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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Why Custom Audio is Important to Your Phone System

So you want to know why custom audio is important to your phone system? Your phone system is the first impression many customers receive.  It's the "front door" to your business and it needs a professional image. It's one of the easiest ways to improve customer experience. In addition to improving...

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3 Reasons IVRs Can Make or Break Your Brand

IVR systems. We've all used it and we've all had experiences where we were trapped in a routing loop unable to reach a human being and stuck yelling at a "robot" we can barely understand. 

When was the last time you've had an experience like that? How did it make you feel about the brand who...

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DIY Voice Prompts

If you've ever thought about recording your own prompts for your business, then you've probably already found out just how difficult it can be. Even with the right equipment (which alone costs thousands of dollars), depending on the word count it can take a week just to get the right recordings...

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5 Considerations for Updating Your Business Phone System

Keeping up with today's constantly changing technologies is top of mind with many businesses - for a good reason. Many small and midsized businesses are revisiting their computer systems, digital presence, and even their phone systems. New hosted VoIP solutions are feature-rich and appealing....

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Do you STILL need a professional cell phone voicemail greeting?

It's 2013. Do we still need to talk about voicemail messages on cell phones? When was the last time you checked your inbox? When was the last time you left a message??

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6 Ways Music In Stores Can Boost Sales

Music is an undeniably powerful way to change the environment in your venue. By using overhead music in your store, you have an opportunity to boost sales by engaging your customers. Audio is powerful because it can't be ignored - while customers can overlook imagery, they can't prevent...

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How Real Estate Professionals use Technology to Stay Connected [Infographic]

Considering today's real estate market, it's more important for every real estate agent and broker to present themselves as a true professional. Your professionalism will need to be a part of every aspect of yourself, from your shoes to your online presence and beyond. How can you make sure...

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Content Ideas for your Automotive Retail Message On Hold Program

Automotive retail centers often manage many marketing and customer service objectives simultaneously. With so much information to be conveyed, well planned, thoughtful writing is necessary for a good Message On Hold Program. Including basic, important information about your dealership is a...

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7 Reasons to Use a Professionally Recorded Voicemail Greeting

When you decide to upgrade your voicemail message to a more professional option, you choose between writing and recording it yourself and having a professional do the hard work for you. On the surface, voicemail greetings seem simple, but they often go awry. Some people try to use a funny...

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