By Stephanie Ciccarelli
September 16, 2008
Earlier this summer, we launched a new membership level called "Platinum", a service designed for voice over talent who want to get the absolute most for their career out of the Internet by way of greater visibility in the search engines, insider tips and some major publicity.
à¹ All of the features and benefits of the Premium membership at Voices.com
à¹ Additional Listings on 10 Niche Voice Over Websites
à¹ 2 Personalized Publicity Campaigns
à¹ Exclusive Monthly Marketing Reports
à¹ Advertisements throughout the Voices.com Advertising Network
There have been a number of impressive success stories so far, two in particular that are detailed below.
I'll also share a compelling reason to join that you've never heard before.
Is becoming a Platinum member the right decision for you? Find out here at VOX Daily.
A couple of weeks ago, I sent an email out to our Platinum members with updates about their membership, an insider report and an invitation to kick start their publicity campaigns, several of which are circulating right now on news websites, including Google News, Yahoo! and others.
When I asked for feedback on how their Platinum memberships were going so far (after two months of service), I received a number of jaw-dropping and grateful emails from people who are experiencing great success.
I'd like to share a couple of the stories here with you.
My news is that I am becoming the imaging voice for one of the world's fastest growing and increasingly important new industries... wind power! I am also doing :30 ads for Vestas airing on CNN.Â And just the other day they had me do intros for a new regular Bloomberg Financial feature that talks about Vestas. I am majorly pumped about this!Â This came within days of opening the new websites as a Platinum member. I would also say the Vestas account alone has already paid for the Platinum membership!
Also, I'm working with two producers in Orange County on a trailer for a totally new concept for a film. At this point they are just trying to come up with a non broadcast non theatrical trailer of several minutes to show to interested producers. I KNOW they found me on the new trailer website!
I've had people ask me on a regular basis if I think Voices.com is worth it, and my answer is always the same, definitely! I especially found it interesting when I talked to other V/O talent at Voice 2008 in LA.... when I told people that I was able to quit my full time sales job and do voiceover within 4 months of joining Voices.com, and that 90% of my jobs originated from Voices.com they couldn't believe it!
Many times that week people would continually ask me about that, and suggested I must be the exception. I don't think so at all.
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Perhaps you've been thinking along these lines:
Question #1: I'd love to do it but I think the price is too high.
Response: The Platinum membership is the only service of its kind and we've priced the package extremely competitively for what it includes. We bundled over $7000.00 worth of value into this membership, and we're making available for $1995.00.
Question #2: $1995.00 sounds like a large investment. Can I pay in installments?
Response: Yes, you can make quarterly payments of $498.75 to help break up the fee over the year and still get the same service and personalized attention.
Question #3: Won't there be thousands of people doing this? How will I be found?
Response: The Platinum membership is limited to only 100 people. This is the most effective, robust and highly customized online membership for the services being rendered that you will see anywhere, period.
Question #4: I'm a professional voice talent. Do you screen people for Platinum memberships? I don't want to be lumped in with newbies.
Response: We understand. You'll be comforted to know that Voices.com is only offering this membership to professional voice over talents. We reserve the right to refund customers who purchase the membership if they are not professionals. Just because someone has the money doesn't mean that they will be able to join the Platinum membership.
Question #5: What will you do for me that I'm not already doing myself?
Response: As a professional voice talent who is running their own business, you have more important things to do during your day like auditioning and recording voice overs for your clients as well as making time for your family and doing what you love.
By investing in the Platinum membership, you're unloading tasks that you don't have time to do for yourself such as marketing, promotion, search engine optimization, researching the industry and public relations, all of which make a huge difference in your career when done well but are often neglected in favor of other more critical day-to-day business activities.
As experts in these areas, we are working hard for our Platinum members in a capacity unheard of for a voice over marketplace serving as their publicists, branding consultants, search engine virtuosos, market researchers, and champions of their voices over services.
The earlier you do this, the sooner you'll receive media attention and publicity for your work that will catapult you into the fall during the busy advertising season.
Companies are having to try new things to make themselves competitive and assert their staying power, and do you know what?
Voice over is on their to do list.
Now is the time to let the world know that you are here to meet their voice over needs and exceed their expectations, moving forward as an agent of change using your Platinum membership as the vehicle that will help get you there.
à¹ There is still room for more members on the Platinum sites at present (but memberships will sell quickly so act now)
à¹ You can now pay in quarterly installments over the year
à¹ It's the busiest season for advertisers as they prepare their campaigns for the holidays
You can make payment:
à¹ Online using PayPal
à¹ Phone us toll-free in North America at 1-888-359-3472 to pay with a VISA or Mastercard
à¹ Sign and fax your authorization for quarterly billing (Voices.com Platinum Order Form)
à¹ Mail a check / cheque to our corporate address at:
130-100 Collip Circle
London, ON Canada
Looking forward to serving you!
Stephanie and The Voices.com Team
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