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Pampered Chef: I lost my voice!

  1. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    The one time that I'm totally motivated to make calls, have several people to call and recruit leads to get a hold of, I lose my voice! The doctor warned me not to strain my vocal chords too much and I have 5 shows coming up starting on Friday. So for the next few days I'm going to take it easy. Which means no phone calls! Anyone have any creative ideas that I can do since I cannot make any calls?
     
    Mar 17, 2009
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  2. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Legend Member Gold Member

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    What was that you said? I couldn't hear you....



    heeheehee!:D
     
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  3. Ginger428

    Ginger428 Legacy Member Gold Member

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    LOL...DH prays on a daily basis that this happens to me...:rolleyes:
     
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  4. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    Ha ha! I come here for something serious and this is what I get! :D Silly girls!
     
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  5. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Legend Member Gold Member

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    Oh Gheesh - I meant to come back and give some serious ideas too...but then I forgot!:eek:

    How about:

    Writing some thank-you notes/postcards to some outside orders etc...

    Emailing your mailing list and offering a "I Lost My Voice and I can't Talk" Online Catalog Show - with a special gift (SB?) or a discount for each order they place while you can't speak.

    Make up a bunch of Host Packets ahead - so they are done for the Spring Season

    Organize your desk/paperwork
     
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  6. Ginger428

    Ginger428 Legacy Member Gold Member

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    I was gonna give some suggestions, but Beckys are better than mine...
     
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  7. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    I did just get all my numbers entered into postcalls.com but I cannot leave the messages right now! I repacked most of my kit earlier today, the rest was in the dishwasher. My next step was going to be host packets.

    I had thought about offering a sale...
     
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  8. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

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    Would that be a silent sale?


    Sorry, you know I can never resist a good (or bad) pun.
     
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  9. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Legend Member Gold Member

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    Better, or just not smart-alecky?:p
     
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  10. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    Okay so I've thought a little more about having a sale! It would go through this weekend. I would offer 10% off my favorite products which are stoneware and bamboo! Plus anyone who books a party gets an extra $20 free at their show or $10 with a catalog show (shows have to be over $300)! Sound good?
     
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  11. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

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    If I were one of your customers I'd go for it.
     
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  12. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    Want to order anything? ;)
     
    Mar 17, 2009
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  13. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

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    Thanks, but I already have a great consultant who's meeting my needs. :balloon:
     
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  14. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    Crap!

    Oh yah and I was going to offer to draw the host benefits from everyone who orders. Like a mystery catalog show.
     
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