Julie Williams

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VoiceOver Insider Podcast #19 with Heather Costa

The VoiceOver Insider Podcast has launched Episode #19. Julie Williams talks with voice talent Heather Costa about using social media to help build a voiceover business. Get the low-down on how to really use Twitter to build relationships with potential clients online. And Heather doesn’t stop at Twitter: she discusses using outlets such as Pintrest […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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Plan For Success in 2015 (Part 2)

Last week we discussed the necessity of setting goals in order to maximize your potential in the new year. (See: Plan For Success in 2015, Part 1.) We … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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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 skills, and your … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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Sound Advice: Encyclopedia Of Voice-Over

A Product Review by Julie Williams I acquired the Sound Advice Encyclopedia of Voice-Over during a recent trip to Los Angeles to network with dozens of industry professionals. I began reading the book on the way home. I was blown away. After all… in my 37 years as a professional VO talent, what could this book teach ME? How arrogant! We ALL have … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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VO Newbie Corner: The Time Is NOW!

I noticed lots of chatter in the various voice actor forums this month about new talent being unable and/or unwilling to begin auditioning. The reasons vary wildly but there is a lot of “my demos aren't ready and/or good enough”, “my website isn't ready and/or good enough” to “I don't sound like I think I should sound” and “I'm only good with my … [Read More...]