Voice-Overs for Podcasting (Paperback)

How to Develop a Career and Make a Profit

By Elaine A. Clark

Allworth, 9781621537465, 168pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2020

List Price: 19.99*
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Description

A Creative Performance Approach to Producing Podcasts that Showcase and Monetize Your Skills, Knowledge, and Personality

Voice-Overs for Podcasting is exactly what podcasters of all levels need: an essential handbook to create, build, improve, and connect with audiences around the globe. Written by veteran voice-over coach and author, Elaine A. Clark, this book delivers the nuts and bolts of podcasting and elevates it to a new creative level where the voice is the star and the listener is the happy recipient. Clark shows the reader how, in addition to developing knowledge and expertise on their topic, a podcaster’s emotion, storytelling, content, voice, and performance techniques can hugely impact listeners and reviews. This must-read guide offers a fresh approach for podcasters to perform and deliver the most engaging story that audiences will want to hear, turning a small fan base into millions of subscribers. Chapters cover topics such as:
  • Podcasting styles
  • Episode formatting
  • Voice quality and improvement
  • Performance techniques
  • Tips for overcoming pitfalls and challenges
  • Recording, editing, and equipment
  • Posting podcasts
  • Monetizing
  • Legal matters
  • Insider tips and tricks
  • What’s trending
  • And much more practical and creative advice!
With Voice-Overs for Podcasting, you’ll be on your way to creating, improving, and sharing your voice and story with the world.


About the Author

Elaine A. Clark is the author of There’s Money Where Your Mouth Is, now in its fourth edition. She is the creator of two voice and diction apps, Activate Your Voice and Adding Melody to Your Voice, both of which are available at voiceoneapps.com and are used by many to strength their voice and add melody and storytelling to their speech. The owner of VoiceOne.me in San Francisco, she continues to teach at the school she founded, direct an assortment of audio projects, and coach business executives, newscasters, podcasters, and regular folks. As an actor, performance coach, voice-over instructor, and recording engineer for nearly four decades, she has launched thousands of voice-over careers. She lives in San Francisco, California.


Praise For Voice-Overs for Podcasting: How to Develop a Career and Make a Profit

“I feel very fortunate to have found Elaine Clark and was able to experience her coaching and directing firsthand. With my podcast at around 6 million subscribers, I figured there's always room for improvement, and I clearly came to the right place. She gave me that added boost to really connect with my listeners.” —Jordan Harbinger, host, The Jordan Harbinger Show
 
“I have been itching to dive into the world of podcasting for years with no idea how to go about it. And then, hello! Elaine Clark, whose books and coaching have guided and jumpstarted the career of voice-over actors for years, is bringing her expertise to podcasting. Thank you, Elaine! With the inspiration and tools from your book, I cannot wait to host my own podcast. Please promise to be my first guest!” —Bob Bergen, three-time Emmy-nominated voice actor
 
“The best ear in the business. When Elaine hears a problem, she corrects it until we get it. LOVE her knowledge.” —Trish Bell, voice actor and former radio announcer