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How to Write for Your Target Audience

Your on-hold message is an awesome opportunity to extend your brand straight into the ears of your customers calling in. Your on-hold message is a reflection of your company. Are you speaking to the audience you want to attract? Have no fear — Leave Me On Hold is here to lead you in the right [...]

Music or no music. That is the question.

It’s normal to want to entertain your clientele when they’re on hold for your business. You think, “everyone likes music, I’ll just have a popular song play.” Have you taken into account though how quickly your favorite song becomes the most annoying thing you have ever heard? Thankfully, Leave Me On Hold is here to [...]

Telling Your Story Makes Sales

If storytelling isn’t incorporated into your 2017 marketing strategy, then hop on the bandwagon — NOW! A tagline will only take you so far with an audience. A slogan may grab attention, but it will not guarantee your brand will hold attention. In those few precious moments you have the complete and utter undivided attention of [...]

New Year, New You, New On-Hold Message

Well here we are, the first week of February. It's that time of the year where people are digging their heels in to make sure they stick with their new year’s resolutions. By chance was one of your resolutions to help market your business, creatively and targeting your audience? You are in luck! With the [...]

Our Favorite Blogs from 2016

With 2017 well on its way, we thought we would take a quick peak back at our favorite blogs from last year. It’s always exciting to reflect on the past year’s work. So what better way to do it than with, you guessed it, another blog. Now for your reading pleasure a blog post about [...]

The Best Audiobooks of 2016

As cities grow and we’re behind the wheel more often, audiobooks have become a norm to the commuting book lover. With that, we wanted to sum up the top gems from the 2016 audiobook shelf, and praise the narrators who get us through that dreaded rush hour. I Must Say: My Life as a Humble [...]

Voice Actors Who Gave Oscar Worthy Performances

Shockingly, the Oscars still have not created a dedicated category recognizing the best voice-over performances in feature films. While voice talents don’t have as much celebrity status as live screen actors do in Hollywood, their talent is in no short supply. Here is our list of voice-over performances that we believe were truly Oscar-worthy.  And if a [...]

How to Add a Holiday Spin to Your On-hold Message

The holidays are upon us! Everywhere you look, there’s twinkling lights, gift wrap, and Christmas trees in store windows. Decorations aren’t the only thing that make the holidays so festive. You can give your on-hold message a fun themed twist to celebrate the holidays while still informing your callers. Here are 4 tips on how [...]

4 of the Hottest New Apps for Voice Actors

Voice over work is not only about having a killer voice. It requires exceptional attention to detail and clear sound resolution. Being a voice actor can be challenging because a vast majority of the work is created in an actor's home studio. And because of our digital age, it's the new norm to record and [...]

Why Basic On-Hold Messages Drain Your Customers and Ruin Their Experience

You know how irritating it is when you’re left on hold for a long period of time. When customers call your business, they don’t want to be left listening to elevator music for five minutes. It’s frustrating, annoying, and ruins the customer experience, which is the last thing you want to happen. A big part of [...]