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Episode_50: Inside John’s Mind – The Lovely Ann Interviews John

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50 EPISODES! WOW!

In this 50th Episode John Melley’s Bride Ann turns the table and interviews him! During the conversation you’ll discover:116_2434

  • What John would do if he didn’t do VO or radio
  • Meet some of the voices inside his head
  • How he develops characters
  • His favorite cartoon characters and why
  • Favorite foods
  • Favorite actors
  • 3 people he’d love to have lunch with and more!

This is John in a relaxed setting outside the studio environment. Probably his most candid interview ever. And if you listen carefully you’ll hear bits and pieces of that infamous Boston Accent sneak through from time to time.

Learn things about John you never knew before all wrapped up in this one of a kind 50th Episode of the podcast!

Enjoy!

NEW Resource!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your BusinessJohn_VOSMP

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Now You Can Also Get an Enhanced Version

Including…

  • An Exclusive 20 Minute Audio Presentation on Personal Story Marketing to my Voice Over Marketing Mastermind Group – A $179 Value!
  • A Step-by-Step Color Coded Copy of my Personal Story Marketing Piece with each section color coded to highlight the strategy behind the story elements – A $24.95 Value!
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Total Value of $278.95

All for Only $17.95! OR…

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com. If you want to see how I’m tracking my daily intake and activities, you can check out my Tracking Log Here. If you want to know why it’s important to track this stuff, you should read my post on the Importance of Daily Tracking here.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2016 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode 46: Turning DOWN Business & Researching your Clients

Quick Episode This Week!

In This Episode I share an item from the TVOMP Mail bag on how turning down a customer can FB_Polllead to better business for you.

Also – Some Polling results on the podcast.

We looked into:

  • HOW You Search
  • WHERE you go to get info
  • WHAT Info you want – Type of Show

Interesting results and I share them with you in the episode

Episode Sponsor:

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can vo_legal_booksave $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

The DeFlame Diet.

So I have a great book I want to recommend to you. It’s called “The Deflame Diet: DeFlame your diet, body, and mind” by Dr. David Seaman.

This book is great. I’ve been eating this way for awhile now. If you’re a Voice Talent who has to clear their throat a lot throughout the day, maybe have some post-nasal drip, or are feeling sluggish and run down – you want to check this book out. The link above is an affiliate link through Amazon.com. If you want to see how I’m tracking my daily intake and activities, you can check out my Tracking Log Here. If you want to know why it’s important to track this stuff, you should read my post on the Importance of Daily Tracking here.

It was given to me by my trainer Mandla Nkosi. The book explains through scientific research that most chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and a host of others are all caused by eating an “Inflammatory diet.” An inflammatory diet is one that promotes chronic inflammation throughout the body that over time leads to these diseases.

Sources of inflammation are refined sugars and grains – pretty much a good portion of the “Western” diet. The book explains how inflammation gets started and how it affects every cell in our body. It also explains how to “DeFlame” and live a healthier lifestyle. It’s not as crazy and hard to do as you may think. You just need to look out for a few key ingredients and eat whole, unprocessed foods.

Have you modified your eating plan to help your voice? Please share your thoughts with us below!

John

FREE Resources!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your Business

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to share your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2016 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode 38: Will “Uber” Technology Kill Voice Over?

Click Here To Learn More About The Opportunity In This Episode

This Episode is all about how technology has impacted our economy

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John Melley and MIKE! In The Studio

– and different sectors of the economy in ways we never could have imagined before.

A cab driver recently told me his revenue is down 80% due to Uber (!) Do you think Cabbies ever expected the internet to impact their income like this?

“Traditional” BIG Companies Are Impacted Too!

Bic Pens is waging “Fight for your Write” letting us know that Penmanship leads to improved creativity, better reading comprehension and retention of information.

Experts on the Bic web site bicfightforyourwrite.com discuss studies about how handwriting is linked to better learning. How writing and learning are wired together in the brain and how kids who aren’t writing – literally have brains that are “wired” differently than most of the people who listen to this podcast who grew up going to school learning penmanship!

Why do you think Bic got involved? They’re not selling pens like they used to.

Even Retailers on the Cutting Edge of Technology Gadgets…

Staples is seeing a drop in sales in notepads and other things people used to write on. I just got an email from Staples today letting me know they offer Small Business Loans.

They’re looking for other sources of revenue. Why? Technology is impacting sectors of the economy in ways that we never considered.

Can this happen to Voice Over?

I believe it can.

In this episode I discuss why and how I believe we can be replaced…

And I offer an alternative to offset that possibility through the creation of our own products and services that we market and sell.

I Offer YOU an Opportunity to Watch As I Create a Product…

Selfie (A Really Bad One) of Looking over John's Shoulder.... Get it?

Selfie (A Really Bad One) of Looking over John’s Shoulder…. Get it?

And teach you how to do the same for your future success. An opportunity To Look Over My Shoulder.

If you want to learn more about the Look Over My shoulder Opportunity Just Click Here

This is the really bad Selfie I mentioned in the episode. Hey, I’m not a professional photographer. I’m a VO Guy, but take a look at that nice, round noggin! ;-D

FREE Resources!

Use Your Personal Story to Market Your Business

In Episode 19 – Do You Have Time for A Story? I spoke about how you can download a free copy of my Marketing Piece that I use with new clients.

Click here To obtain a FREE copy of my Marketing Piece that uses my Voice Over Journey Story_PictureStory

New Opportunity to Contribute and Support the Podcast

If you find any value and inspiration from these episodes, please consider a modest Donation — however much you can afford. When it comes freely from you in the spirit of generosity and an abundance mindset, it’s the kind of gesture that humbles me with warm appreciation.

Recommended Resources!

Protect Your Voice Over Business and Keep it Legal! Order Rob Sciglimpaglia’s Book “Voice Over Legal”!vo_legal_book

Rob Sciglimpaglia was my guest on Episode 23 of the Podcast. We’ve received Rave reviews on the interview!

I’ve arranged an affiliate code with The Publishers of Rob’s Book “Voice Over Legal” so you can save $5 (up to 20%!) off the list price of the book and support the podcast.

Simply Click this Link: www.VoiceOverLegal.com and enter the promo code “VMP” at checkout to save 20% ($5) off the cost of the book and support the podcast!

Do you spend your days (and nights?) staring at computer monitors and hand held devices? Have you noticed that it’s affecting your vision? You know I’m BIG into peak performance and health/wellness.

Z-health is the company that developed the training system that I use with my trainer to stay flexible. First and foremost, Z-health is a complete training system that puts you back in control of your own performance. By using the nervous system to rapidly “debug” your movement patterns, you can create lightning-fast improvements in performance. (Plus pain relief, injury prevention, and mindset.)

As an educational company, the goal of Z-Health Performance is to help create professionals in the top 1% of their respective fields.

They’ve recently developed a Product called “The Vision Gym” It is VERY Cool! If you’re finding it harder to see then check this out…

This IS an Affiliate Link. If you choose to purchase the product I will earn a commission. I only recommend something to you if I’ve used it myself and think it is well worth the value. This is one of those products! And it’s very cool!
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Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to chare your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 – 2015 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.

Episode 16 The Goose That Lays The Golden Egg

Opening Music: “Mission” From the Album Hold Your Fire by Rush

Hold Your Fire
Keep it burning bright
Hold the flame ’til the dream ignites
A Spirit with a vision
Is a dream
With a Mission

Lyrics by Peart. Music by Lee, Lifeson and Peart

Special Guest Mandla Nkosi

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Mandla Nkosi

Mandla combines Joint Mobility, Kettlebell Training and Body-Weight Exercises to provide pain free, movement-based solutions to fitness enthusiasts and elite athletes alike.

Mandla strips every routine, exercise and drill down to its basic components to ensure that you receive a complete and comprehensive understanding of what is involved. He aims to promote a love for movement and athleticism, that takes his clients way beyond their expectations and goals, to achieve powerful and enduring results.

Mandla has provided physical training for over ten years to clients ranging from children to adults and fitness newcomers to professional athletes. For the past six years, he has consistently taught classes in his own studio as well as successfully implemented other programs in a number of fitness facilities.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • How Everyone is an Athlete (We all use our bodies to accomplish our work)
  • How even SITTING takes a certain type of training!
  • Comparing Sedentary Vs. Active – An athlete wouldn’t train for 12+ hours everyday. You shouldn’t sit for 12+ hours a day either. Both take a physical toll
  • Don’t underestimate the power of good nutrition
  • Your Capacity for Productivity and Earning Potential Increases the healthier you are
  • And Much More!

John’s Before and After Pictures

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Before

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Present

To reach Mandla please visit his web site at Boston Kettlebell

“Meldawg’s Book Club”

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Meldawg In the Woods

Years ago after a station concert I was imbibing a few beers with some colleagues at local pub when they – for some unknown reason – started referring to me as… (Click here to read more)

The Show Keeps GROWING!

We’ve had 9,794 downloads as of this writing! Thanks for continuing to spread the word!

The Voice Over “Definition” T-Shirt!

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Voice Over “Definition” T-Shirt

This Episode is sponsored by the Voice Over Definition T-Shirt. Let your clothing do the talking for YOU for a change!

I had a brainstorm and came up with these designs. Fun T-Shirts that shout out and define what you do… literally!

Have fun and order one for you and a friend right now! All orders fulfilled by CafePress.com

Recommended Resource!

Do you spend your days (and nights?) staring at computer monitors and hand held devices? Have you noticed that it’s affecting your vision? You know I’m BIG into peak performance and health/wellness.

Z-health is the company that developed the training system that I use with my trainer to stay flexible. First and foremost, Z-health is a complete training system that puts you back in control of your own performance. By using the nervous system to rapidly “debug” your movement patterns, you can create lightning-fast improvements in performance. (Plus pain relief, injury prevention, and mindset.)

As an educational company, the goal of Z-Health Performance is to help create professionals in the top 1% of their respective fields.

They’ve recently developed a Product called “The Vision Gym” It is VERY Cool! If you’re finding it harder to see then check this out…

This IS an Affiliate Link. If you choose to purchase the product I will earn a commission. I only recommend something to you if I’ve used it myself and think it is well worth the value. This is one of those products! And it’s very cool!

John Signature

Thanks for Checking The Show Out!

If you liked this podcast please subscribe to it by clicking one of the Subscribe options found in the upper right side of this page, so you’ll get notices of new episodes. Please share it with your friends and colleagues in the voice over world.

Also, it would be a huge help if you’d like this podcast and rate it on iTunes to help keep it near the top of the list. Also, feel free to chare your comments and questions about this episode and future topics you’d like discussed.

If you’d like more information on coaching and mastermind group opportunities where we focus on growing your business, feel free to drop me a line at my cyber assistant’s email address at Mike@JohnMelley.com.

Thanks for listening. Now go out there and share your voice with the world!

All written and recorded content associated with the Voice Over Marketing Podcast are ©2013 AR Enterprises Co., Inc. d/b/a John Melley Voice Overs & Production. All other trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

Disclosures: There are links to different items and sponsors on this and other pages on this site. If you click on them and make a purchase I may earn a commission from them.