By Lin Parkin
November 30, 2010
Have you ever considered the vast amount of voice over work that has been created because of advances in technology and the embracing of digital media?
From Internet to mobile devices, there's an abundance of work for everyone in this new space.
Join us in today's VOX Daily article where we'll explore the many different ways that voice can be used in digital media and supporting devices.
A New Way of Doing Things
Profound changes in the way that people and businesses broadcast their messages to each other have emerged with digital media technologies. Much of the data exchanged in the digital media world is user to user generated or information to user generated.
Digital media companies are becoming more aware of the advantages that a voice over can contribute to their product or service.
Why Use Voice Over in Digital Products or Services?
A voice over provides the user with a more personalized experience, helping them relate to the product or brand on a deeper level. This can be a serious advantage over the competition making your brand more memorable.
Using audio to instruct a consumer on how to take advantage of the service accompanied by a video slide show is a popular way in which many digital media technologies use voice overs. This will also help the company brand itself with a personality which is important when the customer is not met face-to-face with the service provider. An interesting and charismatic voice over will help the company project a lasting image in the minds of the users who are therefore more likely to return.
That's a great selling point when promoting your services to companies who may need your voice!
What Technologies are Considered to be 'Digital Media'?
Many of the digital products that we utilize today have some form of voice over associated with it from e-books to video games and Internet audio to phone trees. Digital media is used to educate, inform, organize, expand and share cultural activities with others all over the world. What better way is there to complement this sharing than the human voice?
Some Forms of Digital Media Include:
à¹ Cellular phones
à¹ Compact discs
à¹ Digital video
à¹ Video games
à¹ Game consoles
à¹ Interactive media
How About You?
What kind of work digital media voice over work have you done?
I'm looking forward to hearing all about it!
All the best,
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