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June 7, 2010

New website for Voice Over types — SocialMediaVO

Filed under: Links to Learn From — Tags: , , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 03:05

I know we are all learning VO here, and we think of our voices, acting, mic technique, etc. when we think about learning VO — BUT! You also better learn about HOW you are going to get JOBS in VO while you are at it! And here is a new site that has a lot of info about Social Networking.

Any of you out there who are 14 years old may skip this lesson, but for the rest of us who were NOT born in the 1990’s, you probably need to learn about this, LIKE it or NOT!

Thanks and a tip of the hat to Bob Souer for putting this up after his trip to Voice 2010!

SocialMediaVO.

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May 30, 2010

Bob Souer Podcast

Filed under: Links to Learn From — Tags: , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 13:58

Bob Souer was interviewed and you can hear the whole thing here.

Bob

Jeffrey Kafer Voice blog

Filed under: Links to Learn From — Tags: , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 13:44

This is an interesting article from an interesting blog. Jeffrey is a moderator on the Voice Over Bulletin Board too.

Jeffrey Kafer Voice blog.

When Do You Need a Voice Over? « The Lowry Agency Blog

Filed under: Links to Learn From — Tags: , , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 13:39

Here is a quick, interesting article about voice overs and when you might use one. When Do You Need a Voice Over? « The Lowry Agency Blog.

May 16, 2010

The Intellectual Leap

Filed under: general observations — Tags: , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 03:31

What IS it that a Voice Actor is paid to do?

The copy writer thinks you’re an illiterate mouth breather, the director thinks you’re a prima dona who can’t listen, the engineer thinks you are the luckiest SOB on earth to make what you make for reading out loud, the client thinks you’re a large, needless, debit on his personal compensation, and the target audience out there trudges on regardless, unaware that you even exist!

Just what the heck IS IT that you are DOING?

You, my friend, are performing magic. (more…)

May 5, 2010

Added link to Voices.com Blog

Filed under: Links to Learn From — Tags: , , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 04:48

Voices.com Blog is a great source of info.

This is updated almost daily and unlike this blog, the articles are written by many different authors, who are often experts in different aspects of the life and business of Voice Acting.

Great source of info for the student!

May 3, 2010

Online Ad Revenue Jumps in 1st. Quarter

Filed under: general observations, Links to Learn From — Tags: , , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 22:13

Facebook | Voicebank.net has put up a link on facebook to an article about ad revenue, which jumped in the last quarter almost 15% to 8.8 Billion!

This is really good news for anyone who hopes to make money off the Advertising Industry!

This is also a good time to bring up the fact that many great sites like Voicebank, Voiceactors in the News, Voicetraxsf, Voiceone,  etc. have facebook presences.  You can follow these and receive constant updates on things going on in the voice over world .  Some of them are also quite active on Twitter, so if you really want to stay connected, you should check it out.

You can simply run a search on Voice Actors, Voice Overs, etc. on facebook and bring up a lot of sites.

Social networking sites are great places to meet people, get information, and establish your own presence in the voice over community.  There have been a lot of good articles done on social networking, both for fun AND profit! and we will get a little deeper into that later.

Voice Care and Feeding

Filed under: general observations, Links to Learn From, Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 17:40

This morning I woke up and said good morning to my 8 year old, and I had the proverbial Voice of God! Actually, more like the Voice of God after a hard night of playing poker and smoking ceegars. I have a fairly deep voice normally, but this morning I sound like Froggy off the Little Rascals.

Looks like the pollen must be kicking into high gear as spring may finally be here. Which brings me to a funny realization about this business. That is — it all hinges on a pretty delicate and only vaguely controllable item. Your Voice! (more…)

April 29, 2010

Voicetrax in the News

Filed under: Links to Learn From — Tags: , , , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 04:26

The Silicon Valley Mercury News just published an article about my schoolVoicetrax!

Check it out, its a fun piece and tells you a little about some of the students.

April 28, 2010

Found a couple of Voice Over News Sites

Filed under: general observations, Links to Learn From — Tags: , , , , — wannabeavoiceactor @ 18:36

Here are some links to a couple news sites that I found a lot of interesting info on.
VoiceChasers and
Voice Over Times.

These sites along with Voice Actors in the News, give you a great overview of the current events in Voice Acting, and for me, they also make me feel a closer connection to the people and the industry.

Knowledge is Power!

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