Voice Over for Real People: Complete Freelancing Guide
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Voice Over for Real People: Complete Freelancing Guide

Master the technical elements of a good voice over performance and build your freelance career in this practical and theoretical voice over course.

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Voice Over for Real People: Complete Freelancing Guide

Master the technical elements of a good voice over performance and build your freelance career in this practical and theoretical voice over course.

  • 4.8 (260 Reviews)
 
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

    Not satisfied?

    Reach out to our customer support team within 30 days to receive a full refund.

  • Unlimited access, anywhere, anytime

  • Learn from hand-vetted instructors, experts in their field

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Course Syllabus

Chapter 1
Welcome to the world of Voice Over
  • 1. Introduction
  • Lesson Downloads
Chapter 2
What Is Voice Over?
Chapter 3
The Voice Over Performance
  • 4. A Conversation With One Person (3:34)
  • 5. Vocal Warm Up (3:43)
  • 6. Breaking Down the Delivery Components (4:22)
  • 7. Nailing the Feel (4:56)
  • 8. Hitting or Noticing Words (3:28)
  • 9. Becoming an Actor (3:27)
  • 10. The Magic of Lists (4:35)
  • 11. Five Key Characters (4:03)
  • 12. Tongue Twisters (4:03)
  • 13. Mic Technique and Studio Etiquette (5:53)
  • Quiz: Voice Over Performance
Chapter 4
Case Studies
  • 14. Education in Mauritius (3:13)
  • 15. The Ventsar ColorTouch (6:05)
  • 16. Dodge Maps (4:16)
  • Quiz: case Studies
Chapter 5
The Home Studio
  • 17. Check List (2:46)
  • 18. Microphones (6:34)
  • 19. Preamps (2:52)
  • 20. Finishing the Check List (4:33)
  • 21. Creating Your Recording Space (4:58)
  • 22. Sound Proof Booths (3:34)
  • Quiz: Home Studio
Chapter 6
Closing
  • 23. Practice and Review (2:59)
  • Quiz: Closing
Chapter 7
Recording and Editing
  • 24. Live Recording Session (10:02)
  • 25. Adding Music (6:41)
  • 26. Placing Audio into a Video (6:11)
  • 27. Extra Services (4:23)
  • Quiz: Recording & Editing
Chapter 8
Making a Demo
  • 28. Your Demo is your Business Card (5:49)
  • 29. Designing your Demo (2:30)
  • 30. Recording Your Demo (3:26)
  • Quiz: Making a Demo
Chapter 9
Self Employment
  • 31. Customer Service (4:38)
  • 32. Expectations and Delivery (3:58)
  • 33. Storage and Organization (3:32)
  • 34. Gig Photo and the Fiverr Forum (3:56)
  • Quiz: Self Employment
Chapter 10
Vocal Health
  • 35. Water and Sleep (4:16)
  • 36. Recording When Sick (4:17)
  • Quiz: Vocal Health
Chapter 11
Staying Motivated
  • 37. Setting Goals (2:53)
  • 38. Daily Schedule and Fiverr Forum (4:06)
  • 39. Nerves (2:53)
  • 40. Bonus Vocal Exercises (3:58)
  • 41. Take a Break (1:51)
  • Quiz: Staying Motivated
Chapter 12
Summary
  • Course Summary (1:34)
Chapter 13
Final Quiz
  • Final Quiz
Keith  Harris

Trained teacher, Fiverr Pro seller with 600+ five star reviews and sought-after artist with 1000+ successful voice over projects worldwide.

After Completing This Course You Will Be Able To
  • Get your body ready for a voice-over performance with a good warm-up
  • Present an emotional delivery and nail your client’s vision for their script every time
  • Avoid getting bored or hitting a low-energy slump when you’re in the studio
  • Deliver lists, numbers and addresses professionally, without becoming monotonous
  • Make efficient use of your time at the mic by developing five basic characters as the basis of your reads
  • Understand the principles of microphone technique and studio etiquette
  • Set up your own home studio from scratch with a closet booth
  • Perform a live recording, add music to your project and place audio into a video
  • Design and record your own professional demo
  • Manage your own vocal health with expert techniques
About This Course

The truth is that you don’t need to have a great voice to succeed in the voice over field and only 5% of the entire industry is commercial work. The other 95% is narration so this is the perfect niche in which to build a business and this course will show you how!

Voice over is all about storytelling but reading out loud is not always as easy as it sounds. However, with professional guidance and dedicated practice, reading can become a second-nature skill that you can expand into a lucrative career. This course will cover every aspect of the process including preparing your performance, building your studio, recording your voice over, adding music, taking consistent care of your voice and much more.

If you’re looking to develop a strong voice over business and start making money from the comfort of your own home, this course is a great place to start.

About This Course

The truth is that you don’t need to have a great voice to succeed in the voice over field and only 5% of the entire industry is commercial work. The other 95% is narration so this is the perfect niche in which to build a business and this course will show you how!

Voice over is all about storytelling but reading out loud is not always as easy as it sounds. However, with professional guidance and dedicated practice, reading can become a second-nature skill that you can expand into a lucrative career. This course will cover every aspect of the process including preparing your performance, building your studio, recording your voice over, adding music, taking consistent care of your voice and much more.

If you’re looking to develop a strong voice over business and start making money from the comfort of your own home, this course is a great place to start.

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What You Will Learn

  • Background and helpful facts about the voice over industry to help you find your niche
  • How to “speak to one person” as a targeting technique
  • How to break down the delivery components of your voice-over performance
  • Techniques to stay coachable, flexible, and keep your reads more interesting
  • How to change your talking speed and use elongation for a greater impact
  • How to use tongue twisters to eliminate tension and boost coordination
  • How to use use feedback as an opportunity to collaborate with your client

Why learn with Keith Harris?

Keith is a trained teacher, Fiverr Pro seller with 600+ five star reviews and sought-after artist with 1000s of successful voice over projects worldwide. His experience includes TV commercials, radio commercials, cartoons, YouTube videos, tutorials, Apps, websites and much more.

Who Is This Course For?

  • Freelancers who want to explore the world of voice over
  • Voice over artists looking to enhance their skills and build their own home studio
  • Entrepreneurs looking for an additional stream of income to do from home
  • Anyone wanting to improve their presentation and communication skills
  • Anyone wanting to start a professional voice over career
  • Actors and singers wanting to branch into voice over
  • All experience levels

Requirements

  • Access to Internet
  • Computer / Laptop / Mobile Device

What Is Included?

  • Immediate unlimited access to course materials
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Exercises and quizzes to help you put theory into practice
  • English Closed Captions
  • Suitable for mobile or desktop
  • A badge to showcase your expertise on your profile page upon completion
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Course Syllabus

Chapter 1
Welcome to the world of Voice Over
  • 1. Introduction
  • Lesson Downloads
Chapter 2
What Is Voice Over?
Chapter 3
The Voice Over Performance
  • 4. A Conversation With One Person (3:34)
  • 5. Vocal Warm Up (3:43)
  • 6. Breaking Down the Delivery Components (4:22)
  • 7. Nailing the Feel (4:56)
  • 8. Hitting or Noticing Words (3:28)
  • 9. Becoming an Actor (3:27)
  • 10. The Magic of Lists (4:35)
  • 11. Five Key Characters (4:03)
  • 12. Tongue Twisters (4:03)
  • 13. Mic Technique and Studio Etiquette (5:53)
  • Quiz: Voice Over Performance
Chapter 4
Case Studies
  • 14. Education in Mauritius (3:13)
  • 15. The Ventsar ColorTouch (6:05)
  • 16. Dodge Maps (4:16)
  • Quiz: case Studies
Chapter 5
The Home Studio
  • 17. Check List (2:46)
  • 18. Microphones (6:34)
  • 19. Preamps (2:52)
  • 20. Finishing the Check List (4:33)
  • 21. Creating Your Recording Space (4:58)
  • 22. Sound Proof Booths (3:34)
  • Quiz: Home Studio
Chapter 6
Closing
  • 23. Practice and Review (2:59)
  • Quiz: Closing
Chapter 7
Recording and Editing
  • 24. Live Recording Session (10:02)
  • 25. Adding Music (6:41)
  • 26. Placing Audio into a Video (6:11)
  • 27. Extra Services (4:23)
  • Quiz: Recording & Editing
Chapter 8
Making a Demo
  • 28. Your Demo is your Business Card (5:49)
  • 29. Designing your Demo (2:30)
  • 30. Recording Your Demo (3:26)
  • Quiz: Making a Demo
Chapter 9
Self Employment
  • 31. Customer Service (4:38)
  • 32. Expectations and Delivery (3:58)
  • 33. Storage and Organization (3:32)
  • 34. Gig Photo and the Fiverr Forum (3:56)
  • Quiz: Self Employment
Chapter 10
Vocal Health
  • 35. Water and Sleep (4:16)
  • 36. Recording When Sick (4:17)
  • Quiz: Vocal Health
Chapter 11
Staying Motivated
  • 37. Setting Goals (2:53)
  • 38. Daily Schedule and Fiverr Forum (4:06)
  • 39. Nerves (2:53)
  • 40. Bonus Vocal Exercises (3:58)
  • 41. Take a Break (1:51)
  • Quiz: Staying Motivated
Chapter 12
Summary
  • Course Summary (1:34)
Chapter 13
Final Quiz
  • Final Quiz
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can anyone become a voice actor?

    You do not need a “special” sounding voice to be a voice actor but not everyone can be a voice over actor. In order to become a voice actor, you must be coachable, willing to learn, take feedback from engineers and clients, and spend time building your skills each week. The good news is that the pieces that make up a voice over business are simple and companies are looking for regular everyday people to promote their products.

  • How do you become a voice over talent?

    The voice over business consists of three basic parts; your performance at the microphone, your studio equipment, and getting hired. While the initial learning curve can be slightly overwhelming at first, once set up a business is very easy and enjoyable to run. What it really takes to be a voice over talent is a commitment to practice and develop your skills each week. You can build a nice voice over business working as little as 5 hours a week.

  • What equipment do I need to record voice over?

    The basic setup for recording voice over is a computer and a microphone. There are many high quality and affordable options that make entering the voice over industry quite accessible to new talent. You do not need a brand new or even a powerful computer as recording audio does not require a lot of computing power. Many good microphones will plug into your computer via a USB cable. The software required for recording voice over is free.

  • What kind of education do you need to be a voice actor?

    No particular level of education is required to become a voice over artist but you do need to be able to read and be willing to develop the skill, if you don’t have it already, to read out loud. Reading out loud is not easy for everyone but with practice, it is a skill that anyone can master. You do not need to be an audio engineer to record great audio from home and the technological aspects of recording voice over are simple plug and play devices.

  • Can voice actors work from home?

    One of the great benefits of the voice over industry is that most of the work is performed from home or if you travel often, you can also record from a hotel room. The internet and the digital age have revolutionized the voice over industry and as such, you can record from anywhere in the world, deliver your recording to anywhere in the world, and get paid instantly. This kind of accessibility has created a brilliant second income or even significant new career for voice over artists.

  • Are voice over services in demand?

    There is more work available in the voice over market than there is good talent. This is not a get rich quick or maybe even a get rich ever kind of business but there is never a bad time to enter the world of voice over and the amount of work available keeps growing every year. More and more products and services are talking and for each product or service that talks a voice over artist is needed to record those lines.