Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

Holiday Phone Greetings: Message On Hold

The holidays are just around the corner. As a business, it's time to start thinking about special hours and company parties. Let's not forget the focus of any business -  clients. When it comes to Message On Hold, use music that reminds callers why this time of year is so special, let them know...

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On Hold Message Updates for Fall - Cheat Sheet

Coming soon pumpkin lattes and football season! We all know too well that Fall is around the corner. With the Fall season comes the opportunity for a crisp new marketing strategy. Will you be posting on social media; will you be doing any online ads? Whether you're in the healthcare,...

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Message On Hold: Script Tips to Keep Callers From Pouting

Children want what they want, RIGHT NOW.  Oh the potential drama which ensues if parents tell them to be patient. Their excitement builds and they slip into an imaginary world picturing themselves with the prized possession. But disaster can strike the moment they run out of patience. 

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Message On Hold & Voice Prompt Tips from Aristotle

At its heart, what is a message? What is it supposed to do? A message transfers information, but iif it is not engaging will that information reach the listener. Centuries ago Aristotle was so successful at creating an engaging message, humanity still listens to his words today. His artistic...

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6 Script Tips for Your Hold-Time

Audio marketing scripts  are used by many companies in today's business world. Hold times that are often filled with "dead air" or music can be used more effectively to convey messages to your customers. Here are five script tips for how to use Message On Hold, instead of playing boring... Read More

How Message On Hold Music Can Work For You

The frustration felt while waiting on hold is universal. Frustration can easily build when the caller is forced to listen to robotic recordings and lame elevator music. Too often hold time is time- consuming and impersonal. The time on hold is inevitable, but eliminating the impersonal quality...

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Voice Prompts, Message On Hold, and the Customer Experience

Your customer has a busy day. One of his kids was sick this morning, a tire was flat on the car, work at the office is piled up after a holiday, and the office fridge isn't working so he had to go out for lunch. On top of all that, he must call your company today and he's likely to have to spend...

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How Your Callers Spend Their Holidays On Hold

"To succeed, you must have tremendous perseverance, tremendous will. ‘I will drink the ocean,’ says the persevering soul; ‘at my will mountains will crumble up." ~ Swami Vivekananda

Your customers should not have to conjure up this kind of will power to sit  through a Holiday Message On Hold...

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Time Sure Flies When You're Not Updating On Hold Messages

Yesterday I was reading an article online about the perception of time and how time is perceived differently by different people at different times under different conditions.  It argued that when we are involved in an activity or enjoyable event, time seems to fly by.  When we are under stress...

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Increasing Customer Satisfaction--Real Life "Hold Time"

For the restaurant and hospitality industries, Messages On Hold can solve the problem of telephone hold time. Message On Hold programs fill dead air and present an opportunity to market to an audience of captive callers. Within this industry, there are tremendous benefits to having on hold...

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