Voice-Over Success Secrets by Susan Berkley is a comprehensive handbook for starting and succeeding in a home-based voice-over business. In this revised, updated edition, you'll discover voice-over opportunities beyond the commercials you hear on TV, radio or on-line and why virtual technology has unleashed a flood or opportunity for all types of voices . You'll learn how the secret to voice-over success is so much more than having a great voice; it's knowing how to leverage the life skills and interests you bring to the table to succeed in one or more of 14 niche voice-over markets—from commercials to audio books, e-learning to documentaries and more. Do you know or suspect you've been given the gift of a great voice, and would you like the recognition and satisfaction of sharing that gift? Can you see yourself in your comfortable home studio, no dress code required, doing interesting and creative voice-over projects that feel more like play than work, voice-over projects you can be proud of? Would you enjoy an opportunity where no one is breathing down your neck — where you get to work when and where you choose? As long as you have internet service, you can pack your laptop and microphone and do voice-overs from anywhere in the world. In Voice-over Success Secrets you'll discover how to set up an inexpensive home recording studio in a closet or corner of your room; how to sound like a pro with Susan Berkley's 4-step Perfect Performance method; easy vocal warm-ups; where to find the best customers for your voice-over business and a proven 7-step plan for getting started and succeeding in voice-over. Voice-Over Success Secrets is the perfect guidebook for anyone looking to add an additional stream of home-based income using your voice. It's the perfect money hobby for an active retirement and a satisfying and creative side-hustle for anyone who would enjoy reading audio books, narrating documentaries or voicing fascinating e-learning projects. Gone are the days of the old-fashioned announcer, and you no longer have to live in New York or LA to get started in the business. Today's voice buyers are looking to diversify their talent pool, casting trained beginners who sound natural, believable and conversational and are able to record broadcast quality audio from home.