTABLE and REPEATABLE.

She is also the host of Ponderings from the Perch, —

the Little Bird Marketing company podcast.

She also consults on digital transformation and they offer courses —

akin ...

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Bobby is a proud SAG/AFTRA member working as a VO talent most recently for campaigns including Nintendo, CDW, Cox Communications, and the Food and Drug Administration. He’s represented by Grossman Jack in Chicago. He is also the podcast producer for Business Made Simple. Each week the show reaches 150,000 business professionals and entrepreneurs with over 16 million lifetime downloads. He lives in Nashville with his wife, two chi...
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Facebook.com/MarketingWithTim 

YouTube.com/MarketingWithTim

www.MarketingWithTim.com

 tim@marketingwithtim.com

 

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Tracy Lindley is an expert at making connections and finding work on LinkedIn, without using their premium services. Tracy is the mother of four kids, 11 years old and younger, she lives in the Kansas City area. She entered the VO industry in 2014 and quickly grew to a 6-figure business by the end of 2018.  She’s the voice of Amazon Pharmacy & Realtor.com and has had the pleasure of working regularly with clients like Google, M...

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Marc Preston has spent the last thirty years working as a professional voiceover talent. He’s voiced countless projects on his journey, from national advertising campaigns, to network promos and everything in between. Beyond his work on the mic, he’s spent a fair amount of time on-camera. From the time he was seven years old, he’s appeared in a variety of film and television projects. He also spent time as a major market radio ...
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Our guest today hires foreign talent, which in this case is American voice actors. He oversees 40 people at the audio department at Spread Films in Traunstein, Germany Michael Fürmann.
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Mary Killelea is a driven and successful woman with 20+ years of marketing experience. She spent 16 years as a successful entrepreneur helping small businesses with web design and SEO and more recently has held a variety of marketing strategy roles for Intel. She is always perusing her passions and these days you’ll find her working on her 2bBolder podcast, A podcast she recently created that features successful women shari...
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Morning show host and program director at B105.7 in Indianapolis and licensed therapist for couples and individuals on Indy's south side. Sean Copeland shares insights into how you can deal with the stresses of working alone, the rejection of losing auditions, and working alone.
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MARC CASHMAN is one of the few people in the commercial production business on “both sides of the glass”—as an award-winning Radio and TV commercial producer, as well as a working voice actor. Voice President of Cashman Commercials, Marc creates and produces music and copy advertising for Radio, TV, and Internet, and has won over 150 advertising awards, including the prestigious CLIO, on behalf of hundreds of ad agencies and c...
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Dani States has been a full-time voice actor since 2014. With nearly 20 years of corporate marketing experience, Dani dove into voice over with little training or knowledge of the voiceover industry. But, she did know “business” and quickly began to apply her business acumen (along with LOTS of training) to her budding voice over career. Fast forward to 2021, Dani has built a robust voice over business, regularly voicing campaigns ...

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Ben Ericsen's story is a case of an internship paying off in a big way. 
While studying for his Bachelor of Science degree in telecommunications 
from Ball State University, Ben spent the summer of 2004 interning at Earshot Audiopost. 
During the summer of 2006, Ben was hired full-time, 
and since then he has had the pleasure of recording, sound designing, 
and mixing hundreds of projects for radio, television, film, video games, 
an...

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Emmett Andrew is a professional audio tech, radio pro for over 12 years. Working for companies like: Emmis Communications, Sweetwater, and Learfield Sports. He consults on audio and studio and an Author of the book VO Studio Companion.
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Greg McGuik is producer and engineer of voice over projects, musician, and composer. He’s also a bit obsessed with keyboards … he got his first synthesizer in 1979 before he got his first car. As a musician, he plays with The Woomblies, Jenny DeVoe …. and has opened for Yes, Kansas, Little Feat, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, and others. He’s been a full time, commissioned composer for over 20 years, writing for clients lik...
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