Podcasting is becoming more and more popular. What was once only on iTunes or Apple Podcast is now Amazon and Spotify offers podcast streaming. Podcasting not only offers job opportunities, but it is a great way to connect, practice, and share.
Listen to podcasts
Listening to podcasts can open up your eyes and create new opportunities. There are many podcasts for voice over actors and tons of information shared so that you are always learning and growing. By listening to podcasts it also gives you an idea of what is out there and different styles that other voice over talent use.
The Power of Community
Podcasts have an amazing community. Do you know how many people listen to podcasts, and it is all about the voice. Agencies listen, and many connections are made within the podcast community.
Work on Your Skills
Podcasting is a great way to practice your microphone skills and getting your voice out there while having fun sharing about a topic. Think about your niche that fits well with your vocal style. Want to test out some new voice work? A podcast can give you the arena to test run new ideas. You want to share great information and showcase your skills while doing it. You never know who is listening.
Get Your Brand Heard
Voice over talent already have the equipment and know how when it comes to podcasting. Besides the recording equipment, you understand editing and audio files. Podcasting is the perfect way to get your brand out into the market. Share your voice with others.
Think of a podcast like another calling card or demo reel. Your gift of using your voice to make a subject interesting and fascinating is why you are desired. Use your voice for yourself too.
Podcasts are Looking for Voice Over Talent
Podcasts understand that having a professional voice over talent will set them apart. A voice over actor adds professionalism and understands how to engage with an audience. This is why you will find job opportunities for the intro and outro of podcasts. The intro sets the mood and the tone while introducing the show and the host.
The outro is what closes out the show and ties it all together and ends with a tagline or call to action. The outro is an important piece for any podcast, so the show needs the listeners to be interested. A voice over talent is trained in connecting. The voice over talent makes the podcast sound like a full production whether someone is hosting it from their house or a larger studio.
Podcasts Offer Many Opportunities
Podcasts offer voice over talent many opportunities, not only to hone in on their craft but to also help other podcaster’s and book jobs. If you have not considered podcasting as a possibility, the time is now.