Voice Actor Video Tips

by | Mar 22, 2021 | Video



Half the battle of doing a good selfie video is the sound.

So, as a voice-actor, you’re already halfway there, right?

But wait, Dave, you say…why would I even WANT to do a video?

Uh, cuz video is only the hottest medium/format/vehicle for getting noticed, and getting noticed by prospective clients is (or should be) one of your top priorities.

Don’t take my word for it, A couple of  convincing articles on the pace of video marketing:

Video Marketing Statistics: The State Of Video Marketing In 2021 | Biteable

67 Video Marketing Stats You Need to Know for 2021 (lemonlight.com)

136 Video Marketing Statistics You Can’t Ignore In 2021 | InVideo

Video Marketing Statistics: What You Must Know for 2021 (optinmonster.com)

I’ve blogged about this many times.  Sure, anyone can go on camera, but how many can make it look genuine, authentic AND get their message across convincingly?  There are some nuances to it, nothing you can’t learn with practice

Several years ago, I launched a bare-bones primer on how to create a better video built around the mnemonic B.L.I.N.K.

If you’d like to check it out, go to OnCamTips. (free)

This is not rocket surgery, and just like you had to get used to the sound of your own recorded voice, you CAN get comfortable with seeing yourself in video.

Lighting, and authenticity are the two biggest factors.  People don’t mind if you make mistakes, as long as you’re genuine about it….and lighting is cheap these days.

There are a gazillion websites extolling the virtues of video marketing (see above)…and new digital and online tools emerge seemingly every day that make the production of a video so so simple!  Check out WeVideo for starters.

I also like:
Video Editor – Movie Maker – Video Maker (kizoa.com)
VEED – Online Video Editor – Video Editing Made Simple
All your video needs in one place | Clipchamp

Let me know if I can help!




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