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Nikki Saco Voice Talents

I just read a super article warning against voiceover ripoffs. There are people starting out in voiceover or getting back into it who need updated voice-over demos. Unfortunately, there are disreputable companies out there who are charging a huge amount of money for demos, priced way above market. Even though the production quality may be […]

Voice-over Demos Production Scams

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I just read a super article warning against voiceover ripoffs. There are people starting out in voiceover or getting back into it who need updated voice-over demos. Unfortunately, there are disreputable companies out there who are charging a huge amount of money for demos, priced way above market. Even though the production quality may be […]

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Online Machine Translations Alone Not Good Enough

Tower of Babel, Translations image

Recently a client sent me a script with multiple translation errors. It appeared that someone had used an online translator and unfortunately not a good one. While Google translator and others are getting better and can often detect contextual word usage, sometimes these programs still get it wrong. For example, the word refill can be used as a […]

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Sigues Contigo?

Another Spanish trabalenguas for this Tuesday Tongue Twister: Si tú sigues contigo y consigo que sigas conmigo por consiguiente seguimos a lo siguiente Loosely translated, it means: if you follow yourself, and I get you to follow me, consequently we follow the following… Hmmmm… I don’t know. Maybe it’s a Twitter thing    

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More Than Just A Voice: Book Review

Don’t expect a novel with a beginning, middle and end. More Than Just a Voice:: The REAL Secret to VoiceOver Success jumps right into the thick of the story. That’s right, no filler chapters! It’s a six-part collection of Dave Courvoisier’s excellent past blog articles. The chapters cover popular discussions in voiceover, and some unpopular […]

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Squish Squash

I had a special request for a high-carb tongue twister, but couldn’t find anything with “donuts” in it or “pasta.”  And now I’m hungry. Anyway, here’s a healthier carb choice: How much squash could a sasquatch squish, if a sasquatch could squish squash? Enjoy!

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“More Than Just A Voice” Debuts

If you want to learn more about the voiceover industry, I can’t think of a more generous source than Dave Courvoisier. And you’re in luck! His new book, More Than Just a Voice:: The REAL Secret to VoiceOver Success debuts today. I’ve bookmarked or Evernoted (Is that a word? I’m making it a word!) a few of Dave’s […]

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