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Healthy Habits for a Healthy Voice

We’ve all experienced the voice hoarseness associated with illness or just being overly tired. It’s not very fun. And sometimes, our voices feel and sound unhealthy for no apparent reason. If you use your voice for work, such as for voice acting, singing, teaching, nursing, or something similar, you know the importance of a healthy [...]

Healthy Habits for a Healthy Voice2017-01-09T05:42:47-07:00

The Histories Behind the Most Renowned Recording Studios

The environment that we work in has a huge effect on the kind of work we create. From our office spaces to the comfort of our own homes, surroundings are important. That goes double for recording artists and the booths that they create in. The style and feel of a specific studio can help spur [...]

The Histories Behind the Most Renowned Recording Studios2017-01-09T05:42:48-07:00

6 Famous Actors You Didn’t Know did Voice-Over Work

Can you remember a time when celebrities didn’t voice over every new animated feature?  The general consensus of when the shift occurred from employing specific voice-actors to celebrity voice-overs coincided with the release of Disney’s “Aladdin” (1992). Everyone remembers Robin Williams as the eccentric genie (boom baby!), and his outlandish and hilarious performance resonated deeply [...]

6 Famous Actors You Didn’t Know did Voice-Over Work2017-01-09T05:42:50-07:00

Most Famous Phone Booths

The evolution of the telephone has naturally led to an evolution in telephone marketing. Leave Me On Hold has used this technology to increase the average hold time from 43 seconds to 5 minutes. This allows your business maximum opportunity to take advantage of every minute your customer is on hold. Sometimes we forget, though, [...]

Most Famous Phone Booths2017-01-09T05:42:51-07:00

The Preparation of a Voice-Over Artist

Professional voice-over artists make it seem easy, but preparation is the key ingredient to success.  Success doesn’t begin the moment they're standing in the booth, ready to perform. The road to success begins long before a voice talent shares their abilities with the world. As with anything else, their preparation plays a key role in [...]

The Preparation of a Voice-Over Artist2017-01-09T05:42:52-07:00

Social Media in Your On-Hold Message

Technology has made multitasking easier than ever. What was once proudly listed under the “Skills” section of every resume, multitasking has now become a necessary attribute for everyday life. When a customer is placed on hold you can count on them posting, tweeting, or even “selfieing” every moment as they listen to your message. They [...]

Social Media in Your On-Hold Message2017-01-09T05:42:53-07:00

Laughing All The Way to The Bank

People have long stated that laughter is the best medicine. Even with the countless prescriptions available on the market, laughter holds its own amongst a sea of laboratory-produced capsules claiming to cure everything in the human body. It turns out, laughing reduces stress, pain, increases blood flow, and increases your body’s resistance to disease. In [...]

Laughing All The Way to The Bank2017-01-09T05:42:54-07:00

On-Hold Voice Acting: Professional or Amateur?

Creating an on-hold message that’s ear-catching and revenue-building can be a daunting task. After you write the script, have it proofread by the office copywriter, choose the perfect background music, receive the go-ahead from your boss and their boss and their boss… the only thing that’s left is to stick someone behind the mic to read [...]

On-Hold Voice Acting: Professional or Amateur?2017-01-09T05:42:55-07:00

Silence is Anything but Golden

If you’re looking to watch Chris Pratt get chased by velociraptors or Adam Sandler compete against a giant pixelated Pac-Man this summer you’re in for a smorgasbord of theater options to enhance your viewing pleasure. Don’t like the bells and whistles? You still have the option to go 2D. To give your experience a performance-enhancing [...]

Silence is Anything but Golden2017-01-09T05:42:55-07:00

How To Be Music To Their Ears

A phone is not an elevator. Save the elevator music for those fancy hotels downtown and make the most of your opportunities with potential customers by setting the mood with an acoustic wonderland. Our five senses are sight, taste, smell, touch, and hearing. With on-hold messaging, you’re only able to cater to one sense, so [...]

How To Be Music To Their Ears2017-01-09T05:42:57-07:00