By Stephanie Ciccarelli
November 6, 2006
With the new save and share options on your Voices.com voice talent website, visitors and clients at your website will be able to help spread the word about your voice, adding you to their del.icio.us bookmarks and submitting your website to Digg. Great news, but just what does it all mean?
Over the weekend, we updated the website to include some new features which are exhibited on all voice talent websites at Voices.com.
Here's a picture displaying the new features:
Let's break it down feature by feature.
The first one that you see is an orange RSS feed icon. This means that people will be able to subscribe to your website via an RSS feed, essentially sending them email alerts when you have updated your voice over demos at Voices.com. You can think of this like a Google News alert or subscribing to a blog. Every time you make a change or add a new demo, the people who have decided to subscribe to your Voices.com website will be notified.
Send an Email
This link is associated with your contact box at Voices.com. Any messages sent to you via this form will notify you that the client found you at Voices.com and will be sent to the email address you have associated with your account at our website.
Add to Favorites
Clients who are interested in working with you can archive your voice samples in their Voices.com accounts. Saving you to their favorites easy and ensures that they will remember you and have a means to contact you for future work.
Print this Page
Clients or visitors who need a hard copy to reference your website can print off a copy of your website. This is a handy tool for people who like to organize their business activities both on and offline via filing systems or in portfolios.
Add to del.icio.us
Here's how the team at del.icio.us describes their bookmarking tool:
del.icio.us is a social bookmarking website -- the primary use of del.icio.us is to store your bookmarks online, which allows you to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere, too. On del.icio.us, you can use tags to organize and remember your bookmarks, which is a much more flexible system than folders.
You can also use del.icio.us to see the interesting links that your friends and other people bookmark, and share links with them in return. You can even browse and search del.icio.us to discover the cool and useful bookmarks that everyone else has saved -- which is made easy with tags.
Digg, another social bookmarking tool, describes their website as follows:
Digg is all about user powered content. Every article on digg is submitted and voted on by the digg community. Share, discover, bookmark, and promote the news that's important to you!
After you submit content, other digg users read your submission and digg what they like best. If your story rocks and receives enough diggs, it is promoted to the front page for the millions of digg visitors to see.
So, there you have it. Imagine the possibilities!
Allowing others to help promote your voice online has never been easier, especially when receiving mass promotion on a global scale is possible.
If you have any questions, feel free to submit them as comments on the blog. That way, we can address them here and help start a conversation :)
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