I’m not the first guy to say this. I definitely won’t be the last guy to say this.
Stop sending people to your Pay 2 Play profile!
Do you suppose Target will ever do any free advertising for Walmart?
When you promote your Pay 2 Play voice over profiles via social media (and anywhere else you may share the link) it’s basically the same thing as Target advertising for Walmart.
Yes, you’re sending people to check out your profile. That’s great.
You’re also directing potential clients to multi-thousands of other voice actors.
To me, it’s just not a good idea.
Stop Sending People To Your Pay 2 Play Profile
It’s 2014. It costs, what? $10 to register your own domain name? Then what? Another $5/month to host it?
WordPress is free.
SoundCloud can host your demos.
If you’re serious about voice acting, if you’re serious about building your voice over career, invest a few dollars, build even a basic website with your picture, demos, bio and contact information, and stop directing clients to places where they may find and hire someone else.
If you’re going to tell me it’s easier or convenient to just use one of your Pay 2 Play profiles here’s what I’ll tell you in return:
Stop making excuses. Start making an effort.