Frequently Asked Questions
Where are you located, and what accent is your English voice over?
How much do you charge for professional voice over? What is the cost?
How long will it take to record a voice over for my script?
We are in a rush and it’s urgent! Can you record a voice over in just a few hours?
How is the voice over recording going to sound?
What are the different types of voice over services you can produce?
English is not my first language and my script may contain spelling or grammar mistakes. How do you handle this?
I really like your voice over recording, but we need to make a few changes in the script. Can you re-record some pieces?
How will you deliver my finished voiceover file?
What form of payment will you accept for your voice over services?
If I want background music in my voice over, can you provide that?
If I need you to synchronise the voice over with video, can you do that?
Different types of Voice Over recording explained:
Commercials and Advertising - Internet, Radio, Television and Podcast
This involves promoting your product or brand and providing important information to large groups of potential customers, consumers and clients.By no means do I have the typical ‘radio voice’. However, I can present your voice over script in a very clear, warm and conversational way. I can also increase the energy if you are trying to capture the audience’s attention and deliver a message with excitement, enthusiasm and high impact. Because I am a freelance voice over talent working from my home studio, I can provide a very affordable – yet high quality and professional – voice over recording at a reasonable rate. I can literally save you thousands of dollars compared to a big production house, without sacrificing the quality. Check out my RATES get a better idea of what I charge for high-quality voice over recording.
These days, more and more businesses are relying on eLearning materials to educate, inform and inspire their employees, customers, clients and the general public. Presenting the eLearning content in an interesting and engaging way is important to capture and maintain the viewer’s attention. This means that the voice doing the narration has to be interesting and engaging as well. I can be this voice for your project or eLearning material. If you want to get an idea of how it will sound, send me a portion of the script and I’ll send you a short sample. Different types of eLearning content include videos for educational purposes, corporate training, compliance training, and company introductions. I can also provide clear English narration for instructions, IT training, medical tutorials, etc.
Story and Audio Book Narration
With my calm, conversational style and tone, I can read your story in a natural and believable way so that the listener stays involved and interested. Every voice over professional is different, so I may not be best suited for every single project. I simply suggest that you present me with a sample of the story, and I’ll let you know if my voice over style would best suit your needs.
IVR - Interactive Voice Response for phone systems
I can provide a professional, warm authoritative and informative voice for the customers and clients who call your business. IVR helps businesses to more efficiently automate interaction with callers. IVR has been found to significantly lower the cost of converting sales, maximizing service efficiency, and dispersing inquiries to the appropriate staff. IVR technology can now allow callers to simply communicate through verbal commands. I can provide a professional sounding phone greeting, on hold message, or IVR interactive voice response to make a great and lasting impression on the callers who contact your business or company. Let’s discuss your specific IVR needs and I’ll let you know how I can help.
Both foreign and domestic travel has been made nearly effortless for millions of travellers as a result of clear and efficient public messaging. Public transportation and air travel relies heavily on providing clear, detailed and accurate passenger and commuter information nearly every minute of every day around the world. Communicating public safety information for the preservation and protection of individuals, families, groups and property is essential. I can provide the voice over recording for many types of public broadcast applications, including passenger info, emergency notices, public arenas and important security notification and instructions.
General Advertising and Commercials
Often used in countless ways throughout the broadcast industry, advertising and commercial voiceovers include, but are not limited to, TV and radio, internet, podcasts, and even in-store announcements for sales, promotions, and general store information. The person who does the voice over for any product or brand is responsible for informing existing and potential customers about promos, sales and special events happening within the store or franchise. Voiceovers also can inform the general public about upcoming shows, events, concerts, dates, times, schedule updates, etc. The voice of the business keeps the public engaged and in the loop regarding ongoing operations.
Of course, every voice over application is unique and requires the right voice to consistently deliver an impactful message on a regular basis. If you are looking for a male voice talent, who is experienced and professional, responsive and communicative, with a neutral US American English accent, please consider hiring me for your next project. And as always, please contact me directly if you ever have any questions. I look forward to hearing from you!