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How to Add Album Art and ID3 Tags to Voiceover Demos

Voice demos don't just show clients how well we interpret copy. They can also be our audio calling cards. Like images, Mp3 files can hold metadata, extra details we can add to let clients know who and what they are listening to. So, isn't it crazy that voice talents...

Truly Troublesome Tongue Twisters

Tongue twisters provide a frustrating, um no, effective way to warm up.  Emerging research in neuroscience also suggests that physical challenges, including learning complex phrases, build new neural pathways that promote brain health through a process known as...

Protecting Your Voiceover Business From Malware

In the last week, several of our clients asked about a good antivirus program they could use on their Windows PCs. Lots of people are worried. Malware, ransomware, and now even cryptomining are all potential hazards that can cripple your computing and endanger your...

Voice Teacher Sings For Good with Kristin Chenoweth

I love live performances where you can feel the energy of a live audience and witness the unexpected possibilities. Take a look at this energizing and unexpected moment captured on video at Kristen Chenoweth's recent concert at the Hollywood Bowl, and her great duet...

Voice Acting For Dummies Preview

I enjoy the For Dummies books published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. because they mostly make learning accessible and unintimidating. This is true again with the recently published Voice Acting For Dummies. Written by Stephanie Ciccarelli and David Ciccarelli, founders...

Profile: Telehold Message On Hold and Audio Marketing

TeleHold is an Oregon-based full-service audio marketing company providing services nationwide. Their core services include: Message On Hold ACD/IVR Voice Prompts In Store Messaging Audio Encoding Audio Distribution Foreign Translation Professional Voiceover, Music...

Profile: Resnick Interactive Group

Meet Todd Resnick. Todd is CEO at Resnick Interactive Group, a voice over casting company he started in 2000. Resnick Interactive is a full-service voice over company specializing in voice over recording, voice over directing and voice over production for today's...

Backup Audio Files

Today I came across this great article from AudioTuts+ providing an overview of current cloud backup solutions: 10 Secure Online Backup Solutions for Pro Audio. Audio files can get pretty big. Maintaining both archives and current work product onsite, especially in...

The Simpsons Voice Actors Making Too Much Money?

After 23 seasons, The Simpsons, may be silenced by Fox. The network says the voice actors are making too much money and apparently has asked the cast to take a 45% pay cut. Yikes! ac-ridiculist-simpsons.cnn.html The cast has reportedly countered with an offer to take...

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