If you're a voiceover artist who is struggling to get work, don't worry - you're not alone. Many people struggle to find work, and it can be discouraging. But don't give up! What if I told you that you are 50 "nos" away from a "yes"? Or that you are 200 emails from your next national ad campaign? That might change your outlook, eh? Maybe even put some fire under your butt to get that next "no" out of the way?
There are plenty of things you can do to improve your chances of getting hired. Here are some ways how:
Send Cold Emails
Optimize Your Website
Connect with Local Business Owners and Companies
Pitch Yourself to Websites and Media Outlets
Promote Your Expertise by Speaking at a Panel or Event
Build Connections on Facebook and LinkedIn
Check for Casting Calls on Social Media
Create Free Profiles on Voiceover Casting Websites
Optimize Your Profile on Pay to Play (P2P) Sites
Offer Incentives for New Clients
Re-Contact Old Customers
Ask Clients, Family and Friends for Referrals
Partner with Complementary Businesses
Network with Other Voiceover Artists
If the voiceover well is running dry, don't give up hope: try one of these tips to get the ball rolling again. From e-contacting old customers to networking with other artists, there are plenty of ways to get your voice out there and attract new clients. And remember, the more you put yourself out there, the better your chances of landing that dream gig. So don't be afraid to put yourself out there!
If you're interested in a detailed breakdown of each of these strategies and even more ways to get work, check out my courses here.