By Stephanie Ciccarelli
August 17, 2011
Today, you're getting a sneak peek of the new profile design.
What's changed and what has stayed the same?
Find out in today's VOX Daily!
What's the same?
You'll still have three sections to your profile; main profile, demos and feedback. Before going any further, there is no action on your part to get the profile upgrade. All the information you have saved will appear in your new profile, however you'll get a fresh, updated design.
We hope that your Voices.com profile is your favorite page to point people to when showcasing your voice over work. With that in mind, we're aware that your demo should be right at the top, beside your name. Early tests reveal this is excellent placement and will result in many more listens of your demo.
We're also adding a "Contact" button below your picture. Clients who click the Contact or Request a Quote buttons will get a streamlined hiring process.
And yes, you'll still get to personalize your profile by picking a color theme.
It comes in green.
Or, you can choose the snazzy pink.
Now, we need your feedback
What did you like about the new profile?
Is there anything you don't like?
My Account Page
We're also going to be introducing a new feature at Voices.com called the "Activity Feed." The feed will be a stream (think Facebook, Twitter, Google+) of your recent activity. No, we're not turning into a social network, but we do appreciate that people like seeing a list of recent activity. I really like this feature myself and am excited to see it roll out.
What will be in the Activity Feed?
Your activity feed will show you things you've done or that others have done that affect you. For example, some items you might see in your feed include:
You have updated your profile. Looks sharp!
You have uploaded a new demo. Sounds great!
[client username] has sent you a thank you note.
[client username] has asked you a question about your audition for [job title].
Congratulations! You have been awarded a job. See Job ID #### for more information
While your activity feed lets you know of items that were accomplished, your task list will show you what you need to do next. Here are some items that may appear in your task list:
[X] Upload a demo
[X] Upload a picture
[X] Choose your color theme
[X] Set up your payment settings
What's Your Favorite?
Imagine you're a client managing your projects with Voices.com. Below, there are two similar, but different designs of the Activity Feed and Task List for clients.
In the comment box below, let us know which version you prefer and why.
Stephanie and DavidRelated Topics: activity feed, Fall 2011, Google, preview, profiles, Voices.com