Social Media/Networking

Social Media networking, sometimes (in the recent old days) referred to as New Media networking….

How to make it work in your voice over business.

Put Your VO Demo on Pinterest

Put Your VO Demo on Pinterest

Oh, the biases voice actors have against Pinterest! "It's just for people to share recipes." "I'm not looking to buy shoes today!" "Who cares about what Jennifer Lawrence wore to the Oscars." OK, yes, Pinterest is guilty of all those stereotypical statements, and yes, it's dominated by the female...

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How Many VO Jobs Can You Get From Social Media?

Here they come:  all the studies, the research, the survey results offering a crystal ball look into Social Media marketing for this new year. I'm going to list two or three of the top articles published in just the last few days from some well-regarded online sites, but, really, anyone can find...

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The DeWees Magic

The DeWees Magic

This could spoil me...another Vegas weekend, another VO workshop! 2014 seems to be the year for 'em. Before the Spring is over, I will have attended four here in my home town. In a sense, local is good...because you can overdo the conference / meet-up / MasterMind / webinar / Stand-Up / Google...

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FaceBook Paper App

FaceBook Paper App

Forgive me.  I've been meaning to write a review of the new Zoom Hn6, but life keeps getting in the way. (watch for it later this week) Instead, I am running across some REALLY great stuff about social media these days, and I hope you don't mind my sharing it. Remember how I keep saying social...

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My Weekend Reading:  The Social Media Marketing Motherlode

My Weekend Reading: The Social Media Marketing Motherlode

Social Media may be the biggest digital trend EVAR to fail. Do you really believe that? I don't. I see it only going up and up and up.  That's why I can't shake my obsession with it. The reason we can never seem to get a  handle on it... the reason we can never seem to settle into a groove with...

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Numbers, Stats, Figures

Numbers, Stats, Figures

The sheer preponderance of numbers in our world today is overwhelming. Looking at them, you get jaded in short order.  The eyes gloss over.  Relevance and perspective can get lost. Not to add fuel to the fire, but I ran across a site the other day that may have that exact effect on you. HOW MANY...

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5 Social Media Strategies to Build Your VO Brand

5 Social Media Strategies to Build Your VO Brand

At NMX (The New Media Expo Conf) the other day, I heard Michael Hyatt speak about branding.  He's the Chairman and former CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers...a prolific thinker, blogger, and speaker.  He offered a multi-point plan for developing your personal brand, and two of them really stuck with...

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Social Media Moderation – Part II

Social Media Moderation – Part II

Just two days ago, I pointed readers here to the blog of my friend Derek Chappell.  There, a guest blogger -- John Lano --  used some advice from several voice actors to compose  a two-parter on the use of Social Media for voice-actors. In part one, I was honored to be asked about my...

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The Current State of Social Media for Voice-Actors (Part 2)

The Current State of Social Media for Voice-Actors (Part 2)

INFO OVERLOAD? You would be hard-pressed to OVERstate the impact of information and content sharing -- through the internet -- on voice acting today. Many things about the internet have changed our business permanently, and most would say:  for the better.  The free exchange of info -- of every...

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The Current State of Social Media for Voice-Actors (Part 1)

The Current State of Social Media for Voice-Actors (Part 1)

Battling Social Media burnout Social Media should not be stressful. This issue brings more questions to my door than any other. The question usually takes the form of: How much time should I spend on Social Media? Should I be on ALL the networks?  If no, which ones SHOULD I be on? Should Social...

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