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" Radio Intro" Sequence W/ Custom Announcement!

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Hey all! 

 

I'm offering my ORIGINAL "Radio Intro" LOR sequence with a CUSTOM announcement featuring your show's name and broadcast channel!  Watch the video below for details!

 

Make sure you watch it in HD!
 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6J6vJGABQ3c

Edited by disney-fan-reborn

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Sorry but $30 for an 8 channel sequence just seems way too high I will have 30,000+ channels this year and 8 of them isnt gonna dent it also next year if were lucky no one will even remmeber that gang man style horrid thing ha ha

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Sorry but $30 for an 8 channel sequence just seems way too high I will have 30,000+ channels this year and 8 of them isnt gonna dent it also next year if were lucky no one will even remmeber that gang man style horrid thing ha ha

I think you missed what the ENTIRE package includes.  It's not JUST the sequence you are getting, but also a custom voice-over featuring your light show's name and broadcast channel.  So, the $30 is paying for me to record that custom announcement, edit it, and add it to the sequence for you.  BTW, I have another "Radio Intro" if you don't like the "Gangnam Style" in it.

 

Just keep in mind, folks, that the sequence is NOT the only thing I'm offering in the video!

Edited by disney-fan-reborn

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Sorry I did not mean to offend but there is a guy who calls him self the elf who will do almost your whole show voice over for that much money or maybe just a little more just saying that if you do not get much response that might be why peace out and no hard feelings

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Sorry I did not mean to offend but there is a guy who calls him self the elf who will do almost your whole show voice over for that much money or maybe just a little more just saying that if you do not get much response that might be why peace out and no hard feelings

No offense taken.

 

I know of whom you speak.  He's just voice-over, which is fine. (To be honest, he should be charging MUCH more than what he is for his Christmas voice-over stuff.)  However, I'm offering something different than what he does.  MY offering combines my sequence AND a little voice-over stuff.  If broken down, my sequence is $15 (I've edited all the audio and done all the sequencing), and the voice-over is $15-25, depending on if you want one or two station ID spots. 

 

Heck!  If people DON'T want the sequence, and just want the station ID spots, I'll do that too!  $15 for one, $25 for two!

Edited by disney-fan-reborn

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Why do you think the Demented Elf should be charging more? 

 

He's good, and voiceover jobs generally start at $150 for small stuff and go up from there.  However, I know why he's priced it where he has.  And for the lighting community, it's more than fair.  As is the pricing for my "Radio Intro" offering.

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Because of some advice I received tonight, I have deleted my video offering the "Radio Intro" with the custom announcement.  I am still offering custom station ID spots at $15 for one, or $25 for two.  But I will no longer be offering the "Radio Intro" sequence with it.  I will start a new thread with details and samples when I'm able!

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No offense taken.

 

I know of whom you speak.  He's just voice-over, which is fine. (To be honest, he should be charging MUCH more than what he is for his Christmas voice-over stuff.)  However, I'm offering something different than what he does.  MY offering combines my sequence AND a little voice-over stuff.  If broken down, my sequence is $15 (I've edited all the audio and done all the sequencing), and the voice-over is $15-25, depending on if you want one or two station ID spots. 

 

Heck!  If people DON'T want the sequence, and just want the station ID spots, I'll do that too!  $15 for one, $25 for two!

 

Kevin charges $50 and will do a whole lotta intros plus extras!

I think he did around 20 voice overs for me last year so it would be $250 for you and only $40 from Kevin (http://www.thedementedelf.com/)

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Because of some advice I received tonight, I have deleted my video offering the "Radio Intro" with the custom announcement.  I am still offering custom station ID spots at $15 for one, or $25 for two.  But I will no longer be offering the "Radio Intro" sequence with it.  I will start a new thread with details and samples when I'm able!

Seems most people will spend $1000's of dollars on blinky lights, then go cheap on everything else - lol. Kevin's prices are hard to beat and his work is top notch. I agree though - I believe his services are worth more than he's charging. I'm NOT complaining though - I use him every year. Best wishes on your project. Sequences and custom sequencing has become very competitive and the pricing is way down. I have maintained a small customer base entirely outside of Planet Christmas and for me personally - I won't take work if the price is less than minimum wage - it doesn't make sense. What's your time worth? I guess it's hard to separate the hobby from the money-making aspect of animated lights.

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Kevin charges $50 and will do a whole lotta intros plus extras!

I think he did around 20 voice overs for me last year so it would be $250 for you and only $40 from Kevin (http://www.thedementedelf.com/)

HA!  The funny thing is, that $250 you state is about the starting rate for what people in the voiceover industry are charging for many commercial jobs.  I didn't really think of it like that, but thanks for pointing that out.

 

FYI, I didn't remove my video because of the mildly negative comments.  I removed it because of some advice I received from a voiceover industry veteran of 50 years who has LOTS of experience in the music industry.  It had EVERYTHING to do with the music, and NOTHING to do with the voiceover stuff.  In fact, based on my mentor's advice, I may not even offer Christmas voiceover work because the money to be made in this little niche is just not worth the time!

 

Kevin's prices are low because he knows the Christmas light show community won't pay what he's worth.  Yes, he's quality and does a good job, but I don't think he's really making that much off the Christmas community.  He does commercial stuff too, and that's where the REAL money is made.

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The real money is made by people who have something worth selling.

 Buyers will determine what a product service is actually worth, not sellers. 

Edited by SteveMaris

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The real money is made by people who have something worth selling.

 Buyers will determine what a product service is actually worth, not sellers. 

:rolleyes:   So, if he was to charge $200 (which he should) for his voiceovers, you're saying the Christmas people would buy it?  I don't think so! The Christmas light show community has NO CLUE what voiceover work is "worth", thus his low prices because he knows he can't sell it to them for what he's TRULY "worth".

 

And, NO, selling to the narrow niche of Christmas light people at $50 a whack is NOT going to make "real" money.  ANY good voiceover professional will tell you that.  Even I know that!  Why do you think he also offers commercial voiceover work?

 

Let's say he sells to just 100 people this year with an average of $50 per sale....

 

$50 for 100 people...$5,000  NOT really "real" money.

 

Now, what if he charged an average of $200....

 

$200 for 100 people....$20,000  "REAL" money!

 

Thus, I don't believe it's worth it to do all that custom work for what he's charging.  For what I offered....yes.  BUT, I don't want to be wasting my time on doing custom jobs for $40 each in such a small niche.  Thanks to my mentor for pointing that out to me!  Thus, my offer for custom station ID drops is OFF THE TABLE!

Edited by disney-fan-reborn

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No,  my point is the opposite of what you just typed. 

 

You may think what you have is worth 200 dollars but if no one buys it......

 

Actually, you're wrong.  Demented Elf is VERY MUCH worth $200.  BUT, nobody in this Christmas light show industry would be willing to pay that because NOBODY HERE KNOWS ANYTHING DIFFERENT!  PURE AND SIMPLE.  But you go ahead and keep thinking what you want.

 

BTW, I never thought MY stuff was worth $200.  But I certainly am NOT going to spend hours on custom jobs for $5 a spot!  THAT is a TOTAL waste of time!  And, frankly, Kevin is wasting his time!

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A picture of me is worth $1000 nobody knows it yet but thats what it worth lol now you know why I dont have pic on my profile or one of you nuts would print it and steal my money ha ha

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A picture of me is worth $1000 nobody knows it yet but thats what it worth lol now you know why I dont have pic on my profile or one of you nuts would print it and steal my money ha ha

Actually, you're wrong.  It is VERY MUCH worth $200,000,000,000.  BUT, nobody in this Christmas light show industry would be willing to pay that because NOBODY HERE KNOWS ANYTHING DIFFERENT!  PURE AND SIMPLE.  But you go ahead and keep thinking what you want.

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I'm going to let you have the last word. Because apparently it makes you feel big to put others down.  So, go ahead.  The floor is yours, big guy!

Edited by disney-fan-reborn

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And your comments above are what? compliments? 

I am not trying to feel big. I am a pretty humble person. 

I am sorry if you can't handle constructive criticism. 

Good luck with your "business" 

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Steve - if you were really trying to give him constructive criticism or help in any way, wouldn't it be more productive to send him a pm rather than engaging in an argument in a forum thread? He posted this under "announcements". Unasked for advice is always received as criticism.

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Steve - if you were really trying to give him constructive criticism or help in any way, wouldn't it be more productive to send him a pm rather than engaging in an argument in a forum thread? He posted this under "announcements". Unasked for advice is always received as criticism.

What do you have for sale Brian? Lets talk about it...

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