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Voice Over Marketing: Front Burner, Back Burner?

Contrary to what some of my friends think, I do not live, breathe and think Voice-overs 24 hours a day.? In fact, one of my favorite things about this business (and I’ve been making a living at it for over 2 decades…yeah, I’m that old…) is that it has given me the flexibility to work […]

The Five-Second Voice-Over Billboard: How Hard Can it Be?

My first billboard for NBC! What a pleasure to be directed and produced by the fabulous Bill Rock, who has been one of the voices of NBC for years and is one of the voice-over greats. I pinned his studio on Pinterest on my “Great Places to Record Audio” Board. Source: bargainnews.com via Randye on […]

Best Ever Voice Talent, Actor, Creative, You!

Voice acting, creative journeys, and how insatiable curiosity and love of communication add to your value as a voice talent and more! Interview with Best Ever You Network. – also got around to my book Ben Behind His Voices!

Voiceovers: That's What I Like About You

So you wanna be in voice overs? Yes. Well, read up, person with that lovely voice. Just check the archives at voiceoverXtra, Edge Studio, or any of the number of fab VO blogs out there, and you’ll get the truth: becoming a professional voice over talent takes lots of training,? hard work, marketing,creating business goals, […]

Audiobook Narration: When the Voice Talent is also the Author

Weird. That’s all I can say.? Sure, we voice talents are getting increasingly used to wearing many hats: director, producer, editor, voiceover artist, and sometimes grammarian (if the script needs a little, um, help) – not to mention blogger, marketing guru, social media student. Still, this is a new experience for me. I am narrating […]

"You have such a nice voice!": the 5 layers needed for voice-over

When I teach “Investigate Voice-Over” classes for Edge Studio – either in the CT or NYC studio, on a telecall/webinar, in Continuing Education sessions or at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting – I usually begin by asking students what brought them to the class. If I had, say, a dollar for every answer that began, […]

Voiceover and Social Networking: Online or in person?

wow, remember live people? Here’s an eye-opening article from PC World that provides a reality check re social media.  Right now I’m working facebook, twitter, and the voiceover boards, since my first session today isn’t until 2 pm. Yep, 80% of the VO business is spent marketing (well, that’s one statistic I heard) – so […]

Voiceover and Social Media – Why Not?

Trying Thumbtack today, thanks to my pal CourVO – will keep you posted! Always good to have your services listed. Voiceover jobs come from all sorts of leads, in person, on the phone, online. Keep your skills sharp, your marketing constant, your desire to help others create a “sound first impression” in front. By the […]

The Voiceover Community…Faffcon and more

Increasingly, my voiceover work is done from home – and so many others in this business (and others, I know) are finding the same trend affecting them. Very cool to send files to India (what’s the time difference again?), but also so nice to work in my own back yard – which in this case […]

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