Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

Jeremy Fishman

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eTraining

Another emerging market for Holdcom is eTraining, also known as virtual learning or just-in-time training. Holdcom supplies voices and scripts for professional businesses that need their staff to learn something new, and fast: for example, updated software or a novel technology.

Senior Script...

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The MOH Client Relations Trade Secret

Experience tells us day in and day out that “there is no magic word,” no abracadabra or panacea to solve our troubles; we must rely on hard work and dedication to overcome life’s obstacles.

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On Hold Experiment

Holdcom was recently involved in a fantastic customer service experiment. One of our long time clients hadn’t updated their message on hold program in over a year. Since the majority of their callers were return customers, they were curious whether their customers listened to the message or “tuned...

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Social Media - On Hold, Please!

You wake up with a headache, you burn your toast, and your car is covered in snow. On days like these, how do you keep your spirits up? How do you maintain the passion for your craft throughout the work day?

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Virtual Tour Audio

Though the virtual tour has been around for a long time, many individuals and businesses have not yet incorporated audio into their presentations. I have seen many virtual tours where you are given a full 360 panaromic view of a brightly colored living room or kitchen - with no voice over to serve...

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Inside Professional Virtual Greeting Messages

October 10, 2018 Jeremy Fishman greetings, website

Last night, my mother told me to check my email, and I knew from the poorly disguised grin that I had another gimmicky “greeting card” waiting for me. The cards tackle the human psyche as if we are creatures of binary emotional existence: vulgar humor or molasses-sweet.

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5 More "Do's and Dont's for Message on Hold"

In last week's blog, we discussed "7 Do's and Don't for Message on Hold" programs. Here are five more pieces of advice for designing the most effective "delay message," adapted from the 2001 ICMI whitepaper by Jean Bave-Kerwin:

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Message On Hold Wisdom from Panel Experts

In 2004 at the New York SOCAP Annual Conference, Holdcom put together a panel represented by some of our major clients – Verizon Wireless, Metropolitan Opera Association, Dannon Company. Each panelist responded to the central question – how their organization handles placing customers on hold.

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