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What is cancellations: Definition and 13 Discussions

  1. P

    Director Dealing with Cancellations: A Frustrating Experience

    ugggggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhh just sayin' :yuck::yuck::yuck::grumpy::grumpy:
  2. C

    4 Cancellations in an Hour...how to Recover??

    It's true. I had four cancellations in an hour last night. I left a full-time job to do this business and because I HAD to leave that job for many other reasons. Last night half of my shows cancelled in the course of an hour. Two I figured were coming and the other two were a total shock to...
  3. Shannen

    Is it normal to have a higher number of cancellations for PC parties?

    Hello Ladies, I have what feels like an unusual amount of cancellations and wondering what is normal? I've been doing the host coaching calls as outlined, with the script; working with the host to be calm yet excited about her party and what feels like everything else people suggest on keeping...
  4. J

    Navigating Weather Cancellations in the North: Advice for a Southern Newcomer

    How do you handle weather cancellations? I am south of Buffalo, and we are getting hammered!! I need this show tonight to make the SAT, but I'm not sure I can get there. (My husband is telling me it is the worst he has ever seen!) I think I will see if my host can reschedule for tomorrow...
  5. DebPC

    Director July Bookings Surging - Fingers Crossed for No Cancellations!

    How are your July bookings looking? l usually have a slow July- but not this year. I hope the cancellation fairy doesn't find me.
  6. T

    Maximize Your Show Success: Tips for Avoiding Cancellations

    1) Do you have a high show cancellation rate? 2) If no, What do you intentionally do to keep your shows on your calendar?
  7. Chef Mary Rose

    Anyone Do a "3X You're Out" With Cancellations?

    Cancellations are always a disappointment but I've been working on my host coaching more and having success with more of my shows "sticking." However, I have one host who canceled her show last November claiming that "everyone" she knew was having some type of home party and she thought they...
  8. S

    What Reasons Do You Usually Get for Cancellations and Non-Bookings?

    Hi there, We are having our monthly unit meeting tonight. My director asked me if I wouldn't mind leading a discussion about common reasons for cancellations or not booking a party. If you wouldn't mind sharing what reasons your customers usually give you I would greatly appreciate it...
  9. pckrissy

    Dealing with Show Cancellations - Tips for Biz Owners

    I need to vent, I just had a third show cancel on me! It was scheduled for June so I know I still have time to replace it but I am just frustrated. I guess in my first year of biz I didn't have this problem very much but in the past 6 weeks its been happening alot. I lost my last 2 April shows...
  10. C

    Dealing with January Cancellations - Tips and Personal Experiences

    Is anyone else having a lot of them? I've just had my fourth one this month (and my second to cancel on the DAY of the show! :eek: ) It's not due to weather...in the Pacific Northwest all we have is rain. I've host coached, so I don't think that's the problem. Both shows that canceled on...
  11. pamperedbecky

    Host Letter to Prevent Cancellations

    I tried to do a search, but didn't have any luck. Does anyone have a letter that you send to hosts when they book a ways out that says something about letting you know 3 weeks in advance if they have to cancel? It talks about how this is our business/income and we would like to keep our...
  12. B

    Cancellations, Bookings, Frustrations..

    Hi everyone, I've been in the business almost 2 years and have never had a consistent show schedule. I work full-time, but started PC to eventually quit my FT job. I would love to hold 8 shows a month, but never have more than 4. When I started out, I had a very small circle of...
  13. P

    Maximizing host cancellations: A smart approach to rescheduling parties

    I got this email from my upline director (Patsy McGovern) who got it from Suzette de Araujo. I thought it was a fabulous idea and thought I'd pass it on. Hi everyone, Just wanted to share a thought I had about reschedules/cancellations. I'm sure someone has already thought of this, but it...