I will be sharing my experience as a voice-over artist. Including: my beginning, determination to succeed, the importance of networking. Public speaking started early which created confidence, resulting in numerous successful voice related employment opportunities. My early experience at CHUB Radio, Nanaimo left a clear impression on the value of communication. The importance of communication and many early life opportunities along with positive voice comments, led to The Radio Program of BCIT in Burnaby BC. I have completed 94 projects with diversity. My experience of completed voice-over projects includes 50 Promo videos including 5 Vimeo Videos, 1 Kickstarter Video, & 44 YouTube Videos with 275,431 views and counting.


May 10, 2021 10 mins

Public speaking started early which created confidence, resulting in numerous successful voice related employment opportunities. My early experience at CHUB Radio in The MALASPINA Hotel, in Nanaimo BC left a clear impression on the value of communication & my love for radio. The importance of communication and many early life voicing opportunities along with positive voice comments, led to The Radio Program of BCIT in Burnaby B...

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Today's podcast is the importance of perserverance & determination to succeed no matter what your circumstances are.  Previous conversations with my Mom while growing up in Nanaimo,  my valued friendship with Joseph,  & Napoleon Hill's book Think & Grow Rich are the basis for my determination to succeed in the voice-over industry.

My offer to you at the end of the podcast,  25%  off my regular recordi...

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May 12, 2021 9 mins

Today I will share my experience of networking & connections when I have attended events in the past & virtually because of Co-Vid 19. These networking principles apply to basic interactions even for those not in business. I look forward to your responses at dukeearl@shaw.ca

Here are the links stated in the podcast:

  1. My Linkedin profile   https://www.linkedin.com/in/earlthomasthevoice/
  2. Manny's link ...
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May 18, 2021 16 mins

Today's episode #4 with  My IDEAL CLIENT  Tereza Paraschivescu.  The characteristics of an ideal client are:  great communication, strong business sense, knows their why & purpose for business, drafts an exceptional script & always finalizes the script  before sending, makes a great first impression, willing to refer  & promptly pays.

You will hear how we connected & how satisfied Tereza is with the HA...

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May 20, 2021 9 mins

Today's episode discusses basic technology challenges. I will include those who have provided 
guidance to solutions. I am further along than when I first started my business in 2011.  I am looking forward to hearing your feedback & receiving questions that I will design future episodes based on your questions.  Please email Earl Thomas "The VOICE" at
dukeearl@shaw.ca & put in the subject line VOICE P...

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Welcome back to VOICE POWER for episode 6 I have a special guest today from my radio days in Penticton at GIANT FM 100.7. Dennis Walker!

Dennis will be celebrating his 40th year in radio this July 15th.
In the Okanagan, known as "Penticton's Man of the Year" in 2003 and was rated the South Okanagan's "Most Popular Radio and TV Personality" in 2015 by Okanagan Life Magazine. Born and raised...

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July 6, 2021 11 mins

Welcome back to VOICE POWER. Episode 7 is  my success experience on landing voice projects.   Remember to send your  questions to dukeearl@shaw.ca with the subject line Questions for VOICE POWER. I will gladly design an episode based on your thoughtful questions.

When I was in customer service at Teligence they knew I was breaking into the voice over industry. I enjoyed 3 voicing opportunities there because I was in the ri...

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July 12, 2021 9 mins

Welcome to episode  8 The RIGHT VOICE.  When you don’t have the right voice your potential clients will not continue to listen. In the mind of the person who wants an effective voice-over is a specific sounding voice. The closer one gets to that sound the closer you are in landing the contract. 

Different voice tempos:

  1. Slow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-1fOcTpF5E  Clean-A-Peel
  2. Medium  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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July 19, 2021 9 mins

Thanks for joining VOICE POWER today, I am glad you are here. Episode 9 will be my concern for how you are doing in your life.   This episode will focus on how much I care about you & how important & powerful your thoughts are. My purpose is to end or greatly reduce the stigma of talking about mental health issues. Our thoughts are powerful & greatly affect our life  to the positive or to the negative.  Please feel free...

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August 2, 2021 10 mins

Today I will highlight  what to look for in your business in finding your ideal clients.  The principles also transfer to those who are not in business & want to identify persons who are ideal people to relate to in your life’s journey. 

The idea for this episode originated from Leadership Coach Monika Becker. She asked do you have an Ideal Client Profile?  Monika's website Monika@ClearDirections.ca &  email ...

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Welcome to Episode 11 of VOICE POWER. My  VERY special guest is my podcast instructor & friend Carl Richards. Carl Richards has spent more than 25 years behind the microphone both on radio and on stage entertaining and influencing audiences across north America. He's the co-author of The Dawn Of A New Entrepreneurial Age, a former TedX Emcee & Speaker, and the founder of Communication And Real Leadership . After genera...

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Welcome back to VOICE POWER episode 12. I am glad you are here. You will be too because I have an amazing, energetic  & talented guest. Pushing past her stutter to compete in contests run by the Royal Canadian Legion, Optimist Club, and the Royal Canadian Air Cadet League. As an adult, she competed in Toastmasters competitions and held multiple leadership positions in the organization. In 2016, she earned the status of Distingu...

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August 26, 2021 11 mins

Whether you are a business owner or not I will make this applicable for you. When you have a passion project or any personal project you are responsible for that you need to write a script for you will be able to convert the scripting principles to your personal needs.

It is exciting when a client sends their script for their voice project. It is vital to confirm that it is the finalized script as making changes to a script is more ...

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Welcome to VOICE POWER I am happy to have your company today. On episode 9 SUCCESS THROUGH DEPRESSION I introduced you to my  stand-up comedy instructor David Granirer. Today he is my very SPECIAL Guest on episode 14. David is  a counsellor and stand up comedian who experiences depression.  David is a recipient of The Champion of Mental Health Award. These national awards recognize individuals who have made outstanding contribution...

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September 21, 2021 9 mins

Podcast Host of VOICE POWER launched May 23, 2021
To listen to 5 previous VOICE POWER INTERVIEWS: 4,6,11,12, &14

Since I was young I have found it fascinating to observe an interesting interview. Seeing how it starts, develops & gains momentum. Then when I attended BCIT in the BROADCAST Communications Program in Radio I enjoyed doing on air
interviews. In the 2nd year ...

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October 1, 2021 10 mins

 Zig Ziglar once said “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have 24 hours a day"

To focus our direction goals help us get going in the best direction for success.
It is important to have living achievable goals, then you will know the progress  you are making. It may feel like you are going in a circle round & round if you don’t have your personal & business goals written down &...

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October 18, 2021 29 mins

At age 20, he took  a franchise company to increased sales of 225% in one year, ultimately operating 100 staff and helping the organization develop its presence in Western Canada. This inspired him to take what he had learned, and help entrepreneurs all over North America move past adversity and reach their full potential. 

He learned early in life 2 vital facts working diligently and be humble in everything you do. From ...

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Robin Williams documentary on ABC  inspired this episode on creativity. What a sad loss he is a great talent & is greatly missed.  Why do some people have creativity in spades while others stay in their comfort zone? What does it take to get someone inspired to develop their skills & talents? On this episode we will look into that & how I have over the years stepped outside of my comfort zone  & developed my creativ...

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November 1, 2021 7 mins

Welcome back to VOICE POWER
Anthony Pica  https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonypicavo/detail/contact-info/
In the voice-over industry there are many styles & the 4 styles of expression
I will cover today are:
Pitch Higher/lower
Elongate or shorten
Pause before or after a word for emphasis
Using these styles will lift the words of the page from an average boring read to a very signif...

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November 3, 2021 29 mins

Welcome to VOICE POWER episode 20. Today I am very grateful to welcome my special guest from radio & tv &  from the BCIT BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS  course in radio & one of my  VOICE POWER listeners.

We graduated together from BCIT IN 2000 & her first position was  working full time at Corus Entertainment as a traffic reporter for CKNW/Rock101/AM 730. Her colleagues for many years were Frosty Forst, Philip T...

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