Creating an authentic personal brand
You got this!
Your personal brand is an ongoing story about you – and as a narrator, you already know a lot about how to tell stories. Learn the essentials of branding, and how to craft your narrative in a way that feels authentic and empowering!
Logged-in PANA members can now watch replays of each of these 1-hour sessions. Grow your public presence in alignment with your sense of purpose!
Human branding for human narrators
You already have the skills you need to build your authentic personal brand. Learn the basics of branding and how to align your brand with your sense of purpose in this kickoff to PANA’s authentic personal branding series for narrators.
Stacey Lind is a narrator with a secret branding past. As a designer and marketer she’s helped develop brands for individual artists, theatre companies, and international corporations.
André Santana is a narrator on a journey to tell great stories. Before getting behind the mic, he picked up skills throughout human resources, higher education, and diversity and equity.
Branding your authentic self
Through a series of exercises, Andrea will get you thinking about how to hone your brand and create something that feels authentically you.
Andrea Guevara is a personal branding expert who helps overwhelmed creators position themselves for success and confidently reclaim control of their careers. She brings a unique blend of brand strategy, design, psychology, and publishing industry knowledge through her signature author branding methodology, Brand Strength.
Using your brand to harness your power
Julia Whelan speaks with Joe Arden about the community he’s built around his romance brand and how serving his fans has ended up serving him.
Joe Arden is one of Romancelandia’s most prolific and beloved narrators, and has been featured in Men’s Health magazine and honored with numerous industry awards. From Audiofile Magazine: “Arden’s smoky baritone, passionate and believable, packs a wallop in the sultry department.” His first solo writing effort, The Chameleon Effect, was shortlisted by Audible’s Editorial Staff as “one of the Best Audiobooks of 2022” and one of the “Top 100 Romance Audios of All Time.” He is an advocate for consent and equality, and also loves to pamper his rescue blue nose pitbull.
Julia Whelan is the Audie-winning and Golden Voice narrator of over 500 titles. She’s also the author of the international bestseller My Oxford Year and the award-winning Thank You for Listening, a romcom set in the audiobook world.
Brands in the wild: three narrators’ discoveries
André Santana hosts Natalie Naudus, Tanya Eby, and Steven Jay Cohen in conversation about what they’ve discovered putting their brands out there: what worked, what didn’t, the highs, the lows – and everything in between.
Steven Jay Cohen is a writer (of prose, poetry, and code), actor, director, educator, audio engineer, and narrator. Steven has been telling stories his whole life; professionally, since 1991.
Tanya Eby is an award-winning narrator of over 1000 audiobooks, a casting director and producer in audiobooks, and a USA Today Bestselling writer.
Natalie Naudus is an Audie and Earphones award-winning audiobook narrator. “A fave among audiobook listeners” (Buzzfeed), she lives with her family on a mountain in Virginia.