Picking the Perfect Hold Music

This week, we rolled out some new hold music on ReadyTalk's audio conferencing bridges. You would think choosing the perfect hold music would be an easy task. Just pick the music that fades into the background, annoys people the least, and sounds neutral…right? That's not always the case.

Picking hold music is tough. There are limitations around music available to us. There's a world of musical tastes, general annoyance around being on hold in general – the decision of what hold music to choose becomes monumentally hard!

We've heard some surprising feedback, including someone who threatened to bite their own forehead if we didn't change our hold music (I'm not exactly sure how that works)! We don't want our customers hyper-extending their jaws or causing any unnecessary bodily harm/property damage, so we are trying to mix up our hold music a little bit more. We hope you enjoy the latest choice. I find it somewhat uplifting, not at all grating, and a little hopeful. Most importantly, i think it fades in the background sufficiently allowing you to wait for your next ReadyTalk meeting in peace.

If you have any feedback, please let us know in the comments!

Paul was formerly an Account Executive at ReadyTalk gaining valuable experience with competitors and the state of the web and audio conferencing industry. Currently in his role as Product Marketing Manager, he is in charge of the competitive landscape, on-demand audio products, and the web meeting interface. Paul loves the outdoors, his pup Huck, his wife Jess, and getting to the ski slopes as much as possible.

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