It’s been a minute, right? I hope you have been happily being the voice of your brand without any missteps while I was gone. Truth is, I’ve been nurturing a new podcast called Empty Nest Empires and found that trying to do both was biting off more than I could chew.
…but I do miss you, and I promise there will be new episodes coming soon. Here’s a quick update for you. In the meantime, I hope you will hop on over to Empty Nest Empires and check it out. (It’s not just for empty nesters.)
See you again soon!
Voicing Your Brand: Meet Tami & Hear What’s Coming! [Episode 1]
Thank you for checking out the Voicing Your Brand podcast – I hope you will find it both helpful and inspiring. Today I introduced myself and gave a brief overview of what Voicing Your Brand will cover in our time together. We will talk about your voice, of course, and what you can do to become a more confident speaker – we will also talk about all things branding, offer business tips, and interview experts with a message I think you will enjoy.
I shared my commercial voiceover demo to give you some background. You can listen to all of my demo recordings on my website here: Tami Romani Demos
The 7 Day Vocal Makeover is a brief introduction to becoming aware of your voice and how to use it for success. Go to tamiromani.com/makeover to view the course – use the code PODCAST20 for 20% off (exclusive for my podcast listeners.)
If you enjoyed this episode and are looking forward to more, please share with your friends and tag me @tamiromani on social media so I can share your post with my followers! Connect with me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat – I’m @tamiromani on all social platforms.
Thanks for listening!
~ Tami ~
Resources mentioned in this episode:
Tami’s Voiceover Demos: tamiromani.com/voiceover
7 Day Vocal Makeover: tamiromani.com/makeover
Follow Tami on social media: Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / SnapChat
What’s your “cation” mode? All three are applicable to different stages and seasons in life, amiright?
I’ll admit, I dream of a day when I can go on a real VACATION again and not bring any work along. But for now, I spend about an hour (sometimes two) a day working when I’m away from home. Mostly carry-on, keep the business going kind of stuff – but when you are a freelancer and depend upon the (sometimes last minute) needs of your clients to keep income flowing, it’s kind of a no-brainer to do a bit of work while on vacation.
Even so, I never thought of it as a real SLAYCATION until last year when I was camping in Yosemite and during my daily quick email check I found an invitation to do the voiceover for an explainer video for Bitcoin. So what did I do? I recorded that voiceover in the motorhome, then wrapped up my laptop and rode my bike in the rain to the lodge for slooooow wifi to send the file to the client, and I got PAID. Yep. SLAY-cation mode in full swing.
This was my setup that week. Usually, it’s pillows and blankets strategically arranged on a hotel bed. Or using the luggage rack or an ironing board to create a cubby underneath. Whatever works. Voiceover actors are notorious for setting up mobile recording studios in every situation. (If you’re curious, just search “vo pillow fort” on Facebook and several photos will pop up.) In fact, one of my friends did her first audition for a background voice role for Incredibles 2 from a pillow fort makeshift studio in a hotel room! It’s a thing. (Yes, she got the job.)
Or sometimes, we just use a kitchen table. Like that time sitting at an antique kitchen table about 5 years ago in Italy…
Whether you are a full time entrepreneur or working a side hustle in the evenings and on weekends, you know the value of showing up for your business. Whenever. Wherever. It’s what we do.
So today, I celebrate you!
Whether you choose to take a VACATION, stay close to home and STAYCATION, or take your work with you for a SLAYCATION. I get you.
It’s a Saturday in July, and I’d tell you to take a day off – but you’re probably working. 😉
No matter what, I know you’ll make every moment count.
To your success,
P.S. If you know you should be on a slaycation this season, but are choking up when you want to chat live with your tribe on social media, I think the Brand Voice Roundtable Facebook group might be helpful. Sit with us at the table and explore ways to tell your brand’s story. It’s also a safe space to practice delivering your message – we will cheer you on, I promise! There’s a seat for you at the table – just fill in the form below to join!