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Adventures in Voiceover

Adventures in Voiceover

By David Jacobs
I lost my job and got sick of working for The Man. So I am engaging a passion I’ve had since I was young and going into a brand new career in Voiceover at 50 something. This is my story.
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A Face for Radio

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Pay to Play, changing DAW's and CRM
What? I am entering the pay to play Voiceover market? Yes, but on my terms. And I change up my DAW and CRM.
October 5, 2021
The Rubber Hits the Road
Now that I have my commercial demo, the rubber hits the road as I start my direct marketing attack. I also lock down the next phase of my coaching. 
September 27, 2021
A Face for Radio
I finally locked down the domain name for the Voiceover business. This week, I venture into video marketing, even though I have a face for radio. God help us all.
September 20, 2021
Cracking the Code of Acting for Voiceover
I need a good acting coach who can help me crack the code of acting for Voiceover. 
September 13, 2021
Nailed It! Kind of...
I make some changes to my studio config and nail a reading on Clubhouse. Then I don't so much nail another reading on Clubhouse. It's only a matter of time is my mantra. 
September 6, 2021
The Other Side of VO, the Business Side
I have been focusing on the business side of my Voiceover business this past week, including a new website design. Note: Twice I say the name of my website wrong (doh!). It is not plural. 
August 30, 2021
A Big Day, Demo Day
A huge day in my VO career. Recorded my first pro demo. This Podcast also has new title and a new graphic, in case you didn't see. 
August 24, 2021
A New Perspective on Audiobooks
I have a new perspective on audiobooks and a way to do them that makes sense for me. I fixed up Studio C and my VO demo recording session is coming soon!
August 20, 2021
Next Steps for my Voiceover Career
I am finishing up phase one of my Voiceover training. What is my next move?
August 12, 2021
Are you a gear head? Today we nerd out about Voiceover gear. 
August 11, 2021
Voiceover is Acting! Oh, no!
I didn't expect to have to act when I entered Voiceover. But it turns out, you do. So I have accepted that and oh my, I'm an actor now!
August 6, 2021
Sleep Apnea CPAP Machine Crisis
Millions of people have the Phillips Respironics CPAP machine for their sleep apnea. These machines have been recalled due to foam particles degrading and getting into the tubes as well as off-gassing cancer-causing fumes. Phillips has handled this recall badly, putting patients who need this therapy in a terrible position. I am one of these patients and I share with you exactly what is going on. 
August 4, 2021
My Big Career Change
I lost my job in digital marketing, so I am going all-in on a career in Voiceover. Does that make sense or am I crazy? Find out!
August 3, 2021
August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021