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Choosing the Right Sound Track for Your Voice Over

When you have a solid voice recording, adding the right background music lets you set the emotional tone. Select the right sound track, and your production suddenly takes on a professional sound. Even subtle background music adds ambiance and feeling to an otherwise sterile recording. 

Finding the right track requires some detective work and a lot of attention to nuance and tone. The process of looking for, and finding, that perfect accompaniment can be mystifying, but it doesn’t have to be. From identifying the best music services to trying out several tracks, this post gives you the information you need for confident audio mixing.

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TTS Update: More Characters, Less Editing

What do you want?
When do you want it?

We’re happy to oblige! These two new capabilities aid you on your quest to lifelike ai text to speech. Without further ado, let us introduce:

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8 Tips for Stunning Video Voice Over

When you’ve got an eye-dazzling video and a perfectly wordsmithed script, you need only the best for your voice narration, too. We’ve compiled some of the voice industry’s best tips for creating the best possible voice over. From script prep to post-production, these eight hacks get you the results. Ready?

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Creating a Natural Voice using Text to Speech

If you’ve used one of the newer text to speech services, you’ve witnessed the huge improvements this industry has seen in the past decade. The voices we have today are much more lifelike than those most people associate with “text to speech.” When you’re working with TTS, you can produce even better quality files when you follow these few simple steps. 

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A Basic Guide to Text-to-Speech

Today’s text-to-speech empowers content creators to bring their words to life. Where once authors hired voice actors or went without voice altogether, text to speech (TTS) allows them to narrate on their own schedules.

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Scaling Voice Narration: Is It Humanly Possible?

Voice is a fundamental communication medium we have as humans, yet voice production simply does not scale. Talent can only speak 3-4 hours a day and editing voice is not iterative. This is restrictive and costly to creatives who need to add voice narration to their stories.

But what exactly do we mean by “scaling voice”? 

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The Ultimate Guide to Voice Narration in eLearning

One of the biggest fears that eLearning content developers share is the disengaged learner. Modern instructional design models, authoring tools, and storytelling best practices aim to address this concern. At the end of the day, the goal is to help others understand and apply new concepts. Given the advancement of digital experiences, accomplishing that today through a digital medium is a tall order. In the enterprise, this phenomenon was very real. Coined the “Consumerization of IT,” this was the moment when big companies realized user expectation was higher given the services and experiences they enjoyed on similar devices, but in different contexts. eLearning is facing this same reality today. 

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Setting the Stage for Creativity

Sometimes creativity flows easily. Words find their way on the page effortlessly, requiring minimal editing. Each word knows its place, and I’m simply a conduit through which they flow.

And sometimes… sometimes, the tap’s a bit rusted over. The creative process is anything but smooth or fluid. I wrestle each word onto the page. Each successful sentence is a fight.

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WellSaid Labs Product Tour Updates

The Impact of Product Changes on Product Tours

Product tours on video offer a scalable and delighting experience to onboard new users, showcase a new product feature, and even convert free trial users into paying customers. Complex products benefit the most from product tours and training videos. The ultimate goal is to help your users self-serve and answer questions that will help them accomplish a specific goal and subsequently realize the value of the offering. 

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6 Supporting Roles AI Can Play in Your Podcast

I’m the last to jump on any bandwagons. I resisted Harry Potter until well after all the movies came out. Only when a close friend finally wore me down, I read them… and reread them…  and immediately tried to get everyone I knew to read them because, yes, they’re that good. 

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