Can You Really Make More Webinar Sales With Honesty Than Hype?

Laptop Webinar Sales

  Those that know me well won’t be surprised to hear that this post was inspired by a conversation. Picture this. There I am having a chat with a colleague about one of her new training programs, and as we’re talking away she mentions that she wants to start using webinars to build interest in…

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25 Tips & Tricks to Rock Your Twitterverse

Twitter Tips

    When it comes to adopting social media, my friends occasionally accuse me of “coming late to the party”, and despite the fact I’ve been on LinkedIn for the better part of a decade (so not exactly a social media latecomer), I acknowledge that it took me until 2013 to find a reason to…

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Recording In Multiple Locations – What’s The Big Deal?

Travel To Multiple Locations

Family vacations are always something I look forward to, and every time I go on vacation these days  I seem to struggle with a dilemma of whether to bring my mobile recording rig along for the trip or to leave all the gear at home and just focus on taking time out to recharge the batteries.…

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Got a Cold and Need to Record A Voiceover? Hot Asian Plant To The Rescue!

Winter Remedy

    Winter has well and truly arrived here in Australia, and for those of you who may be planning to jump on a microphone and record your voice at some point during the colder months, you need to be aware that it can be harder to record clean, crisp audio narration during this period.…

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Want To Narrate Online Training Like A Professional? Muster Up The Right Skills First.

DIY Tools

It’s a popular show… So popular in fact the show’s host, an affable tradesman called Scott Cam, recently won the coveted Gold Logie Award for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at the 56th Annual Logie Awards. For those that aren’t familiar with the Logie Awards, I guess you could say they’re the closest thing…

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Hate the Sound of Your Recorded Voice? Here’s Why…

Cassette Images

An acquaintance of mine once left me a voicemail message and shortly after, commented to me (face-to-face) that listening to my voicemail greeting reminded him how much he “hated” listening to recordings of his own voice. He said the voice on the tape never sounded like him anyway….which is a fairly common response when listening…

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Got a Great Speaking Voice? Why That Isn’t Enough – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog post I touched on certain basic techniques that a voice over artist needs to develop, Pitch, Pace & Pause Now, to do each of these techniques justice I would need a whole blog post for just a single P, perhaps something I’ll do in the future if anyone is…

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Got a Great Speaking Voice? Why That Isn’t Enough – Part 1

“Wow, you’ve got a great speaking voice, you should do voice overs!” Have you ever been in a situation where you’re at a social gathering or maybe a work function, and you’ve been listening to someone speak about some topic or other and found yourself thinking, wow, this person has a great speaking voice, they…

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From Doing to Sharing to Teaching

You are here

Whenever I tell anyone that I’m a working Voice Over Artist most people give me one of those all too familiar blank looks that generally mean “Huh? What’s that? I have no idea what you’re talking about mate”. Fair call I guess, after all, I probably wouldnt be able to tell you what a  Derma-Pigmentation Technician does either….not really…

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Welcome to the All New Con Dolmas Blog

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This is my first post on the brand new Con Dolmas Blog. Over the coming weeks you’ll see this blog transform. Follow me on my journey as I carve out my own unique corner on the Internet, and share with you hints,  tips and techniques to help you build and deliver your own unique message.…

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