Seems like every month or two, some new startup comes along that is going to reinvent the casting game with a new site that promises to be the coolest and most useful thing ever for performers.
Useful? Usually not. And for one very good reason.
Hope this helps!
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Great heads-up, guy. Up to now, I have only signed up with Bodalgo (which I love) and Mandy.com. Many years ago (probably too soon) I put my profile up on Voice123, and while I auditioned then many times, never heard anything but crickets. This post gives me a whole class of potential money-sinks to avoid. Thanks!
The only new one I’ve signed up with is Matt Dubois’ Voiceovers.com. I like his methodology, his ethics and how he’s structured the way it works, particularly his D-Cypher rate calculator which is the basis for all projects. No quotes. The rate is the rate, so there is no opportunity for a race to the bottom, and the rates are based on industry standards. Though it launchd in July, he’s not actually technically starting anyone’s yearly membership until there are a certain number of projects coming in per day, and he has a massive marketing budget he’s using to focus on reaching the buyers. So, we shall see. I hope it works out.
Great video. I truly appreciate your honesty and guidance.
Thank you so much David! Your passion and insightful information you share to help the Voice Over community is very much appreciated!.