Since the onset of COVID-19, organizations worldwide have been challenged with how they can conduct their business, equip and train their employees, and how learners can learn without physically going to school/colleges/institutions. Organizations look for alternative forms to continue their activity such as working from home or remote working, doing virtual training for employees, and online classes for learners. With Covid-19, eLearning has become indispensable and has grown at an augmented rate.
eLearning refers to learning that utilizes electronic means to create a more dynamic and instructive learning environment. eLearning is rapidly becoming effective means to pass on knowledge to those of all ages.
When it comes to deciding to add voice to your eLearning courses, consider these four benefits why you should hire a professional voice-over :
TRAINED VOICE-OVER ARTIST
Professional voice-over knows and understands how to deliver a memorable performance and can correctly interpret your scripts for your target audience. Most professional voice-over has a team of sound engineers who are capable of detecting even the smallest sound imperfection and fixing them and editors who professionally edit the audio record, check grammar or mistakes to ensure the quality recording of the script, and deliver the format that you need.
Professional voice-over offers years of experience with the necessary techniques to present your content in the best way and a proven track record of performances, they understand the components of a voice-over project and are aware of your expectations, and deliver high-quality outcomes. A high-quality product equals high quantity sales, active learners, and retention rates.
Having professional handling your eLearning voice-over is beneficial for your brand image. When you invest in your business and find the right voice, it’s for the benefit of your company— signaling to your employees and other consumers of your eLearning course that you value quality and consistency. When you already find the right voice, nurture a long-term relationship with your voice-over/narrator. A long-term collaboration with a professional voice-over will help cut down the time needed to translate your needs and since the voice-over artist already knows your brand and audience they’ll need less time to research and understand how the scripts need to be delivered.
Get a professional voice-over to do an eLearning voice-over and you will have a quality final product that will return your investments multiple over time. It is also good to take into account the money that you will actually save by not doing the voiceover yourself. All of the high-quality equipment that you will need to buy in order to do a good recording – hiring a professional recording studio, a professional microphone and digital audio workstation, software for editing the audio, or getting a sound booth to avoid background noise, will cost a significant part of your budget and may not produce a professional end-product. In the long run, paying a professional voice-over for your e-learning course may be more cost-effective.