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Taking care of your voice pays huge dividends in the quality of your presentation, which leads to better conversion rates toward your business goals! One of the best ways to take care of your voice is to warm it up before you use it. It only takes a few minutes a day, and you don’t have to read sheet music or sing scales to do it.

Every voice is different and the demands of your work vary, so it’s important to choose the warmup that’s right for you. Here are some of the best vocal warmups I’ve found on the web:

NPR’s in-house voice coach Jessica Hansen works on breath support, resonance, and scripted voice with NPR’s on-air talent:

https://training.npr.org/2017/06/19/aerobics-for-your-voice-3-tips-for-sounding-better-on-air/

Julian Treasure takes his audience through a brief vocal warmup for speakers in his fifth TED Talk:

https://www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_how_to_speak_so_that_people_want_to_listen

Voiceover marketplace Voices.com lists a variety of vocal warmups for professional voice users, with written and video explanations for each:

https://www.voices.com/blog/vocal_warm_ups/

For a deep dive into taking care of your voice, I recommend Everyday Voice Care: The Lifestyle Guide for Singers and Talkers by Joanna Crazden:

https://www.amazon.com/Everyday-Voice-Care-Lifestyle-Singers/dp/1458443183

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