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February 12, 2018
Tell Your Brand Story

How To Tell Your Brand Story Through Professional Voicemail Greetings

In this digital age of posts, ‘grams and pins, you may be well aware of how to tell your brand story online. But what you may […]
October 28, 2017
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Holiday Greetings for Business Add Just the Right Flavor

Synopsis: If you’re planning your holiday marketing, make sure your holiday greetings for business add just the right flavor to your marketing mix. I almost went […]
October 3, 2017
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On Hold Customer Service Audits Fine-Tune Your Messages

It’s always a good time to perform an on hold customer service audit to make sure your company is delivering the best possible service and to […]
June 26, 2017
Make a good first impression

Make Your First Impression Count with a Positive On Hold Message

The first day of school. A first date. A job interview. We get lots of chances to make first impressions. Those first impressions often are lasting […]
May 12, 2017
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Can You Have Too Much Marketing Success?

Every business we know is looking for marketing success. Well, every company except LG, according to a recent article: LG, which made the Nexus 4 flagship […]
May 3, 2017
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On Hold Marketing is a Marathon, not a Sprint

A successful on hold marketing campaign is a long-term commitment, much like running a marathon.Here’s why. I recently completed a marathon. But race day was only […]
April 12, 2017
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On Hold Marketing Lessons from Startups

Chicago’s business community is experiencing a confluence of large, well-established corporations and small tech startups. So it has become a great microcosm for studying things like […]
April 3, 2017
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How Strategic On Hold Messaging Fits in Today’s Modern Marketing Mix

When you go to the gym, you don’t just work on building your biceps. Well, maybe you do, but it’s not the best strategy to achieve […]
March 22, 2017
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On Hold Marketing : How to Get Started and Plot a Successful Course

Sometimes taking on a new thing – like on hold marketing – can be intimidating. The uncertainty of charting new waters can lead to procrastination. And […]
March 22, 2017
Flowers

On Hold Marketing Tips: Spruce Up Your Company’s Image for Spring

Ahh. Spring is in the air! The temperatures are getting warmer. The leaves are turning green again. And people everywhere are taking stock of the things […]
January 30, 2017
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Web Portals Have Not Replaced Telephone Customer Support

The Internet has fundamentally changed the way many of us do business. With social media and online customer service portals, consumers expect 24/7 access to the […]
January 23, 2017
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On Hold Messages Add Value to Customer Wait Time

Are your on hold messages adding value to customer wait time? If you’re not sure, read on! What would happen if customers charged for the time […]
January 16, 2017
Zig Ziglar

On Hold Company pays tribute to Legendary Zig Ziglar

The sales and marketing world lost one of its great icons this week. Zig Ziglar died Wednesday after a short battle with pneumonia. He was 86. […]
January 9, 2017
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On Hold Marketing Helps Extends Your Reach

Whether the goal is dunking a basketball or growing a business, we all could use a little extra reach sometimes. Maybe you are trying to reach […]
January 3, 2017
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Change Your On Hold Messages for Business on Clean Off Desk Day

You know all of those piles of paper, used coffee cups and scattered paperclips on your desk? Well, it’s time to bring order to the chaos […]
December 21, 2016
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On Hold Company Delivers Call Center Audio Marketing Solutions

With more than 15,000 clients in hundreds of different kinds of businesses, On Hold Company keeps a watch on business trends, including call center audio marketing […]
December 7, 2016
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How to Develop a Value Proposition for Your Company

You might be ready to tell prospective clients what you do with your one-minute elevator speech. You may even have your unique selling proposition down so […]
November 28, 2016
Business owner or business leader

Does Your On Hold Marketing Position You as a Business Owner or Industry Leader?

Business owner. Industry leader. Both sound great. Both are admirable goals. But while many might think those terms are synonymous, they are not. Even more important […]
November 9, 2016
Rotisserie chicken

With On-Hold Messaging, Never “Set It and Forget It”: Change Your Message and Change Your Results

At On Hold Company, we take pride in offering a full menu of on-hold marketing solutions including on hold messaging. We have a winning recipe that […]
October 31, 2016
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Tim Tebow Shares Lessons in Leadership

A team from On Hold Company recently attended the 2012 Chick-fil-A Leadercast. Leadercast is a day-long leadership seminar that originates in Atlanta, Ga., but is simulcast […]
May 27, 2016
Three dart in the bulls eye

Incorporate Message On Hold Campaigns in Your Marketing to Help You Hit the Mark

In today’s fast-paced business culture, your switch has to be “on” 24/7.  If you are off your game for any reason, it could mean a missed […]
April 26, 2016
Facebook roller coaster

The Facebook Marketing Ride: Turn, Twist and Hold On

Hold on to your seat: Facebook marketing has changed again and in you’re in for the ride of your life! When you compare the slow-moving and […]
April 26, 2016
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Hear Stan Rant About Generic On Hold Messages

A generic on hold message is good enough … right? Well, Stan Lee doesn’t think so. In fact, Stan Lee, the legendary creator of Marvel Comics took time […]
April 25, 2016
Baseball

Music On Hold IS the Message for Free Agent Jose Reyes

A company’s music on hold and on hold message can do so much more than occupy a caller’s time. Sometimes, they turn into a great story. […]
April 25, 2016
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Your Choice of On Hold Music Matters

Music helps shape the fabric of our lives. Most of your favorite memories from high school or college likely include a favorite song. That music still […]
April 25, 2016
On Hold Messaging

On Hold Messaging Services Increase Value for Businesses

Have you ever wondered just how much value your on hold messaging services provides your business on a daily basis? We have. That’s why we were […]
April 22, 2016
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Bad On Hold Music for Business Hurts Callers’ Ears And Damages Your Brand

It’s true: bad on hold music for business hurts callers’ ears and can damage your brand. Here’s why… When Yahoo’s new CEO, Marissa Mayer, complained that […]
April 21, 2016
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Beginning Your On Hold Marketing Journey is Simple

A famous proverb says “the journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step”. If you’re embarking on developing your first on hold marketing message, […]
April 21, 2016
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How An Audio Brand Can Give Your Business Its Own Sound

Much like a rancher marks his cattle to show ownership, the term “branding” in marketing refers to the idea that your business can own its image.  […]
April 21, 2016
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When You Use On Hold Marketing It’s Your Time To Shine

Pressing the hold button is a golden opportunity for your company’s on hold marketing service. Why? Simply put, it’s your business’s time to shine! These callers […]
April 20, 2016
On Hold Messages for Business

Creating On Hold Messages for Business That Work

If you’re the average American business, you spend 95% of your advertising budget trying to get potential customers to call you. So if they’re calling, congratulations…you’re […]
March 4, 2016
Map from A - B

Set a Course for Success with On Hold Marketing

Marketing can be tough for any business to navigate. The Internet and social media have dramatically changed the marketing landscape. Audiences are more fragmented now, and […]
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