Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

December - Healthcare Content Cure - On Hold Script Samples

December is a time to celebrate and spend time with family, but don't forget to remind callers and patients about December's Healthcare Wellness Observances. If you need Message on Hold script samples to use for your December marketing programs, take a look at these important December...

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November Healthcare Content Cure - On Hold Script Samples

As the Thanksgiving holidays approach and family and friends gather to give thanks remember to remind your callers and patients about November's Healthcare Wellness Observances. Check out these important November Observances and Message on Hold script samples you can use for your November...

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October Healthcare Content Cure - On Hold Script Samples

It's that time of month for the Wellness Observances for October. As you pick your Halloween costumes and arrange the office parties don't forget about your October marketing. Remember to remind patients and callers of these important causes and any events that relate!  Check out the important...

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National Small Business Week is here! Check Out These Small Business Resources

National Small Business Week, first proclaimed in 1963, celebrates America's entrepreneurs and small business owners. According to the US Small Business Administration, more than half of Americans own or work for a small business. Small businesses are responsible for creating "about two out of...

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The Myth of Zero Hold Time

If you ask people what they're playing for callers waiting on hold, you'll hear (at least) one of a few answers:

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5 Grammatical Errors to Avoid In Your Audio Script Writing

Writing a script can be harder than it looks, because by definition a script is intended to be read out loud.  When scripting your own Message On Hold program, virtual tour narration, or podcast, simple grammatical errors can confuse voice over talent reading the script and your listeners....

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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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The Difference Between Speech and Writing

Do you write the way you speak? Do you speak the way you write? Probably not. Although talking and writing are forms of communication, they're often very different. Writing is, in general, a more formal pursuit than speaking. When writing, we tend to take our time, add punctuation, re-read...

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Common Mistaskes in Financial Industry Message On Hold Programs

A bank or credit union's telephone system is often an integral part of customer service. Clients will use an automated phone system to check account balances and members with more complicated inquiries wait on hold for support. During these critical moments on the phone, businesses in the...

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7 Elements of a Real Estate Professional's Voicemail Greeting

As a real estate professional, you're always on the go. Whether showing homes and apartments to a prospective client or staging a home for sale, it's likely that you're out of the office quite often. Anyone in the industry knows that, out of the office is a good place to be. Unfortunately, it...

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