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Leveraging Word Power

Words are our wages, but are we too close to see their power in our marketing?

When COVID Gets Whacky

When COVID Gets Whacky

Things would natural change after the pandemic, but as at home freelance workers, we still need to be vigilant in protecting our integrity and turf.

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...

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

When COVID Gets Whacky

When COVID Gets Whacky

Things would natural change after the pandemic, but as at home freelance workers, we still need to be vigilant in protecting our integrity and turf.

Voice Over Education

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...

Qualified to be a VO Coach?

The estimate that only 5% of voice actors are truly supporting themselves and their families with strictly voiceover work is probably close to correct. (remember, 47.93% of all numbers quoted online are made-up). Whatever the number (almost impossible to discern),...

My Monday Night Visitor

What day of the week would you say comes with the highest concentration of VO audition requests? Uh-huh.  Monday. Now, let me explain that my prime daypart for recording auditions is midnight to 3am.  Lately I've also adding 11am - 1pm after I rise, for doing...

Your Homework Assignment for Tonight

Your Homework Assignment for Tonight

Does anybody watch TV without the DVR running in the background any more?  Either way, your homework assignment for tonight is to play back pay a prime-time or prime-time access program and pay special attention to the commercials. Right.  The thing that we all...

Voice Over Hardware & Software tools

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

Voice Over Niches

When COVID Gets Whacky

When COVID Gets Whacky

Things would natural change after the pandemic, but as at home freelance workers, we still need to be vigilant in protecting our integrity and turf.

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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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...

Voice Over Community