Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

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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5 Ways IVR Can Improve the Healthcare Industry

Interactive Voice Response, or IVR, is a form of human-computer interface which takes its input from voice and keypad commands. Compared to a phone menu, call tree, or automated attendant, an Interactive Voice Response system is put in place to actually receive data, process it, and deliver...

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September Healthcare Content Cure -On Hold Script Samples 2018

Summer is slowly ending, and back to school commercials have begun to play. It's that time of month for us to share our monthly Healthcare Wellness Observance Days for September and the script excerpts that can be used. From Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to World Alzheimer's Month we have the

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Cure for Content: August - Message on Hold Healthcare Script Samples 2018

Don't miss out on the opportunity to share content regarding these August events! If you haven't seen our previous July blog with additional content for healthcare you can check it out here. The August observances do differ from those of  July, as in there are no observance days for the month of...

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Let's Get Siri-ous About Voice Talents

In this age of digital manipulation and reproduction, we often get questioned by customers about the source of Holdcom’s voice recordings… human or synthetic?  And the answer is… yes, they are most definitely natural, human voices…not artificial reproductions.  As a company specializing in voice...

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Why Your Hotel Needs Message On Hold

For most of us, being on hold isn’t exactly at the top of the list of our favorite ways to spend a few minutes. In this day and age, however, it’s sometimes unavoidable as a call is being transferred or held in a queue. Keeping hold time interesting and informative for your guests by including...
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2018 July Content Cure for Healthcare Facilties Message on Hold

As marketers, it can be challenging to develop content for all your communication channels.  Involvement in your industry is necessary for producing any type of marketing content. From social media posts like Snapchat to Message on Hold content for your phone, you want to keep your callers...

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Brainstorming Your Branded Content

Branded Content has become more complicated over the years. However, it can open so many doors for businesses of any genre. Articles, videos, podcasts, and other live elements are what makes a nice batch of Branded Content. The overall key of Branded Content is to grab the attention of the...

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June - Healthcare Content Cure - On Hold Script Samples

June brings more days of sunshine.  Below are on hold script samples that your patients and callers can listen to while they are on hold. Read our healthcare blog to learn more about March Wellness Observances and sample message on hold scripts you can use for your marketing programs.

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