message on hold, messages on hold, voiceovers

Voiceovers for a living

Ashleigh Mac Audio Production, Voiceovers

I see a lot of posts about making a living from voiceover work and I’m inclined to think these people have never done it. They paint this rosy picture about the need to have a good voice and making a motza by doing voiceovers for cartoons and the like. Well for the majority it has nothing to do with your …

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Ashleigh Mac Audio Production, Voiceovers

Why is the voiceover industry changing? Better change with it.   As a true VO person, owner of voices.com.au  I try to keep up with articles on the web about Australian Voiceover subjects. One of my favourite places is voiceovers.asia, often some very wise words come out of this site. Ever since the “pizza oven syndrome” hit the voiceover industry …

Why do I need a good “messages on hold”?

Ashleigh Mac Audio Production, On Hold, Voiceovers

In the business world it’s a common practice to put the customers on hold. This is because of the hectic business activities; a person has to deal with multiple customers at the same time for which he has to put other people on hold. This can be very frustrating for a customer, according to a research customer usually hang up …

Which voice for my Telephone on Hold?

Ashleigh Mac Audio Production, On Hold, Voiceovers

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? …