Gratitude

In A World….

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It’s day seven & we’re still rockin’ around the VOXmas tree!! Today’s presents include a (pre-ordered) DVD copy of In A World. In A World comes to DVD on Janurary 21st.  The Voxy Ladies have been & will continue to be super supportive of this film that highlights the voice over industry AND features several of our(…)

Here’s Your Sign

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Yet another exciting day here at VOXmas headquarters!! Today we’re giving away A MUST for every voice actor, a Voice Over Recording Sign from Harlan Hogan & Voice Over Essentials! This VOXmas gift also, comes with a DVD copy of Animalia, featuring the voice of Voxy Lady, Katie Leigh! Katie is a veteran voice actor(…)

Rockin’ Around the VOXmas Tree

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Things are starting to really get crazy here at the North Pole…uh…we mean, the Voxy Ladies headquarters! Today the elves from Voices.com have left us a 1-year Premium Annual Membership from Voices.com AND a copy of Voice Acting For Dummies!! This VOXmas gift also comes with a Hot Wheels gift pack from Lindsay Sheppard, whose(…)

The Voxing Dead

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Feeling like someone ate your brain when it comes to operating your home studio?? The Voxy Ladies wanna give you 1 hr of VOStudio Tech Services from George Whittam and Edge Studios!! This VOXmas gift also comes with a pre-ordered copy of The Walking Dead (Video Game) Season TWO featuring the voice of Voxy Lady,(…)

A is for Abundance 0

Today is an exciting day for VOXmas, because today we are giving away a copy of Jonathan Tilley’s incredible ebook Voice Over Garden: How To Create Abundance As A Global Online Voice Actor AND (drumroll please) A spot (valued at $300) in Jonathan Tilley’s Voice Over Garden 30 Day List Building Challenge! Jonathan works tirelessly to bring voice actors the opportunities(…)

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too

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The wait is finally over!! It’s Friday the 13th! Today is the first official day of 12 Days of VOXmas, brought to you by the Voxy Ladies, Neumann Microphones & VOICE 2014, the industry’s #1 conference for professional voice artists! We’re still making our list & check it twice, because the donations keep rolling in for(…)

Girl On Fire

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Almost two months ago I (Lisa) accepted a position as a “personal voice shopper” for SunSpots Productions, and early last week I celebrated my 100th casting/booking since coming on board with SunSpots. I have learned so much in this short time, and everyday I’m gaining new insight into some of the things that differentiate voice actors(…)

Are You Experienced?

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What: One Day Voiceover Intensive with Rob Paulsen, Brian Roberts (Director of Veggie Tales) and Kay Bess!! When: November 3rd from 3pm-10pm Where: Nashville, TN @ the Four Points by Sheraton How: email vo@voxyladies.com for registration and pricing information!!  

Guerillas & Purple Cows

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“Today the one sure way to fail is to be boring. Your one chance for success is to be remarkable.” -Seth Godin You have to live outside the box to persue a career as an actor. Heck, you have to be a little off your rocker be in this business. Like my mama always says, “You(…)

On the mark with Marc

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Your attitude speaks volumes before you utter a word.  Like your shadow, you are often unaware of it. Your attitude permeates everything about you: the way you think, the way you behave, the tone of your voice. Our attitudes are not just one element of succeeding in this business they are, in fact, the foundation(…)

Episode 7: Talking Vegetables & Emmy Award Winning Brains

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http://amyelk.com/Voxy/Episode_7.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Join Lisa & Diane as we chat it up with Bob the Tomato, “that guy” from the Lexus commercials & Voxy Lady, Christian Taylor!! As promised here is the link to Voxy Lady, Rebecca Davis walk to find a cure for Epilepsy!! xoxo

Lisa Says Relax

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A few weeks ago I received an email from fellow Voxy Lady, Bobbin Beam that had evidently come from her Smart Phone because underneath her signature I read, “Sent from my Smart Leash”. If you’re a voice actor, or an entrepreneur of any kind you understand the (oftentimes) unhealthy dependency we have with our Smart(…)

Podcast Episode 5: Promopalooza

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http://amyelk.com/Voxy/Episode5Final.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Join the Voxy Ladies as we have a heart to heart with Joyce Castellanos, former agent & one of the VoiceOver industry’s most sought after promo coaches. Also, this weeks Voxy #FlavorOfTheWeek is Trish “The Dish” Basanyi and our “Voice Crush” is the ever charming Sean Caldwell!(…)

A Moment in TIME

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Early last month I received an email from TIME Magazine asking if I would be interested in being interviewed in an article about being a woman in the voiceover industry. Of course I told them I’d have to think about it……NOT!! If you had told 13 yr old me that one day I would grow up(…)

Cancer + Love + Email Marketing

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We are ramping back up to full-time (and doing better than ever!) at Celia Siegel Management—and boy, what a trip it’s been. Yup, I had cancer. Yup, I’m cured. And believe it or not, there has been a great silver lining! Today, I’m going to share the clarity I gained from this life-changing journey: ONE(…)

Podcast Episode 3: Third Time’s the Charm 2

http://amyelk.com/Voxy/GG2VOEpisode3.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Here’s the link to the Kickstarter campaign for Phil Lollar’s Iliad House!!

With A Little Help From My Friends

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Last summer I came across an article in Scientific American titled,Why We Help: The Evolution of Cooperation. In a nutshell, the article states, “People tend to think of evolution as a strictly dog-eat-dog struggle for survival. In fact, cooperation has been a driving force in evolution.” Please note, I don’t intend to open the floor for an(…)

Podcast Episode 1: ComicCONversations 7

http://amyelk.com/Voxy/71713_GG_Episode1.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Enjoy our first episode of Girl’s Guide to #Voiceover the PODCAST with the Voxy Ladies!! Alicyn Packard gushes about being a newlywed, Lucky Yates tells us how to know if you’re obsessed with you dog & proves that you DON’T have to live in LA to land(…)

Ask, Show Up, Follow Up: Old-Fashioned Marketing Still Works 5

Take a look at your last ten voice-over jobs – or, if you are just starting out, think about another business venture you had that was successful, or even your solid friendships. You may find that the “secret” to that success is as simple as ASF: ASK SHOW UP FOLLOW UP Sales experts talk frequently(…)

Boys Whose Voices We Have Crushes On: Bob Bergen 3

This weeks “voice crush” is none other than Bob Bergen, perhaps best known as the voice of Porky the Pig. However, around the voice over “water cooler”, Bob is regarded as one of the most generous folks in the business. Bob freely gives his expertise, insight & mentorship to budding voice actors on a regular(…)

Christmas In July 3

Look! Up in the sky!! Is it a bird? Is it a plane?? IT’S JEFFREY THE SURFER REINDEER! It’s that time of year, the “most wonderful” time of the year when voice actors around the globe are gearing up to lend their voices to the Jeff Gelder’s Holiday Magic CD, a holiday recording to brighten the(…)

Perceiving Possibility 7

I was chatting on the phone with Celia Siegel a few weeks ago & we were talking about perception when she happened to say the most unusual thing. She said, “I love traffic”. I’ll let you think about that for a minute. She went on the qualify her sentiment by saying, “When everybody’s cruising along at(…)

Give it away, Give it away, Give it away now. 11

During a recent trip to NYC, I did some shopping.  A lot of shopping. One of the things I picked up was a gem of a book called, It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be. I read most of it on the plane ride home & I’d like to(…)