Outstanding Commercial Demo – “Best Voiceover” Finalist

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So yeah, I get it. Really I do. It can be awkward for someone to jump up down and scream “HEY, LOOK AT ME AND THIS AWESOME THING I DID!”

So please know that I’m sitting down and sharing this with you very calmly. ?

Also…this wasn’t really something “I” did, it was truly a team effort. I mean, yeah, […]

Audio Description Demo – 6 Underground

Audio description is narration that’s added to the soundtrack of movies and television shows to describe important visual details that can’t be understood from the dialogue alone. It helps to inform individuals who are blind or who have low vision about visual content that’s essential for comprehension and enjoyment.

The Anatomy of a Voiceover Scam

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Lately, it seems that people who are convinced that doing voiceovers from home is a quick and easy way to make big money aren’t the only ones who are discovering our fabulous little industry. Scammers want in too.

By all reports, they’ve been hitting the VO community pretty hard over the past few months, so I’m guessing that unfortunately, they might […]

Eyes on the (Voiceover) Prize

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Voiceover talent with laser-like focus increase their chances of success.

Early morning. Shower. Coffee. Social Media.

Instagram: Wow. Look at the incredible new mic she just bought!

Facebook: No way! I can’t believe he booked that spot I auditioned for.

LinkedIn: Are you kidding me? She’s doing 4 more spots at that studio today?

Twitter: What? How did he manage to get on that agent’s roster???

Well that didn’t […]

Think Backwards for Voiceover Success

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Voiceover Legend Bob Bergen

A few days ago, I asked the members of the Voice-Over Friends group on Facebook (UPDATE: this group’s been closed) to share some tips on improving our voiceover businesses. There were loads of really valuable responses, and I included them in a recent post called Read more

30+ Ways to Strengthen Your Voiceover Business

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Voiceover Talent Solutions Your Career Improvement To-Do List:

Yeah, I know. Based on the timing of this post, it probably seems like a “Let’s Do Things Better in 2012” post, or worse yet, a glorified list of New Year’s resolutions. It isn’t. It’s more of a checklist of things we should be doing regularly, or a reminder of things we aren’t […]

Using Their (Voiceover) Powers for Good

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more generous, thoughtful and considerate group of people than the many voiceover artists I consider my friends. If you need any convincing, look no further than the Prime Time Voices for Children project, headed up by super VO talent Joe Cipriano, featuring a stellar recording of the classic ‘Twas the Night Before […]

4 Words That Guarantee Voiceover Success!!!*

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Voiceover Talent can earn "easy" money?

*Let’s be clear. There. Is. No. Guarantee.

You can be sure, however, that there will always be people who will try to convince you that they know all the secrets. And of course, for the low, low price of just $(fill in a number with at least one comma here), they will teach you everything they know, and […]

50+ Vital Business Resources for Voiceover Talent

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Voiceover Talent Success

After talking to just a few professional voiceover talents, or reading about the paths their careers have taken, it quickly becomes obvious that there is no single track to follow to guarantee success in the field. Truth be told, there is no guarantee of success in voiceover. (And anyone who tells you otherwise – especially if they’re selling […]

Voiceover Talent Beware

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Attention Voiceover Talent:

I’m very  disappointed, once again, to see a self-professed voiceover “guru” taking advantage of newcomers to the industry. How?