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.
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.
By Lin Parkin
Have you heard of J. Michael Collins' voice-over TACO? Talent, Audio, Commitment, Organization. This is what it takes to be successful in the industry. In this episode of Voice Over Experts, J. Michael shares his recipe for voice-over success with tips on how to get a great start in the industry, make the most of marketplaces, and the importance of marketing your business.
By Stephanie Ciccarelli
Ever wondered what it takes to be successful at Voices.com? Voice over coach and talent J. Michael Collins interviews Zack Taylor, one of the busiest working talent on the site, to learn more about what he's doing to win jobs and his approach for auditioning via the online voice-over marketplace.
How can you tell what clients want in a read? Oftentimes, producers will include tags or "buzz words" to describe what they are looking for. J. Michael Collins explores the most common tags he's seen on Voices.com auditions and identifies buzz word categories, explains what many of them mean and guides you on how to use buzz words when auditioning for voiceover work.
Do you feel like your voice has been typecast or pigeonholed? J. Michael Collins knows that sentiment all too well! Learn more in this short lecture on the importance of versatility and how an artist can use various tools, including Voices.com, to expand their range.
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