Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

Sioban Schmeding

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Healthcare: 5 Ways to Celebrate National Doctor's Day

Healthcare facilities are always busy. Patients coming and going, regularly scheduled treatments, dealing with appointments, and insurance questions. During all the craziness in your office don't overlook one of the main reasons everybody comes to your office...the doctor! March 30th is National...

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Marketing: Convert First Time Clients Into Regulars

Though Christmas has passed, important holidays are just around the corner. Mother's Day and Valentine's Day will be here before you know it. Is your business preparing? Most businesses can find themselves overbooked during Mother's Day and Valentine's Day. If only they could be this busy -...

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What Gender Should Your Voiceover Be?

When you're investing time and energy into your marketing and creating new content, you want it to be effective. Every detail from the colors, used - to the voice has an effect on your audience. Choosing the right gender for your brand voice can be a tricky decision. We've created a list of...

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Creating a Restaurant Brand Voice that Will SLAY

A brand voice  is a consistent style, message, and theme throughout all marketing which makes a company stand out against the competition. The voice will define and create a tone for the entire restaurant. It should be echoed in your social media, menu, website, app, printed marketing... Read More

5 Ways to Shape-Up your Wellness and Fitness Marketing

With the New Year coming, it's time for changes. For a majority of people changes can involve their: lifestyle, career, or living situations. Now if you're a business involved in fitness, or wellness you won't want to miss this opportunity! As a business owner, organizing and creating marketing...

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Spice Up Your Message on Hold

If you're reading this, you've already recognized the immense potential of your phone system's Music/Message on Hold capabilities. Not only are you providing targeted messages to your callers while on hold, you're reducing call abandonment and making the most of their time in queue. 

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5 Reasons Employees Shouldn't Record your IVR

Your company’s IVR is the “first impression” callers get about your business. Recording your voice prompts in house may be a quick and affordable solution, but here’s a few reasons why that decision might not be the right one:

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Holiday Call Center- 5 Best Practices

Holidays are the busiest time of the year. Not only for personal reasons, but many industries see increased traffic and sales due to "the most wonderful time of the year."  Most businesses cannot afford to lose sales during the holidays, making every interaction vital to a companies' success. In...

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Healthcare: How Your Staff's Attitude Can Cost You

A bad review by a critic can make or break an actor or chef’s career.  With the advent of social media and sites like Yelp, Foursquare, and Angie’s List, anyone with a smart phone and a bad experience can change the way your clients feel about your business.  Reviews are popping up in all types...

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Message on Hold: Music & Your Brain

Ever hear that one song, and as soon as it comes on you want to start dancing? The affect music has on our brains is undeniable. Music affects our brains so much that it has become popularized for therapy. Parents have even been encouraged to teach children how to play an instrument to increase...

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