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Thank you for your interest in joining the Stampin' Up! family. It costs £99 to join. I  welcome people from all over the UK in to my team.  

Do you:
a) love Stampin' Up! products and want to get them at a discount? 
and/or
b) want to build a business around your passion for paper crafting and earn money from doing so?

Join the Crafty Hippies! 

Why are you called the Crafty Hippies? 
We're a laid-back group of crafty ladies of mixed ages and abilities. We're all individuals and we've all joined Stampin' Up! for different reasons. We're all passionate about stamping, and about sharing what we love. Being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator is a wonderful opportunity. 

What does it cost to join? 
It costs £99 to join. You pick £130 worth of Stampin' Up! products for your £99, and you also receive a business pack (catalogues, order forms etc) worth £45. You can join here

People become Demonstrators for different reasons. What kind of Demonstrator would you like to be? 
*Discount Demonstrator: Buys discounted stamps and supplies for personal use and occasionally sells to family and friends.
*Short-term Demonstrator: Works to earn a specific amount of money and then stops when the goal is reached.
*Hobby Demonstrator: Enjoys running workshops and classes and earning extra money when it's convenient; works a lot some months and very little or not at all at other times.
*Seasonal Demonstrator: Works hard running workshops during September, October and November and maintains minimal sales during the rest of the year.
*Stay-at-home mum Demonstrator: Runs her business around her family commitments, doing workshops a few nights a month to make extra money.
*Career Demonstrator: Views Stampin' Up as a viable business with long-term career potential; is ambitious to move up the career ladder and works consistently at the business.

What benefits do I get for joining? 
*Demonstrator Discount 
*Minimum of 20% Instant Income on the net product total of all orders placed for your customers  
*Exclusive access to the Demonstrator Website
*Earn free hostess stamp sets and merchandise
*Earn free stamps, qualify product bonuses and incentive trips 
*Receive downline override compensation 
*Pre-order select Stampin' Up! stamps and products a month before the customers sales period
*Receive Stampin' Success, our exclusive Stampin' Up! demonstrator magazine

*Attend demonstrator-only events such as monthly, quarterly and regional Stampin' Up! training and of course our amazing Onstage event.
*The ability to leave, with no penalties and no questions asked, at any point should you wish to leave.
*Flexibility to do things your way.


The Small Print! 
What do I do as a Demonstrator? 
Share your love of papercrafting, creating cards, scrapbook pages, gifts, and home decor projects with your family and friends. Do this by running home parties, workshops and one-on-one coaching. Or simply show family and friends the catalogue and collect orders, or meet your minimums by your own purchases and do none of the above.

What are the minimum sales requirements? What's the catch? 
There are no catches. The quarterly minimum sales target is 300CSV* (£270 catalogue price) to remain as an active Demo. Remember, this can be made up of your own purchases, friends and family orders, and customer orders (should you choose to have customers), or a mixture of all three. 
Your first quarterly minimum needs to be reached at the end of a full quarter, so if you join part way through a quarter you will be given until the end of the next quarter to reach your minimum.

*Whenever sales are mentioned in the Compensation Plan they're measured in CSV (Commissionable Sales Volume) and not local currency (Pounds Sterling). This is so we can use a common measurement across our global market.

What if it's not for me? 
If you join and you decide it is not for you then you needn't do anything else, there is no further commitment. You don't have to give anything back; there are no fees to pay. You just simply drop by not placing any more orders. There will be no-one calling you or hassling you, you just simply stop.

Do people really make money doing this? 
Yes. Depending on how much time you want to put into your demonstratorship what you earn is totally up to you. Some people do this full time, others just a few hours here and there.

How do I make money doing this?
By keeping 20% of orders as income. You will also earn extra money if your monthly sales are over £270 by earning a percentage of the sales of any downlines you have.
There is also the opportunity to earn an extra percentage of sales that you make, and to earn a higher percentage of your downline's sales. You can ask me more about this.

Do I have to recruit a downline? 
No. Having a downline is a perk, not a requirement. It is an opportunity to earn a percentage of your downlines' sales, however if you choose to have a downline you should support them. Whether you take on downline demonstrators depends on what kind of demonstrator you want to be.

Do I have to hold workshops? 

No. They're a good way to meet new customers, reach your sales targets, and meet new friends, but if you only want to do this as a hobby (and you'll be meeting your sales requirement with your own purchases) you won't need to hold classes or workshops. You can always gather sales from family and friends by showing them the catalogue.

If I do hold workshops and parties where do I get my ideas from? 
There are many resources for ideas - Catalogues, training events, Stampin' Success, the Crafty Hippies FB page, and emails from HQ. Our ethos is CASE ('copy and share everything') meaning you can copy and share what you find (eg. online).

Why join my team?
I'd love you to join my team. I'm extremely passionate about what I do, and I'm serious about being your Upline. I'm positive, I love the relationships I have with my downlines, and I'm committed to offering full support and training for those who want it. I'm totally supportive of whatever demonstrator you'd like to be and I'm on hand to help. If you have any questions then get in touch by telephone (07896 314573) or email me at the_crafty_hippy@yahoo.co.uk or you can sign up on the link below and ask questions as you find your feet.

You can Join here

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