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3 Tips for Getting the Best Voice-Over Auditions Online

How compelling are the auditions you receive? Are you consistently pleased with talent responses? Great auditions are the result of a great job posting. The way you present the opportunity and describe what you're looking for sets the stage...

Why Voice Actors Need Headshots in Today's Marketplace

Thanks to social networking sites like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, having an image that represents you online has become commonplace. Do you have a professional headshot and is your voice working with your image? Gain a new appreciation for...

Does Your Microphone Help or Hinder You?

Have you ever thought how great a role your microphone plays in the overall scheme of things? Many talent obsess over which microphone they should get. They focus on how the technology captures their voice, on if they should...

Cold Reading Gold: Why Thinking Less Can Help Your Acting

What yields better reads from a voice artist? Conventional wisdom would suggest that the more someone studies something, the better they understand it and the more informed they are on the topic. When attending a voice acting workshop recently in...

How Much Does Honey Really Help?

You might not think about it, but the sugar in your coffee or tea could adversely affect your voice and the level at which you are able to perform! I recently experienced this to be true and was shocked by...

The Writers and Actors Group in NYC

Looking for some neat things to do in New York to sharpen your acting skills? Want to get some face time in studio, stretch your creativity and make some new friends? After going through what seemed like hundreds of Meetup...

3 Tips For How to Pronounce Difficult Names

Do you find yourself having to say difficult names in a newscast or on-air? Maybe you've encountered names in a variety of languages that you needed to pronounce in a voice-over script, at a university convocation or an awards show....

Do You Dread Public Speaking? Try These Exercises!

From what I've heard, the fear of public speaking is rampant, and is even more of a frightful thing for most people than death itself! Where do you stand on public speaking? Does it come easily to you or would...

Bringing Your A-Game and Getting Involved

Have you been longing to join the greater discussion around industry? Are you looking to ride the wave of progress, be inspired and capitalize on the amazing things that are happening every day? If so, you've come to the right...

Slate In Character Or Don't Slate At All

Do you slate before auditions these days? More and more, we're finding that it is far more effective for voice talent auditioning online not to slate. Accordingly, we've stopped recommending that talent slate before custom reads when auditioning through the...

Dissolve: The Rest Is History

If you're reading this article, there's a high probability that you're in the business of storytelling. Voices.com is home to storytellers using the human voice. Dissolve is home to storytellers who use video to enhance their stories. What happens when...

3 Simple Steps to Better Communication in Voice-Overs

When reviewing a piece of copy, how much attention do you pay to its intended audience? How well you know your audience determines how well you read a script. Determining 3 simple things in advance of voicing a script will...

Do You Know Where to Find Children's Voice Acting Jobs?

Do you have children who love acting? How about singing? Recently, a flurry of advantageous opportunities were posted for child voice actors, tweens in particular, to audition for through the Voices.com website. Could there be an opportunity here for your...

How To Cast Like Marion Dougherty

When a producer goes about auditioning talent for a film or special project, every role has to be cast just right or their overall vision will be compromised. No one understood this better than Marion Dougherty, a woman who almost...

The Professional's Guide to Voice Acting

Are you at a stage in your career where you feel there could be more on the horizon? With so many different How-Tos and resources on the web these days for people who aspire to become voice actors, we've created...

Jim Ross Meskimen on How to Do Impressions

Have you ever wondered how to do convincing impressions? How do people learn to do impressions? Is it simply studying the sound of someone's voice and mimicking it? Or is there more to it than that? Have you ever watched...

When You're Smiling, the World Smiles Too!

Do you smile when reading advertising copy? A friendly smile adds a little extra sunshine in someone's day and generally makes the world feel like a kinder place. This seemingly small act has an impact on performances and could potentially...

Silencing The Voice Of Your Inner Critic

Voice actors are often creating voices and sometimes, they even hear them in their heads! Most people can relate to being their own worst critic, perhaps even having an "inner critic" that picks them apart. Find out how you can...

Outsourcing Audio Editing

Are you finding that audio editing is becoming a hindrance to marketing yourself and recording work for your clients? Many voice talent are outsourcing audio editing to capable audio engineers who can get the job done for a reasonable price...

How To Research Job Opportunities Before Auditioning

Do you audition for every job that comes your way or do you only audition for opportunities that you'd be proud to associate with your name and business? Some due diligence on your part, especially with brands you are unfamiliar...


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