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Jingle All The Way-The Top Five Awesome Jingles in History

Have you ever watched or heard a commercial jingle on radio or TV and it gets stuck in your head for hours or even days? This is the sign of an effective jingle. An effective jingle has five elements, they are: short and simple, catchy, have a positive emotional appeal, a message that sums up…

SOHO Announces September 2014 Competition Winner

It’s already September and spring break is blooming just around the corner! Our mid-year competition has commenced a while back but the winner has just been announced. Time flies, since we drew our last competition winner and gave away a 10 kg chocolate block. September 1, 2014 marks the day we announced the lucky winner…

Messages On Hold Marketing Tactics

Top 10 Effective Messages On Hold Marketing Tactics For Your Business

We’ve all been there. The telephone receiver plastered heavily on one side of our ear for a couple of minutes. It seemed that the deafening silence we’re hearing would soon drive us to insanity. The anguish and frustration would start to rise up in our heads, and then we’d hang up. Don’t let that trauma…

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7 Smart Tips for Creating Message On Hold Scripts

Writing is hard. Writing is a grueling communication skill best left for the esoteric nerd, the patient wanna-be writer, or even for the bored housewife. It’s harder than speaking. Period. Now, I’m not going to make you look at writing from a negative point, especially when you’re planning to write a message on hold script…

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5 Brilliant Reasons Real Estate Agents Need Messages On Hold Advertising

Do you know that an effective message on hold advertising in real estate directly results in only 1 or 2 extra sales per year? Not quite the figures you’re expecting, right? In fact, it doesn’t really matter. What matters most is how messages on hold significantly enhances your overall image branding. Still not convinced? Here’s…

How do you earn your customers loyalty?

We have all been offered loyalty cards and schemes for many years. With ways to gain points to spend in store, vouchers and other “loyalty” offers pushed in our faces at many businesses. In late 2013 MAP reported that almost 96% of consumers would be tempted to switch their loyalties to a competitor by a…

Celebrate & Fundraise this Mother’s Day

  Mother’s Day is a day to honour mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds. Beginning in the United States, many other countries have adopted this holiday to show their appreciation for Mothers and what they do for society. The holiday has become commercialised over recent decades, but the reason for this day of celebration still remains…

Message On Hold Of The Month For March 2014

You can take a look on our YouTube channel for our latest Business of the Month winner … Lobb Street Sawmill … Along with many other informative videos to help with your On Hold Messages. Lobb Street Sawmill have been a long term client for Smart On Hold Options and have loved the service that they have received…