We can usually turn message around in 48-72 hours from script approval and VO choice, but it does depends on voiceover availability. Some are busier than others!
Do you use computer generated voices?
Never! All of our voiceovers are real people - We don't think computer generated voices are at a quality yet to replace human voiceovers, not even Alexa!
Can I write my own script?
Certainly! But we do have an in-house script writing team that can help in whatever capacity you need. Whether that is proofing and tweaking a provided script, or helping you start from scratch.
Do you offer a free demo?
We do, we offer bespoke customised demos from our real voiceovers with some music from our massive library. We don't cut quality for the demos, some of our customers even buy the demo outright!
What if I want my message in different language?
We can source speciality voiceovers if you require message in a different language or accent. We can even do novelty voices, like Santa or 'the movie preview guy'!
Can I have sound effects in my message?
Yes! We are happy to mix message with sound effects - If you include details of the effects needed in your script our audio team can source and add those onto the track.
Which bit of the messages do customers hear?
For welcome and voicemail messages the customer will usually hear it all, from the begining each time. For on hold messages this is entirely determined by your phone system. Some start at the begining every time (ours does!) but some start at a random place because the message is constantly playing. This could be important for the format of your script. Ask your maintainer if you aren't sure! Or talk to us about our state of the art VoIP solutions.
What sort of equipment do I need?
Most modern phone systems support on hold messages, either internally or via an external media player. Internal messages are usually loaded onto the system by your maintainer or IT department. External media players usually require an SD card or USB stick. If you aren't sure we have a telecoms team that can try and help, or if you're looking for an upgrade we can help provide modern VoIP telephone solutions.
Which file formats can you provide?
We haven't yet been asked for a format we can't provide. We can produce files in all the major formats, mp3, .wav and all the codecs you might need, including A-law, μ-law, and IMA ADPCM. We can also produce files in specific bit rates, such as 8bit 8khz, mono usually!
Do I need a PPL/PRS licence?
You only need a PPL/PRS licence if you're using music that is still collecting royalties. Our massive music library contains royalty free music, which means you NEVER need a PPL/PRS licence
Group IT Manager
Have used Onhold Studio for all our Groups music on hold requirements. They offer a very quick turn around and produce quality recordings that enhance our business and customer experience.
We have been searching to find the right partner for sometime to help us with producing an on hold message for our phone system and also updating our website which it was sad to say was very much in the past.
Onhold are a very professional establishment, always willing to listen and adapt to our requirements. Once the script has been provided the clip is ready within days and it is possible to keep it updated so that it is an ever changing message.
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Great company to deal with! Made everything so straight forward and the results are fantastic! Really happy with our hold music. Great price and great product. Would definitely use them again! Thanks guys!
Very professional business. The quality of the work they delivered is very good and the turn around time is very quick as well. Would recommend them.
Great and efficient service from Onhold, highly recommend for their excellent voice call services.
great people to work with, friendly ,professional ,and a great price as well
Our experiences over the years with OnHold Studio and in particular with Tom Harrison have been exceptional. Tom has provided timely communication and assisted us as a business in finding the right set up to meet our growing needs.
In addition, Alexia has been fantastic, I can highly recommend their services for those that require it for their business. I really cannot recommend Onhold Studio enough. Brilliant service over the years and better still, very consistent.
With best wishes, Glenn.
OAKMOUNT AND PARTNERS LTD. EST 2009.
Onhold Studio were brilliant with our requirements. They were really quick and efficient—quotation was done in less than one hour while the media files were sent to us in less than 48 hours! The end product was absolutely great, very impressed. We will use them again. They were a pleasure to do business with.
GREAT SERVICE!!!! really pleased with these guys - will definitely use again.
Very easy and professional to work with, extremely responsive. Fabulous service from start to finish. Would highly recommend.
Have used OnHold Studio now a few times with excellent service.
Great competitive pricing, fast and helpful response from start to finish, and a fantastic end product that all our customers comment on when calling us. Highly Recommend.