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Ruth Smith, Director
President's Club & Ambassador
Supervisor of the Year '08-'09
President's Award Winner '05
19 years w/ Usborne Books & More

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Usborne Books and More
All About The Business
for those considering becoming a Consultant

Commission Structure
Our Parent Company - Educational Development Corportation
New Consultant Free Books & Awards
Consultant Benefits
Promotion to Leader

Frequently Asked Questions

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Ruth with Usborne Books

My Story


Commission Structure

We earn 15-30% commission, depending on the type of sale,
plus sales bonus & recruiting bonus,
then as a Leader, an additional override on group sales.
The company covers the cost of free books to the hostesses and organizations.

Type of sale Commission Earned
Home Shows 25% with minimum sales of $85, plus free books for host
Direct Sales 30% with minimum sales of $85
15% of sales $25-$84.99
Web Sales & eShows* 25% for $85+ orders, and 25% for eShow orders of any size - free books for customer or e-show hostess
15% for $0-$84.99
Book Fairs & Reach for the Stars 20% of retail sales ordered $200-$499, plus 25% free books to school or organization
17% of sales $500 and up, plus 50% free books to school or organization
Literacy for a Lifetime 17%, plus 50% free books to school or organization with matching grant program
eFairs* 17%, plus free books to school or organization
School & Library Sales
Educational Consultant certification
required**
25% with minimum sales of $25
17% with 20% discount to school or library OR 20%, with free shipping to school or library - Min. required

*All consultants get an Usborne website with shopping cart from the company.  CLICK HERE to see a demo of the site. The set up & hosting is free for 6 mo. with your startup kit, then is $50 per year.  The orders are sent by UPS to the customers directly from the Home Office the next business day.  Your commission is mailed to you (direct deposit available) for all your web sales & bonuses by the middle of the following month.

** Educational Consultant certification is required to call on schools K-12 and public libraries.  To get your certification, simply purchase the $20 EC kit, become familiar with the materials about taking purchase orders, policies & listing procedures, cataloging products, etc., take self-test, fill out & return the Code of Ethics form to the Home Office.


PERSONAL SALES BONUS

You are eligible for a monthly Personal Sales Bonus on Home Shows, Direct Sales, Web Sales, and School & Library sales
Earn 5% when these sales are over $700 net that month
Earn 3% when these sales are $350-$699.99 net that month
RECRUITING BONUS
You get 4% Recruiting Bonus on all sales of your personal recruits in each month your personal sales are at least $350 net, as a Consultant while you are building your team.  When you promote to Leader, you will get even MORE!
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Sponsor 3 people and help them each get 3
and help those each get 3 = Successful Network Marketing!!!
You see the pattern.  Multiplication is amazing!
We do well by helping others do well.

This can add income nicely as you are building your team and working toward promoting to Supervisor.  At that point, the % increase jumps and grows as your team grows.


NEW CONSULTANT BOOKS & AWARDS
in addition to commission & bonuses

Double Merchandise Allowance
During your first 12 weeks, you may give DOUBLE FREE BOOKS (merchandise allowance)
 to up to 20 hostesses with home show orders of $250+ and at least one booking. 

What you can give a hostess: Printable Chart
It is okay to be your own hostess, too, getting the consultant commission AND the hostess benefits!

 

Write Your Own Success Story Award Program
Extra rewards for you!
This program rewards new consultants for all net sales during your first 12 weeks.  This is a great way to add to your kit & receive extra rewards & bonuses for your successes.

"Write Your Own Success Story" Achievement Level
to Reach within 1st 12 weeks
Award
Step One By your 30th day, when you have sold $750 net, you recieve a 1/2 price refund, and if you have sold $1500 net by then, you recieve a FULL KIT REFUND. Earn back the cost of your kit!
Step Two $750 net sales Success Kit 1!
Step Three $1,500 net & 1 recruit Success Kit 2!
Step Four $2,500 net sales & 2 recruits $100 in FREE BOOKS!
Step Five $3,500 net sales & 2 recruits $100.00 CASH
The above awards are earned during your 12 week incentive period.
Promote to Leader Promote to Leader ANYTIME $100 CASH Bonus & 1,000 travel contest points
Recognition at Convention
Success EXPRESS! Promote to Leader during your Incentive Period (by the 1st of the month following your incentive date) $300.00 in FREE BOOKS and $200 CASH!
Recognition at Convention
A Leader Story continued:
ON TRACK LEADER
Maintain $2000 net in group sales and $750 net in personal sales for each of your first three months as Leader & have 5 personal Success Bound recruits by the end of your 3rd month as Leader $500.00 CASH BONUS!

Recognition at Convention

"net sales" = retail sales minus commission  ($400 sales minus $100 commission = $300 "net" sales)
"Success Kits" = books & supplies valued at $50, selected to enhance your business.

THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING!!!!!!

There are also monthly Challenges & Incentives, including AWESOME TRAVEL AWARDS at various levels from the home office.  These are available to brand new consultants, as well as all others.


To promote to Leader you need:
     3
personal Success Bound recruits (= $750 net sales during their 12 wk incentive period
)
       
 NOTE: POWER OF lll
lets you promote with just THREE Success Bound recruits!
     3 active recruits ($350 net sales w/in previous 3 months, may be same as the Success Bound recruits)
     $2000 net group sales (includes your personal sales) for the 2 consecutive months prior to promotion
     $750 personal net sales for the same 2 consecutive months
     Submit Supervisor/Leader Application online to the Home Office by the 15th of the month prior to promotion

Leader Earnings

Commission - as stated above, see Commission Structure.

Sales Bonus - 5% Sales Bonus on home show, direct sales, school & library sales, and web orders each month these sales are at least $750 net.

Recruiting Bonus - 2% Recruiting Bonus on the total net sales of your personal recruits during all months your sales are at least $350 net, and you give 2% to those in your group earning Recruiting Bonus.

AND LEADER OVERRIDES...

Central Group - 11% override for central group on all Home Shows, Direct Sales, Web Sales, and School & Library sales, including your own. 5.5% override on Book Fair sales, Reach for the Stars & Literacy for a Lifetime. This includes all your personal recruits and their recruits and their recruits and so on, excluding those who promote out of your central group.

1st Level Breakaway groups - 7% override on all Home Shows, Direct Sales, Web Sales, and School & Library sales. 3.5% override on Book Fair sales, Reach for the Stars & Literacy for a Lifetime. When someone in your central group promotes to Leader, then they and their entire group are now your first level. You can have an unlimited number of first level groups.

2nd Level Breakaway groups - 5% override on all Home Shows, Direct Sales, Web Sales, and School & Library sales. 2.5% override on Book Fair sales, Reach for the Stars & Literacy for a Lifetime. When someone in your first level breakaway promotes to Leader, then they and their entire group are now your second level. You can have an unlimited number of second level groups.

3rd Level Breakaway groups - If you have at least three 1st level leaders and one 3rd level leader, then you are an Executive Leader and are eligible for override on your 3rd level groups during any month that your executive group sells $25,000 net 1% override on all Home Shows, Direct Sales, Web Sales, and School & Library sales. .5% override on Book Fair sales, Reach for the Stars & Literacy for a Lifetime. When someone in your second level promotes to Leader, then they and their entire group are now your third level. You can have an unlimited number of third level groups.

NOTE: You can have unlimited number of 4th level and beyond.  You do not earn income from their sales, however they add stability to your group so are an important part of a healthy growing team for your future financial security.

Promotion Levels Include:

Leader
Senior Leader
Executive Leader
Senior Executive Leader
Director

Title

Consultant

Leader

Senior
Leader

Executive Leader

Senior Executive Leader

Director

Qualifications

To Become a Consultant: Purchase a Consultant Starter Kit

To Promote to Leader:
The two consecutive months before promotion have -
$750 personal sales
$2000 group sales
3 Bronze Recruits
3 Active Recruits

Maintain $750 in Net Personal Sales per quarter

$3,000 from Central Group Sales per quarter

Sponsor 2 new recruits with a total of $750 in net sales every 6 months

Overrides paid on Central, 1st & 2nd Levels

Maintain Personal Sales and Recruiting Requirements of Leader

2 First Level Leaders

1 Second Level Leader

Combined net mo. sales of $20,000 from Central, 1st & 2nd Levels

Maintain Personal Sales and Recruiting Requirements of Leader

3 First Level Leaders

1 Second Level Leader

1 Third Level Leader

Combined net mo. sales of $30,000 from Central, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Levels

Maintain Personal Sales and Recruiting Requirements of Leader

4 First Level Leaders

2 Second Level Leaders

1 Third Level Leader

Combined net mo. sales of $50,000 from Central, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Levels

 

Maintain Personal Sales and Recruiting Requirements of Leader

 

6 First Level,
have an Executive Leader in your exec. group

Combined net mo. sales of $100,000 from Central, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Levels

Leader Compensation Chart

I think you'll find this business to be fun, profitable, and rewarding.
What a great thing to do promoting literacy and building life-long learners!
We help families get high quality books they will love, nurturing a love of books that can help make reading and learning more enjoyable and successful.
We also help families earn an extra income that could make a difference in their lives.

Make a difference with Usborne Books!

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