Business of VO – Outsourcing

It takes a village to raise a …voice actor! Anne and Gabby get personal and give you a behind the scenes look at how they do it all! Their secret? They don’t! They share the importance of outsourcing, the tasks they no longer tackle and how it can even increase your bottom line!

Check out Episode 12 – Outsourcing on  iTunes, Stitcher or YouTube!


Quick Concepts from Today’s Episode:

  1. Outsource the parts of your job you aren’t good at or don’t love.

  2. Pay those you hire decent rates. They are also running a business.

  3. You have to mentally let go and relinquish some control over the parts of your job that you can outsource.

  4. Facebook groups are a good place to ask for recommendations on who to hire!

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Referenced in this Episode

Direct links to things we brought up ++

  1. Anne outsources work on her Facebook page for her Studio Cats

  2. George Whittam

  3. Post on the VO Peeps group to ask for recommendations on who to hire

Full Episode Transcript

VO: Today’s voiceover talent is more than just a pretty voice! Today’s voiceover talent has to be a boss. A VO BOSS Set yourself up with business owner strategies and success with your host, Anne Ganguzza, along with some of the strongest voices in our industry. Rock your business like a boss. A VO BOSS 12 Anne: Welcome everybody to the VO Boss podcast I’m Anne Ganguzza along with my lovely co-host Gabby Nistico! Gabby: Hey Anne! Anne: Gabby, today we’re gonna talk about something that all month I have been dealing with and that is outsourcing. Outsourcing jobs and tasks for your VO business because I am maxed out now, I think Gabby: Essential! Anne: With people Gabby: Yep! Anne: It is essential. And sometimes, you know I sit back and I think about it and I’m like, Oh my goodness! It’s like, I have so many things that I need to get done and yet I have no time. And so it is so important for my business to be able to outsource Gabby: Preach it sister, it’s true! It’s so true! I, you know, I know the old cliche is it takes a village to raise a child, or munchkin, or whatever but yeah, it takes a village to raise a voice actor. It’s not a singular effort, and it’s so funny because you know everybody calls us solopreneurs and all that jazz. And that’s cute, and it’s definitely the way we start, but oh my gosh, and we don’t stay that way for very long. If you’re on your own trying to do everything, oh my gosh, get some help people! Anne: Yes. Get some help. Gabby: Hire, hire out. It is the only way. Anne: Yeah, and Gabby and I are giving you permission to do that. And I know, I think Gabby for me, I was so stuck, I was so