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Episode_67: R.I.F. Reading is Fundamental to #VO Success

Here’s the Link I mentioned to get your FIRST MONTH FREE LINK VO Athlete®

Here’s a Link to the 23 Minute Guided Walking Meditation

What’s the Second Piece of Advice I Give to #VO Talent?

What He Said….

After showing up and positioning yourself for opportunity, the second piece of advice I give to #Voice Over Talent (Veteran and just starting out) is … read. Read everything you can get your hands on. Literally.

  • Ingredients
  • Even stuff you know nothing about (Especially stuff you know nothing about.)
  • Shampoo Bottles
  • Boxes
  • Food packages
  • Contracts
  • Labels
  • Home Cleaning Products
  • Magazines
  • Books
  • Web Content

Reading materials from all sources exposes you to new content. You never know what topic you may be asked to do a voice session for. The more you learn about, the more you can bring to the table as a voice talent.

Plus you’ll learn something new… which is cool

I Also Share My reading List

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr. Joe DisPenza

Blowing the Bloody Doors Off by Michael Caine

The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior by Robert O’Neill

R.I.F. Readng is Fundamental PSA

If you grew up in the 70s and 80s you probably remember the R.I.F. (Reading Is Fundamental) PSA’s. I guess they’re still producing them with the likes of Lady Gaga, etc. Whatever works….

Here’s a link to a PSA from 1980 with Ed Asner. I picked this one because I had the pleasure of taking a VO workshop with Ed and Pat Fraley several years ago.

Here’s the Link I mentioned to get your FIRST MONTH FREE LINK VO Athlete®

Here’s a Link to the 23 Minute Guided Walking Meditation

Resources!

Avoid Legal Troubles for your VO Business!

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!

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_66: VO Rates as a Marketing/Positioning Strategy? Yes.

John, Can I Establish a Niche? Yes….

and Charge Lower Prices? … Yes,… but why would you want to?

In this episode I demonstrate establishing market niches and tackle a couple of common questions and celebrate some listener successes.

During the episode I discuss:

  • How to Establish a Niche Voice Over Business
  • How To Set and Tactically Position your Rates
  • Why Tactically setting your rates matters
  • Using Coaches to buy speed (Time – not drugs)
  • Listener Marketing Strategies and SUCCESSES!
  • Much More!

Albie Robles

Here’s a link to Albie Robles’ video that I mentioned in the Success Stories Portion of the show:

(https://youtu.be/O62nmiAdU2U).

NICE JOB ALBIE!

Here’s the Link I mentioned to get your FIRST MONTH FREE LINK VO Athlete®

Resources!

Avoid Legal Troubles for your VO Business!

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!

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_65: How YOU Can Become a Voice Over Athlete® Too!

Why I Started The Voice Over Athlete® Wellness Club

Here’s the Special Link! FIRST MONTH FREE LINK VO Athlete®

Joell Jacob

Joell Jacob Turns the table on me and dives deep on WHY I started the Voice Over Athlete® Wellness Club!

In Case You Missed It – Here’s the Link again! FIRST MONTH FREE LINK VO Athlete®

Joell did a great job exploring the Voice Over Athlete® Concept with me. During the episode we discuss:

  • What is a Voice Over Athlete®?
  • How did the Voice Over Athlete® start?
  • Why is this important for Voice Over Talent?
  • What is the Voice Over Athlete Wellness Club?
  • Why a CLUB and not just a course?
  • Who should join the VO Athlete Wellness Club?
  • Who is this NOT for?
  • And Much MORE!

Here’s the Link AGAIN! FIRST MONTH FREE LINK VO Athlete®

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_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!

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!

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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_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_54: Is Your VO Business Evolving and My Hiatus Explained

I’m Back! Did You Miss Me?

It’s been a few months since the last episode.

Honestly, I’ve been in a bit of a creative funk. I discuss this and why I decided to step back and assess where I’m going with this and how businesses can, should and even need to evolve over time.

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_53: Voiceover Talent Bill DeWees

Bill DeWees Is My Guest This Week

Bill DeWees is a full-time voice over talent who lives near Chica

bill_dewees

Bill DeWees

go.  He has been working full-time as a voice talent since 2006.

Bill’s credits include Disney, Microsoft, American Express, Warner Brothers, TD Ameritrade, Monster.com, PBS, Chevrolet, Nikon, Bayer, Arm & Hammer, AARP, LG Electronics, Purina, and thousands more.

During My Interview With Bill DeWees We Discuss:

  • His 3 Stages of Marketing
  • His Most Valuable Resource
  • Why he Doesn’t focus on “Rates”
  • How He Systematically Discontinues Working With “Least Productive Clients”
  • What Bill’s Highest Money Yielding Activity
  • Working With Strengths and Delegating Weaknesses
  • Thinking Like a Business Owner
  • And of course… Much More!

How To Contact Bill:

www.BillDeWees.com

www.VoiceOverRevolution.com

NEW 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. If you want to see how I’m tracking my daily intake and activities, you can check out my Tracking Log Here. If you want to know why it’s important to track this stuff, you should read my post on the Importance of Daily Tracking here.

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

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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_52: How To Take Your #VO Gig On The Road… Permanently. An Interview with David Lisauskas

The Mobile Voiceover Lifestyle Business!

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David Lisauskas and his wife Mara

David Lisauskas is a full-time, “mobile” voice talent who records voiceovers for commercials from his 36 foot motorhome that houses a broadcast quality recording booth converted from an RV ½ bath.

 

David, his wife Mara, their mini Australian Shepard Kuma, and Siamese cats Jack & Juno, have taken to the road exploring the US and finding creative juices though travel.

During Our Conversation David & I Discuss

  • “Why” a Mobile Lifestyle?
  • How does he get his mail?
  • How Does he get VO Gigs? (This is pretty cool. You definitely don’t want to miss this.)
  • What are his biggest Challenges?
  • How he handles the demands of the collective “They” – The rule makers
  • How The Voice Over Marketing Podcast Inspired him to pursue the Mobile VO Lifestyle (I had no idea I was to “blame”)
  • And MUCH MORE!

David’s Contact Info:

david@davidlisauskas.com
www.davidlisauskas.com

NEW 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. If you want to see how I’m tracking my daily intake and activities, you can check out my Tracking Log Here. If you want to know why it’s important to track this stuff, you should read my post on the Importance of Daily Tracking here.

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_51: Voice Over Talent Erik Reynolds – Defining Your Rules of Engagement

Erik Reynolds Dives Deep on Defining His Ideal Clients and How He Works with Them

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Erik Reynolds

Do you only work with people you want to work with? My guest Erik Reynolds has created a Voice Over business for himself where he does exactly that. It wasn’t always easy and he learned some hard lessons along the way, but he’s taken the time to create this for himself.

In this Episode we discuss:

  • How Erik Defines His Ideal Clients
  • Erik’s Four “P’s” System
  • Red Flags to tell you to run away from certain clients!
  • When Erik will actually turn down work! and
  • Much More!

This was a great conversation!

Lots of “Writer-Downers” in this episode, so be sure to take notes!

Contact Info and Resources Mentioned

Email: erik@erikaudio.com
Skype: erik.audio
Website: www.erikaudio.com

Link To the Rate Guide Mentioned: Click HERE!

NEW 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. If you want to see how I’m tracking my daily intake and activities, you can check out my Tracking Log Here. If you want to know why it’s important to track this stuff, you should read my post on the Importance of Daily Tracking here.

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_50: Inside John’s Mind – The Lovely Ann Interviews John

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50 EPISODES! WOW!

In this 50th Episode John Melley’s Bride Ann turns the table and interviews him! During the conversation you’ll discover:116_2434

  • What John would do if he didn’t do VO or radio
  • Meet some of the voices inside his head
  • How he develops characters
  • His favorite cartoon characters and why
  • Favorite foods
  • Favorite actors
  • 3 people he’d love to have lunch with and more!

This is John in a relaxed setting outside the studio environment. Probably his most candid interview ever. And if you listen carefully you’ll hear bits and pieces of that infamous Boston Accent sneak through from time to time.

Learn things about John you never knew before all wrapped up in this one of a kind 50th Episode of the podcast!

Enjoy!

NEW 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. If you want to see how I’m tracking my daily intake and activities, you can check out my Tracking Log Here. If you want to know why it’s important to track this stuff, you should read my post on the Importance of Daily Tracking here.

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.