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

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The VoiceOver Insider Podcast Episode #6: Bev Standing and Working The Online Casting Sites

Julie Williams spends time with Bev Standing, one of the most frequently booked talents on Voices.com, and gets the low-down on how Bev used the … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 2

[In Part 1 of this series I discussed headphones. I also mentioned that 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 the record sound into both ears without the added acoustics of your … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

Food For Thought: Take A Break!

When was the last time you went to a movie in the middle of a work week, in the middle of the day, for no other reason than you simply wanted to? Wow! THAT long ago? Now, if you work for someone else, doing something like this could cause you some problems. But it you are self-employed (as most of us are), it might be something to consider. … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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Mouth Noise: A Report From The Trenches

By Brice Weatherill “What’s all this?” asked my wife, eyeing the collection of shopping bags suspiciously. “You know how I’ve been saying that I was getting a lot of mouth noise when I’m narrating my audiobooks?” “Yeah...?” “Well, what I’ve got here is going to solve that problem!” “Wow, it looks like a lot of stuff,” she replied, hefting … [Read More...]