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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 $175 plus tax (with FREE shipping!) and is a $310 value! This 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! Starter kit contents change from time to time. Contact me for details about current options.
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. Plus we will meet monthly to excahnage business ideas, to answer questions, and have a card swap. 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. the Idea Book & Catalog, quarterly mini catalogs, demonstrator web site with a workshop planning wizard, sample gallery, project templates and patterns to use, monthly Stampin’ Success 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 Really Really Love what I do and I know you will too! I love Stampin’ Up! because of the simple fact that I absolutely love making things with my hands and better yet I love being able to show other people how to do the same thing! I also enjoy the friends that I have made and the ability to meet new and interesting people who share the same passion for paper crafting as I do!
Stampin’ Up! Career Plan
The Stampin' Up! Career Plan illustrates all of the different ways demonstrators can earn income.
Here are some highlights of Stampin' Up!'s generous Career Plan:
- Meet a low quarterly minimum of $300.
- As a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, keep 20 percent of the personal net sales you earn through workshop and customer direct sales!
- Earn an extra 10 percent instant income on your first order of $150 or more when you place your order in the first 45 days of being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator. That means you can earn up to 30 percent from your first order!
- Earn additional income (which we call volume rebate) on your monthly net sales of $400 or more. Together, your instant income and volume rebate can reach up to 40 percent of your personal sales a month!
- Earn free stamps within your first six months as a demonstrator through our Stampin' Start program-a program that helps you establish a thriving career.
- Keep your personal monthly sales at $300 or more and recruit other demonstrators, and you'll be eligible to earn commission on your recruits' sales! (We call this downline overrides.) You'll earn even higher commission as you achieve higher titles and as your sales increase. The Compensation Plan Table on this page illustrates how much you can earn through the Stampin' Up! Career Plan.
- Earn cash bonuses, product bonuses, incentive trips, and other awards as you achieve success through our awards and recognition program.
For more information on the Stampin' Up! Career Plan, click here!
Product Discount: Demonstrators get a 20 percent discount on all Stampin' Up! products, including stamp sets, paper, and accessories. It's a great way to support your love of stamping, paper or digital crafting, home décor - or whatever your passion may be!
Extra Income: You'll earn extra income based on your sales and recruiting - just how much extra income is up to you. Maybe you want enough income to pay the electric bill every month, or maybe your goal is bigger - the monthly payment for your new car. That's the beauty of the demonstrator experience - it's all up to you! See the Compensation Table for more information.
Flexible Schedule: This is your business, so you can put as much (or as little) time into it as you'd like!
Support from Stampin’ Up!: We love our demonstrators and it shows through our demonstrator support materials. Workshop ideas and audio and video trainings on all kinds of topics are available at your fingertips on our demonstrator website. Plus, you'll receive our monthly magazine just for demonstrators, which is full of informative tips and beautiful samples.
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