Anyone is welcome to post a message on Infoshare and we welcome opinion and comment, news and information, while making sure that everything heard on Infoshare is fair and balanced.

We've put together some guidelines to help make sure whatever you want to say comes across in the best way possible. But, above all else, Infoshare is informal and open to all; so don't feel you have to record the perfect message - just get on the phone and have your say!





Recording your own message for Infoshare
                 How to get your message to us

Infoshare is a level playing field - everyone records their message in the same way:
Simply, call us on
03000 111 555 and select option 5 (chose option 6 if you do not want to hear some tips before recording your message).

A few tips about recording your message

(we hope they help!)

 

1.  Please keep your message reasonably short - we recommend less than a minute, if at all possible.

 

2.  Start with your first name and where you're from (just the town or organisation will do nicely).

 

3.  Feel free to keep it friendly and chatty!  Use everyday conversational English and talk naturally as if you're leaving an informal voicemail message.

 

4.  Try not to speak too fast - take your time (especially when giving a phone number or other contact details). And if something doesn't come out as you would like, there's no need to call back and start again; instead just pause and say that bit again - as often as you like.  We'll make sure it all sounds fine by the time anyone else hears your message.

 

5.  You may want to talk about the same subject as someone else; and that's fine. But please avoid having a two-way conversation with another listener in public so that everyone is included in what you're saying.

 

6.  Please be aware of background sounds that could interfere with your recording, like a TV or radio being on in the room or traffic noise outside an open window.

 

7.  You must feel free to say what you want; for example, you might want to say how much you like a particular product or service - or you may want to say the opposite. But please be aware that others may not share your opinion and what suits one person may not be right for someone else.

 

Many thanks for joining in and contributing to Infoshare.  What you want to say matters and we're pleased to be able to share it with others.

 

And please spread news of what Infoshare is doing - the more, the merrier.  Don't keep it to yourself, Infoshare it!

 

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03000 111 555
Infoshare introduction
Where to listen and our contact details


Infoshare is a free public service, run by the independent charity Infosound, registered in England and Wales (no. 1142082)

and in Scotland (no. SC039929).

We are funded solely by voluntary donations and grants.

 

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