How to get free voice-over samples for your business, dos and don’ts

You’ve heard there’s money to be made from voice-over. Good. You consider yourself a capable solopreneur of sufficient linguistic skill and decide to test your business acumen by bootstrapping your own international voice-over agency. Even better! But what’s next? 

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This one line lost me a client, here is how it went down

As a voice-over actor, having prerequisites for committing to any given project goes a long way. Making sure you’re on the same page with your clients will help you determine when to dig deep, when to stick to a beaten path, or when to let an opportunity go altogether.

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The YouTube Game – Quality vs Quantity

Have you ever entertained the idea of becoming a YouTube creator but have no clue where to begin? There are so many things to consider that the thought of starting can become overwhelming. Along with the usual questions – what will I post about? Do I need fancy equipment? What will my friends and family think? – there’s one question that leaves many divided; how many times a week should I post? 

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Voice-Over, Fortune’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies, And Why Your Business Should Care

Even if you haven’t considered voice-over as a means of getting your message across up to this point, here is one reason why you most definitely should:

No less than 88 out of Fortune’s top 100 fastest growing companies for 2019 actively leverage the power of professional voice over talent to effectively inform their employees and engage with their customers. Continue reading “Voice-Over, Fortune’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies, And Why Your Business Should Care”

[Complete] PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY by Charles Lyell

Today’s voice log entry is a follow-up on the Principles of geology post (Parts 1, 2, and 3) from back in 2018.

Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth’s surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a book by the Scottish geologist Charles Lyell, first published in 3 volumes in 1830–1833.

Lyell used geology throughout as a basis to strengthen his argument for Uniformitarianism. He used geological proof to determine that the Earth was older than 6,000 years, as had been previously contested. The book shows that the processes that are occurring in the present are the same processes that occurred in the past.

The project was open for recording on Feb 23 2018. Coordinated by Ann Boulais and with the contributions of over two dozen readers, this 46-hour behemoth of an audiobook was successfully added to the LibriVox catalog on Sep 9 2019. The CD case insert’s beautiful cover art (seen here as a featured image) was designed by Yeanne Yau.

Download or listen to Principles of geology here.

Personally, being a part of this colossal endeavor was a humbling experience. My gratitude and admiration goes to everyone involved in seeing this through to the end. Looking forward to voicing more content alongside LibriVox’s amazing community in 2020.