Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

Social Media - On Hold, Please!

You wake up with a headache, you burn your toast, and your car is covered in snow. On days like these, how do you keep your spirits up? How do you maintain the passion for your craft throughout the work day?

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Unified Communications: Is the Human Voice Dying?

Unified Communications, often called UC, has been around for decades and synonymous with Moore's law that loosely states the growth of technology doubles every year while the cost remains constant, VoIP and UC are both keeping pace with this important revelation. 

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Grow Post Engagement by 221% - A Social Media Case Study

Instead of looking at a brochure most prospects prefer to look up hotels and businesses on the internet. Your internet presence could be Facebook, Yelp, or LinkedIn. As a business it can be complicated, encouraging previous customers to share their experience on the internet. To make customers...

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How Hospitals Can Use Social Media to Improve Care

March 11, 2015 Harvey Edelman social media

Social media has changed the face of the world forever and your hospital needs to jump on the bandwagon by utilizing it for health care.

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Four Magnificent Reasons Hospitals Should Use Social Media

February 03, 2015 Harvey Edelman social media

We all know about many different kinds of businesses using social media from stores to social justice organizations but hospitals have also jumped on the bandwagon. There are many reasons for hospitals using social media, but here are four great reasons why.

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Are Hospitals Using Social Media To the Fullest

January 13, 2015 Harvey Edelman social media

Just because someone jumps into the water, doesn’t mean they can swim. Many hospitals are figuratively doing just that, and finding out that there’s more to the social media ocean than what appears on the surface. There are, however, specific things that hospitals can do to successfully utilize...

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#OnHold Fails and Wins to Brighten Your Day

Have you ever searched for #onhold on Twitter? It's one of my favorite activities... and it's not because I work for a company that produces on hold messages, it's because the #onhold content is some of the funniest, silliest Twitter fodder out there. Here are some on hold fails:

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The Instagram vs Vine Video-Off: Who Will Win?

What’s the lastest social media news? Instagram Video. Facebook announced the new service yesterday, and now, Vine has a strong competitor to worry about. While Vine has 13 million users, Instagram boasts 130 million users. Since Instagram Videos and photos can both be shot in the same app, many...

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6 Tips for Making Better Vine Videos

March 04, 2013 Juli Durante video, social media, tips

Vine is the new kid on the social media block. The app allows users to create 6-second videos about anything, then share them within the app and on other social media sites, especially Twitter. (Think of it as the 140-character approach to video production). Plus, videos made on Vine can be...

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4 Apps with Excellent Sound Effects to Help Your Development Efforts

Smartphone and tablet apps are, by nature, immersive and experiential. I mean, don't even try to talk to me while I'm playing Jetpack Joyride or Angry Birds. Part of the reason why apps have caught on so successfully is that they make us want to use them. And while 25% of apps that are...

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