Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Frequently Asked Questions...

     About becoming a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator
Q: Are there minimum sales requirements?
A: The sales minimum is only $300 in merchandise per quarter. That is less than an average Stampin’ Up! workshop! Also, sales may be submitted in any increment,  you will still get your discount and commission.
Q:  If I only want to do this as a hobby, and get 20% off merchandise, do I still have to do parties?
A: Absolutely NOT! Stampin’ Up! supports the hobby demonstrator just as well as the career demonstrator. You can put in your own order or collect orders from family and friends to equal the $300 minimum for the quarter.
Q: Can I be my own hostess?
A: Yes, you can be your own hostess anytime you want!!!  You can invite your family and friends into your own home and have a workshop. You would be the hostess, receiving the hostess benefits, and you would also be the demonstrator receiving your instant income and commission!
Q: How much does it cost to get started as a demonstrator?
A: The standard starter kit is only $199 plus tax (shipping is free) and is a $330 value! The includes everything you need to get your business up and running, including stamp sets and ink pads and paper hand selected by you.  The kit also includes catalogs, order forms, training information and more!
Q:  Will I be penalized if I quit or is there a certain time frame I have to be a demonstrator?
A: If you decide to stop, you can do so at anytime you choose, keep everything that came in your kit to enjoy for yourself….. no penalties, no fees. 
Q: Are there incentives can I earn as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator?
A: Stampin’ Up! offers so many benefits and incentives to demonstrators. Here are a few:
*In your first 3-6 months you have the opportunity to earn up to 9 free stamp sets from the current catalog through the Stampin’ Start Program.
*30% Instant Income on your first order within 45 days of signing up.
*Special ‘demonstrator only’ incentives include additionally discounted promotions, free stamp promotions, pre-buy new catalog merchandise, bulk buying and more!
*Earn free incentive trip to exotic places.  Destinations have been to the Caribbean, Bermuda, Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico and Panama!
*Great Rewards—You earn points for your sales, and can use them to choose prizes like product and gift cards! First prize level only requires $1000 in sales per quarter!
Q: Do people really make money at this?
A: Yes! There are many demonstrators who make $1000, $5000 or even $15,000+ a month! There are even cash awards given out during the year for personal performance achievements and at convention too!
Q: How much support can I expect from my upline?
A: You can expect to receive full training from me, including business tips, ideas, stamping techniques, and ongoing support through our upline sources. There are monthly group meetings and training sessions.  We also meet bi-monthly to share ideas, swap cards, and just enjoy each other’s company.  Although these events are'ntt required, they are highly recommend them!  I will be your biggest cheerleader for whatever goals you want to achieve with Stampin’ Up!
Q: Where will I get my ideas for my workshops?
A: Stampin’ Up! has many resources for demonstrators. Two Idea Book & Catalogs per year, as well as mini collection publications, demonstrator web site with a workshop planning wizard, sample gallery, project templates and patterns to use, monthly Stampin’ Success Magazine, quarterly On-Stage Magazine, online audio and video training and more!  It is OK to copy your projects from these sources and use them at your workshops… in fact, it’s encouraged!  
Q: Are there any Stampin’ Up! events that I can attend as a new demonstrator?
A: Yes, almost all of them!!! Every year Stampin’ Up! has a 4-day convention in Salt Lake City, Utah.  There are also regional seminars throughout the country,  and also local events too!
Q: Do you really love what you do?
A: I ABSOLUTELY LOVE what I do and I know you will too. I love Stampin’ Up! because of all the friendships I've made, because I love teaching, sharing, and meeting new people. Some of my best friends have been met through Stampin' Up!  I also love the company because of their commitment to their demonstrators and an outstanding product.
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Tink said...

GREAT Cards!!
I dont have a favorite SU set.. I want em ALL!!! LOL
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