Julie Williams

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The Biggest Mistake VO Newbies Make

So many voiceover newbies make the mistake of not approaching voiceover as a business. Like a Subway Franchise, there are expenses: studio, training, marketing. You need a coach to guide you  (not just teach you…but guide you) in what to do next). And, you need to be prepared to invest in yourself, your training, your […]

VoiceOver Industry News

Kimberly Woods auditions for audiobooks with Debra Deyan of Deyan audio.

Audio Dispatches from Voice2014 Saturday August 30 – Last Day!

This is the last day of Voice2014 in Anaheim California. But just because it's the last day doesn't mean there's nothing going on. Rather than going … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 1

Question: Should I use headphones or studio monitors while editing audio? Answer: Both. There! Shortest article ever! OK, just kidding... Headphones and studio monitors each provide a unique perspective of the sound of your voice—Headphones give a very “clinical” impression of what’s recorded. By that I mean you are getting a direct feed of … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

VoiceOver Legal: Power of Attorney

Question: I received a phone call from a casting director, who is also a manager, who expressed interest in me, which was great. It would be non-exclusive, and she would take 20% for gigs she booked me. She also sent me an application form to fill out, along with a w-9, and a Contract that states I am agreeing to give her power of attorney so she … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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Promote or Perish: the SOUND ADVICE Marketing Strategy You Likely Overlooked

By Kate McClanaghan, www.voiceoverinfo.com There’s really is no point in having a demo if no one knows you have one. And it stands to reason industry professionals are more likely to book you based on familiarity. This only comes about through repeated promotions. What marketing and PR professionals know that you might not is the simple fact … [Read More...]