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How to invite to excite??

Veevahchef

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Sep 28, 2005
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Hi all!

i am wondering if anyone has some ideas of a good invitation to Cluster meetings that will get people there? I usually send out an e-mail to my cluster inviting them to the meeting, and then e-mail a reminder a couple of days before. But I am wondering what I could do to get everyone or at least almost everyone to come. Especially the ones who NEVER show up.
I thought of offering an incentive, but I need some word to use that excite.
Any suggestions??:confused:
 

jessica_momof6

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Feb 24, 2006
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so people are just not coming to the cluster meetings (am I reading right??)

we had an interesting discussion about this the other night in our midnight madness meeting.
the speaker said this about the importance of cluster meetings:

"would you expect it to be ok if your husband missed a sales meeting for his job??"

then why is it ok for you (US) to miss your(OUR) sales meeting? when she put it that way, it really made sense. I don't know how you could address it in that manner, but it sure put the meetings in perspective to me.
 

Veevahchef

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Sep 28, 2005
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Thanks for your reply Jessica!

I have the regulars who alway come to the meetings, but I also have girls who have been doing this for 5 or 6 months and just won't come to a meeting (And never have)!! Some have said they will be there, but then don't show up.
When i talk to them and ask if they are serious about their business, they claim that they are and plan to make something out of it, and its not like they are inactive or anything, they just stay active, and wonder why they aren't making much money. I know for myself I've always needed my meetings to get "Pumped up" for the month. And I also know from first hand experience that it can only help your business. I've tryed to explain to these ladies about how much they would get out of the meetings and how fun they are and all that, but it doesnt seem to matter.
We have really great meetings thats why the regulars never miss. But I know that if those others even came to ONE meeting. They would love it! But I can't seem to get them to even come to their first meeting ever. Weird hey??
 

fruit76loop

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Sep 13, 2005
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Freebies....drawings....

Give them something!! Whenever my attendance slumps, I always run a special drawing for the meeting! I always give away at least 1 new product at every meeting to keep everyone coming. (I earned 2 sets...so I spread them out over 6 months)

I also change up recognition and such! To get recognition or any promotion you have to attend the meetings. This last month, we had a booking blitz...and who ever attended got a cute pair of socks for "knocking our socks off!" :) I have also given away hula hoops for "hula hoopie you are amazing me!" :p Keep them guessing! You don't want your cluster to expect huge gifts from you either...so I always mix it up.

In the past, I had an extra Professional Family Skillet that I gave away. :eek: To be entered in the drawing, they had to attend 4 meetings in a row. Needless to say, everyone wanted that pan! :rolleyes: So everyone came to all of the meetings!

And like you said, once you get them there...they generally love it and come back!

E-mails are great, but there is nothing like an invitation in the mail! I send postcard invites that reminds them about a week before...they also receive 2 e-mails like you do!

Good luck!!:D
 
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