Refresh, Reboot, Refurbish, Renew

This is the sad state of affairs in today’s world:  everything is cursory. I’m speaking mostly of content, attention spans, and trends.  Nothing stands still.  Everything is always in transition. I’m speaking mostly of content,...

Video Validation

Take a good look into the camera.  Feel uncomfortable?No?Then, imagine that while looking at that camera you’re expected to say things that make perfect sense with correct grammar, the appropriate facial expressions, unwavering concentration, without...

Let’s FACE It

Everything you do online for your VO business:  Demos, Blogs, Twitter posts, FaceBook updates, profiles, newsletters…even email signatures should have a picture. I used to sit on the fence on this debate…you know…the debate over whether a VO...

Are You a PROFESSIONAL Voice Actor?

Maybe you don’t even care if you rise to the moniker of “professional” as long as the paychecks keep coming.  The cynic in me says career professionals are a vanishing breed or just achieve that echelon through sheer chutzpah and...
Analogy Apology

Analogy Apology

Despite some really good discussion generated by my blog yesterday — Ostrich or Coyote? — I think it was a weak device for me to use to make my point.  I even said so IN the article: “…I’m not going to go too far with this...