Category Archives: Professionalism

You Can Say “Yes! I have a Phone Patch!”

Improve your jobs and earn more money faster with a “phone patch” If you’ve done any jobs from online casting in your home studio you may have experienced the “do it again” syndrome.  This occurs when the client fails to … Continue reading

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Simplify and Speed Up Voice Over Jobs Using Pickups

Often, when you record a job at home you will receive a request for “edits” from your client. Maybe you pronounced a name wrong or didn’t have the right “vibe” on a sentence. These edits can be fixed with pick … Continue reading

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Do You Need a Voice Over Website? Here Are 9 Hints to Help You

You’re voice over demo may be available many places on the web.  Your agent may post your demo on their site.  You may be on voicebank.net.  If you participate in online casting your demo is on that site as well. … Continue reading

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Different Ways to Deliver LARGE Voice Over Audio files

Well, it happened again. I got a small job for a video narration about a hotel. No big deal. Two and half pages. A few words that were tricky to pronounce but overall an easy job. Then I got the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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