Author Archives: William Williams

The Top Three Ways to Use LinkedIn.com for Voice Over Promotion

When you log into Facebook, the first thing that you see is the “news feed” of all your friends talking about getting frozen yogurt or posting the latest picture of their adorable kid. While this is all and fun when … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Getting Started On VoiceoverUniverse.com

The emergence of more niche-based sites has made voice over self-promotion easier than ever. One niche social networking site that is a must for voice artists is Voiceover Universe. In this article we will walk you through five easy steps … Continue reading

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Can Using Facebook Promote Your Voice Over Career?

Aliso Creek Studios and William Williams are here to hold your hand as we walk you through the process of building a social media self-promotion machine.  Start is with a social networking site.  Facebook is the most popular and easy … Continue reading

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Using Social Media for Voice Over Self-Promotion

There are several key tools that a budding voice-over artist needs in their arsenal to build a successful career. Your voice-over demo reel presents your skills to potential clients. It can also help you obtain a commercial agent and represent … Continue reading

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You Have a Voice Over Demo Reel- Now Promote It!

There are a few tools that are critical for a career in voice over. Tool number one is the voice over demo. This is your calling card in the industry.  The conversation goes like this… you: “I do voice overs”, … Continue reading

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Don’t Shoot in the Dark-Feedback from voice123.com

Sometimes auditioning feels like shooting free throws in a pitch dark gymnasium. If you miss you hear the ball bounce off into the darkness. But if you score the rim lights up, signaling your success. Your misses give you no information … Continue reading

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The Secret Keys-Using the “Delete” and “Silence” with Audacity for Voice Over Recording

Today’s voice over talent is required to have their own home studio.  And along with the equipment required, you need recording software to actually record sounds to your computer as digital files.  One software program I recommend that works just … Continue reading

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Suggesting Copy Changes to Voice Over Copy- Don’t Unless…

One thing I learned very early in my voice over career was that you are a glorified “signal generator” to the clients.  I had actually written, edited and critiqued advertising copy as a marketing director for 10 years.  So, in … Continue reading

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How To Read the VOICE123.COM Audition Page

Sometimes auditioning feels like shooting free throws in a pitch black gymnasium. If you miss you hear the ball bounce off into the darkness. But if you score the rim lights up, signaling your success. Your misses give you no … Continue reading

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Responding Rapidly to VOICES.COM Auditions

The Race Is On… And the Winner Is…? If you’re signed up with the online voice over marketplace VOICES.COM, I’m sure you get quite a few auditions each day. I typically get 15 or so a day in the beginning … Continue reading

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