Julie Williams

New Webinar: Creating The Perfect Studio For YOUR Needs!

I’m running another fundraising webinar in support of the Bob Deyan ALS Nurses Fund and the HEAR Now Festival.. This one is called The PERFECT Studio to Fit YOUR Needs. It’s on Thursday, December 17th, starting at 6p.m. Pacific / 9p.m. Eastern. If you can’t make the time, every registrant for the webinar will receive […]

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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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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Voice Negotiation Tools and Tactics

Price negotiation is one of the more difficult parts of a voiceover business. In the new voiceover marketplace, those with the sharpest business AND voiceover skills will survive. It takes guts to negotiate a job. It also takes a STRONG view of self worth. If you don’t believe in your skills and the value of your time, it will be very difficult … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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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...]