Read about the steps and components of high quality voiceover.

Everything You Need to Know About Creating High-Quality Voiceover

The voiceover industry is booming, thanks in part to a 42% increase in audiobook consumption in 2020 and a forecasted 21% growth in eLearning (valued around $250 billion in 2020). Voiceovers sound off across video marketing, advertisements, voice assistants, corporate training content, and more. A high-quality voiceover leads to more sales, a more professional brand image, and more memorable marketing materials. But technology is changing quickly and voiceovers must keep up to be heard and be effective.

In this blog post, learn the myriad channels voiceovers appear in, the essential elements of a high-quality voiceover, who makes voiceovers in today’s marketing landscape, and how voiceovers are recorded—from traditional methods to the latest technology.

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Voice over API is a powerful way to add voice content to your applications.

3 Incredible Reasons to Use Voice Over API

Listen to Tilda, one of our AI voices, read the intro to this article.

Among the most sophisticated AI voice over platforms, voice overs sound completely natural. So lifelike, in fact, that listeners can’t tell the difference between an AI text to voice generator and a human actor. These text-to-speech platforms offer APIs where product developers and engineers can seamlessly integrate a voice over API into their existing technology stack. The possibilities are endless. This creates natural-sounding voice overs for podcast episodes, articles, videos, and more.

In this blog post, we talk more about voice over APIs. This includes what they are, how brands and content creators can use them, and the unique benefits they offer.

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What is text to speech & how does it work? WellSaid has the answers for you. Click here to learn all the information you need to know on TTS.

What is Text to Speech & How Does It Work?

According to The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity, approximately 20% of the population suffers from some form of dyslexia. Reading difficulties can make most online content difficult to access.

Assistive tech is critical to making ordinary content accessible. Figuring out what is text to speech isn’t easy as most people don’t use it regularly. Voice is the future of the way people consume content.

Apple’s Siri has more than 500 million users, and these numbers are growing fast. Wondering how does text to speech work? Here’s what you need to know about text to speak.

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How Personalized Advertising Adds Value for Brands and Consumers

An impressive 80% of consumers are more likely to make a purchase when a brand offers a personalized advertising experience, 90% of U.S. consumers find personalized marketing content somewhat to very appealing, and 99% of marketers say personalization helps advance customer relationships. With such a strong consensus, it’s safe to say that personalization has never been more in demand by brands and audiences alike.

Personalization used to be as simple as a barista remembering your order. Now, thanks to today’s technology, it spans everything from personalized messaging to custom product recommendations, ad targeting, dynamic website content, and more. In this article, we take a closer look at the world of personalization—its value for businesses and audiences, concrete examples and methods, ways to measure success, and how to find the personalization sweet spot between a pleasant surprise and a step too far.

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How to Make a Voiceover With AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most cost-effective, streamlined, resource-efficient ways to create voiceovers for learning and development content, online courses, training videos, podcasts, audiobooks and more. But you may be wondering… how exactly does the process work? In this article, we help to demystify the process, walking you through the steps involved so you can see how simple, efficient and effective making AI voiceovers can be. 

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Voice Avatars: The Next Frontier of Storytelling

Today, digital experiences span across many devices and formats. Content creators engage their audiences with new immersive technologies. The closer these experiences get to us as people, the deeper the connections we develop. How we experience the marvels of these experiences and how we employ modern tools to teach, inform, and entertain continues to evolve. What once was a hobbyists’ toolkit became a personal computer for all. A personal computer that grew its interconnectedness and shortened the distance between people.

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7 Production Types in Need of Great Voiceover

Depending on whether you’re an eLearning Developer looking to record a new-hire training video, an entertainment company wanting to narrate its next blockbuster, or a wellness guru composing a new meditation video, you likely have different needs when it comes to voiceovers. In this article, we break down the most popular voiceover styles and how to locate the right one for your next project.

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Text-to-Speech Online With Natural Voices

When you’ve watched a video online, have you ever considered whether the voiceover was actually a human voice? Sounds sci-fi, but these days, many companies rely on an emerging technology called text-to-speech to bring their voiceovers, scripts, and learning content to life. In this article, we discuss what text-to-speech is, how it compares to actual human voiceovers, and how you can generate shockingly life-like natural voices with an online text-to-speech platform.

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Top 5 Audio Editing Software

Audio production and editing used to be the exclusive domain of those in the recording industry. Not so long ago, if you had to produce or edit a piece of audio, you had to find a studio, get the necessary equipment, find a professional, and sit by the sidelines as it was done. But with the advent of audio editing software, any personal computer can be a high-end studio. All you need is the right audio editing software to produce an album or create a voiceover for your written content. In short, audio editing software or digital audio workstation (DAW) have democratized post-production audio editing. 

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