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  1. A VOHeroes Welcome

    1. Quick check...are you sure you're in the right course?
  2. The VOHeroes Mission and Ethos
    2. Why become a client's VO...hero?
  3. 2.1 The history of
  4. 2.2 The VOHeroes definition of success
  5. Strategy and Tactics
    3. Strategy: the four keys
  6. 4 Tactics: The VOHeroes Pro Toolkit
  7. 4.1 VOHeroes Courses: instruction and theory
  8. 4.2 VOHeroes Workouts: monthly real-world practice
  9. 4.3 VOHeroes Coaches: mentorship and guidance
  10. 4.4 The VOHeroes coaching philosophy
  11. 4.5 VOHeroes ProConnect LIVE: business building and accountability
  12. 4.6 VOHeroes ProConnect: discussion and mutual support
  13. 4.7 VOHeroes Labs: reference videos
  14. 4.8 VOHeroes Articles: podcasts, blog posts and more
  15. Courses
    5. VOHeroes Courses
  16. 5.1 The VOHeroes Pro Core Curriculum
  17. 5.2 All courses (and your courses)
  18. 5.3 How to take VOHeroes courses
  19. 5.4 How to navigate any VOHeroes course
  20. 5.5 Sections, lessons and topics
  21. 5.6 Accessing course materials and Workout clips
  22. 5.7 Tracking your course progress
  23. 5.8 Taking and passing quizzes
    1 Quiz
  24. 5.9 Earning certificates
  25. 5.10 The VOHeroes leaderboard
  26. 5.11 Extension and bonus courses
  27. Workouts
    6. Your two types of VOHeroes Workouts
  28. 6.1 The monthly VOHeroes Workouts: practice your voice over skills
  29. 6.2 How to find and register for a Workout
  30. 6.3 How to set your Zoom and Audacity preferences for all Workouts
  31. 6.4 How to get the most out of Workouts
  32. 6.5 Want more than one workout in a month? The Additional Workout
  33. 6.6 How to register for ProConnect LIVE
  34. 6.7 How to participate in ProConnect LIVE
  35. 6.8 How to listen to the Workout and ProConnect LIVE recordings
  36. The VOHeroes Site
    7. A visual tour of
  37. 7.1 The Toolbar menu bar
  38. 7.2 Your Account Menu on the Toolbar
  39. 7.3 Adding and updating your profile and cover photo
  40. 7.4 Setting your VOHeroes nickname
  41. 7.5 How to manage your email address and password
  42. 7.6 The Sidebar menu bar
  43. Getting Support
    8. How to search site content
  44. 9. How to communicate: Pro Connect, Messaging and Notifications
  45. 9.1 How to use the ProConnect discussion group
  46. 9.2 How to follow ProConnect discussions
  47. 9.3 How to use Messages
  48. 9.4 How Notifications work
  49. 10. How to get help and support
  50. 10.1 How to whitelist VOHeroes email addresses
  51. 10.2 How to get help with your VOHeroes account
  52. 10.3 How to get help with voice over-related issues
  53. 10.4 How to filter VOHeroes email notifications into folders
  54. 10.5 How to be a world-class complainer
  55. The VOHeroes Pro Membership
    11. Managing your VOHeroes Pro membership
  56. 11.1 Joining the VOHeroes Pro membership
  57. 11.2 What’s included in the Pro membership
  58. 11.3 Graduating and becoming a VOHeroes Pro Emeritus
  59. 11.4 Purchasing individual VOHeroes courses
  60. Other VOHeroes Services: producing demos, private coaching and more
    12. How to get your demos produced by VOHeroes
  61. 12.1 The VOHeroes demo production process
  62. 12.2 Listen to demos of our demos
  63. 12.3 How VOHeroes demos are priced
  64. 12.4 How to know if you are ready to produce a specific demo
  65. 13. How to get private one-on-one VOHeroes coaching
  66. 14. The VOHeroes Affiliate Partner program
  67. 15. Congratulations!
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4 Tactics: The VOHeroes Pro Toolkit

NOTE: This lesson contains content that may only be applicable to active VOHeroes Pro members.

To achieve the strategies for success we’ve laid out, to excel at all four of the keys to successful VO work (the art, the commerce, the science and the mindset), let’s look at all the tactics we use, and what we’ve created for you.

We use a very effective set of tools and resources to help you create a successful, satisfying and profitable voice over practice.

VOHeroes Courses

PROS ONLY We’ve created (and are continuing to create) courses that are relevant and crucial to training in you in all areas. We record these classes, and have them available to you online 24/7: no making appointments to have us talk at you. You get to take the courses when you want and in what order you want. We have a suggested order, but you do what works for you.

VOHeroes Workouts

PROS ONLY Monthly, you’ll attend live coaching sessions where you both work on mic (dealing with the skills you need for the art of VO), and in discussion groups to work on the commerce, the science and the mindset. It’s where you’ll take what you’ve learned, and go from knowing…to doing.

VOHeroes Coaches

PROS ONLY Guiding you along the way, and supporting you in workouts and in the ProConnect discussion group, are your coaches, and I’m one of them. Learning is one thing, and watching me and my coaches demonstrate a skill is essential, but then putting what you learn into practice is where the rubber meets the road. And we support you every step of the way.

VOHeroes ProConnect

PROS ONLY One of the most powerful teaching tools we have is…you. And your fellow VOHeroes Pros. Talking with them, asking questions of, looking for recommendations from and learning from your peers (and them, in turn, getting the same benefit from you) builds a community and helps you drive forward.

My coaches and I are there to guide things, but, oh the things you learn from each other. And it’s a safe environment, where you can get help without fear of being belittled or bullied. Just wondering: has that ever happened to you in online groups?

VOHeroes ProConnect LIVE

PROS ONLY In addition to monthly workouts (to hone your VO art skills with copy), you’ll also attend a very special workout that deals with pretty much everything else: the science and tech, the commerce and business and your ongoing strengthening of your professional VO mindset. David is the leader of this live Zoom session, and you engage in analysis and accountability of the business you’re building as a VO performer.

VOHeroes Labs

PROS ONLY In each one of the courses, there are usually videos we make to illustrate how to do something, how something works, or how to access and use a product or service. Instead of making you try to remember in which course (and where it was in that course) that you learned how to do something, we isolate those video demos and put them in one convenient area for you called The Labs.

VOHeroes Articles

This is kind of like the stack of the main library at a university: it’s where all the resources and research and exploration that I and my coaches do in their VO practices get recorded and stored so you can look them up. If you’ve got a question, it’s likely we’ve been asked that question before – and the answers are in the Articles.

Let’s dive deeper into each one of these resources, and let’s kick things off with a look at your courses.


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