"Sure, that's fine."
.... look at fingernails
.... straighten papers on desk
.... build a paper clip tower
.... doodle a picture of a lion.... on an African savannah.... it turns into "The Lion King".... animals start singing "I Just Can't Wait to Be King"
"Thanks for holding!"
Apple is looking at ways that you can entertain your callers while they're on hold. No, not just cheesy elevator music. (No offense if it's your dream job to select elevator music....) You could soon have personalized music, photos, and videos to entertain you while you're waiting on hold. The article Apple patent lets iPhone users share photos, music with on hold callers by Mikey Campbell on Apple Insider discusses Apple's new patent.
What would you like to share with your callers while they're on hold? Inspirational quotes on a scenic background? A video of your dog doing a new trick? Your favorite hilarious Some Ecards? A slideshow of TruGlide Styluses???