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Advice about ordering new summer products

jenf

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Apr 13, 2006
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I have just started selling PC and I noticed in my paperwork that you can purchase the Spring/Summer sample products for up to 6 weeks after you join. I am reaching that date and I am wondering if you think having the new products for people to see makes a difference. I would love to have some of the new products, but can't decide about spending the money. I am planning to have a busy summer because these are my super starter months. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
 
Sep 14, 2005
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I didn't order the sample pack when I joined in October, but I already had a lot of stuff. I would just make sure to look through the list and make sure everything in it is something you'd like or could give as a gift.
 

cmdtrgd

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Mar 12, 2006
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I made sure to order the biggest pack. I really think it makes a difference for the QSPs, the cookware, microfiber towels, funnels, and jumbo turner. Anything you don't want, you can sell or use as host or recruit incentives.
 

soonerchef

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Feb 17, 2006
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I think it always helps to have the new products. If I haven't earned them in the sell-a-thon then I usually order them at the 50% off when they come available. So, my answer would be yes, order what you can...especially if you think you won't earn some of them in your SS months.
 

AJPratt

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Oct 11, 2005
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I ordered the sample pack. Its a good idea if you can afford it! Like a lot of other consultants I like to use everything at least once, so I can speak with some sort of authority on a product.

PLUS: Its a tax write off!
 

PampMomof3

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Mar 29, 2005
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I ALWAYS order the package and ordered it right away when I first joined a year ago. I think its beneficial to show your customers the products and to show that you spent some money on the products b/c you love them as well. I say GO FOR IT! and YES, it's a tax-write off!:D
 

kapooh1210

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Mar 20, 2006
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I ordered it too. I think it is a big help. I always have customers asking me if i have this or that (new stuff) so they can see. It is a good investment because they end up puchasing the product!
 

DebbieJ

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Oct 6, 2005
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Wow, I'm of the other mindset--don't order it. You will always have an opportunity to get them later in a way that will be more beneficial to you. I also never ever place personal or kit enhancement orders.

We have an awesome catalog that does the selling for you. You don't have to have every product. Is your director nearby? You can borrow from her. I did lots of borrowing in my earlier months.
 
Mar 2, 2006
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In my opinion, if you are really wanting something, say the stands for the simple additions, get those. I wouldn't get it all, I did, and don't use half of it.. but some of the things I think I can't live without (lol). Just the smaller sample packages if you can't afford the big one, but remember the fall line will be here soon, and all the spring colors will be discontinued. (pretty sure) so think about that. Good luck with your business.:) Another thing to think about, if you are really wanting them, maybe purchase some of them with a show, and then it would count for your super starter, and the sell a thon, plus you'd earn commission for your sales. Just a thought
 

ChefBeckyD

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Sep 20, 2005
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I used to order everything - if I didn't earn it. but after 4 years, I am a little more discriminating.......I don't have room for everything, and I have found that I don't need to show everything to sell it. I definitely wouldn't order all of the new colors for Spring - If you have something in each color (which you get in the B package) you have enough. Colors will be changing in the Fall, and all of that product will be discontinued. I generally base my ordering on first- What I have earned, and second,- What I really like and think I will use at shows and home. If there is one item I want(Like the Microfiber Towels!) and the rest of the package I can live without, I usually just order on a show, or use free product value from a show of my own to get it.
 
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