Author Archives: John Melley

Episode_64: Don’t Be A Voice Over Scumbag

Marketing Lessons From My Everyday Trials & Tribulations

  • Andrew Lock is right. Marketing is everything and Everything is Marketing
  • Doing the Right Thing – Even if it hurts a bit
  • It hurts less in the long run
  • My Business Refund Policy and WHY?
  • My lame Bill Clinton impersonation and
  • Save the Pollinators PSA

Enjoy!

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Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

Another Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast!

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2018 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode_63: Voice Over Legend James Alburger is Our Guest

James Alburger is My Guest in Episode 63:

James Alburger

Audio production, video editing and voiceover have been part of James’ life since he was about 12 years old when he literally taught himself how to edit music with a grease pencil, razor blade and scotch tape. James had a 25-year career with NBC television in San Diego during which he received eleven Emmy Awards for audio production and sound design.

Upon leaving NBC, James opened VoiceActing, LLC as an independent producer, voiceover talent, and performance coach. His book, “The Art of Voice Acting,” was first published in 1998 and is currently in its fifth edition. The book is used by more than two dozen universities as a performing arts text book and is considered “the bible of the voiceover industry” by most voiceover professionals.

The Art of Voice Acting Book

James & John Discuss:

  • How Voice Over Has Changed
  • ZOOM Technology & Voice Over
  • The Dangers of “Demo Mills”
  • Why In-Person Workshops are Better than On Line Workshops
  • James’ Books and P.I.E. Workshops and
  • MUCH MORE

Links & Resources Mentioned in my Interview with James Alburger

www.conductorsclub.com – on-going weekly mastermind sessions covering all aspects of VO performance and business.
www.voiceacting.com – Training in the craft and business of voiceover. This site includes the book The Art of Voice Acting, P.I.E. workshops and tons of information about VO.
www.JamesAlburger.com – James’ personal VO site with demos.
www.Alburger.com – James’ sound for film and video website with clips from films he has worked on.

 

Episode Sponsor: The Voice Over Athlete® Wellness Club is Now Open!

Get 50% OFF Your First Month by Clicking Here!

Watch a FREE Preview!

Hurry! There are ONLY 100 available and this Offer Expires Friday, June 1st 2018, at 11:55 pm

The Voice Over Athlete® Wellness Club!

Click Mike’s Picture Below to save 50% off Your First Month!

Save 50% OFF Your First Month!

Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

Another Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast!

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2018 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

 

 

 

Episode_62: Should You Use a False Name? Marketing at Conferences and Business Cards

Can Pictures Hurt Your Voice Over Prospecting?

Try the Speak Pipe App -> Over Here to the RIGHT!

We discuss your questions and comments received via Our SpeakPipe Application

And we answer a question from Listener Branden Rouselle about business cards.

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2018 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode_61: Marketing Tips for NEW (and all) Voice Over Talent

Are There Specific Marketing Tips for People NEW to Voice Over?

Richard Baringer asks: How about marketing ideas specifically geared toward those of us just starting in the biz?

I bust out my – create your own products & services idea… again and a few others! Take notes!

Plus a Bee Update and More!

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2018 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode_60: Why Length Matters (Your Demo) and What Coffee Cake Can Teach Us About Pricing! (?)!!

Length Matters… but for a different reason than you think:

Listener Ray Girard Asked: Do audition reels over the suggested length really tic agents/clients off? What is the problem with them just cutting it off when they’ve had enough? And… Are Voice Over talent regarded as irritations or do they welcome our reaching out?

I answer his questions, but I think you may find some of the answers surprising – or at least interesting…. I hope.

Listener Kirby Marquez Asked:  Transitioning from pay 2 plays and being a part time voice acting to becoming full time, how to find clients, where to look/network, etc?

How is it Possible I can weave coffee cake and dentists into this answer? Be sure to take notes.

Plus a Bee Update and More!

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2018 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode_59: Branding, Marketing and Networking… Oh My! An Interview with Branding Expert Karen Tiber Leland

Today We Tackle the Question: What’s the Difference Between Branding, Marketing and Networking?

Karen Tiber-Leland

Karen Leland is the president of Sterling Marketing Group specializing in branding and marketing strategy and implementation. Her clients include: Apple, American Express, Twitter, LinkedIn, Marriott Hotels, and others. She is the bestselling author of eight business books and writes a marketing column for Entrepreneur.com. Karen is a regular guest of the media and has been interviewed for her expertise by The New York Times, Fortune, Inc., Oprah, The Today Show, CNN, The Wall Street Journal and others.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • The Difference Between Branding, Marketing and Networking
  • The Seven Lenses used to Develop Your Brand
  • How Branding & Marketing have changed in today’s New media
  • And Much More!

How to Contact Karen and “Rent Her Brain” and a Link to her Inc.com Column

www.KarenLeland.com

https://www.inc.com/author/karen-tiber-leland

A Link to Karen’s Book:

Brand Mapping Strategy

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2018 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode_58: Pay to Play… or Not?

In this episode John finally tackles the Pay to Play Question.

  • What does he think about them?
  • Does He Prefer One more than others?
  • Waste of Time?

John is Fielding questions from the Voice Over Marketing Podcast Group on Facebook.

If you have a question – join in Click here to ask and John will use it in a future episode!

Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2018 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode_57: Happy? An Interview with Author and Voice Talent Joell Ann Jacob

Learn How Voice Talent Joell Ann Jacob Hired Herself and wrote her book and produced an Audiobook!

If you’ve listened to the past few episodes of the podcast you’ve learned I’ve been going

Joell Ann Jacob

through a bit of a creative funk over the last year. One listener of the Voice Over Marketing Podcast heard my episodes and reached out to me to share her experiences.

She also took the advice of the podcast and hired herself and created a book and audiobook about some of her life experiences.
Joell Ann Jacob takes a courageous step in sharing her life journey and how she made positive changes to fighting anxiety without using “Big Pharma” in her book “Happy: How to Manage Depression and Anxiety without Big Pharma.”
Then she took another courageous step and came on the show to talk about it.
Listen and “Take a page from her book” and start using your life experience to create your own products.

Here’s a link to Joell’s Book “Happy”:

Here’s a Link to a Video of Joell’s Song:

You can buy it for your collection on Amazon, iTunes and CdBaby!

Here’s a link to Joell’s web site:

Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2016 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode_56: Your Voice Over Questions Answered!

It All Started with this Post in the Voice Over Marketing Podcast Group on Facebook:

Hey folks! What are your stumbling blocks/obstacles you face? Hit me.😜

Then came the questions and comments. Some were humorous like “Stairs” and “Getting up in the morning.”

Bwah hah ha haaaa.

Then they became serious. Things like:

  • Pay to Play Sites
  • How To Make Money
  • The Difference between Marketing, Branding and Networking
  • Getting representation
  • I even explain how someone who is a professional butterfly collector can make money in voice overs

I tackle ’em all and more in this first of its kind episode of this podcast.

Listen. Take Notes and Enjoy!

Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2016 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode_55 How to Overcome Obstacles & A Tribute to Dick Durante

The Obstacle is The Way:

This Episode picks up where the last Episode left off. Getting Un-Stuck. I came across this great book and it helps you re-frame what might be holding you back from accomplishing what you set out to do. The Book is The Obstacle is The Way, by Ryan Holiday

I also discuss overcoming my hesitancy to share.

Tribute To Dick Durante

Dick Ddurante

My very first production teacher and mentor Dick Durante passed away this past January. I hadn’t spoken with him in a few years, but I owe a lot to him for the opportunities he afforded me. We became colleagues and friends.

I’m sad to see he’s gone. I’ve included a couple of Dick’s Demos at the end of the episode as a tribute to him.

Rest in Peace, Dick.

Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
  • A Color KEY Guide explaining what each color in the story element means and why it is included in the story – A $75 Value!

Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2016 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.