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The pleasure was all mine! Your entire staff is priceless from all I’ve encountered. I have retired for the third time after being in broadcasting for 60 years. That’s six oh! After managing 7 radio and 2 TV stations and hiring voices during many years, I find myself in the position of ‘going for the gold ’myself in these years. I’m really looking forward to joining the group that I hear on your Webinar
programs. Through experiencing the ‘oil bust’ of the 80’s, living in New Orleans, I saw my fortune evaporate, but never my fortunes.
Your sharing of so much outstanding information to one and all is so refreshing these days!

I got a real kick out of the article by Joan Baker who accurately noted that the feminine gender is ignored so often because of the lack of a “Voice of God” quality. A la Betty Furness of many years past, the gals sure know how to sell the product. An Edge background would equate to a post-graduate degree to so many I would think. It’s obvious you’ve proved that your ladies are ‘in waiting’ and making the most of your training!! Keep up the good work of helping so many at a time when they really need the direction.

May God be exceptionally good to you all. From Texas... ‘yall take care’.

Dean

Thanks for talk time, always learn new stuff when I tune in.

Tim

Hi Graeme,
Enjoyed the questions and the responses.....Learned: In order to provide a more current/correct rate, ask questions about the project usage.... Where to locate scripts....titles to locate clients on LinkedIn... I plan to listen to this again...

Thanks much ...

Gwendolyn R

I participated in the TechTalk last sunday. I had a great time, listening in, asking my questions and getting them answered. I learned a lot that evening.

Though, I'm not a professional voicer, I did also quietly listened in on the PRoTalk session, to learn and takes notes from the current working VO professionals! The information, again, was very invaluable.

Thank-you for the invite.

Angie

My apologies for the delayed response. I feel it's important to share what a great topic and amazing discussion we had last Sunday! Sometimes as voice artist we forget the basics of taking the needed steps to take care of our voices as we ready ourselves for the next session. I hope that others found a benefit in the tips I shared on the webinar as I most certainly gained a lot from what others had to say. It doesn't matter your skill level, in my opinion Talk Time is the place to be Sunday nights!

Terry

Scott, the moderator, took a few extra minutes with me to help me at the end of the Webinar tonight. I wanted to let him know that the problem was that in the audio settings on my computer I did not have my headset's unidirectional microphone selected. It sounded like an air conditioning vent and was picking up a mild echo (even though the room was dead quiet) -- it was because instead of the headset mic, the internal computer microphone was selected by mistake.

So, if he ever encounters another bewildered attendee, especially one who has a new headset, that may be the problem.

Thank him for the extra effort for me. I'm looking forward to my orientation webinar later this month and I suspect my stuff will work fine, thanks to him.

Nate

I just want to say how much I enjoy the conference calls on Sunday evening. As a newbie I have found them very informative on many subjects. I know this requires time and effort - thanks for doing it and keep it up - Great Job!

Jim L

You all are very supportive of the VO community as a whole and we certainly appreciate it. I just submitted my first audiobook and it is great to have somewhere to ask questions.

Lori

I'm never disappointed with 'Talk Time.' Graeme does a fantastic job and with all the guests - it's very informative. It's well worth staying awake until10:00pm. Thank you!

Theresa

It was a great session! Thanks sop much for the people who put these times together ...and also all the contributing attendees. I truly find them beneficial!

Patricia C

David - Wow! Thank you for the invitation to participate in this evenings phone conference! I learned a lot from everyone and am encouraged to learn more. I think the 'hesitation' in the beginning was about good manners and not wanting to 'cross-talk' or interrupt other speakers. However, once we got going, I believe a lot was accomplished. I thoroughly enjoyed everyone's comments and information. I'm looking forward to next week and will hopefully be putting together an audition tape soon.

Pamela (from Southern California)

Everything is just fine with talk time. It's the highlight of my week.

Victor

Dear Scott, Thank you for hosting these as they are invaluable to me to get a peek into a career I am very interested in breaking into. My audio was not working on my laptop so I used my phone and was "listen only" for tonight. All of you sound like a great group - no pun intended! - and I look forward to learning more.

Louise

I enjoyed being involved in the webinar. Although I was one attendee who remained silent throughout the entire hour, I can advise I took a great deal of notes. :)

Leanne

I am new to this business and green as grass.

I learned more on Sunday then I could have by serfing the net for w week.

To Whom It May Concern,
I love talk time! I have learned so much listening to others answer questions about the VO business. It is my favorite way to learn about the journey into VO. People are always very kind and informative which as a newbie helps so much. It is Great to hear about their experiences. So many of my questions have been answered in an hour on Sunday! Please keep it going, it is a very very worthwhile segment.

Anthea

Thanks for TalkTime. I always appreciate the information!

Susan H.

I participated in the pro phone chat last Sunday, and I will be eavesdropping on the training calls as well. Love this idea, and I plan to call in whenever I can, what a fantastic resource!

Amy

I very much enjoyed the archived "Talk Time" entitled Promos and Trailers.
The discussion regarding the technical aspects of our industry was very much appreciated. Lots of good material and food for thought. Thank you all again for this forum.

Brian

Hello There!

I really enjoyed the Web class last Sunday. I just got laid off from my on air radio job, after nearly 34 years, and voice over work seemed like something I could do. Many of the questions were moot for me, as I will most likely use actual commercials and voice work that I produced over the years, but I loved the idea of all these folks coming together to ask questions, and the moderator/teacher being there to answer and steer the conversation.

It was a revelation for me, and I look forward to more of the same. What a great resource!

Thank you for letting me participate.

Holly

I wanted to say how informative the Talk Time on Audio Books was this past Sunday night. It was my first time joining the live webinar. I wasn't sure what to expect, but the host put me at ease by explaining how the discussions would be handled. My growing interest has been to explore and work in the audio book market, so I was very excited that they chose that topic to discuss. The guests (new and recurring) gave very helpful insight, and I walked away with a good page of notes. There was a nice camaraderie and positive energy as well. Will definitely be taken advantage of more Talk Time in the future.

Monique

Thank you for providing this resource for training. I look forward to it weekly, and as a wanna-be VO actor I like to get as much inside-info as possible.
Thanks again!

Kevin

I LOVE Talk Time! I am a newbie, and I love that you guys are so welcoming, and make sure the vets don't shame us on the call. You guys are all about education on all levels, and I am so grateful for your unselfishness in sharing the wealth. I look forward to the next one! Oh, by the way, could you do one on how to get on Pandora and other sites like it, and how folks are or aren't successful on them?? Thanks again!

S2

I listened to Talk Time this past Sunday regarding Audio books. I found it to be informative. Since I just started with my coaching sessions, I am at the beginning stages of instruction and coaching. The Talk Time was with experienced voice over actors, so it was helpful to have them give the "do's and don'ts" and the "whys and hows" of working with audio books.. In the future this will help me very much.

Ciro

Hi Edge,

As usual, excellent offering to us out here looking for technical help and ideas.

Thank you for your Sunday series. I'm looking forward to the next seminars with anticipation.

John Sipple

Once again, thank you. The topic was a bit advanced for me because I am a beginner with no bookings yet. (It's a bit early in my game to be wondering about joining the union with no work under my belt!) Nevertheless, the talk was informative and I believe I will be able to employ the information presented when I get to that point. Just knowing there is a lot to consider is good knowledge.

Linda

This was my first "Talk TIme" which happened to be on Audiobooks and I learned so much. The Moderator who I did not catch the name, did a wonderful job with the 85 attendees AND added some very valuable information.

I wanted to extend a very grateful "thank you" to the Moderator of Sunday 4/27/14!

Allison

Hello,
I just want to extend my gratitude for the free talk sessions that you offer on Sunday nights. Graeme does an amazing job as a moderator. It is a wonderful resource for the VO community that you offer these workshops.
I plan on taking more classes through Edge and attending more Talk Time sessions.

JoAnn T

I just think it is GREAT that you offer these free webinars... I live outside the country, so sometimes I get the timezones wrong and I miss out - but whenever I join, I always learn something - and I usually also find that me 30+ years in the business is able to help someone else, as well - so it's a very very cool thing!

Gray G

Thank you so much! Very helpful. I can't wait to get back into class and get started. This information, especially about the business part of it, is a God send. I now can specifically work on exactly what I know works for voice type and what I am passionate about.

Emily V

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