I want to offer my welcome to Mike Harrison as he joins the voiceover blogosphere.
My friend Ralph Hass has a voiceover blog that turns 4 today, so a very happy Blogiversary to you!
My friend Donovan Corneetz is not only a superb voice actor, he’s also been learning the joys of being a dad the last several months. He’s started a new website called Daddy Discoveries that chronicles what he’s been learning along the way. Not voiceover related (except that Donovan is a voice actor) but , I think you’ll enjoy reading them.
And you’re not listed on the VoiceOverXtra blog link page, you should be. And send me a note too. I’m trying to add every voiceover blog to my blogroll.
… Tweet and you …? OK. I’m twisting the old saying to a different purpose than the original. Regardless of what you think of my weak humor, I do hope you’ll take a moment to click through to this excellent commentary by Jeff Sexton about Twitter.
Craig Crumpton is doing a great job of covering Comic-Con 2009 on his Voice Actors in the News blog.
My friend Connie Terwilliger has launched a voiceover blog so I’ve updated the link on my blogroll with that site. Very nice stuff, Connie. I look forward to reading more of what you have to say.
Josh Bernoff interviews Seth Godin about his blogging in an article published on the Ad Age site. If you would like to know how to blog better, you might want to click through and read the interview. On the other hand, if you only want to know how to build a better relationship with you clients, you might want to click through and read the interview. Or not, it’s your call.
My thanks to my friend Pam Tierney for sending me the link to this interview today.
Should you have a blog? We both know that I can’t answer that question for you, but if you seriously want to have a blog, you need to take it seriously. Here are 10 solid suggestions you can use to help you focus on what’s important to you from a professional photographer named Jen O’Sullivan. The application to your voiceover business shouldn’t be difficult.
My thanks to Lee Plaud for emailing me this link.
James Alburger and Penny Abshire have provided training for voice actors of all levels from beginngers to working pros for a number of years out of their studios in San Diego, California called VoiceActing Academy; and here and there when they travel. They’ve now moved their former newsletter to a blog called, surprise, VoiceActing Academy blog. Welcome to the blogosphere, James and Penny!
Update: Also added today the blog from Krash Creative Solutions.
I received a very nice email from Kevin Readdean today letting know that he’s started a voiceover blog called VO Meter specifically devoted to monitoring and reporting the history of voiceover and voice actors.
UPDATE: I also ran across another new voiceover blog today, interestingly enough from another voice actor named Kevin. In this case, Kevin Delaney, who calls his blog Voiceover Ninja.
My friend Doc Phillips has release the Sixth edition of the voiceover blog carnival called Voices That Motivate. Lots of good and interesting material again.
Roger King, a voiceover agent in Canada, emailed this evening to let me know that he’s started a blog specifically for the voiceover business in his home country. There’s lots of good material on his site that’s relevant to any voice actor, no matter the country of residence or origin, I’ve adding Voiceover Canada to my blogroll today. Here’s just one example, a fine analysis of what an agent is look for from a voice actor.