David Ciccarelli | The Founder of Voices.com Shares How He Built the World’s Largest Online Marketplace for Audio and Voice Products

Show Notes

Are you looking to secure work as a voice actor? Are you looking to find voice-over talent for a big project? The founder of Voices.com, David Ciccarelli joins us today to share how he built the world’s largest online marketplace for audio and voice products.

  1. Yes, yes, yes, and yes!!! Thrive Nation on today’s show are interviewing the founder and CEO of Voices.com which is currently the world’s largest online marketplace for audio and voice products! David, welcome onto the Thrivetime Show! How are you sir!?
  2. David Ciccarelli, I know that you’ve had a ton of success at this point in your career, what was your life like growing up and where did you grow up?
  3. When did you first figure out what you wanted to do professionally?
  4. How did you start Voices.com?
  5. What kind of microphone do you recommend for your voice talent?
    1. Buy a TLM-103 Neuman – https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/TLM103–neumann-tlm-103-large-diaphragm-condenser-microphone-nickel 
    2. Buy a RE-20 – https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/RE20–electro-voice-re20-broadcast-microphone-with-variable-d?mrkgadid=3303549494&mrkgcl=28&mrkgen=gpla&mrkgbflag=0&mrkgcat=studio&recording=&acctid=21700000001645388&dskeywordid=92700046934838593&lid=92700046934838593&ds_s_kwgid=58700005287206531&ds_s_inventory_feed_id=97700000007215323&dsproductgroupid=413983090227&product_id=RE20&prodctry=US&prodlang=en&channel=online&storeid=&device=c&network=g&matchtype=&locationid=9026521&creative=285689014026&targetid=pla-413983090227&campaignid=1465808290&gclid=CjwKCAiAwrf-BRA9EiwAUWwKXlBG33uGBmzw3qirlgWHOywO5qJzQGeRxpz19H4v5uXQHN2D8oLN8hoCl10QAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds 
  6. What kind of software are you recommending for your voice talent?
    1. Adobe Audition
    2. Audacity
    3. Pro Tools
  7. David Ciccarelli How did you go about funding your first company?
  8. How did you go about getting your first 10 customers?
  9. Many of our guests say that they had a key mentor or a key book that they read that really helped them to change their mindset and their approach to success…do you have a key book or mentor in your life that has impacted you the most…I would love to hear that story?
  10. What mentor has made the biggest impact on your career thus far?
  11. David Ciccarelli, I would like to really DEEP DIVE into your wisdom on this…what do you see as being the biggest trends that are impacting the creative service industry right now?
  12. What message or principle that you wish you could teach everyone?
  13. David Ciccarelli, you come across as a very proactive person…how do you typically organize the first 4 hours of every day?
  14. What advice would you give the younger version of yourself?
  15. David, if people want to check out Voices.com and the products and services that you offer, how does the service work?
  16. David Ciccarelli, I have paid for professional voice over work and I personally have found it to be very beneficial for creating compelling commercials and creative work, but I would love for you to share about the importance of having professional voice-over work done?
  17. What are a couple of books that you believe that all of our listeners should read?
    1. Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill
    2. Earl Nightingale
    3. Scaling Up – Verne Harnish
  18. You’ve got the mic, what is one thing that you want to share with the Thrive Nation before you drop the mic?
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