How to use this SoundKey:
|Facebook or Twitter:||http://soundkey.com/abc123||Copy|
|Your website or blog:||<a href="http://soundkey.com/abc123"> Listen </a>||Copy|
|Message board:||[url="http://soundkey.com/abc123"] Listen [/url]||Copy|
Record sounds and get a unique key to them, to access from anywhere
SoundKeys are unique 6-digit alphanumeric codes that are associated with sounds you record on this website. SoundKeys can be used for anything:
- Names - Zbigniew Brzezinski, Li Xsiu, Zooey Deschanel, your name
- Places - Glouchestershire, Saint-Tropez, La Jolla
- Regional pronunciations - Nuclear, caramel
- Common foreign words - Faux pas, hoi polloi
- Brands - Versace, Dolce Cabbana
- Food - Bruschetta, schnitzel, amuse bouche
- Sounds of nature - A brook, a bird chirp
- Any sound whatsoever
From the more casual:
- Having a discussion on a message board about how something is pronounced?
- Everyone gets a SoundKey and posts it in the thread.
- Your car is making some weird noise and you want to ask uncle Bob in New York what it might be?
- Get a SoundKey and send it to him via email or IM
- Going to an Italian restaurant on a first date?
- Hear how the different foods are pronounced so you can order properly and not look bad in front of your date.
To the more formal:
- Record your name
- To make sure future business contacts know how to pronounce it .
- Find out how to properly pronounce the names of important people you interact with
- Potential customers or clients
- Colleagues in remote offices
- Your new teachers or new students.
- Your new doctor or new patient.
- Add a SoundKey to a book or magazine article
- So your readers can hear what that part of the passage sounds like (e.g. running brook)
- Record a sound
- Browse existing sounds
- For examples of how you can use SoundKeys today, see SoundKeys in Action.
Think of soundkey.com, in a way, as Flickr for sounds, or YouTube for sounds.