By David Ciccarelli
December 30, 2008
Voice talent, agents, casting directors and unions face a changed environment. The convergence of media and technology, combined with the fragmentation and personalization of media, is affecting all industry players in unprecedented ways.
This report aims to identify the key players who participate in the industry, describe behavior and trends, but most importantly, highlights areas of opportunity that should be capitalized upon in 2009.
à¹ Voice Talent, Voice Actors, Narrators
à¹ Voice Over Coaches, Instructors and Trainers
à¹ Audio Engineers and Producers
à¹ Voice Over Agents Talent Agencies & Casting Directors
à¹ Unions and Industry Associations
à¹ Online Marketplaces
à¹ A map of the voice over industry online charted by TouchGraph.
à¹ A graph of which websites receive the most pageviews as sourced by Compete.com
à¹ The single most searched for keyword, and how much Google charges for a click if you were to bid on that keyword using Google Adwords, the search engine marketing program.
à¹ New information revealing the slight decline in radio and television advertising, but the rise in Internet, podcasting and videogame advertising.
à¹ Details about "The gadget of the year".
à¹ Information covering salaries of union and non-union voice over talent including dollar amounts for contracts with residuals as well as average rates for freelance voice over work.
For the visionaries and those who simply enjoy making predictions, what do you believe is in store for 2009? Download the Voice Over Industry 2009 report then add your prediction below by leaving a comment now.
Looking forward to hearing from you,