Recently in Debbie’s Voice
An out-of-the-blue email really caught my attention a few months back, and it continues to puzzle me today. The email was from someone who said they worked for Cracked.com (formerly Cracked Magazine) and wanted to interview me about some of my voice over experiences in the biz. My first thought was: “Cracked Magazine? Don’t they write funny, satirical cartoons » Continue Reading.
The voice over industry has changed dramatically since I first picked up the microphone in the 1990s, and it continues to evolve every year. Keeping up with the changes is essential for voice actors who want to remain successful in the business, and it’s equally important for voice talent seekers and buyers intent on producing projects that » Continue Reading.
From ghost hunting to finding where you parked your car, there seems to be an app for just about everything. Thanks to the Narrator’s Voice app, this also includes adding a narrator’s voice to your messages or online videos. While the Narrator’s Voice app appears to be mainly geared toward having fun, its huge popularity still proves how useful » Continue Reading.
With projects that include everything from e-learning courses to corporate videos, voice over narration is hot. What’s not so hot, however, is the lineup of mistakes some clients make when creating a voice over narration project. Voice over narration involves using an off-camera narrator to provide information or commentary on what’s happening on the » Continue Reading.
Voice over narration is the process of using an off-camera voice to explain something to the audience. While voice-over narrators typically remain unseen and are not part of the action you may be witnessing, they do provide important commentary pertinent to what’s happening on the screen. Voice over narration falls into a different category than commercial voice overs used » Continue Reading.
Whether they’re written by fellow voice-over actors, life coaches, artists or folks in any other industry, I read a lot of blogs. Reading blogs is a great way to gather information, gain a fresh perspective, enjoy a lot of interesting takeaways and, in many cases, relate an intriguing topic back to the professional voice-over industry. That’s what happened when » Continue Reading.
Whether you’re aiming to teach healthcare professionals how to use a new medical device, clients how to use your cloud services, or students how to excel in mathematics, e-learning can be the ideal way to do it. Voice over narration in E-learning, instructional and tutorial videos can be extremely effective as an educational tool, provided you choose a narrator » Continue Reading.
As a voice seeker, whether you have a precise vision, general idea, or absolutely no clue about the type of voice you’re seeking for your next project, most voice over talent searches involve a multi-step, all purpose process. Perhaps you’re new to the game and are not sure what to expect, in which case this guide will fill » Continue Reading.
While the gig economy is nothing new, it is going through a rather new transition. It’s being flooded by an influx of workers. Millions of fresh workers have entered the world of flex and freelance work between 2003 and 2013 alone. From video production to copywriting services, fitness training to photography, fields across every » Continue Reading.
Virtual reality has become a literal reality, and it’s one of the hottest new developments in today’s technology. You can find it being used in everything from vr games to instructional how-tos to vr apps to virtual reality story-telling behind one of the best-selling organic soap brands in the world.
I mention the soap since » Continue Reading.