Browsing All Posts published on »December, 2011«

2012 Social Media Trends For Voice Actors

December 30, 2011 by

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Social media will not stand still for you.  FaceBook proves this over and over (are you on Timeline yet?).  In 2011, Twitter bought Tweetdeck, and then launched its own website makeover.  LinkedIn surpassed 150-million worldwide subscribers. Why should you care? Social Media is not going away, it’s not a passing phase, and it’s free marketing.  […]

Rejoice voice overs because sound is the future!

December 29, 2011 by

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The Voice123 staff loves to read the writings by venture capitalist, Fred Wilson. Recently, he posted an article that voice talent would find quite reassuring, including Voice123 staff who work(ed) as voice talent. Please read: Why Sound Will Be Bigger Than Video You can watch the video below. Many of you who enjoy using SoundCloud […]

It is the Era of Customer Service as it should always be

December 28, 2011 by

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It goes without saying that this is The Era of Customer Service. This is largely influenced by social media. You can also say that ‘customer service is everything!’ when it comes to websites, their social media agenda, and how each person in a company leaves you feeling about the brand. Why? If something breaks down […]

True stories of obsessive community management in voice overs

December 27, 2011 by

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I am writing today about something, never written before by any online casting site…I hope you read through it all. This is for any voice talent who has had several skills outside of voice overs, but knew not what to do with all of them. I have worked at Voice123 since 2007, but had several […]

The Holiday Rush by Dan Lenard

December 23, 2011 by

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The Holidays, for a voice actor are a time when things are pretty much the same except that…. you’re more rushed. You have parties to go to, shopping, and travel plans. Everyone says voice work slows down for the Holidays. I’ve frankly never seen it. A lot of corporate media guys are in a hurry […]

Predictions of SOPA and its effect on voice over casting

December 23, 2011 by

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Warning: I am not mincing words today. I have not written about this on Voice123, mainly because I was hoping it would just go away. I am referring to the SOPA bill. You can read more about it here in Fred Wilson’s latest Business Insider update. I am offering my predictions on how the SOPA […]

Survey for Best 2011 game changing gadgets in voice overs

December 21, 2011 by

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You may wake up some days, read around online at all the new gadgets voice over talent are using, and think to yourself, “Where do they get those wonderful toys!?”. With all the changes to technology over the past year…what were your Best of 2011 Game Changing Gadgets in Voice Overs? What qualifies as a […]