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  1. its_me_susan

    its_me_susan Senior Member

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    I decided in an effort to create regular "bookings" and guarentee my December sales for free spring products to do Children's cooking classes ~ charging for tools, etc. $47 of the $50 charged would be in PC tools (added to my total). Want to see?

    The first page is printed on cookie stationery, the second is attached on plain paper.
     
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    Nov 21, 2005
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  2. Pampered Zoe

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    Wow!

    This is such a great idea! I am totally stealing this!;)

    Seriously, what a wonderful way to get a some orders in, introduce some great products, and have fun. Way to go, Susan!

    I can't wait to try this out... I recently left my job as a Program Coordinator for a preschool so I could stay home with my kids, this would definitely give me my "fun with kids" fix. :)


    Thanks so much for sharing!
     
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  3. plichte

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    Confused

    I also think this is a great idea. I might be reading this wrong but wanted to be sure to tell you in case you need to make changes.

    My costs: $40.50 (inc. shipping) + tax/$2.43 + 3.50/ship + $5 ingredient cost = $51.43

    I copied that out of your file. Does the $40.60 (inc. shipping) mean that that cost includes the shipping cost? If so, you may not want to charge shipping again. Maybe that is not what it means at all, but that I how I am interpreting it. Thought you might want to know before you sent them out in case it is a mistake.
     
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  4. Pampered Zoe

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    I did the math and it does look like it was added twice...
     
    Nov 21, 2005
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  5. pamperedbecky

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    That is a great idea! I just got another idea and invite emailed to me by my cluster (at least I think that's where it came from and not here) going along the same lines, but with Apple Pies. Yummy! I would LOVE to promote this, but I'm afraid I'm running out of time. Anyway, I thought I'd share this with all of you. :)
     
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  6. Questions for Becky

    I think both Susan and Becky have wonderful ideas! I'll probably give them a try soon.

    Becky, what recipe would you use for the pie? And which cookbooks would you give away for free?

    Thanks!
     
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  7. its_me_susan

    its_me_susan Senior Member

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    You are WELCOME! Of course I don't mind if you take it and run with it. Maybe you can help come up with future flyers ~ we can work together.

    Now the one thing raining on my parade here ~ the school said I needed to run this through the Board of Ed and they didn't seem too keen on it. I already printed out 50, and have the 11/26 deadline... Guess I could just preorder some, and change the dates by hand. But if I can't distribute through school I will need to mail... adding to my cost. but... I just want those spring/summer products!
     
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  8. its_me_susan

    its_me_susan Senior Member

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    oops, actually now I'm not sure ~ but you are right, hmmm should go back to the $45 I was originally going to charge. Think anyone will notice? See what happens when you do too much when you are already running ragged?

    Thanks for the heads up ~ will have to cross out that part too.
     
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  9. its_me_susan

    its_me_susan Senior Member

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    Thanks! I wanted to charge $45, then forgot I added the shipping and just don't want these classes to cost me extra.
     
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  10. its_me_susan

    its_me_susan Senior Member

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    Love it! Thanks for sharing. I would LOVE to see more of these types of flyers/ideas for classes!
     
    Nov 21, 2005
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  11. pamperedbecky

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    I've actually never done this....I got the idea from someone in the cluster. So, I don't know what would work the best. The free cookbook I'd assume is a Season's Best. I don't think I'd be giving away $14.75 cookbooks! :)
     
  12. Just found this site, and if I am not careful, I will be up all night reading posts!! Very new to PC, although I signed up a year ago, I was busy running my own 2 brick and mortar business's that PC fell by the wayside. Anyway those 2 shops are being closed down and I am going to spend some serious time with PC and am loving all these ideas. Since I do catering already, hosting a cooking class for the Apple Pie sounds perfect, just curious, (and maybe it was stated and I am just getting tired) where would these classes be held?

    Again, love, love, love this site!!!
    Judy :)
     
    Dec 30, 2005
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