Six Figure Voice is the podcast that teaches actors and performing artist how to break into the voice-over business. Hosted by successful voice-over artists Alyson Steel and Tyrone Jackson, listen to hear great tips on how to get your career started or vamp it up to the next level. Our guests include experienced voice-actors, sound engineers, writers, and agents that will tell you everything you need to know to grow your career.
Follow Simon and Jeff's journey into the world of voice acting.
We have a special announcement! Chapter 2 is in the books. Stay tune for the next chapter!
We've all made mistakes at some point during our journey in voice over. Simon and Jeff shares some of the mistakes that they've made in the past and how they learned from it.
Do you get distracted when you're trying to focus on your voice over work? Don't worry! You're not alone. We'll share some of our own distractions and tips on how to prevent them from interfering with your work.
Simon and Jeff took a week off from the podcast, but they are back with some interesting stories.
It's our very first email question from a listener! A special shout out to Josh Gilholm. Josh question is about having a website. We share some insight on the importance of having a website.
Simon and Jeff interviewed one of founding members of Skyride Studios! Will Novy is here to talk about his new visual novel called "Neon Tide." Check out their Kickstarter page and support their project! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/skyridestudios/neon-tide-a-cyberpunk-visual-novel/description…
What's going on with Simon and Jeff? They're trying to keep themselves busy! Tune in and find out what they've been doing. *Simon is going to voice a character for a visual novel called "Neon Tide." Check out their Kickstarter page below and be a backer!" https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/skyridestudios/neon-tide-a-cyberpunk-visual-novel/descrip…
Simon has some great news. Make sure to listen!
When should I cut my losses? That is a great question! We'll discuss when you should cut your losses in order to further your voice over journey.
Breaking news! Simon recently decided to try out a pay-to-play site, and Jeff gives us an update on the auditions he received from his agent.
Simon and Jeff shares some of their favorite tools and software that they use for their voice over business.
Keep looking for gigs! Having an agent doesn't mean you should stop looking for gigs on your own. We talk about the importance of being proactive.
Always keep an eye out for any potential voice over work from places you've never expected to have voice over work to begin with. Simon and Jeff shares some of their own experience on finding voice over gigs.
It's great that you're auditioning, but don't be afraid to reach out to potential leads the old-fashioned way. We discuss the importance of chasing leads.
Simon and Jeff discuss the importance of following the specs of an audition. Don't change anything without permission!
Starting a voice over career is not easy. You need to remain focus and do the work. Don't forget to be a professional as well! Simon and Jeff talks about the importance of being a pro and making sure that you are doing the work.
The title says it all. Know your value as a voice actor!
Welcome to chapter 2 of our podcast! Start planning out your goals for this year. We'll share some our own goals for 2019.
We get a lot of spam. So we decided to have some fun with it by using our voiceover skills. Enjoy!
Don't forget that your voiceover journey is also a business! What do I do when it comes to taxes? DBA, LLC, or S-corp? Our special guest this week is tax accountant extraordinaire Rosa Werden. She'll give you the rundown on things you should be aware of when you're filing taxes for your voiceover business,…
Our discussion of Pay-To-Play-Sites continues! We'll share own experiences using these sites.
Backstage vs Actors Access. Should I pay the subscription fee for these sites? We'll share our own experiences with these two sites.
Don't be afraid of networking! It can be difficult task to tackle, but it's important to meet people and establish a business relationship with them. We'll share our own experiences when it comes to networking.
This week's episode is about Stan Lee and how he made an impact to our lives. RIP Stan Lee. We'll miss you.
You might not like your day job, but you can incorporate the skills you've learn from your job into your voice over training. We'll share some of the skills that we've incorporated into our own training.
It's important to keep your voice healthy. Don't strain your voice! We'll talk about the things that we do to keep our voice healthy.
You should always prioritize gigs that pay! What about gigs that don't pay you? Is it worth doing for exposure? We'll talk about our own experiences in dealing with unpaid work.
Should you move to a city like La La Land in order to pursue a career in voice acting? Well put your suitcases aside!! We'll share some of our own stories about pursuing voice acting in big cities.
Have you ever woke up with a sore throat? It's terrible! Especially for voice actors. We'll share our own experiences in dealing with sickness.
Coming up with a list of goals is important for your voice over journey! We'll share our own experiences when it comes to achieving our goals.
Be a professional when you're on the job. First impressions are important! We'll share our own experiences on being a professional in the world of both acting and voice acting.
Voice acting is a tough gig and there will be times where you'll experience the moments where you don't book the gig. You might even feel jealous of someone else's success. Simon and Jeff share their own ways of dealing with rejection and being envy of others.
"How much should I charge for my services?" That's the million dollar question new and experienced voice actors are trying to answer. We'll share our own opinions about rates.
Beware of scammers! We'll share our own experiences on how we spot fake and fraudulent voice over auditions and gigs.
We have a special guest on this week's episode! Actor/Voice Actor Eddie Mcgee shares his experience in the world of voice acting. You guys don't want to miss this episode!
Are you ready to join the union? Or should you stay non-union? We'll share our own opinions on why we are staying non-union, especially if you're new to voice acting.
Is there a difference between voice and physical acting? How are they related? Simon and Jeff will share their own experiences in both the voice and physical acting.
Sometimes you need to break out of your shell and meet other voice actors, but where do I meet my fellow voice actors? Try going to a convention! We'll share our own experiences of attending different types of conventions.
Jeff is on vacation, but we'll be back to our regularly scheduled program! Enjoy this blooper episode!
Simon survived San Diego Comic-Con!! He'll share some of the voice-over related panels that he attended and the starstruck moment he experienced? on his train ride back home.
I don't have a professional recording studio! Don't worry! We'll share our own experiences on building a recording environment that won't make your wallet cry.
So you finished recording your demo and now you're thinking about subscribing to a pay-to-play site. We'll share our experiences dealing with pay-to-play sites.
Class is in session! Part of your voice over journey will consist of studying. We share some of our favorite resources that will help further enhance your knowledge of the voice over world.
What you should use? What you shouldn't use? Especially Jeff's gaming headset. We'll talk about the importance of having the right equipment for your voice over journey.
Should you start a podcast? We think you should! We'll talk about how having a podcast can benefit your voice over journey.
Simon and Jeff discuss the value of striking a balance between working and pursuing a career as a voice actor and maintaining a happy home and family life.
A demo reel is a resume for voice actors! We'll share our journey on how to get a demo reel.
Are you great at doing impressions or creating weird voices? Or Maybe you're just terrible at it! Don't worry! We'll share our own experiences on when it comes to impressions & weird voices.
So you want to voice a character in that brand new Cartoon Network series or that awesome character in a new video game? Well, so do we! We'll share our own experiences on achieving that goal.
Explainers? Corporate Narration? ACX? What does it all mean? Jeff talks about his experience with audiobooks and narration.