Voice acting is one of the nicest and easy way of earning money either online or offline. But it requires some good skills like modulation of voice, taking out different types of voices, mimicry etc. If you think you have such type of skills then this post is for you.

Voice acting is a very good way of earning money online. You can use your voice to earn money. If you want to become a voice actor, you can boost your career by uploading your voice on the internet.

If you have a great voice or you are good at mimicry, becoming a voice actor can get you a lot of money online.

Examples of voice acting- all the cartoon characters like mickey mouse, goku, oggy and the cockroaches, shinchan, doraemon, Mr Bean the animated series etc.

All these characters have got their voices from voice actors. Not only just cartoon characters, you can also do dubbing in commercials too. But the question is how to do it? And how can I earn through it?Well I am going to discuss everything about it in my blog.


  1. What is voice acting?
  2. Who can do this?
  3. Required/relevant skills
  4. How to start?
  5. Platforms to do voice acting
  6. Earnings?

What is voice acting?

Voice acting is an art of doing voice-overs or just providing voices to represent a character.
If you have a great voice or you are splendid at mimicry, becoming a voice actor can fetch you lot of money online.

As a voice actor, you can lend your voice to animated movies, presentations, product videos, television programs, cartoons, anime series, video games, commercials, audiobooks and so on. 

Skills Required –

  • You must have a clear and compelling voice.
  • Ability to control you voice frequency, you should know how to modulate your voice at different points.
  • Ability to exhibit acting skills.
  • You should have basic knowledge of the recording equipment and see if you are comfortable with the equipment.

How To Get Started – 

Visit the following websites, create your profile and dig out the voice over jobs for yourself.

Well it’s not that easy, first you have to qualify a small test, they will give you a small paragraph which you have to read and then record it. After recording it you have to upload it on their site and they will review your voice. If your skills and voice is good, then you can pass the test easily. But remember 98% of the voice over artist gets rejected due to some reasons.

  • They haven’t recorded the voice in a professional studio. Remember you have to record your voice in a professional studio and get your recording edited by a professional, it’s the most important step. If you have a studio and you are a professional its well and good but if you are a newbie I recommend you to record your voice in a studio
  • Wrong modulation of voice, if you will not modulate your voice correctly you will definitely fail.
  • Words must be clear and loud.
  • Record it a particular frequency provided by them, they will notify all the details you need for recording. You must follow them and give your best.

Expected Earnings – 

Earnings are extremely flexible in this industry. So there’s no exact number I can give here. Earnings also depend on the amount of work involved in a project. 

Naturally, big projects will make you more money. You can start doing small assignments, in the beginning, once you have the confidence and experience, then you can hop on to doing medium and larger projects.

I will recommend you that you must collaborate first with some professional voice over artist. Learn from them, show them your work. Work for them, complete their projects that’s how can get experience in this industry. Then move on to big assignments.

These platforms provides you with clients, if you have a better portfolio of projects more orders you will get. Many Hollywood producers and directors search voice over artist on these type of platform. If you are lucky enough you might get selected for a voice over in a movie or so.

How to get success in this industry?

This industry needs extra effort for getting successful as millions of people are out there who are trying to become voice over artist just like you want.

But how to win and rise above them all?

Here are some tips:

  • You must have a logo or a face which you can show and represent it as a brand in market.
  • Create profiles on various social platforms like linkedin, pinterest, tumblr, Instagram, facebook
  • Most important are instagram and facebook pages as they have the largest audience.
  • Create a portfolio and best of your works section and represent it, post it on your Instagram and facebook pages.
  • Follow professional voice over artist and try to collaborate with them.
  • Complete small and big assignments for them for free.
  • That’s how you will attract audience’s attention.
  • Once you get high number of followers, start giving paid services at a  lower fees.  
  • At last, hire small voice over artists and make them work for you.
  • Open a studio and complete all the big assignments.

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