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Jonathan Tilley: League of List Builders and Why Pay2Plays Suck

Gary talks with busy voice talent and coach Jonathan Tilley about why the so-called Pay2Play sites (online casting sites) aren’t a good bet for most voice talent, and the much better approach for marketing your voice: direct email marketing. They discuss Jonathan’s League of List Builders (LOLB) course, and how learning to get your name…

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Author Landon Beach & Narrator

Julie Williams talks with Landon Beach, a successful book author (Cabin, The Hike, The Wreck and others) who has just completed a book that will be near and dear to the hearts of audio book narrators, cleverly called Narrator. Landon worked with well-known audio book narrator Scott Brick, as well as other narrators, to gather…

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Tim Friedlander: Potential Health Insurance for VO Talent

Tim Friedlander talks to Julie about an effort by a new group, the National Association of Voice Actors (NAVA) to acquire health insurance coverage for voice-over talents (YOU!).  This would be a potential option for non-union and union talents alike.   But NAVA NEEDS  YOU to fill out a very short form expressing interest in health…

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J. Michael Collins: Gravy For The Brain and VO Conferences

Julie Williams interviews J. Michael Collins, who is one busy guy! He’s not only an in-demand voice talent and VO demo producer, but he’s also the USA territory controller for Gravy For The Brain, a UK-based training organization for voice talent, and a partner in the production of the OneVoice Conference (the USA-version is August…

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Dani States: Voiceover View

In this episode, Julie talks with Dani States, the creator of Voiceover View, a suite of business management tools designed for the voiceover industry. Voiceover View lets voice talent track auditions, jobs, income and expenses, handles invoicing tasks, and more. Listeners can check out Voiceover View and sign up for a free 30-day trial at…

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Brad Shaw: Audition Director

U.K. voice artist and entrepreneur Brad Shaw talks with Gary about a brand new service, Audition Director, where talents can get coached on important upcoming auditions with top-flight VO coaches/casting directors in a variety of genres.

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George Whittam: Noise Floor Nailed Down

Gary talks with VO Tech expert George Whittam about noise floor: what it is, why it’s an important number to know for your VO studio, how to measure it, and how to lower it if it’s too high. If you want to check out the Spitfire CRM program mentioned in this program, visit: https://voiceoverpodcasts.com/spitfire  

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Mike Verret: The VO Elevator Pitch

Julie talks to Mike Verret, marketing expert at Verret and Associates (VerretandAssociates.com) about how to tell people about what you do in a way that makes them want to learn more. Mike explains the three ways to stand out from your competition, and how to market your services more effectively.

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Martha Kahn: Kids In VO

Julie Williams talks with Martha Kahn about how she trains children who are considering getting into the wonderful world of Voiceover. Martha’s “Yes I Kahn” students are landing agents and finding work with Disney Junior, Apple TV, Netflix and many others.

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Rob Sciglimpaglia: AI and Voiceover Talent

Rob Sciglimpaglia, voice talent, on-camera actor, and an attorney who works with voice over issues, discusses the advent of AI (Artificial Intelligence) text-to-speech platforms, how they might influence voice over jobs in the future, and how voice talent might actually take advantage of these technological changes that aren’t just coming…they’re here now.

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