Julie Williams

Voiceover Insider Podcast #47: Ramifications of The Voicebank.net Acquisition by Voices.com

The VoiceOver Insider Podcast has launched Episode #47. In thisVoiceOver Insider podcast, Julie Williams discusses the ramifications of the recent acquisition of VoiceBank by Voices.com. Guests include Liz Atherton, owner of TAG Talent Agency, and Dave Courvosier, president of World Voices Organization (WoVO). Voices.com declined to be interviewed. You can listen to the episode using […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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The VoiceOver Insider Podcast Episode #7: Derek Chappell Discusses Using Social Media to Futher your VO Career

Derek Chappell has created an online "hub" of voiceover blogs and other information sources. He chats with Julie Williams about some of the social … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Voice Over Self Direction App Introduced

Close on the heels of Pat Fraley's webinar on the importance of self-direction for the voiceover artist (see The Art of Self Direction comes an app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch: Voice Over Self Direction. The app was designed by long-time voiceover casting director and VO coach Mary Lynn Wissner of Voices Voicecasting. For more than 25 … [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...]