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  1. Three tips for training your voice | NPR Training | NPR

    Speaking into a microphone is hard — even for radio veterans at NPR. In this video, voice coach Jessica Hansen and NPR’s Training team share a few vocal exercises that will help you sound more natural in front of a mic. Learn alongside NPR stars Susan Stamberg, Sam Sanders and Cory Turner.

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  2. 4 Keys to Growing an Audience - Sean McCabe

    Having an audience is a powerful thing. With a relatively modest number of people dedicated to your brand and products, you can easily sustain yourself.

    You don’t have to have millions or hundreds of thousands of followers—the beautiful thing about the internet is its ability to bring people with unique interests together. Even if you have a very specific focus, there are a ton of other people across the world that share those interests and that adds up quickly.

    Yet, many people worry about narrowing their focus. It feels like you’re excluding a bunch of people! It seems counter-intuitive: What if the niche dries up? What happens if interest suddenly goes away?

    The good news is, you don’t need to be afraid to niche down. If you’re about the people and serving their needs, you’re going to adapt naturally without even noticing it. You might suddenly realize you’re in a different industry because you followed the people—that makes you immune to an industry going away or drying up.

    Why grow an audience?

    This is what growing an audience can do for you:

    • You are seen as an authority. • You are able to sell products. • You are able to build community. • Launching new things gets easier.

    I was invited to speak at Creative South this year. It’s one of my favorit…

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