New Paradigms

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4 Reasons for VO Agility in a Changing World

4 Reasons for VO Agility in a Changing World

We don't see it because we're so wrapped up in it...part of it...causing it.  The pell-mell pace of change.  No other generation in the history of humankind on this earth has fallen victim to the opportunity and the pitfalls of innovation, cultural churn, and info overload like this generation.  ...

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The Scary Thing About Change…

The Scary Thing About Change…

...is that it happens all around us every second...but we can scarcely see it.The best analogy is the claim that the world is flat.  The view from space proves that theory wrong. Conversely, hindsight proves the theory of change is true.I've been living the change in popular media.  Every new...

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WoVO’s 2nd VO Rates (RADAR) Roundtable is Must-See!

WoVO’s 2nd VO Rates (RADAR) Roundtable is Must-See!

We're in the communications business, right?  So, it makes sense that at the most basic level, we should communicate with EACH OTHER about our business.It's no secret that like many other industries disrupted by the internet, voice acting is seeing market forces changing legacy compensation...

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How “Cord-Cutting” Affects VO

How “Cord-Cutting” Affects VO

An entire generation of "millennial" consumers have no idea what a TV antenna is, have never purchased a cable subscription, and can't wait for wearable computing to hit its stride (Apple iWatch is a start).In the first three months of 2015, traditional cable lost 105,000 subscribers, satellite...

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SpeakPage  (seeking voice-actors)

SpeakPage (seeking voice-actors)

We're living in the middle of a paradigm shift.  Every generation does...they just don't always see the forest for the trees.     For us, the internet is disrupting most all the of the media channels that had been enjoying money-growing-on-trees status:  TV, radio, music, publishing, photography,...

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The World’s Largest Media Owner

The World’s Largest Media Owner

Rupert Murdoch?  Nope.Sony?  Huh-uh.Comcast/AOL/TimeWarner? Not even close.Google.I know, I know... Apple has $194 Billion in cash, and is a media darling, but Google (which Steve Jobs hated) is moving ahead of all other also-rans.Google is 136% bigger than #2 - Disney...and bigger than Disney and...

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Are You “Managing” Your Content?

Are You “Managing” Your Content?

The new darling catch-phrase on the lips of savvy marketers and "online experts" these days is CONTENT MANAGEMENT. A professional "content manager" must be the most coveted position in the pantheon of social media expertise! Don't be fooled. I wrote about content marketing back in June.  See: ...

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Source-Elements Debuts “NOW”

Source-Elements Debuts “NOW”

In the midst of an unbridled enthusiasm for ipDtL... one of the first providers of non-ISDN remote, high-quality recording -- Source Elements -- is out with a compelling competing product. Even as World-Voices Organization calls for an industry-wide end to ISDN, pretenders to the throne are...

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