Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

Tips for Creating Great Overhead Announcements

Almost everyone has heard announcements that come in over hold music or in-store music tracks. Unfortunately, just as many have been left wondering what the announcer actually said. This is just one of the problems that can negate the benefit of such messages. To ensure that your overhead...

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Top Effects Overhead Music Has On Behavior

Music is often thought of as just for entertainment but it can also be used to accomplish other objectives. Generally, overhead music plays in background of production facilities, retail stores, restaurants and offices to manufacture certain desired attitudes and behaviors among employees and...

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5 Key Features of the Best Overhead Music for Healthcare Facilities

Overhead music in healthcare facilities is much, much different than overhead music in retail stores or other business settings. Whether in a major hospital or local doctor's office, a healthcare facility's audio needs to appeal to a wide variety of people, many of whom are ailing, nervous, or...

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How to Choose Good Background Music Services for Stores

Getting the right background music for stores isn't always easy. It can be tricky to ensure you're playing the right music, for the right shoppers, at the right time and place. And there are a lot of options - Something fast and pop-y, or mellow and jazzy, or hip and indie...the list goes on....

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4 Ways to Reuse Your Healthcare Facility's Message On Hold Program

Healthcare facilities – namely hospitals and medical centers – have an array of events and innovations taking place, often on a daily basis. Holdcom has been proud to further promote these events for our clients nationwide, mainly in the Message On Hold format. However, audio that was recorded for...

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How to Repurpose your Existing Message On Hold Content

So, you've written an eBook, White Paper, or Guide. You've chopped it up into a series of blog posts. You've created a video and webinar about the same content. With one idea, you've gotten a lot of bang for your buck, you savvy marketer you! Repurposing content is a great way to stretch your...

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Script Tip: How to Write Overhead Announcements for your Small Business

Are you utilizing your Overhead Announcements to the best of their ability? If your business has an overhead sound system and you'd like to add overhead music or personalized messages, it’s important to play what’s relevant and interesting to your customers.

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How to Use Overhead Music and Announcements in Your Fitness Center

Fitness centers often run into a few problems when playing overhead music or announcements. First and foremost, background music must be legally licensed to ensure these facilities don't incur fines. Additionally, programming overhead announcements can be tricky, because the right message has to...

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