Are you considering becoming a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator? If so, here are some answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What are the minimum sales requirements after becoming a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator?
A: You only have to submit $300 in sales per quarter. That is less than an average Stampin' Up! Workshop! Plus, the first sales minimum, after becoming a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, applies for the first full quarter, after you join. So, you'll have from 3 to 6 months to enjoy the perks, even if you sell/purchase nothing after you join. This length of time will depend on when you start.
Q: What if I only want to do this as a hobby. Do I still have to have workshops?
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 & friends to equal the $300 a quarter minimum.
Q: Can I be my own Hostess?
A: Yes, you can be your own Hostess anytime you want. You can invite your family & friends into your own home and have a workshop. You would be the Hostess, receiving the Hostess benefits, & you would also be the demonstrator receiving your instant income & commission.
Q: How much does it cost to get started as a Demonstrator?
A: The Starter Kit is only $99 plus tax (shipping is free!) but you get $125 in product which is completely customizable. Plus, the kit includes everything you will need to get your business up and running, including catalogs, order forms and more!
Q: What if I decide that I don't like it once I've started. Will I be penalized if I quit or is there a certain time frame I have to be a demonstrator.
A: You can stop anytime you choose. You simply just stop putting in your minimum sales. But I guarantee you once you get started you won't want to stop!!
Q: What kind of 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 6 months you have the opportunity to earn up to 10,000 flex points, which can be redeemed for many things including product! This is called the Quick Start Program.
- Every year you are eligible to earn a FREE Stampin' Up! Incentive Trip, for you and a guest. I earned my first incentive trip which will be a cruise to Alaska in 2018!
- Flex Points - You can earn flex points in lots of different ways. You get points for sales, for getting new team members, for personal and team member promotions and more.
Q: Do people really make money at this?
A: YES!! There are many demonstrators who make a full time income, including some that make a six-figure income. Also, you can earn various bonuses throughout the year based on your sales and recruiting.
Q: Do I have to recruit other demonstrators?
A: Of course not!! This is a multilevel marketing company and we are payed a commission on our downline but this is not a requirement. It is a perk, though!
Q: How much support can I expect from my Upline?
A: You can expect to receive full training and support from me. I will provide business tips, ideas for stamping techniques, plus you'll receive ongoing support through our Chicks in a Treehouse Team gatherings and team Facebook group. I host a team gathering every month where we make projects, share the latest news, learn business building tips and recognize team members for their accomplishments. Whatever your goals with Stampin' Up!, I will do whatever I can to support you and I promise, we’ll have fun no matter what!
Q: Where will I get my ideas for my workshops?
A: Stampin' Up! has many resources for demonstrators. The Catalog, the SU! website, the monthly Stampin' Success magazine, training videos & Stampin' Discuss. There are lots of resources Online as well like Pinterest, YouTube and Splitcoast Stampers, just to name a few. It is OKAY to copy your projects from these sources and use them at your workshops. You do not have to think of everything by yourself.
Q: Are there any Stampin' Up! Events that I can attend as a demonstrator?
A: Yes!!! Stampin' Up! hosts OnStage Live and OnStage Local events twice a year plus there are other demonstrator sponsored events too! The photos below are from, OnStage Live in Salt Lake City, UT, OnStage Local in Atlanta, GA and on a road trip to Raleigh, NC.
Q: Where are Stampin' Up! Events held?
A: The OnStage events are held at multiple locations around the U.S. and all over the world! Stampin’ Up! is in the following countries worldwide: Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, and the UK. These events are so much fun!!
Q: Do you really love what you do?
A: I absolutely LOVE what I do and I know you will, too.
I hope I've answered some of your questions. I would love to share this Fabulous Opportunity with you today!!! Please contact me if you have more questions! I'm here to help!!!