Tag Archives: Victoria DeAnda

This Week in Links: April 13 – 17

For Rights Holders:

The Sleazebag and the Magician: A Tale of Two Marketers – via Goins, Writer – Check out the comments section of this article for even more marketing tips from a variety of authors.

My Writing Process – via Helping Writers Become Authors – Learn how author K.M. Weiland goes from idea to manuscript and see how it stacks up against your process

Measuring Social Media ROI – via BadRedhead Media – “Marketing is one of the most difficult areas to measure ROI (return on investment), but don’t fret, it isn’t impossible. There are several tools authors can use to identify the impact of their posts or their visibility in the market.”

Quick Book Marketing Tips for Fiction and Nonfiction Authors – via The Book Designer – Get an easy to digest overview of the differences between marketing fiction and on fiction titles.

For Producers:

How to Deal with Spring Allergies as a Voice Over Artist – via Victoria DeAnda – “You can get through this allergy season, and continue to work as a voice over artist. All you need to do is try these tips.”

3 Things That Define A Successful Audiobook Narrator [VIDEO] – via Dane Reid Media – Veteran Nashville-based audiobook producer Joe Loesch shares the three pillars of his successful career.

Voiceover Scams – via Voiceover Mechanic – New actors can learn how to avoid the shadier aspects of the VO industry in this post from Anthony Gettig.

You Then Me: A Better Way To Introduce Yourself – via Marc Scott – Learn how an emergency responder’s approach can save lives and help you land audiobook gigs.

This Week in Links: February 23 – 27

For Rights Holders:

Don’t Force an Ending – via CreateSpace – Advice on dealing with a stubborn conclusion, by way of Disney.

Writing Your Character’s Thoughts – via Linda S. Clare – Guidelines to help you correctly express the inner workings of your POV character.

How to Review Your Final Audio the Audible Studios Way – via The ACX Blog – Learn to listen critically to your audiobook production and communicate changes to your producer.

Why Every Writer Should Keep a Travel Journal – via Writer’s Digest – Find out how one writer came to value the act of writing about her surroundings.

Does Your Facebook Author Page Have a Call To Action? – via Writers and Authors – A new feature on the social platform makes it easier to compel your fans to visit your site, purchase your book, or sign up for your newsletter.

For Producers:

Branding Your Voice Over Business – via Voice Over Herald – “Every voice over artist wants to be the client’s first and only choice, and developing and managing an effective brand can play a significant role in making that happen.”

Before Voicing – WARM UP Your Voice. After Voicing – WARM DOWN. Here’s How – via Voice-Over Xtra – Proper care for your instrument will help ensure it works for you throughout your career.

Five Things Every Audiobook Beginner Should Know – via The ACX Blog – Brush up on the basics of audiobook production with UK voice over teacher Gary Terzza.

How to Deal with Rejection in the Voice Over Business – via Victoria DeAnda – “Rejection is not a reason to give up. It’s a reason to keep going.”

This Week in Links: January 26 – 30

For Producers:

Fortune Favors the Prepared…So Are You Prepared? – via The Voice of Barbara – Babara six quality tips to make sure you’re ready for whatever your VO career throws at you.

The Skills Voice Over Talents Should Improve – via Victoria DeAnda – From vocal clarity to minimizing mouth noise, consider improvements that may help your career.

10 Ways To Prevent Harming Your Voice… Including When To See Your Doctor – via VoiceOver Xtra – Don’t let vocal wear and tear derail your audiobook productions.

VO Options vs. VO Processes – via vo2gogo – “Here’s how to keep yourself from becoming frozen when making choices about your VO auditions and performances.”

For Rights Holders:

Writing: Why this Indie Author’s Going Back to the Book This Year – via ALLi Self-Publishing Blog – ACX author Ben Galley “provides us all with a license to spend more time writing and shares his four top tips on how to make it happen.”

Character: The Heart of Your Novel – via Writer’s Digest – Get a peek inside Creating Characters: The Complete Guide to Populating Your Fiction, a “comprehensive reference to every stage of character development.”

Corrections Are Good: How to Take Critique Like a Dancer – via Writer Unboxed – “Corrections are a good thing, just one small rung under a compliment on the desirability ladder.”