Articles by Oliver Skinner

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Voice Over
The Top 5 Freelance Skills You Need in 2023

Using insights gleaned from Voices's 2023 Trends Report, we count down the top freelance skills to help you level up your career in 2023

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Writing
The Best Ads of 2020 as Selected by Voices Staff

What were the best ads of 2020? Our resident Voices advertising experts weigh in on the ads that made a mark this year.

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Freelancing
The Best Podcasts for Creatives in 2023

If you want to feel inspired to develop new creative habits in 2023, here's a list of the best podcasts for creatives.

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Writing
4 Ways to Customize Your Holiday Ads for 2020

Brands need to customize their holiday advertising campaigns to fit this anomalous year. Here are 4 ways to craft your 2020 ad campaign.

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Audio
Text to Speech Software Use Cases

From finance to tourism, text to speech software is changing many professional fields. Discover the 5 key industries that have adopted TTS.

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Translation
How Netflix Became the World's First International Movie Studio

With a global content strategy, you can reach audiences all around the world. Explore how Netflix leaned into its local-language content.

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Writing
How to Write an Interactive Voice Ad Script

Interactive voice ads are voice-activated audio ads that listeners can talk back to. Learn how to write your very own interactive voice ad.

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Freelancing
VR in 2020: How Life Went Virtual During the Pandemic

Virtual reality has taken off during the pandemic, and countless sectors are adopting the technology. Here's how VR is changing the world.

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Writing
Educational Podcasts: Learning Through Audio

Educational podcasts are a strong way to enlighten your listeners with educational content. Get inspiration and learn how to create your own!

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Writing
Fiction Podcasts and the Next Generation of Audio Storytellers

Fiction podcasts have exploded into one of the most popular new storytelling mediums. Learn what it takes to create your own fiction podcast.

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Advertising
Product Placement in Video Games

Discover how product placement in video games can benefit both advertisers and game developers with these classic and cutting-edge examples.

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Announcements
How to Tweet Your Voice

Twitter's new feature enables users to record and share their voice. Learn how to tweet your voice and why it may alter how we communicate.