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Storytelling: No Longer An Optional Skill – Part 2

Hey, there!

I spend a lot of time preaching how what we do as voice over talent all boils down to one thing: excellent, authentic storytelling.

And, as I said in Part 1 of this series, I’ve come to the conclusion that storytelling is now as essential a skill to us as coding, good manners, tying a proper square knot, getting paid at least what you’re worth, and other life-dependent core strengths.

Here’s more proof. Continue Reading →

We’re Flipping The VO2GoGo Classroom

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We’ve had a lot of fun and success over the last decade or so in presenting voiceover training via the VO2GoGo classrooms, here in LA, online and all around the world, and we’re always looking for ways to improve our content and our processes.

We think we’ve found a really exciting way to do both.

Just to be sure, I went to an expert, one of my oldest and dearest friends, Dr. Robert Pondillo, professor of Mass Communication at Middle Tennessee State University, to discuss “flipping the classroom.” Sounds dangerous, but it’s not – here’s what it is. Continue Reading →

Storytelling: No Longer An Optional Skill – Part 1

Hey, there!

I spend a lot of time preaching how what we do as voice over talent all boils down to one thing: excellent, authentic storytelling.

And I’ve come to the conclusion that storytelling is now as essential a skill to us as coding, good manners, tying a proper square knot, getting paid at least what you’re worth, and other life-dependent core strengths.

Here’s why. Continue Reading →

How To Backup Your Performance Work

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You’ve heard me talk in class and at workshops about the importance of having backups for all of your work, especially long term projects like audiobooks.

There’s nothing quite as depressing as losing a lot of work you’ve done, especially against a deadline.

In the VO2GoGo Managing Clients and Projects class, I describe my admittedly insanely overengineered backup process.

But I think it’s so important, I’ve decided to share it with you here. And for a very special reason.

Because you shouldn’t be backing up for disaster, you should be backing up for quick recovery. Here’s what I mean. Continue Reading →