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Is crafting a big part of your life? Do you want to earn money while doing something you love? How about the convenience of setting your own hours? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, then Stampin' Up! is the perfect opportunity for you.

Being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator means sharing your passion for stamping with family and friends, meeting new people, and building a great business doing so-plus, you get to set your own schedule!

Ashley Endy

Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator 

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F.A.Qs

Are there minimum sales requirements? 

The requirement to stay active as a demonstrator is $300 per quarter

  • The company average for a workshop is $300, so you can meet the sales requirement by just doing one workshop per quarter--or by placing orders for yourself and your friends.

  • Your own purchases (including your Paper Pumpkin subscription) count toward your quota. 

  • You can submit your sales in any increment you wish and still receive your 20% discount and commission 

 

When you first start, you have some extra time to meet your first quota.  

For example, if you sign up in the middle of the

October-December quarter, that quarterly sales

requirement is waived and you have until your

first FULL quarter (Jan- March in this example)

to meet your first $300 quota.  And EVERYTHING

between your signup date until the end of the

first full quarter counts toward that first sales

quota

How much does it cost to get started as a demonstrator? 

The starter kit is only $99 + tax  shipping is free! 

The starter kit is fully customize able  You choose

up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' UP!

products, and you will also receive a business supplies

pack containing materials you need to run your business

such as catalogs and order forms.  You also get a free

Paper Pumpkins past kit! 

How can I make money as a demonstrator? 

Your commission is based on how much you sell (or purchase for yourself) 

  •  You automatically get 20% off every order you place--instantly 

    • When you advance to Bronze Elite, you'll get a raise and get an extra 5% instant income! ​

  • You also earn a monthly volume rebate based on your total sales each month, every month.  This ranges from 4-13%.  See our commission plan. 

  • Qualify for cash bonuses, product bonuses, incentive trips and other awards

  • Recruit and receive downline overrides based on your recruits' sales 

 

 

Do I have to recruit other demonstrators 

No, it is not required to recruit.  However, one of the perks of recruiting other demonstrators in that can earn 3-6.5% commissions on your team's sales

 

 

What if I want to do this as a hobby and not a business?

Stampin' Up! supports all demonstrators, no matter their goals or the level at which they choose to run their business.  If you choose not to hold workshops you can simply place your own orders and/or collect orders form family and friends to equal the $300 quarterly sales minimum.

 

Can I be my own hostess?

Yes! you can be your own hostess any time you want.  

Invite your family and friends into your home

and have a party.  You will be the hostess, receiving the

hostess benefits, as well as the demonstrator,

receiving your instant income and commission.

 

 

 

 

 

Do I have to hold parties and classes?

 

Holding events is one of the best ways to find new customers, however, there is no requirements to hold parties of place orders. 

Where will I get project ideas for my parties and classes? What kind of training can I expect? 

You'll get as much or as little training as you'd like. 

Stampin' Up! provides audio and video training resources with tips to help you run every aspect for your business including 

  • a free subscription to the quarterly demonstrator magazine called Stampin' Success

  • A demonstrator-only website Stampin' Connection with thousnads of photos and video tutorials

  • Training videos and webinars in the Stampin' University

  • Annual and seasonal catalogs

  • The demonstrator manual

Why should I join your team?

All demonstrators on my team enjoy the same benefits:

  • Bi-weekly team newsletters with reminders, upcoming dates, recognition, inspiration, demonstrator spotlight, guest artist, and business tips

  • Monthly passwords to my Bonus Project Page: Including three bonus projects and video tutorials NOT posted on my public blog. My team can also subscribe to receive coordinating make and take kits for a small fee to cover the cost of supplies and postage.

  • Recognition in the form of hand-stamped cards to the top 5 sales achievers each month along with a $5 gift certificate.

  • Fun Mail: I send surprise cards and packages throughout the year to random team members not based on sales or milestones: "just because"!

What are the benefits of being an active demonstrator?

I asked demonstrators on my team what their favorite demonstrator perk was. Here are some of their answers:

  • Making new friends who love the same thing you do

  • Being the first to see and pre-order new products

  • Getting a discount on everything in the catalog

  • Making extra money to pay family bills

  • Learning new techniques and being inspired by the bi-monthly demonstrator magazine

  • Sharing ideas with other demonstrators, participating in card swaps, and inspiring each other to try new things

  • Having an excuse to do something you love (and being able to write off all your "toys" as a business expense!)

 

 

Will I get free stamps?

 

Yes! The company has different

promotions throughout the year

where we can earn free stamps! The

first incentive, called Quick Start,

allows you to earn up points for your

personal sales and recruiting efforts

in your first six months as a

demonstrator. Flex Reward points

can be earned throughout the year

for personal sales, title advancements,

and anniversaries and can be

redeemed for product, event registration, logo items, iPads, and a dream vacation! 

 


What happens if I don't meet the quarterly minimum?

If you don't make your quota, Stampin' Up! gives you one month to make up the difference. In that time, you are considered in "pending" status. If you make up your missing sales, then you are "active" again. If however, you don't make up the missing sales during your pending period, then you are "dropped" as a demonstrator and will no longer have access to the Demonstrator Website and placing orders at a discount.

 


Are there any penalties for dropping out?

Nope! If you decide being a demonstrator is not for you, simply do nothing. You will automatically go inactive when you no longer meet the minimum requirements. In the meantime, you can still enjoy all of the benefits described above!

 


I'm ready! How do I get started?

You can sign up online at 

endydesigns.stampinup.net/jointhefun

The Starter Kit is $99 plus tax

(your local tax rate). Shipping is free! 

Make sure you have picked out the

products you want to get in your Starter Kit.

You can't go over $125 (even by a penny).

The system will time out if you take to long,

so make those decisions before you get started!

You'll get an email confirmation that includes your

demonstrator ID and password so you can log on

to the Demonstrator Website immediately!

Contact me today for more information: call 412-287-1547 or email me at endydesigns2017@gmail.com