September 28, 2016
Winning Strategy

On Hold Marketing Takes a Winning Strategy

A love for the game of chess runs in my family. My father was the president of his high school chess club. He taught me to […]
June 29, 2016
Why Your On Hold Music or Music for Business Might Not Be Legal

Why Your On Hold Music or Music for Business Might Not Be Legal

Ever experience that sinking feeling of seeing flashing blue lights in your rear view mirror? That moment when you realize you were going 45 mph in […]
June 21, 2016
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Microsoft Links Up with LinkedIn

The internet is abuzz with the recent announcement that the behemoth Microsoft is purchasing the social media business platform LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. Unsurprisingly, some think […]
June 8, 2016
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On Hold Company teams up with Living Water International in Guatemala

On Hold Company recently partnered with Living Water International to drill a well for a village in Guatemala, providing clean water for some 400 men, women […]
May 27, 2016
Hits the mark

Build a marketing plan that hits the mark

In today’s fast-paced business culture, your switch has to always be “on.” If you are off your game for any reason, it could mean a missed […]
May 4, 2016
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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 […]
April 26, 2016
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Switching To VOIP? Stop!!!

If your company is considering a transition from traditional phone lines to voice over internet protocol (VOIP) and your CFO is already counting the savings … […]
April 26, 2016
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The Facebook Ride:
Turn, Twist and Hold On

When you compare the slow-moving and methodical marketing platforms of print, radio and television with today’s rapidly-changing and unpredictable social media platforms, it’s like comparing the […]
April 26, 2016
Julian Treasure

How to speak so that people want to listen.

The way you speak can have a dramatic impact on the way that you are heard. The pitch, pace or volume of your voice can influence […]
April 26, 2016
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Top 4 On Hold Messaging Challenges Facing National Brands

1. Invisibility Unless you pick up the phone and call your company, how do you really know what’s being played for your customers while they are […]
April 26, 2016
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Stan Rants about On Hold Messages

A generic hold message is good enough…Right? Stan Lee doesn’t think so. In fact, the legendary creator of Marvel Comics took time out of his busy schedule of […]
April 26, 2016
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Top 4 On Hold Service Failures

In my role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for On Hold Company, I hear story after story of service failure in our industry. On […]