Q: What are your rates?
A: All projects are custom quoted based on the factors below. I do take into consideration things like budget, non-profit status, etc. and if you do your homework, you'll find my rates are in line with industry-standard rates for professional non-union voice work.
Q: Do you work on a flat fee or BULK RATE arrangement?
A: Yes, when it makes sense for you. If you have a regular volume of work that could benefit from a consistent voice, you may save significant time and money with Flat Fee Voiceover. These arrangements are also custom quoted based on the factors below and the anticipated volume of work. Click here for more info.
Q: How are rates quoted?
A: There are several factors considered for each quote:
What type of project is it? For example, broadcast commercial, corporate narration, explainer video, telephony (IVR or message on hold), eLearning, medical narration, etc.
How long is the finished project? This can be measured in time, word count, or page count depending on the genre.
Where and how will the product be used? For broadcast (TV and/or radio, which markets, how many markets, size of markets), web (on a website, for paid web advertising, social media, YouTube, etc), internal corporate use, etc. For a good explanation of usage for those who hire voiceover, click here. If I don’t know the usage, I can’t possibly quote the project.
How long will the voiceover be used? 3 months? 6 months? 1 year?
Hopefully, you've done your homework and have a reasonable, fair market value budget in mind. If not, I can provide objective, industry-standard information to educate you on reasonable rates.
Q: what is your turnaround time?
A: My current average workload allows me to turn around typical projects (generally 3 minutes or less) in one business day. If you need extra-tight turn around, by all means let’s chat! Fully produced pieces obviously take longer and depend on scope.
Q: How are the final files delivered?
A: Short answer: Any way you like.
I can output files in any professional format, and typically deliver them via Dropbox. If you have another preferred delivery method (Google Drive, etc.), just let me know.
Q: what is YOUR POLICY ON RETAKES AND REVISIONS?
A: Non script-correct mistakes on my part are always fixed for free. For the complete policy on retakes and revisions, click here.
Q: Do you do full audio production?
A: I've been producing for over 30 years, have a full service pro studio, and can deliver fully produced audio for video, broadcast commercials, presentations, and more. If you're asking about a fully produced piece (music, sound effects, etc), not just the final voiceover tracks, just let me know.