Julie Williams

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New VO Book Review: Making Money In Your PJs

I love not only the title, but the content of Making Money in Your PJs, by Paul Strikwerda. Not that I make money in my PJs… no, I make money in my bathing suit in between dips in the pool! Either way, it is a fun life! But that doesn’t mean everyone is qualified for it. […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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The Deyan Institute Raises The Bar in Audiobook Training

“Today, anyone with a microphone can get into this type of work. And with the barrier to entry being so low, these people have a burden on themselves … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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How To Use Skype As A Phone Patch

First, you have to choose how you would like to use Skype, and whether the director or client requires that you have the ability to play back recorded takes. I’ll outline two different methods, the software and the hardware mixer methods. First a little about how to setup your Skype account to prepare for making and receiving calls with standard … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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Plan For Success in 2014 (Part 1)

Don’t make New Year’s resolutions?  You should.  I’m not talking about resolving to lose those last few pounds or vowing to be more patient with the kids,  (Although I do believe those are great resolutions.)  I’m talking about business planning. The old adage “If you fail to plan, plan to fail,” is often true in business. Larger companies have … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

Organizing Your Business for 2014

If you've joined the ranks of the online voice actor, you've now started your own business.  No matter where you are in your career, your business needs are the same.  You're now a company and that company can either be a well oiled machine that gets results or a disorganized mess that gets little in return. Perhaps you've already set some … [Read More...]