Dan's VO Do's & Don'ts


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The following is an ever evolving list of Dan Foster's voiceover do's and do not's he's acquired over the years. It is neither right, or wrong. It is 100% for you to help build a strong strategy that works for your professional voice over business.

 

DO: AUDITION SMART

Focus on what's in your wheelhouse. But never limit yourself.

DON'T: BE AFRAID

Take chances. How can you make your read distinctive, yet still you?


DO: SUBMIT ASAP

Even if the deadline is days away.

DON'T: TREAT EMAILS LIKE TEXTS


Professional work emails don't involve emojis.


DO: RECORD SMART


Your home studio audio quality, should be at professional recording studio level.


DO: STAY CONNECTED

Keep your finger on the pulse of the industry. It is constantly changing.


DON'T: GIVE UP

90% of auditions result in "FAILURE." The truth is, you didn't actually fail, lose it, blow it, F it up...it was never yours to begin with. But if you give in and give up - you will miss 100% of the auditions you don't take.

- Jack Angel