Julie Williams

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Voice2014 Conference Audio Dispatches: Thursday Aug. 28th

Here are Julie Williams’ audio dispatches from the first full day at the Voice2014 conference in Anaheim, California, August 27 to 30. And before we go to the audio, we wanted to include this image placed in the conference program by friends and students of  Vanessa Hart, a voiceover and audiobook narrating powerhouse we lost […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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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 … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 3

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series I discussed the benefits of using headphones or studio monitors. Now let's look at some recommendations: My general recommendation is check your recording from top to bottom in headphones for background noises that might have gotten into the microphone and mark anyplace that needs to be re-recorded. Once you’ve … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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How To Bid An Audiobook

No matter how much you want to voice a particular audiobook project, it’s prudent to follow certain procedures in the bidding process—or you might find yourself working for free—or even losing money in the process. Audiobooks are notoriously low paying voice-over jobs. As many well known talents will tell you, you’ve got to love storytelling or … [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...]