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Twitter Buys France’s Mesagraph And UK’s SecondSync To Ramp Up Social TV Efforts In Europe | TechCrunch

Twitter Buys France’s Mesagraph And UK’s SecondSync To Ramp Up Social TV Efforts In Europe | TechCrunch | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
Twitter is adding more global firepower to its ambitions to cosy up to broadcasters and TV advertisers: it is buying France's Mesagraph, and it is also..
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Twitter is an important part of marketing your business, these days. With all the changes to come, you'll really need to stay ahead of the curve.

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VoiceOverXtra - Tracking Systems for Work, Clients, Billing, Sessions - Brent Walker

A busy, productive voice over freelance business needs an accurate way to track a variety of things - calender, clients, billing, sessions - including where spots are playing! - and more.
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Head of nail? Meet hammer.

 

I've been going blind sifting through all the CRM software choices that are out there. (At least I think it's the sifting)

 

Love how simplified this is. Price seems good, too.

 

 

Now, I just need work.

 

 

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How to Follow Up After Meeting Someone in Person

How to Follow Up After Meeting Someone in Person | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: This a guest post by John Corcoran. Last year, AoM published a thorough guide on How to Network Effectively, written by Antonio. As he always
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I'm terrible with this stuff, but I'm trying to be better. ;)

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Marking the Script for a Better Read - Voice Over Plaza

Marking the Script for a Better Read - Voice Over Plaza | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
Spelling, good grammar and correct punctuation are essential, but you also need to signpost and mark the script copy to make it suitable for a voice over.
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Producing Professional Voiceovers At Home, Part 2

Producing Professional Voiceovers At Home, Part 2 | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
We discuss the sort of studio setup you need for voice-over work, and how you can start promoting and selling your services.
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How To Define Your Type, Create Your Brand and Write a Logline

How To Define Your Type, Create Your Brand and Write a Logline | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
What’s the difference between a type and a brand? Do you need a brand? How do you discover what brand you are? And what’s a logline?
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5 Tips for Working with First Time Voice-Over Clients

5 Tips for Working with First Time Voice-Over Clients | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
When a first time voice seeker comes to you for a job, there’s a chance they’ve done their research. They may know exactly what they’re looking for and how the process works from script delivery to...
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What Are Your Real Retirement Costs?

What Are Your Real Retirement Costs? | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
Hobbies, health care, taxes and other costs need to figure into any retirement plan.
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How To Motivate Your "Voice Over Talent" Identity

How To Motivate Your "Voice Over Talent" Identity | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
In part 1 of the "How To Motivate Your 8 Voice Over Identities" blog series, I show you how to motivate your "Voice Over Talent" identity.
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How To Network Like a Pro

How To Network Like a Pro | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
If you want to be successful, working on your craft should be your number one concern, but let’s face it: Talent is not enough. That’s why you have to know how to network.
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The Fearful Freelancer: Getting Over Your Self-Promotion Phobia

The Fearful Freelancer: Getting Over Your Self-Promotion Phobia | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
FreelanceSwitch is chock full of promotion tips. We've given you ways to use email to get your message across, showed ...
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VO Directory

VO Directory | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
The Following is a Voice Over related Directory compiled for the benefit of established and up-and-coming voice over talent who want to secure more voice over work through the Internet it doesn't i...
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Finding the Best Voiceover Teacher for You

Finding the Best Voiceover Teacher for You | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
It's important that you find the right voiceover coach for you.
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Great advice about making sure the coach you choose is, or at least was, a successful VO Artist. My list is up to 31 coaches. Qualified(IMHO), narrows that list down by about half. Once you've made a decision, then the question will be in-person or Skype sessions?

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How to Network & Socialize Effectively: A Comprehensive Guide

How to Network & Socialize Effectively: A Comprehensive Guide | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
This post is brought to you by Chivas Brotherhood. How to network and socialize at a whisky-tasting event.
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Lot's of conferences are coming up. I've got to be prepared.

 

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Formatting a VO Script for More Efficiency - Voice-Over Plaza -- The Blog for the Voiceover Community

Formatting a VO Script for More Efficiency - Voice-Over Plaza -- The Blog for the Voiceover Community | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
Formatting a VO Script: Sometimes, the script can be the cause of misunderstanding between an employer and a voice actor.
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Never knew about the serif/sans serif differences. Now, I do.

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Lisa Gold's Top 10 networking tips for building long lasting relationships

Lisa Gold's Top 10 networking tips for building long lasting relationships | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
Proper networking is more than just shaking hands and passing out business cards. Listening, connecting others to what they want and need and being likeable and energetic will go farther than your acting skill set.
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Producing Professional Voiceovers At Home, Part 1

Producing Professional Voiceovers At Home, Part 1 | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
To achieve success as a self‑producing voice-over artist, you need to be much more than a good recording engineer...
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Voice Over Xtra- Auditioning At Big-Gun Ad Agencies:

Voice Over Xtra- Auditioning At Big-Gun Ad Agencies: | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
VoiceOverXtra is the voice actor\'s daily resource for building voice over success.
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Voice Over Jobs - Find Voice Over Work | Edge Studio

Voice Over Jobs - Find Voice Over Work | Edge Studio | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
Edge Studios is a leader in the voice over industry with resources that will help you land voice over jobs and find more voice over work.
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Don't miss opportunities

Don't miss opportunities | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
This article discusses the often-overlooked opportunities for networking and getting more voice over work!
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Not Satisfied With Your Voice Over Career? Try This…

Not Satisfied With Your Voice Over Career? Try This… | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
You don’t book enough work. You don’t make enough money. You don’t have any big clients. You don’t get any high paying gigs. You don’t have enough auditions. There are all kinds of things you aren’...
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What you need to know to start your own voiceover business

What you need to know to start your own voiceover business | Live - Learn - Pass It On | Scoop.it
Six easy steps on starting a voiceover business. From building your home studio to invoicing and powerful demos.

Via Marc Scott, Diane Costello Merritt
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