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Is Debbie Grattan the Voice of Ooma?

Is Debbie Grattan the Voice of Ooma?

The Internet can do some pretty strange things. Like cut out in the middle of your favorite Netflix series. Or send your emails off into cyber nowhere land. Or shuttle search traffic to your voiceover talent website when users search for the “voice of Ooma.” If you’ve landed here searching for the voice of Ooma,… Read more »

5 Reasons to Be Wary of Cheap Voice-Overs

5 Reasons to be Wary of Cheap Voice-Overs

My husband recently took my 11-year-old son to get a new pair of shoes. He just needed some all-purpose, everyday sneakers to wear to school, so they headed to a popular brand name shoe store known for discount prices, hopefully to get a deal around half of what the mall stores would cost. They came… Read more »

Little things mean a lot when it comes to voice over service and retaining your clients

Are You Getting Remarkable Voice-Over Service?

As author and management company founder Mike Mack explains in a podcast interview (start at 7 minute mark), remarkable service is simply service that’s so good your customers remark upon it. While plenty of folks are prone to hit the social media arena remarking on extraordinarily bad service, Mack focuses on key points that can… Read more »

Beware of hidden fees when hiring voice-over talent

When Hiring Voice-Over Talent Online, Watch Out For Hidden Fees

When voice-over talent and clients use an agent or casting service, they can typically expect to pay a fee of 10 to 20 percent for agency services. But when voice-over talent and clients use the pay-to-play site of (referred to as VDC in this article), the overall amount of fees charged has become a… Read more »

Professional Narration Voiceover has many advantages

Professional Narration Voiceover Has Many Advantages

This is Part 2 in a series on the advantages of hiring professional narration voiceover talent for your business narration projects. Please also read Part 1, “Voiceover Narration: Do It Yourself or Pay for a Pro?” No one wants to lose the audience for their corporate video after only a sentence or two, so a pleasant, listener-friendly… Read more »

Voice-Over Narration: Do It Yourself or Pay For a Pro?

Voice-Over Narration: Do It Yourself or Pay for a Pro?

Your corporation could have one, two or even dozens of video ideas in your lineup, from how-to instructional videos to those providing a description of your company or a rundown on specific services or products. You may also have an in-house team that typically takes care of all your production needs. But, is that team… Read more »