The Blog

Rob and Helen are here to help you be seen and heard.

We write about all sorts of useful things to help your voicing career including home studio setup and maintenance, audio production kit and techniques, how to brand your business, website tips, SEO advice and more. You can filter articles by topic or scroll from the most recent.

So grab a cuppa and a biscuit and have a read…

Rob Bee cutout photo on a bright yellow background with blue and pink music notes on lines 'growing' from behind him. Text over his head reads 'working with music'.
Rob Bee

Working with music as a voiceover

A lot of the voiceovers we record utilise music in their finished forms. So here are Rob’s tips for working with music and where to source it from.

Rob Bee from B Double E working at a laptop which shows a picture of 2 rabbits in a cage.
Rob Bee

The loneliness of the long distance lorry driver

We bought some new rabbits, so Rob stretches the limits of credibility to see if pet ownership can teach us anything about work and self-employment. Is he successful, or are we going to have to take the rabbits back to the shop? Read on to find out…

Voiceover studio bugbares
Rob Bee

Three Voiceover Studio Bugbears

I’ve visited lots of voiceover studios and helped troubleshoot hundreds more remotely. Here are a few things that still make me inwardly groan.

Bright birthday banner with a balloon and streamers saying 'now we are five'.
Rob Bee

Now we are Five

On 4th April 2023 B Double E turns 5! So here for your delectation are my deliberations of the last 5 years.

Hand drawn lightbulb with colourful paint splashes and doodles around it.
Rob Bee

Pour yourself a cup of ambition

Every year on A-level results day Jeremy Clarkson tweets something like “Don’t worry if your a-level results are a bit disappointing. I got a C

Rob from B Double E holding an ipad with audio samples before and after compression.
Rob Bee

What is compression and do voiceovers need it?

Compression is a topic that confuses many and strikes fear into the hearts of many. Yet people like me insist on banging on about how important it is, and insisting that voice overs should at least try to get their heads around the topic. So in this first blog of 2, I’m going to explain what compression is and why it’s so important.

Month in the life November 2021
Rob Bee

A month in the life of November 2021

November turned into a busy month – Rob lets you know what we’ve been doing including Studio Tickling, VOX, judging the APA Awards and more.

Copyright – a voice artists guide
Rob Bee

Copyright – nothing is ever free – a voice artists guide

Working in a creative industry we often need to engage with creatives from other fields and use their work. This makes the dread word copyright raise it’s head. So what are we allowed to do? And more importantly what aren’t we allowed to do?