ON HOLD MESSAGES FOR VOIP PHONE SYSTEMS

In Audio Production, On Hold, Uncategorized by Ashleigh Mac

VOIP phone A professionally produced on hold message for your VOIP system can help establish your brand and enhance company image. If you are using a VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) phone system or Hosted PBX system we can help you maximize all the technology that these systems provide.  A VOIP system uses the Internet to make and route calls …

Which voice for my Telephone on Hold?

In Audio Production, On Hold, Voiceovers by Ashleigh Mac

How do you decide if you should be using a male or female voice on my Telephone on Hold? Should it be a young girl or an older man on my telephone on hold? It’s often about variety. First, think about your business and the image you want to portray on your telephone on hold message.  What do you do? …

Writing the best on hold messaging script.

In Audio Production, On Hold, Voiceovers by Ashleigh Mac

Having problems writing your on hold messaging script? It’s the most common question I get asked by customers wanting an on hold message for their business. What do I say? Well here is a list of tips to make the job of writing an on hold messaging script a whole lot easier. 1. Make a laundry list of the most …

Use your emotions to unleash the copywriting force.

In Audio Production, Voiceovers by Ashleigh Mac

The one thing people get wrong when copywriting. It’s all about emotion people. When copywriting forget the laundry lists of justifications because the buyer won’t use or need them till after the sale.We see this so much when people write copy and ask us to voice it. When you write copy you need to remember people are not necessarily wanting …

How many words should there be in my script.

In Audio Production, Voiceovers by Ashleigh Mac

I get asked all the time “How many words can I have in my ad”? Well this might help. For a comfortable “normal speech” read use the following but remember: for phone numbers, each spoken number = 1 word. (i.e., 3281 1704 = 8 words) WORD COUNT TIMINGS WORDS = SECONDS 7 words = 3 seconds 12 words = 5 …

The Lost art of Listening

In Audio Production, Voiceovers by Ashleigh Mac

The Lost art of Listening I found this blog post by Dan Freidman and thought it was relevant. While out on a hiking trip this past weekend, I took the time to simply listen to nature. For several minutes, not a single device of modern technology could be heard. It was truly music to the ears. Listening, truly listening, seems …

Why does my voice sound like that?

In Audio Production, Voiceovers by Ashleigh Mac

So many people say… “I hate the sound of my voice” or Why does my voice sound like that when I record?” Finally some answers. The crew at Abbey Road institute have a good post here. https://blog.abbeyroadinstitute.com.au/2016/01/13/why-does-your-own-voice-sound-weird/

Is there room for me in the Voice-over business

In Audio Production, Voiceovers by Ashleigh Mac

Do you think its getting harder to get voice-over work in 2015? I’ve been in this business close to 25 years and its never been easy. If you think it’s all about a good voice and thats it you are wrong. It takes selling skills… not with the voice but getting out there meeting people and letting them know you …