Looking for a great book to help you run your voice-over business? As a part of our featured series on getting started as a voice actor, we are going to delve into the world of literature and how-to and hit the books with you! One of the easiest and fastest ways to get a handle on the voice acting field and voice industry as a whole is to sit down and read a good book. Aside from either going to the local library or ordering a book or voice-over ebook online, there isn’t much legwork! Simplicity at its very best.
In this article, we’ve featured one of the most comprehensive, self-help voice-over career ebooks on the market that benefits both new voice actors and seasoned voice acting professionals.
The Definitive Guide to Voice-over Success will help you to build your voice acting career from the ground up, including how to brand yourself, how to record voice-overs, be found on the Internet, promote your voice, make money as a voice actor, operate your business, and give you the encouragement you need to get going. Veteran voice actors will find tips on how to search engine optimize their websites, how to grow an already prosperous business, embrace a new spin on voice-overs, and receive a solid affirmation of their pivotal role in the voice-over world.
It’s incredible to think that all of this and more is available to you at your convenience… Voice Acting For Dummies is a new voice acting book that Voices.com cofounder David Ciccarelli and I wrote this past year. It’s published by Wiley and is available in most book stores including Barns and Noble, Amazon and if you’re in Canada, just head over to your local Chapters. Check out the reviews on GoodReads too. You can learn more about this resource, view actual excepts, and read reviews submitted by professional voice actors by clicking on The Definitive Guide to Voice-Over Success.
A great companion to the voice-over guide is the Voice-Over Script Collection. If you’d like to explore this option too, click here for customer reviews and screen shots from this collection of voice-over scripts.
P.S. If the thought of hauling a load of books from the library, the bookstore, or borrowing from a friend doesn’t appeal to you, consider the option to purchase an ebook. Instant benefits are that you can purchase from the comfort of your own home, download the ebook immediately, and get reading right away without having to drive anywhere – also, the ebook is yours to keep!