Charming Designers

Weekly Update December 22, 2015

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Holiday Shipping

******Please Note that Standard and 2-Day Shipping Cutoffs have Passed********


Holiday 2015 Shipping Cutoff Dates


U.S. orders**


DateTime

Overnight ShippingTuesday, December 22Noon (CST)

2-Day ShippingMonday, December 21Noon (CST)

Standard ShippingTuesday, December 15Midnight (CST)



Canadian orders


DateTime

Expedited ShippingFriday, December 18Noon (CST)

Standard ShippingThursday, December 10Midnight (CST)

*Please note: Replacements or O2 credits are eligible for 60 days starting January 13, 2016.

**Includes deliveries to American Territories, which are only eligible for Standard Shipping.

New Valentine's Hostess Exclusive and Double Hostess Rewards

What AMAZING tools the Nest has given us to fill our calendars during one of the more challenging months! The new exclusive is absolutely beautiful and who wouldn't love to earn $600 in FREE Origami Owl??? Set your goals to fill your calendars now!!
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January Team Meetings

Starting in January, I will be holding team meetings on the first Tuesday morning at 9:00 and the first Wednesday evening at 6:00 of each month. I am hoping that by giving a daytime and an evening option that more of you will be able to attend. Our first meetings are on January 5 and January 6 and we are meeting at the Biggby Coffee located at 4450 Breton Road SE in Grand Rapids.


I hope to see you all there!

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Scam Alert!!!!

I have been contacted by several of you who have received an email request to make a purchase. This is always exciting!!! However, as contact is made, this one explains that they must send payment via either check or money order as they don't use credit cards. Please beware! The way this ends of working is they send you payment for more than the purchase amount and ask that you refund the balance to them. Then, when it's too late and you have sent product and money, you find out that the original payment from them is fake and you are out the entire amount of their payment, the refund and the product.

Lift Up to Team Leader + Score Holiday Cash

November 1 – December 31, 2015

Team Leader is your start to creating a thriving Origami Owl® business and we want to reward you!

1. Promote to Team Leader for the FIRST TIME EVER between November 1 – 30 or December 1 – 31, 2015, and you’ll score $50 USD, $60 CAD cash.
2. Maintain Paid-As Team Leaderthe next month and you’ll receive the complete Rolling Travel Bag for FREE!

And Mentors, we didn’t forget about you!

Mentors will receive a $50 USD, $60 CAD cash bonus when their first level Designer advances to Team Leader for the first time ever in one of those two periods if the Mentor is Paid As Team Leader or above and in good standing with compliance.

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Save the Date!!

Valentine's Reveal on December 29!

2016 O2 Experience Registration

Registration is open for the 2016 O2 Registration! I don't know about you, but I can't wait!!! There are several new options available for registering this year.
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Lead Pool

Do you all know how to qualify for the lead pool that the Nest pays out each quarter? By simply being consistent with your business and submitting $99 PV each month, you will be included in the payout. The last payout was over $60! Remember, it's just Free Money for being an active designer each month!

Charming Designers Facebook Page

I would love to have you all on our team Facebook page. If you are not a member of the Charming Designers page and would like to be, please send me a friend request on Facebook and a message requesting to join. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me anytime.

Shout Out to the Nest!

I just want to give a big shout out to the Nest for doing an outstanding job of filling orders and meeting shipping deadlines this year. I can tell you that since I have been a designer, we have not had a Holiday Season go this smoothly and it has been FANTASTIC!!!


I know that several of you have voiced concerns over the length of the OOS list, but I assure you they are working with our vendors to speed up those delivery times and get stock back to normal. Just please keep the list in perspective . . . .with the number of items that we carry, it is really a very small number that are out of stock and many will be back in stock next week. There isn't a store out there right now that is fully stocked, I assure you! Just keep in mind that with our broad product line, we always have items that will offer amazing substitutions without affecting the quality, beauty, or sentiment of the gift.


You all have been amazing this season and I love how everyone works together to help out when a team member is in need.


I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and an Amazing 2016!


Thank you so much for all you do,

Laura Ausbrooks

Executive Team Leader

Charming Designers