Ho! Ho! Holy Crap! I have to send ALL my clients gifts?!?!
It’s that time of year again! And you’re probably wondering, what, if anything, do I get my agents and clients? Well, Anne and Gabby go into great detail about what gifts are appropriate, how much to spend, who to give them to and even provide some creative ideas you can use yourself!
Quick Concepts from Today’s Episode:
Make a yearly receivable report.
You don’t have to send gifts ONLY during the holidays.
Don’t send “promotional items.”
Gifts don’t have to be crazy expensive!
Include gift giving in your yearly budget
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Full Episode Transcript
VO: Today voiceover talent is more than just a pretty voice. Today’s voiceover talent has to be a boss. A VO B.O.S.S. Set yourself up with business owner’s 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 B.O.S.S.
Anne: Welcome, everybody, to the VO B.O.S.S. Podcast. I’m your host, Anne Ganguzza, with my lovely cohost, Gabby Nistico. Hey, Gabby.
Gabby: Ho, ho, ho!
Both: Ho, ho, ho.
Anne: Well, that was a good introduction to what we’re gonna be talking about today and that is…holidays!–
Gabby: Santa? Yay!
Anne: Santa. Well, not just Santa, maybe all holidays and what you do in your VO business to celebrate the holidays, or what you do for clients, all that good stuff. So, Gabby, what do you do, if anything, for your clients?
Gabby: Okay, so, I mean, I’ve seen a lot of different methods over the years. Me, personally, what I typically do, is right around the first of December, I sit down with my receivables for the year. I do a big receivables report–
Anne: Yes. Gabby:–and I took a look at how much money people have spent with me. And if they have spent over, usually right around 5,000 dollars is what I look at, sometimes it’s 10, depending on the relationship. And then I will decide on a monetarily proportionate gift to send usually to the whole office. I’m big on sending gifts to everyone at the compa