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Google Search for Voice Actors

Google Search for Voice Actors

Understand a few simple syntax constructions in your google search,
and you can open up a world of opportunity. Updated article with new links.

Thrive with ‘VO Survivor”

Thrive with ‘VO Survivor”

Even for voice-actors accustomed to general isolation, COVID is taking its toll. Now, a chance to participate in something that shows the camaraderie of our community.

Less Is More

Less Is More

On the vagaries of English as an ever-changing language, and how VO might be effected.

Voice Over Education

World Voices #WoVochat

OneVoice Finds the Antidote for COVID

OneVoice Finds the Antidote for COVID

Some of the biggest annual conferences in all sorts of industries have had to drop their events. SWSX, NAB, Olympics, Burning Man, and countless others were caught by the calendar, and a disbelief that COVID was as bad as it was, or would get the reception it did. The...

WoVOCon Community?…Priceless!

WoVOCon Community?…Priceless!

World-Voices Organization's 6th-annual conference in Las Vegas wrapped up at 6pm Sunday night. Most all of the 115 attendees, presenters, sponsors, and speakers were walking two feet off the ground when they walked out the door. That's the kind of energy these...

In:Quality at NAB

In:Quality at NAB

The makers of ipDTL (and now new related products) makes its stand at the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas

VO Business & Compensation

Thrive with ‘VO Survivor”

Thrive with ‘VO Survivor”

Even for voice-actors accustomed to general isolation, COVID is taking its toll. Now, a chance to participate in something that shows the camaraderie of our community.

Yin or Yang?

Yin or Yang?

Analogies can be useful…to a point. Maybe you’re frustrated enough with a polarized America to consider my analogy in today’s blog.

Voice Over Education

The VO Newcomer Playbook

There’s no more secret to approaching VO for the first time than there is ANY freelance “gig” profession.
It boils down to one word.

No SEO Will Survive THIS Search Method

Just when you think you might be gaining ground in the holy grail of search optimization, along comes a method for finding voice actors from way out in left field.

VO Coaching Conundrums

Apparently, a lot of people want to coach voice acting these days. But why?…and who? When does a voice talent become a voice coach…and where are the rules & regs? A few observations within…

Creative VO Prospecting

Yesterday, I was reading through my Google Alerts, and came across a Craigslist ad placed by a seasoned VO pro.  I've re-printed most of it for you to see below the line-break.  The ad came complete with a graphic, phone #, website address, a map to his major U-S city...

Clearing Out the Crud

When your speaking apparatus is gunked-up... you can't keep up your VO commitments so well. And Boy Howdy, this is the season for gunking! How many times have I seen anguished posts on social media groups begging anyone for quick-fix solutions that will allow the...

Starting Out

Launching into the world of voice acting is a steep challenge.  There are no manuals, but plenty of "opportunities".  The opportunities range from legitimate offers of help to outright predation, and everything in between...including the costs involved. As you would...

Voice Over Hardware & Software tools

The Ultimate Podcasting Reference

The Ultimate Podcasting Reference

There are a lot of reasons people Podcast, but probably the biggest, is that it WORKS!  It works especially well as a marketing tool...or in today's parlance: a content marketing tool.  In the process -- much like blogging -- you learn a lot, and you earn a lot of...

Ah, the Mic.  The Mighty Mic!

Ah, the Mic. The Mighty Mic!

The mic is a voice talent’s axe.. While we can’t escape its necessity, there’s no reason to let it overburden us either.

WAVSplitter: Next-Gen Word2WAV

WAVSplitter: Next-Gen Word2WAV

Specialty software designed just for voice-actors is rare.  It's usually musicians, producers, or DJ's etc. who are the target, and voiceover artists have to adapt it. But Word2Wav was one of those unique, gems-of-a-program that could save you, the voice actor, hours...

Voice Over Events

OneVoice Finds the Antidote for COVID

OneVoice Finds the Antidote for COVID

Some of the biggest annual conferences in all sorts of industries have had to drop their events. SWSX, NAB, Olympics, Burning Man, and countless others were caught by the calendar, and a disbelief that COVID was as bad as it was, or would get the reception it did. The...

WoVOCon Community?…Priceless!

WoVOCon Community?…Priceless!

World-Voices Organization's 6th-annual conference in Las Vegas wrapped up at 6pm Sunday night. Most all of the 115 attendees, presenters, sponsors, and speakers were walking two feet off the ground when they walked out the door. That's the kind of energy these...

In:Quality at NAB

In:Quality at NAB

The makers of ipDTL (and now new related products) makes its stand at the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas

CourVO Newsletter



Voice Over Niches

4 Ways to Build Bandwidth

4 Ways to Build Bandwidth

Available time is out. “Bandwidth” is in. It’s another mark of our changing language, but also our obsession with productivity.

Voice Over Hardware & Software tools

Coolest Online Digital Tool EVARR

Coolest Online Digital Tool EVARR

Anyone who's had to build a story using subject interviews under deadline pressure (TV reporters?) knows the drill. You can't really compose the narrative until you know exactly what the interview subjects actually say...so the first task - while the clock is ticking...

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Voice Over Community