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How to Make an Audiobook – Narrator Recording...

Audiobook narrators share their strategies for preparing an audiobook before sitting down to record. These in-depth tips will help all narrators better hone...

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The Benefits of Reading Out Loud for Voice Actors

Did you know reading out loud can improve your life? See how reading aloud helps with focus, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and more!

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How to Give the Best Voice Over Direction

When creating elearning narration you should learn how to give the best voice over direction through tools like a great script.

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How to Transcribe a YouTube Video to Text Quickly

Transcription is a great accessbilitiy tool and also has SEO value. Here are some options to transcribe your YouTube video to text quickly.

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YouTube Ad Scripts: What to Say in the First 5 Seconds

Five seconds isn’t a lot of time to make a lasting impression, but that’s precisely the challenge content creators face when crafting video ads for YouTube.

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How to Speed Talk for Voice Acting

Curious about speed talking and what it takes to speed talk as said by record breakers. Read about Fran Capo the current record holder.

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Vocal Care Tips for Character Voice Over Roles

The Voices Insiders shared their go-to vocal care techniques that help to repair the strain on their voices when they take on harsh-voiced roles.

The Importance of Portfolio Samples
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How To Maximize Your Profile and Portfolio Samples

Having portfolio samples added allows you to have visibility in search, which means clients can find you and invite you to respond to jobs.

How Tos
4 Ways to Take Great Headshots at Home

A headshot is a critical component to how you market yourself online. Here are 4 major considerations to keep in mind when shooting yours from the comfort of...

Tools and Resources
Game Developer’s Guide to Voice Acting

Gamers have come to expect a more immersive experience in the games they play, and the voice acting can be a key element in drawing the player into the story....

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How to Create a Winning Creative Portfolio

Are you compiling a creative portfolio to showcase your strengths and win new clients? Learn how to make the most of your portfolio samples.

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Remote Work Tips for Voice Actors

Professional voice actors share their advice and tips to help you navigate remote work and working from home as a voice actor.

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