Listening to Drake with my daughter Lisa as we drive on the 401 through north Toronto ticking off To Do and Don’t Forget Lists before I dive full on into family vacation mode…I’m struck by this thought: I get at least one call or email a day from people who seek advice on how to become better voice … [Read more...] about 7 Hot Tips on How to Get Better as a Voice Actor
Amber speaks too quickly. Her words slam and stumble into each other and she comes across as alternately nervous or excited or uncomfortable in the situation or space she is in. Rose’s voice is thin, brittle and cracks. She sounds much older than she is. From her mid-twenties, strangers on the phone … [Read more...] about A Voice Actor’s Guide: How to Make your Voice Sound Better
Laura sounds like she’s 17, but has teenage twins and a paid mortgage. James is a millennial that sounds like he could be a retiree. One of the reasons I love voice acting is how it shatters the barriers of age. You can be an actress over 40 and still have a profitable career or a 19-year-old male … [Read more...] about Voice Actors, Do you Need to Worry your Voice is Getting Older?
What's the first question I'm asked along with how fast can you get this back to me? "What are the prices?" I, like most voiceover artists will answer with a clear as mud, "It depends." So, let's demystify this. Professional voice over actors base their rates on three major parameters: use, … [Read more...] about How Professional Voice Actors Break Down their Prices
The eLearning Industry is expanding rapidly and needs good (read: great) voiceover actors to help make their training projects achieve end goals and win results. Here are three things you can do to stake your claim in this booming industry. Educate Yourself about the eLearning … [Read more...] about How to Win in the eLearning Industry as a Voiceover Actor
My love of my craft of voice over arts (and my family) are my motivating factors to be and stay organized. Thank Heavens for my people and VOICEOVERVIEW. ‘Cause left to my own devices, I would forget to invoice clients, wallow in stacks of empty coffee mugs, trip over piles of discarded clothes and … [Read more...] about How VOICEOVERVIEW is the Best CRM for my Voice Over Business