This Week in Links: November 2 – 6

For Rights Holders:

Five Ways for Self-published Authors to Use Video to Promote Self-Published Books – via ALLi – Read how author Laxmi Hariharan uses the moving image to help build her author platform while having a lot of fun.

15 Authors Running Fantastic Book Promotions on Instagram – via BookBub – “[H]ere are some great examples of authors who’ve been able to successfully build an audience and publish content that has connected with many followers.”

The 2015 October Platform Challenge – via Writer’s Digest – Need to beef up your author platform? This 31-day challenge to get you where you want to be.

Writers Need A Breakthrough, Not A Breakdown – via BookMarketingBuzzBlog – Feeling stuck? Perhaps it’s time to affect change by shaking things up.

For Producers:

Are You Suffering From Mike Fright? – via Nethervoice – Halloween’s over, so you’ve got no excuse for being afraid of your microphone.

From Amateur to All-Star: Everything I Wish I’d Known About Audiobook VO – via That’s Voiceover – Join ACX at That’s Voiceover in Los Angeles on November 14th to learn the do’s and don’ts of audiobook production.

[VIDEO] Reducing Voice Over Breaths Using Audacity – via Gary Terzza –  Learn a quick and easy way to subtly reduce the sound of prominent breaths when using Audacity.

5 Ways To Get Top Of Mind With Voice Over Clients – via Marc Scott – “It’s so easy to get caught up thinking about how to market ourselves to new clients, that sometimes we forget about reaching out to the clients we already have!”

You Will Always Read Like a Child, According to Science– via Gizmodo – Learn about pseudo-homophones and why your brain still gets tripped up sounding out the words you read.

One response to “This Week in Links: November 2 – 6

  1. Congratulations to Scott Jacobi for being Moderator for the “From Amateur to All-Star” session at That’s Voiceover. As joint caregiver for my wife’s 98 year old mother I steal time to record in my basement studio and edit on the dining room table, but after years on “Someday Isle” I am producer/narrator for 3 audiobooks now on sale and have 3 in the pipeline. All this while rarely getting out of the house. Your weekly posts and links have been a major factor in my being able to get to this point. Sorry I won’t be in your audience, but know that your impact is major and positive. Thank you! My ACX profile is https://www.acx.com/narrator?p=A1264TKKYMPTUZ

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