Usborne Booksmiths' Consultant
for consultants in Ruth Smith's entire
5 TIPS for Success
1. DO events! You have so
many marketing options with home
shows, preschool book fairs, teacher
setups, education conferences, play
group shows, soccer sign-up set ups,
youth group fundraisers, local
Festivals, or any place there are
people with children in their lives
that would love to have great books
available. (Note: to work with
schools & libraries, you must be a
certified Educational Consultant.) Do events to let people
see what you have to offer. 1-2
home shows or other book events per
week is a good balance for most
consultants. This leaves plenty
"family time" and provides enough
income to make a difference.
2. NOTICE & talk about the positives
in every event! When you do things
well, they DO lead to more business
- even if you don't know what it is
yet. It may be even better than
3. SMILE sincerely!
People are more likely to want to
buy from you, invite you into their
home with their friends to do a
show, or even sign up with
you if you are pleasant & helpful.
You can be proud of what you are
sharing, and you have a good
support system in place.
KNOW what you have to offer.
Have a few books, catalogs & flyers for
the current specials (Customer, Hostess
& Recruit) with your contact information
(You can print flyers from the
Downloads, Newsletter, pick the month's
Inserts) with you at all times & share
the information generously.
5. BELIEVE you can do this.
Find other supportive
book buddies to talk with, and do
something "visual" with some of
your profits. The program is in
place for your business to GROW!
If you do these 5 things, you will do
You are building a wonderful
business that you & your family will
appreciate for years!
Extra Supplies available
Business supplies, book
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Business cards, personalized stamps, name tags, car magnet signs, etc. - www.townandcountryprinting.com
Rubber stamps, custom business cards, etc. - www.iPrint.com
Book Racks - www.fixturecraft.com
Lands End apparel w/ logo - www.landsend.com/corpsales
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