'Surprised how many people are still in the dark about Google's highly-successful social media platform: Google Plus. I run a regular tweet campaign asking people to join my G+ Voiceover Community, and often get the question "What is G+"? [More about VO communities on Google below.] If you have a gmail account (and who doesn't these days?)...you can create a Google Plus profile (for free) in a jiffy. Why? It's easy It's intuitive It's connected to all things Google (including YouTube, Gmail, GDrive, Google Calendar, etc.) It's another place to find/share information It's another online platform to spread your brand It's NOT Facebook or Twitter The population there is different from other social media networks. To make the most of Google Plus, you need to join groups, much like Facebook or LinkedIn. On G+ they're called "Communities". I administer several VO-related communities there, including: G+ VoiceoversTransitioning to Full-Time [...]
If you\'re narrating audiobooks, your job market keeps getting bigger and bigger. The Audio Publishers Association (APA) today reports that twice as many audiobooks were published in 2013 than in 2012, \
Join us for the 4th Annual SAG Foundation Poker Classic & Party, a benefit for the Foundation's Don LaFontaine Voice-Over Lab, on Saturday, August 23, 2014 a...
Heather Costa's insight:
The 4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Foundation Poker Classic is this Saturday, Aug 23rd!! I went last year and it was amazing! A great opportunity to raise $ for the Don LaFontaine Voice Over Lab, hang out with some incredibly talented actors and have fun doing it! Sadly I will miss this year's event, but I hope to be there next year. I'm honored to have made the video with my Don LaFontaine impression, check it out here :) If you're in LA, this is an event you don't want to miss!
Faff Camp: the Hire Education Conference for Voiceover Professionals
Heather Costa's insight:
For all you voiceover talent out there, this is an event you don't want to miss! You have until midnight tonight to make sure this event happens! AND by signing up now, you save $99 off of the regular registration by using promo code VT9076975 (that's $25 off with the code PLUS by signing up today you get the kickstarter rate!) Hope to see you there!!
The sky darkens, thunder booms ... and CRACK! Lightning fries your voice over audio gear - even though outside cables are buried and all your gear was turned off. What happened? Voice over gear expert and voice talent Mike Harrison shares his experiences with two strikes, and what he\'s doing to avoid strike three ...