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Developmental Tips For Aspiring Voice Talent

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

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People listening on the other end of the speaker are taking in your every word. Make them count! James Minter, of Buckeye Media Services realizes that a voice actor's role as storyteller in the theatre of the mind is paramount. In this podcast, James draws attention to the granularity a voice talent needs to consider in the business of voice over from character development, script interpretation, understanding your audience, reading aloud and more.

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Giving Your Clients a 5-Star Customer Service Experience

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

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Clients come in all shapes and sizes. It's easy to be professional with great clients, but what do you do with clients who are a little more challenging to work with? How you handle a client's request matters. Learn how to give your clients a 5-star customer service experience in this Voice Over Experts podcast from J. Michael Collins.

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Using The Proximity Effect For More Intimate Recordings

By David Ciccarelli

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Ever wanted to make your voice sound deeper? How about giving it a more intimate, up-to-close-and-personal feel. Try the proximity effect. Amazingly, this requires no special equipment or adjusting settings in your computer. The magic comes from determining how close you should be to the microphone. Listen in to top Voices.com talent Brad Ziffer and hear the results for yourself.

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Casting Directors' 6 Biggest Pet Peeves

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

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What makes a casting director cringe? David Goldberg, Chief Edge Officer of Edge Studio, shares 6 pet peeves casting professionals can attest to when listening to auditions submitted by voice over talent. Are you doing any of these? As a casting director, producer and voice-over instructor, David has much to say on this topic. Take some notes and prepare yourself for success by avoiding 6 of the most common pet peeves when casting voice talent.

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Auditioning as if You've Already Booked the Job

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

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Regardless of where or how you're auditioning, performance is what it's all about. David Kaplan, one of the top producers on Voices.com, encourages you to adopt the following mindset: Think of each audition as if you have already booked the job. When you take auditioning seriously and treat each one as though you'd already booked it, success can also be yours.

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The 2 Sides of the Marketing Coin

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

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Have you ever considered that there's more to marketing than just getting your name out there? Bill DeWees shares how marketing is both creating and maintaining. While most people are great at creating awareness, maintaining awareness is more of a challenge. Bill explains why awareness is precious and how you can work to become front of mind.

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How to Interpret Punctuation in a Voice-Over Script

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

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While not all scripts are perfectly punctuated, those that are act as a roadmap for voice actors and allow for moderation of pace, rhythm and breathing in a manner that permits the smoothest and most natural delivery possible. Voice over coach J. Michael Collins believes that understanding and reading punctuation is essential to a quality performance. Intrigued? Tune in now to this edition of the Voice Over Experts podcast.

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Interview with Edge Studio Managing Director Graeme Spicer

By Lin Parkin

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In this episode of Voice Over Experts Edge Studio Managing Director, Graeme Spicer, joins Voices.com's Social Media Manager, Ashley Davidson, to discuss his role at Edge Studio, what most people don't know about the educational facility, and why top-notch acting skills should take precedence over top-notch equipment when you're just starting out in the industry.

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Google Glass Interviews: What It's Really Like Wearing Glass

By Lin Parkin

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Have you ever wondered what Google Glass is like? In this episode of Voice Over Experts Voices.com's SEO Specialist, Kyle Gellatly, captures true reactions from Google Glass Open House attendees as they describe what it's really like to wear Glass and the potential it has to fit into our everyday lives.

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What Your Voice Over Agent Should Be Doing For You

By Lin Parkin

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Is your agent really doing all they can to get you auditions? Are you feeling a little left out in the cold? Our Voice Over Expert, Roger King, provides advice from an insiders point of view on the things you should (and shouldn't) expect from your voice-over agent.

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