Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No
Perhaps your voice is your greatest asset,but you don’t yet realize it. Do you sound like a silky smooth DJ andcan you do multiple impersonations of celebrities and cartooncharacters?
If so, you may have a well-paying career ahead of you bystarting and operating a voice over service. Clients for your vocalabilities can include film producers, advertising agencies, radiocommercial producers, radio stations, publishers of audiobook tapes andcorporations for prerecorded telephone messages. Currently people whospecialize in supplying their voice or voice over work for variousprojects are charging rates for the service in the range of $50 to $75per hour. Joining a performers union is also recommended, as the ratespaid to union performers is generally higher than nonunionperformers’-not to mention the fact that it is also easier to marketyour service and secure more work.