EWABS Ep. 122 December 16, 2013



Streamed live on Dec 16, 2013

Rob shares his legal wisdom and end of the year tax tips.
George joins us later in the program, special thanks to Anthony Gettig for co-hosting this episode.

Dan's Tip Of The Week: Processing.
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George joins us live from a client's studio, where George is completing a project.

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Welcome This Weeks Special Guest: Robert Sciglimpaglia.
Robert Sciglimpaglia is a practicing attorney, actor and accomplished voice over artist as well as the author of Voice Over Legal.

Interview topics, and questions included:

What year end business advice might Rob have for us?

What sort of questions does Rob receive from voice over clients?

Rob relates that recently there have been many questions in regards to collections.

Can an individual have a legal trademark?

What tips does Rob have for getting paid?

Are wire transfers a legitimate method of getting paid?

What are the differences if operating as a foreign entity doing business 
with the United States.

Are trademarks, and service marks the same thing?

What news is there regarding Rob's book "Voice Over Legal?"

What sort of projects has Rob been working on recently?

What's Rob's connection to World Voices Organization (WOVO)?

Have there been any recent problems with people using copyrighted music on their demos etc?

What is Rob's opinion of to pay to play sites?

What is the single biggest mistake that voice talent usually make?

What is the best practice regarding starting out with a new client?

Should we trademark our personal names?

Rob's book is available at www.voiceoverlegal.com.

George gives us some additional information about his on site project.

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