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Coolio. Fly. Gnarly. What do these words all have in common? In their prime, they were once some of the most popular slang terms in America. However, these once commonly used words can now date someone to a specific decade in time. Societal changes and pop culture events impact our language, bringing new words and phrases into the […] Read more

The 2020 guide to social media image cheat sheet for voice actors. The original social image size guide was created by: Make a Website Hub […] Read more

Google’s advice when thinking about content for your website is “We suggest focusing on ensuring you’re offering the best content you can. That’s what our algorithms seek to reward.” What does this mean and how can a voice actor use it to create great content that is also relevant to voice over talent seekers? Google […] Read more

As voice actors, the way we sound is extremely important. Our voice changes naturally as we age. Dramatic changes in our voice take place during adolescence. Teenage boys experience this as a rise in the male hormone testosterone causes the larynx to get increase in size. The testosterone makes the vocal cords lengthen and thicken. […] Read more

THIS WEEK ON VOICEOVER BODY SHOP:  There’s no COMMUNITY like the VO community! Jay Preston created the VO Collective in 2011 as a private facebook group in order to keep in touch with classmates from VO workshops around LA. He has realized the importance of a trustworthy collective of friends and valuable information. His friend Tim Friedlander, […] Read more

The following are a list of factors that Google’s algorithm takes into account when deciding how to rank a voice over website. E-A-T Factors (Expertise, Authoritativeness, Trustworthiness.) – Expertise: In this context, expertise means you need to show a high level of knowledge and skill in voice over and the other areas/concepts mentioned on your […] Read more

HTTP/1.1: Status Code Definitions – A List of HTTP status codes that you may see on your website or web server. part of Hypertext Transfer Protocol — HTTP/1.1 RFC 2616 Fielding, et al. 10 Status Code Definitions Each Status-Code is described below, including a description of which method(s) it can follow and any metainformation required in the […] Read more

This encyclopedia of terms is a comprehensive list of common terms used in the SEO world. Voice over professionals who are learning about the world of search engine optimization can use this as a reference. Glossary: 0 – 9  200 Status OK – The file request was successful. For example, a page or image was found and […] Read more

Whether you realize it or not, voice acting is all around you. From movie trailers to audiobooks and ads, voice artists lend their voices to our daily lives in countless ways. So, what is voice acting? And could becoming a voice actor be a fulfilling career path for you? This post will cover an overview […] Read more

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