First a big welcome to all of my new team members and other new zebra’s who may be reading this! You have joined an amazing company!!
I hope I can cover some basic steps as to what to expect and things to do as you launch your new business. If you have any questions about anything in this blog or anything I failed to mention, shoot me an email @ firstname.lastname@example.org or add me on Facebook!
Please keep in mind these are the steps I took when I first started. I did not have an upline to help me. This is what worked best for me. Of course you can take these steps and make them your own.
Start a Facebook Fan Page! Make sure you include Pink Zebra, Independent Consultant in your title. While you do own your own business, you are still a Consultant. You can view mine here for an idea. Invite ALL of your friends and family to like it. Also, make sure that the pictures you are adding to your page are current and up to date. I see so many consultants post pictures of products that we haven’t carried in a while. You do not want to be misleading to your potential customers.
Order Business Cards! This is a MUST for any business owner and you are NOW ONE! Vistaprint.com is who I recommend. I’ve always ordered through them and they are a great value. Use coupon code THANKS15 to receive 15% off your order. You can order 250 or 500. It just depends. I started small and have changed a few times over the year. I like to keep a picture of current product on them.
Plan Your Launch Party! This is very important to your business. It does not have to be a huge party. You do not have to go out and spend hundreds of dollars on decorations. This launch party could be as simple as inviting everyone over for wine and cheese, or a BBQ. Keep it simple! Don’t stress yourself out. IF you choose to order more product before your launch party to display. Keep it simple. Order a carton of Sprinkles, a full size lotion or soap, and possibly another shade. It’s always nice to give your guest a visual of the size of the products and how easy it is to switch out shades. This is completely optional. The only thing I purchased before my launch party besides my kit of course, was a carton of Sprinkles. If you do not have a great turn out, you need not panic or think you have failed. Host another one in a couple of weeks. Some of my best parties at my house have not been a “Pink Zebra Party”. I have invited friends and family over for BBQ and drinks while placing Pink Zebra items on display. People will not feel pressured to buy if they come and you can really get some good one on one time with people this way.
Math Time! You are going to need to know your tax rate for your state/city. Log into your backoffice. Under Reports –> Sales Tax Look Up. This will give you the correct rate to charge for tax. Remember to add shipping charges before tax. Good old Uncle Sam requires us to pay taxes on shipping.
Get Familiar with ZebraNet! This little document is located in your back office or ZebraNet. So many more tidbits of knowledge are now online then when I started.
WELCOME TO PINK ZEBRA. SIMPLE BUT
EFFECTIVE ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE BEFORE YOUR
KIT ARRIVES TO JUMP START YOUR FUN BUSINESS!
1. Log Into ZebraNET And Review The Menu>1st 90 Days.
2. Review The Quick Start PDF And Set A Plan To Earn 575
Pink Dollars toward FREE Products.
3. Set 3 Goals I Want To Accomplish In My Business And How
They Can Help My Family Or Myself.
4. Create My F-R-A-N-K List Found In The Getting Started
5. Set Up My Launch Parties.
Set up 2 launch parties within 48 – 72 hours of each other. Why?
This will help for those who can’t attend your first party (provides
you a simple, “Oh I understand, that is why I have another date on
____!” and will help you with more sales and bookings toward your
Quick Start Rewards!
6. Set Up My Facebook Page and Join Consultant Corner To
Connect With Others About My New Business.
Make sure you follow the Social Media Guidelines for properly
naming your page. (Review Marketing and Advertising in your
Join the Company sponsored Facebook Consultant Corner by
having your upline follow the steps outlined on ZebraNET Main
7. Get To Know My ZebraNET.
Spend time viewing menus and sign up for the upcoming Training
Webinar under Calendar.
8. Set Up My Account With My Credit Card And Direct Deposit
Simply go to ZebraNET>My Account
9. Order Business Cards And Set Up A Checking Account For
10. Get To Know My New Company
Review the catalog and the Product FAQ PDF
Learn your product! Spend time learning your product!! You need to know what are Sprinkles are made of if someone asks. You need to know if there are any harmful chemicals in our products. What is the average burn time on a scoop. Do our Sprinkles work with a Scentsy warmer? Do Scentsy bars work in our warmers, etc. The answer to both of those is yes! Learn the catalog. When someone asks you about our Glimmer Candles, know which page or area in the catalog they are on. If you love the product and have confidence in our brand, then you will show that to others.
Set Goals! These are different for everyone. That’s the beauty of running your own company. Quick Starts are the best way to set goals if you are not quite sure where you are headed with your business. Our Quick Start program is awesome and well worth the effort it takes.
Quick Start Sales Level 1 – 1st 30 days- You Achieve $500 in sales (that’s retail not wholesale) you are awareded $75 in Pink Dollars which can be used to purchase any product. Your 30 days starts the day you order your kit.
Level 2- $1000 in personal sales between days 31-60 and receive $125 Pink Dollars. NOTE: Pink Dollars roll over. If you do $800 in you first 30 days, $300 will roll over to your second quick start.
Level 3- $1000 in personal sales between days 61-90 you receive $150 Pink Dollars
If you hit all 3 quick starts, that’s $350 in FREE PRODUCT!
If you don’t hit Quick Start 1, you can still hit QS2 and 3!
Quick Start Sponsoring Bonus – In your first 90 days we have a program for sponsoring! YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SPONSOR ANYONE. Pink Zebra is not one of those companies that pushes you to build a team and sponsor people. You CAN if you choose like Kenan and I have done. If you DO want to build a team, in your first 90 days, your first 3 recruits who hit their QS1 ($500 in first 30 days) You will get $75 Pink Dollars for each recruit! That’s another $225 in FREE PRODUCT!
I wish every one of you that is looking to join, has joined recently, or is looking to restart their business the best of luck. Kenan and I would love to hear from you! Please, please, please do not hesitate to contact me with ANY questions you may have. It doesn’t matter if you are on my team or not. I love to help.
Be Warm and Well Fed,
Kenan and Emily Dibrell