International Work - How Do I Get It?
In regards to expanding internationally, the opportunities are tremendous . In this article, we discuss where these opportunities lie and how to obtain them.
With the advent and proliferation of the World Wide Web, national and international work has exploded. Many companies now offer the following in their native language, as well as foreign languages:
- website narration
- automated telephone systems
- training films
- museum tours
- software narration
- educational videos
Plus within the next few years, expect to see the many companies narrating their website content in multiple languages.
And with email being quick, easy, and inexpensive, it is common for voice over artists to market themselves internationally... and likewise, it is common for productions to search for voice talent anywhere. This means that your marketing opportunity becomes the world -- yet simultaneously, your competition becomes significantly greater.
Thus, a new marketing strategy is essential. One with a niche. Perhaps specializing in your strongest vocal delivery. This could be medical narrations, character animations, audiobooks, automated telephone response systems, etc.
Find potential clients through the web. Search under various key words dealing with your marketing niches.
Overall, think globally. Work is just about everywhere. And where work doesn’t exist...it probably will in a short while - so marketing there can be very advantageous.
Remember. Global marketing the ability to receive scripts and send files through the Internet leads to a very flexible lifestyle... one where you can move anywhere in the world and keep your clientele.