Script Tip: Timing Specifics

Script Tip: Timing Specifics

When I worked in radio I was the go-to guy when there was 42 seconds of copy that needed to be read in 30 seconds. It was the same at every station I ever worked for. When it comes to radio and TV spots, the timing is firm. You’ve got :15, :30, or :60 seconds […]

Script Tip: Prices

Script Tip: Prices

Tis the season for sales! Christmas sales. Boxing Day sales. New Years sales. Year end blowout sales. One thing all of those sales have in common… prices. Tale Of Two Prices Whether they’re in commercials, videos or on hold messages, those prices are going to be in many of the voice over scripts you’ll write […]

Sounds Like… Rhymes With… 5 Ways To Help A Voice Talent Out

Sounds Like… Rhymes With… 5 Ways To Help A Voice Talent Out

When I get a new voice over script, the very first thing I do is read it over and look for anything that might trip me up. This could include grammar errors, spelling errors, misplaced words, or words that I simply have no clue how to pronounce. I want to make sure I’ve got all […]

When The Script Is Too Long

When The Script Is Too Long

I’m guessing you’ve been here before. Client instructions: “Here’s the final script. Please record and deliver the audio in WAV format. Oh, and we need this to be under :60 seconds.” No problem, right? Wrong!

Providing A Voice Over Only Script

Providing A Voice Over Only Script

As a producer or voice seeker you’ve got a lot on your plate. From conception to completion of your project I can appreciate that there are many details you need to sort through. Hiring a voice actor is only one of them. That, in and of itself, can be a huge task simply based on […]

Google Fiber

Google Fiber

Normally I only post commercials and/or videos here when they’ve got a really great voice over in them. I love listening to great read. I find it inspiring and a boost to my creativity.