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Spring Forth With Your Bird In The Voice Over Booth!

As we hurtle into Spring at a rate of knots, I remember the friend who said to me “You never look back. Do it – it can be useful – remind yourself of all the things you’ve done!” Well, I couldn’t have done them without you, lovely clients, could I?…

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A Brilliant Script, a Voice Over and A Horrible Mistake

It’s all Jeff Eaker’s fault. (If you’ve read my blogs over the last few months, you’ll know he’s a fabulous US copywriter.) He wrote a brilliant script. Well, how could this voice over possible resist A Horrible Mistake? We all make ’em, after all. What are you talking about little…

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Good to see you! Or is it…?

Does it help to know what the person you’re working with looks like, to see the face behind the voice? This debate continues amongst the voice over community. After all, you’re hiring a voice, not a face! If you see the face behind the voice, will it alter your perceptions,…

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It’s all about the sparks.

“because when the world was made, God made it out of magic sparks – everything that there is, was all made of magic sparks – and all the magic sparks went into things – deep down and everything was a spark – but it was quite a while ago since…

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How to choose the perfect Voice over artist for your project.

There’s so much choice out there, it can be difficult to know where to start! No two petals & no two voices are the same. So, in response to that very question, and after discussing with a producer friend, I’ve whipped up the following recipe. 1.) Consider the genre and…

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It’s good to stand out from the crowd!

There’s a time to blend in and a time to stand out.When I was young, I used to want to blend in. It made me feel safe, cool, on trend, part of the gang.But actually, it’s good to stand out from the crowd! For the right reasons, of course.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I’ve…

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Time is a slippery beast.

Time is, in theory, constant…  But in practice appears to speed up & slow down at will. If you’re having a tricky time, it seems to slow down. If you’re having fun, it flies by! Oh and in the spring, we lose an hour and in Autumn, we gain an…

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Thank you for calling.

Ah, the humble telephone. Who cares about that?! A word in your shell-like….. Have you ever ‘phoned a company, only to quickly replace the receiver after hearing a badly thought out, poorly delivered message? I know I have!  A simple on hold message can give your clients confidence in you,…

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Did you know that dogs make magnificent casting agents?

Well, they do. In work and in life. Thanks to my dog, I have met many fabulous people and made some great friends, both outside the voice over industry and within it. It turns out that dogs are brilliant at networking!  Only this afternoon, I was able to connect two…

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There’s a bear in the voice over booth?!

“Doesn’t everyone have a bear in the booth?” I reply, slightly puzzled… Apparently not!  Allow me to tell you his story…. Once upon a time, on her 10th Birthday, a little girl was given the roundest, most golden, cuddliest bear by her Grandma.  “Oh my! Winnie the Pooh, no less!”…

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