Articles by Oliver Skinner

Brad Ziffer Blog Interview
Voice Over
Voice Acting Career Tips: Interview With Brad Ziffer

After receiving 2,000+ glowing reviews, we catch up with Brad Ziffer to talk the VO business, tips for booking more work, and voicing Batman.

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Audio
Text to Speech Technology

Text to speech technology is transforming the way we communicate. Discover how TTS and voice computing are making the world more accessible.

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Freelancing
Interactive Ads

Interactive ads are the new frontier for engaging your audience. Learn about different types of interactive ads and how to craft your own.

Voices Insiders
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Self Care Tips for Working From Home

It's important to establish self care routines when working from home. Learn how the Voices Insiders stay healthy with these self care tips.

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Freelancing
How Does Voice Over Influence Emotion?

How does voice over influence the emotion of a commercial? We decided to find out by hiring 6 different voice actors to read the same script.

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Writing
Pivoting Your Marketing Message in the Wake of COVID-19

Discover how brands are using voice over as a tool to pivot their marketing message and connect with audiences in a rapidly changing world.

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Writing
Microlearning: Training in Small Bites Has a Big Impact

Microlearning is training delivered in short bursts. Discover how it boosts learner retention and why it's taken the learning world by storm.

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Voice Over
How to Write a Strong Proposal

Learn how to write an effective proposal that will tell clients who you are and what you’re capable of when you audition for voice over work.

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Voice Over
Brand Recall: Boosting Brand Awareness in 2021

How easily can consumers recollect your brand? Learn about brand recall and how to boost it with this in-depth guide to brand awareness.

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How Tos
Creating an Effective Corporate Compliance Program

Here’s your crash course on assembling an effective and enduring corporate compliance program for your organization.

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Sample Scripts
Product Demo Sample Script

This product demo sample script is a great resource you can use to perform the voice of a male narrator in a product demo video.

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Audio
Sonic Logos: Designing Your Brand Soundscape

Discover why your brand needs a sonic logo in this roundup of the most iconic sonic logos of the past and present.