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What is Voice Over as compared to Dubbing? When I think of voice overs, I think of voicing radio and TV commercials, or eLearning modules, or Audiobooks, or web videos. These are very common form of voice over that voice artists are hired to record every day. But have you ever heard of dubbing and it is really a form of voice over? Dubbing is language replacement and requires many of the same skills (and many different ones) than traditional voice over work. Dubbing is used w
VACATION! Everybody needs one now and then. And thankfully, I just got back from one. I don't care what type of job you have, the regular 9-5 corporate gig or a work-from-home job, while you're away at the beach or hiking a mountain, you have to think about work at least a little bit. The voice over business is no different than any other business, in that you always want to be thinking about the best interests of your clients. And if that means working your tail off before l
Just about any business you start, whether it’s home-based or not, will have some start-up costs. Whether it’s equipment, training, or products and materials. When it comes to having a voice over business, we’re lucky because there’s one thing that you absolutely need and you can get it for free. It’s your audio editing software! While there are many, many choices of software, or DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), and you can spend all the money you want on some of them, you ca
How do you know if you can be successful in the world of voice overs? There's one definite way to improve your chances...you have to try! You have zero chance of success if you sit on the sidelines and never jump in.
In 2011, I jumped in. I got my recording studio set up in my home, I got my equipment set up, I practiced and honed my skills and I started auditioning. Of course, I jumped in...on the side. I didn't leave my full-time job right off the bat. So, when did I know
What's the best way to get started doing voice overs? Well, the answer depends on you. Like any new venture, you'll have things to learn, skills to master and in this case, you'll probably need some new equipment. Many people getting into the field have very little experience with any of this and it will take some time to learn. And that's why one option for getting into voice overs is to learn your new business "on the side" while you continue with whatever else is currently
How's your day going? Would it be better if you go take your dog for a walk, throw a load of laundry in the wash, get dinner ready and be home when the kids get off the bus? It would. Working from home allows you to find your balance, be present for all the important moments and still earn an income. There are many options for working from home, but if you haven't found your niche yet, consider doing voice overs. The voice over world is exploding and there are endless oppor