10 Things To Ask Yourself Before Pursuing A Career In Voice Overs – via Voice-Over Xtra – A helpful list of important non-acting, non-technical questions for newbies.
10 Tips To Target Your Demo (and Voice Over Business) For Success – via Marc Scott & Anne Ganguzza – “[P]otential customers may have varying degrees of experience in hiring voiceover talent, and the more you can help to educate them in the process, the closer you will be to booking the job!”
The Mega Audio Recorder/Editor Reference List – via Dave Courvoisier – A good resource to bookmark for info on audio recording and editing software.
New Year for a New Business: How to Start a Business in Voiceover – via Victoria DeAnda -Before embarking on a voiceover career, get advice from an actor who’s been there and done that.
For Rights Holders:
What Are the Ingredients of a Successful Marketing Plan? – via Digital Book World – With more people going out of their way to avoid ads, content marketing is the future of book marketing. Learn six key aspects of content marketing success.
10 Author Projections for 2016. Okay, turn it up to 11! – via Bob Mayer – “The key [for 2016] is how the changes in publishing affect the author and how the author needs to factor reality into their business plan.”
On Author “Brands” – via The Bookseller – “[H]ow do you maintain your brand while also delivering a story that feels fresh and enticing? Should this even be a concern for authors?”
Writing Tip: A Little Detail Can Make a Big Impression – via CreateSpace – You’ve probably heard the old adage “show, don’t tell.” Learn how to put it into action.
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We’re back with our first weekly links roundup of 2014! We’ve got lots of great stuff planned for the blog in 2014, from collaboration to education, all designed to bring you the best in audiobook information! Take the year’s first trip around the audiobook web, and make sure to hit the “Follow” button on the right to stay up to date on the latest from the ACX blog.
For Rights Holders:
Ten Publishing Predictions for 2014 – via Bob Mayer’s Write on The River – Self-publishing success story looks into his crystal ball to see what 2014 has in store.
Writing Novels: How to Get the Balance Right Between Fact & Fiction – via ALLi Self-Publishing Advice Blog – Your novel may be based in fact, but is it believable? Lucy McCarraher breaks down the important distinction between the two.
Transitions (Video) – via Wordplay With Nika Harper – You character is here, but she needs to get there. But how? Nika covers scene transitions in this fun video from her Wordplay series.
The Science Behind a Bestseller – via GalleyCat – Are there certain words that will ensure your book will sell? GalleyCat is on the case.
New Year, New Gig: Audible Studios/ACX Open Casting! – via The ACX Blog – Here’s your exclusive chance to work with the Grammy Award-winning producers at Audible studios. Submit your audition now!
Removing Mouth Noises (Video) – via Edge Studios – Home studio master George Whittam shares techniques for getting clean sounding audio in this video.
The DUH! list – via The ACX Blog – Earlier this week, we shared our 7 habits of highly effective audiobook professionals. A must read for all audiobook narrators/producers!
The Top Voiceover Blog Posts of 2013 – via Derek Chappell’s Voiceover Blog – Take a look back at Derek’s picks for the best of 2013.
What was the best audiobook article you read this week? Tell us in the comments!
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