There is a constant, world-wide war being waged against WordPress sites.
If you use WordPress for your site, like I do, there’s one thing you can do immediately, and one amazing plugin you can add to it that will keep you safe from this attack.
And it’s all free. What do I recommend you do first? Continue Reading →
I can’t stop talking about about storytelling, and how important it is to your VO career to develop and hone your storytelling skills.
So, every so often, I like to roll out items from this list from Emma Coats, who used to work at Pixar as a story artist, and who serially tweeted Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling.
I’m giving you one of these rules every so often as we move through the next several months, along with how you can apply the rule to your VO artistry.
Today, Rule 3… Continue Reading →
I was over on LinkedIn the other day, and Tiffany posted this question in a VO group I’m in there:
Does anyone have a recommendation for laptop w/ great sound intake? Not looking for a mac just pc……
Puzzled at the phrasing of the question, I tried to help. And this is what I said. Continue Reading →
Oh, do tech people love their labels, or what?
Whoever came up with the concept of “joint stereo,” I don’t think he or she had getting high in mind.
Joint stereo actually means something pretty cool, but hardly necessary these days. Continue Reading →
I’m hoping that what you learn from me about how to use your voice to create a profitable and satisfying VO career can be used in other areas of your life.
But using your voice incorrectly in everyday life can be devastating. And here’s a prime example.
You may be destroying your chances at business success in life, just by the way you speak.
Fast Company published an article recently, describing 4 different speech patterns you need to get rid of if you want to succeed in business.
And you can thank Kim Kardashian for at least one of them. Continue Reading →
My friend and client, Brian Selke, is one of the best Windows techs I know.
(He’s actually teaching a class on how to stay safe as a Windows user…more details soon.)
He ran into some issues getting his AT-2020 USB Plus and Audacity to record cleanly and smoothly on his then-new Windows laptop, and as usual, he wouldn’t rest until he figure it all out.
If you’re having issues getting your mike and software to play nicely, this article is going to be very helpful. Continue Reading →
In a recent 60 SECONDS, I described what 128 kbps actually means when describing an MP3 file.
So what is 128k (or 128 kBPS) audio good for? And what are other bitrates good for? Continue Reading →