Are You Considering Becoming A Stampin Up Demonstrator?
If you’re wondering what is required to become a Stampin Up Demonstrator, I’m happy to tell you that it isn’t complicated at all. Unlike some other opportunities to start your own home-based business, you do not have to book “parties” before you even sign up.
In fact, you don’t have to work parties at all if you don’t want to. You can become a demonstrator just to enjoy the discount on paper crafting products.
With that said, let’s go over the basics of each choice. Before we get to that, I’ll tell you what you want to know the most…how much it costs.
To sign up you’ll spend $99 and receive $125 worth of products. Basically, you get your 20% discount from the very first order. I’m pretty sure the shipping on that starter kit is free, but you will pay taxes.
With each order after that, you’ll pay shipping, which is 10% of your order, plus your state’s tax rate.
What Is Included In Your Starter Kit?
Here’s a fun surprise, you can choose your own starter kit. In some ways this may seem intimidating, but it’s also very freeing!
You can get what you want, not what someone else has picked for you. If you would like some suggestions, you are welcome to contact me and I’ll be more than happy to assist you.
You can also look on my demonstrator website in the “join the fun” section. There you’ll find a list of suggested items and see the compensation table for those who would like to earn money selling Stampin Up products.
Becoming a “Happy Stamper”
If you want to sign up just to get a discount on products for your favorite hobby, you’re not alone. Many, many people do this. You’ll be referred to as a “Happy Stamper”.
To keep your status as an active Stampin Up demonstrator, you’ll need to purchase enough products to meet your minimum monthly sales.
Minimums are similar in each country, but can vary slightly. In the US, it’s $300 per quarter. (Every three months). Your starter kit won’t apply to this minimum, so after you purchase your kit, be prepared to spend $100 per month to meet your requirements.
I recommend that you either save it up and order all at once at the end of the quarter, or go a little higher and order at least $150 per month. Why? Because of the Stampin’ Rewards!
You are allowed to be your own “hostess” or “host”, so if you order $150 in products, you get the free incentives.
That means if you order $150 worth of product, you’ll get $15 worth free with your order. This is a great way to get adhesives, embellishments, some sets of markers…tons of things!
You can also use it to get $15 off an item. For instance, if you want a stamp set that’s $17, you add it to your rewards section, and you’ll pay the extra $2 as overage.
There’s just something about getting a high quality product for free that gets my motor revving! Another great way to save as a Happy Stamper is to take advantage of the bundles.
There are bundled products that are 10% off the price if you bought them separately. Then, you get your additional 20% off, and if you order over $150 you get free products on top of that.
Building A Business
Selling Stampin Up products is a great way to bring in extra income for your family. One of my favorite things about this company is the versatility of ways you can sell.
You may teach classes, hold workshops, show products at parties, complete online sales, and more. On the other hand, you can choose to specialize in just one of these areas.
Make money in whatever you do best! How many jobs offer that option? After you’ve joined, you will have a lot of help. There’s no guessing at how to do things.
You’ll have online training classes through Stampin University, and of course you’ll have me. When you join my team, I’ll be there to help you and encourage you to achieve your goals, whatever they may be!
Many consultants start out as happy stampers and then slowly build their way into the business. That’s how I started, too. It’s a great way to get familiar with the products and practice.
How Much Money Can You Make?
When you begin as a consultant, you will earn 20% on your sales. (That’s why you get a 20% discount on the stuff you buy personally.)
When you’ve sold enough to reach “bronze elite” status, the percentage you earn increases to 25%. As you grow, you can earn in other ways as well. There are volume rebates, bonuses, and flex points to earn towards free stuff and trips.
Essentially, this means the more you sell, the more you earn.
Some consultants make a full time income, while others earn “fun money” for their families. It’s up to you.
Still interested? Great! Join my team and become a Stampin Up demonstrator today.