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Is Your Telephone Answer Message Costing You Business?

Have you ever given much thought to the voice and message your customers hear when they ring your business and get your telephone answer message? Do you think it matters that much whether they hear an authoritative male voice or a cheerful female one? And does the actual telephone answer...

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How Do You Voice All Those Characters?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3KRCDr8iic&feature=youtu.be I have just finished recording the last chapter of my latest audiobook and am saying farewell to the characters of George, Amy, Penelope, The Duke, Uncle Henry and countless others.. My husband is employed as my proof listener and so, as well as noting any mistakes I may have...

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How Bradley Walsh helped launch my voice over career

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOe9SvI3coo Even as a child at infant school in the 70’s I was complimented on my clear and confident speaking voice. Throughout my school days I was regularly asked to be the narrator for assemblies and stage productions. When asked for volunteers to read out loud in class it was...

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A Day In The Life of a Voice Over Artist

https://youtu.be/h9gsp5Wj3GA I’m often asked what a typical day is like for a home based voiceover artist and I have to say it varies enormously from one day to the next. Some weeks I have a lot of recording to do, especially when I have a big audiobook project on the...

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Is your Audiobook success a sure thing or are the odds too long?

Points to consider with your Audiobook before offering a Royalty Share deal on ACX. So you have decided your book is going to make a great audiobook and you are looking for a suitable narrator to bring your words to life.Exciting times!However you don’t have a huge production budget for...

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Considerations when Searching for your Audiobook Narrator

So you’ve done it! Congratulations! The book is finished and all that writing, rewriting, proofreading, rewriting and re reading is over. The book is published. But now you are considering having it produced as an audiobook. After all sales of audiobooks are rising and the demand for new ones is...

Will Your Book make it as an Audiobook?

So you spend hours, days and weeks or even years to get your words down on paper - or screen - and you are at last happy with your book.  You may already have had it published and are enjoying the feedback from your readers or are just ready to...

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Audiobook Voice Over. What to do in the middle of the day…

Enjoy reading a book in the middle of the day? I certainly do. So you have got the job, the author wants your voice to flesh out their characters, to tell their story and to engage the buyers of the book and have them pressing the play button whenever they...

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Becoming a Voice Actor. The importance of an Audio Warm Up.

My Cinderella Production Last month I was on the stage in Cinderella playing the elocution teacher trying to educate The Ugly Sisters in the art of ‘speaking proper’ and ‘being a lady’. As in the classic productions ‘ My Fair Lady’ and ‘Singing in The Rain’, reciting tongue twisters was...