Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

Narration in Video and eLearning

Narration can add immense value to any eLearning experience. Not only does adding high quality voiceover add versatility to the existing footage, but also allows it to be utilized for a broader range of audiences successfully. Speech can affect the most primal aspects of learning to improve...

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How to Take Advantage of Prezi's New Audio and Voice Capabilities

When Holdcom started using Prezi about a year ago, we were very excited about the site's ability to incorporate audio into online presentations. But then, we tried to do it. And we were very, very disappointed. After all, we know that a good presentation becomes great when you add professional...

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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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Creating More Effective Online Presentations with Sound

Some people say that there are two kinds of people in the world: those who like to read, and those who like to listen. That’s great—because contemporary technology allows us to create content that is appealing to BOTH groups of people.  Slide Presentations let you do both at the same time....

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The 5 Do's and 5 Dont's of eLearning Presentation Audio

Music. Narration. Dramatic Dialogue. Do you incorporate any of this kind of audio into your eLearning Presentations? There are a variety of ways to use sound in your online learning modules, all of which can enhance content and engagement. 94% of learning is influenced by sight and sound, and...

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5 Fixes for Terrible Webinar Audio

I participated in a webinar the other day. It was one I was really looking forward to attending and I hoped I would get a lot out of it. I logged in, took out a notebook, and put in my headphones. I was ready to go—until I heard the presenter’s voice. It was crackly and soft, with static and...

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