Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

Mainstream Media Goes Multilingual

I have a confession: I'm addicted to SongPop. It's one of those "social games" that uses Facebook and mobile devises to connected individual from across the globe in a "name that song" competition. It's all the rage and very fun. One interesting SongPop fact? The users come from all over the...

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5 Examples of Funny Voicemail Greetings & why you should avoid them

A funny voicemail greeting is one of those things that seems like a good idea...until you hear it time and time again. For business and professional life, a funny cell phone message just doesn't make sense. Here are 5 examples of funny phone greetings...and why you shouldn't use them on your cell.

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Emphasizing the right words for Professional Audio Recordings

Recently, we asked some of our voice talent some of their favorite tips for creating great recordings. Our voice talent Joan responded with a tip about correctly emphasizing words and how to know which words to emphasize when writing or recording audio marketing scripts. It all comes down to ...

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Give Your Company The Professional Voice It Deserves

As more and more organizations incorporate Youtube and other rich media into their marketing strategies, there appears to be a shift in website presentation; videos have begun to replace the “About Us” blocks of text.

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Traveling with On Hold Voices

As the leaves ripen into reds and yellows, we are reminded that Thanksgiving is fast approaching – one of the most highly trafficked days of the year. 

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Raising Awareness through Website Audio

October marks breast cancer awareness month. Holdcom has been, and continues to be, an active supporter of raising breast cancer awareness - our own Stacey Caropreso was recognized by the American Cancer Society for raising $90,000 dollars as co-chair for the 2010 Relay for Life.

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Virtual Tour Audio

Though the virtual tour has been around for a long time, many individuals and businesses have not yet incorporated audio into their presentations. I have seen many virtual tours where you are given a full 360 panaromic view of a brightly colored living room or kitchen - with no voice over to serve...

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