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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 VOHeroes.com
  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
  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 VOHeroes.com
  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 VOHeroes.com 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. Get your certificate and get going
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6.6 How to register for ProConnect LIVE

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

PROS ONLY Again, the ProConnect LIVE workout is a specialized workout that you should make time to attend each month. It is included in your Pro or Pro Emeritus membership, and is crucial in helping you with the business side of your voice over practice.

In that same list of workout summaries you see when you visit the Workouts + link, you’ll find near the bottom of the list, one called ProConnect Live:

NOTE: THE TIME LISTED FOR THE PROCONNECT LIVE EVENT IS PACIFIC TIME.

Be sure to register for that when you’re registering for your on-mic workout, and be ready for some great guidance on your business, the tech, and the mindset of your voice over work.

“What exactly happens in a ProConnect LIVE session?”

After an introduction, your coach will ask if anyone has any victories to share. This is voluntary, and the victory you share doesn’t have to be huge, it just has to be something you’re glad happened. A booking, a call back, a strategy implemented, even a moment when you realized you were doing things better than you did before.

Then, the heart of the workout: your two minute update, where you refer to written notes you’ve prepared (it’s very important that you write these notes down, so you respect the time limit we place on all attendees – your coach will be running a timer, and will let you know if you’re running over). The updates usually consist of 60 seconds on what happened in your voice over practice in the past month, and 60 seconds on what you have planned in the next month.

We then give you a reminder about being organized with your goal-setting, with a recap of the Ivy Lee Method, just to keep you on track.

After that recap, we open the discussion to anything you want to talk about regarding your voice over practice. If you’ve got questions about a new website, something that ACX is now doing, an issue with a client, billing and pricing, your challenges when it comes to your mindset…whatever you’d like to discuss, ask questions about and get help from your peers and coaches. You can also offer your opinions about things in the industry and issues that have come up that you’d like advice on resolving. This is the time for you to share and support your fellow student.

Finally, we ask what your #1 takeaway was from the session, and we wrap up with any administrative information your coach needs to share.

Again, this workout is open to all active Pro and Pro Emeritus students, and only occurs once a month, and is online via Zoom.

Don’t forget to sign up for ProConnect LIVE at the same time that you sign up for your on-mic Workout.

Now that we know what the business-oriented workout is all about (the commerce, science and mindset aspects of our four keys), let’s look in a bit more detail at how to participate fully in the ProConnect Live workout session.

This course is always being improved. Some or all of the content of this lesson is temporarily unavailable.

Let us know if you see something that needs updating. Some content has not yet been added, and as we do, we’ll make announcements in the ProConnect discussion group.

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