Tag Archives: producing

5 simple steps to podcast perfection

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podmaster

Podcasting has really taken off over the last couple of years. The format is great and easy to consume and there’s so much to listen to. It’s also great that just about anyone can create one and have a voice. Unfortunately some podcasts can be a little lacking in the quality department. Fear not, hubby’s 5 tips will get you podcasting like a pro.

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How to survive OS updates in 5 simple steps

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OS SOS

It was late last year. Husbo did the unthinkable. In a momentary lapse in concentration he agreed to Apple’s enticing El Capitan OS proposition. And why wouldn’t he? Promises of increased productivity with split screens and a more intuitive Spotlight search. Pinned swipes and notes checklists—oh my. It sounded fan-bloody-tastic. Until I loaded up the ol’ DAW to record an urgent voice over.

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shiny new recording gadget alert

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oooh shiny

The sE Reflexion Filter® PRO is the original portable acoustic treatment. It’s a nifty little compact and portable acoustic absorber.

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Spot sounds: music for your commercials

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commercial music

They say the music maketh the commercial. Actually no, they don’t. But they should. Music in commercials and promos sets the mood. It supports the copy. It complements the voice over. It grabs attention.

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Microphone check 1, 2

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is this thing on?

I recently decided it was time to invest in a new microphone for my home studio. What I thought would be a relatively simple task actually involved a lot of work!

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10 reasons to get to know WoVO

way to go wovo

way to go wovo

Access to mentors, educational resources, peer collaboration and professional voice actors from across the globe—that’s the World-Voices Organization (WoVO for those on a first-name basis).

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5 reasons on-hold messages make business sense

please hold the line

please hold the line

I have been voicing a lot of on-hold messaging lately. What a great opportunity to market and brand your business. Are you taking full advantage of this feature?

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How loud is too loud?

turn that down!

turn that down!

Voice actors, producers and audio engineers—an infographic to help you protect one of your most important assets…

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