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 [...]

Behind the Scenes at Leave Me On Hold

Are you curious about what goes on during production of your on-hold messaging? Now you can see the magic happen! We recently filmed the voice-over recording of one of our client’s message and broadcasted it live on our Facebook page. If you missed it, or aren’t currently following our Facebook page, check out the video [...]

Is Your On-hold Music Legal to Play?

Like many businesses, you may use music as your on-hold entertainment. Some businesses stream music from the radio, or even tunes from their own Mp3 player. This might seem like a simple, cost effective solution. However, the legality of this choice often turns into a costly expense for your business. Here’s what to look for [...]

3 Ways to Spice Up Your Current On-hold Message

We live in a world of automation. Whether we like it or not, press 1 for English and 2 for Spanish isn’t going away anytime soon. But waiting on the phone doesn’t have to be a negative experience. Instead of the boring automated messages we hear every day, why not choose an original and exciting [...]

Back to Basics: The Importance of On-hold Messaging

Connecting with customers is essential for any successful business. But what happens when you can’t connect with a customer immediately and have to put them on hold? Should you lose the opportunity to create a relationship with a customer? No way! That’s where on-hold messaging comes into play. Although on-hold messaging has been around for [...]

How the Right Voice-over Choice Can Influence Audiences

Much like the way certain marketing choices can better speak to audiences, choosing the right voice-over artist can also increase the influence you have on specific viewers. We see and hear so many advertisements throughout our day that we often tune them out. A thoughtfully chosen voice-over artist will pique viewer’s attention and get audiences to [...]

How Keanu Reeves Ended Up Voicing a Small Kitten

Keanu Reeves, known for his roles in action films like “The Matrix” trilogy, and more recently “John Wick”, has branched out into a new role: that of a small kitten. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, the comedy duo famous for their sketch show ‘Key and Peele’, star in a new comedy where they search for [...]

3 Challenges All Voice Actors Face, and How to Overcome Them

Being a successfully employed voice actor is easier said than done. Between networking, marketing yourself, and managing your time with other commitments in life, it can seem like a lofty goal. All beginning voice actors face these similar obstacles on their road to success, but don’t give up just yet. With some hard work, discipline, [...]

Why You Should Hire a Professional Voice Actor to Represent Your Brand

Digital advertising is more than just a website, SEO, and some social media posting. It also comes down to how your business looks, feels, and sounds on a digital level. Graphics, copy, and user experience are all important aspects of your digital marketing strategy, but one less acknowledged facet of digital strategy is the voice of [...]

Facebook is Now Using Automatic Voiceover to Describe Photos

Facebook’s foundation is built upon users uploading, sharing, and interacting with photos.  But for many visually impaired individuals, this feature has never been available to them. Most sites have alt text that can be read by a screen reader, but the vast majority of the Internet is still fairly inaccessible to those with visual impairments.  [...]