The engineer walked Janice into the voice booth, adjusted the microphone and made sure she was comfortable.

He then closed the big soundproof door.

The session began and everything seemed to be going well until suddenly, it stopped. “Hold on a minute, ” said the engineer.

Janice waited in the booth. She could see the client and the engineer talking to one another but she couldn’t hear a thing.

She waited, and waited….and waited some more. She began to sweat. What were they talking about?
“They must be talking about me,” she thought. “They don’t like me. I’ve screwed something up.”

And still they kept her waiting.

Finally, she couldn’t stand it anymore and burst into the control room.

“If you don’t like me,” she said, choking back tears “I’ll just leave.”

“What are you talking about?” said the shocked audio engineer. “We were just going over some changes in the script.”

Believe it or not, this is a true story.

And because I would never want something embarrassing like this to happen to you, I’ve got your back in this week’s Inside Voice Over video training blog.

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After you watch the video, I want to know your thoughts. Was this helpful? Write to me in the comments box. I want to learn what’s on your mind so I can support you and share your best practices.

To your voice over success,

Susan Berkley,
Founder, The Great Voice Company

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