Dream Designers

Updates - January 2013

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BIG Welcome to all our newest Team Members!

So excited to see us grow! We have added 95 team members in the past 30 days and I know there are more coming as soon as tomorrow's invites are out - HOOT!


If you haven't already, please come join us over on the team Facebook Group HERE for daily updates, tips and information. *If you are not on Facebook, please let me or your mentor know so that we can keep you updated.

January Team Incentive

ENTER NOW for your chance to win an O2 Jewelry Bag! Any designer on this team who reaches personal volume of $99+ in the month of January will earn an entry. Please email me at jodiocken@gmail.com when you hit this goal to claim your entry into the drawing.

*To view your Personal Volume, log into the Back Office, click on Commissions, then Volumes, and it will list your Total PV for each month. If you have any questions, please let me know.

January Month-End Cut-off

The cut-off for the month of January is Thursday, January 31st at midnight EST.


{Hoot Loot} Remember you can earn $25 in Hoot Loot for every $250 in Personal Volume achieved for the month. Therefore, if you are close to the next $250 increment, it might make sense to place an additional order of inventory items that you want for your display or a few of your bestsellers to get that $25 credit. This Hoot Loot credit will be added to your account by the 10th of the following month to use on future orders. To view your Personal Volume, log into the Back Office, click on Commissions, then Volumes, and it will list your Total PV for each month. As always feel free to reach out to your mentor or myself with any questions you may have.


{Rank Promotions} There are several of you who have already hit or are close to getting a promotion for January. Your official title change in the back office and any bonus from commissions earned from your team are done on the 10th of the following month. If any of you need further clarification on what is needed, please reach out to your mentor or myself so we can help to ensure you reach your goal.

EXCITING Changes coming soon...

Exciting Changes coming in mid-April including:
- new Hostess Program + Exclusives (100% company sponsored!)
- new Shipping Options/Rates
- new Starter Kits w/Supplemental Kits (heard current designers will have a chance to purchase first 30 days after they launch)

Also starting end of February customer eNewsletters.

Click here to see my Notes from the SOAR San Diego Event as well as scanned copies of the handouts they provided.

**This is supposed to be the topic of tonight's webinar.


Webinar Schedule

Corporate Webinar:
Tonight, Monday, January 28th at 7:00 pm MST

Register: HERE

Call in: 712.432.7670 Code 79173#
They are supposed to be going over the EXCITING Announcements made at SOAR in Nashville.



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Team Call - Wednesday, January 30th

5:45 pm MST - NEW DESIGNERS - Back Office/O2 Loop Training:

6:30 pm MST - ALL TEAM CALL
Dial into call at (805) 399-1000; Access Code: 200578#
Screen Sharing: https://www.freeconferencing.com/meetings/491-704-954

Revised Terms & Conditions

‎{IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT} Please note that on the News Feed from 1/17/2013 in the Back Office, there is a New Designer Enrollment Form. When you go to the second page of this form there is a revised Terms & Conditions document. So far they have not made any official announcements or anything, but wanted to make you aware.

I want to point out the one change I noticed is under #7.
"Failure to make wholesale purchases totaling at least $199.00 once every six months will result in the automatic termination of Designer position with O2."

This used to read "ANY" order every six months. I am unsure when this will take effect or if it already has and I don't have any other information about it, so if you have any questions, I suggest you email designercare@origamiowl.com at this time until we hear anything more.

Click here to view the document where it can be found.

*I don't want anyone to stress over this, but wanted to bring it to everyone's attention. $199 every six months breaks down to $33 in wholesale purchases every month, which is essentially selling one locket a month. Also, as of now they have not inactivated any designer who hasn't met the requirements (even when it was on ANY order).

Valentine's Day Shipping Deadline


Shipping Schedule (for delivery by February 13th)

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2.5 Tuesday Last day to ship with Ground Shipping

2.7 Thursday Last day to ship with 3 Day Shipping

2.10 Sunday Last day to ship with 2 Day Shipping

2.11 Monday Last day to ship Overnight

+ Place order by 10 a.m. CST to meet expedited shipping times

+ Based on shipping within the United States

+ P.O. Boxes cannot receive expedited shipping

+ Dates account for 3-5 business days for warehouse fulfillment


Facebook Pages

We are allowed to set up a Facebook Page for our business but please note there are some policies as far as the naming of them.

Click here for information on creating your Business Facebook Page.

Click here to view some Facebook tips for your page



Still no word on how many DIW invites are going out

Hopefully we hear soon.


Please have your DIWs join this new group for up-to-date information from corporate that is administrated by Kristine Stevens, our Direct to Corporate Director. http://www.facebook.com/groups/ShiningJewelsTeam/
*Make sure they see the pinned post and list their state, mentor and ID#.

They can check their place in line using this link: http://www.origamiowl.com/tools/diw-placement.cfm

NATIONAL Convention


Have you heard the news? We’re planning another BIG event and we want you to join us! Here’s the scoop…

When: July 12 & 13, 2013 (plan to arrive mid-day Friday and leave on Sunday)

Where: Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ

Early Registration: $175 – Registration will be open in February

Hotel: Make reservations now at the Sheraton, Downtown Phoenix. Rooms are $99 a night and can be booked by clicking here. The $99 discounted rate will be available until June 21. Discounted rooms are available from July 10 - 14 so you can extend your stay if you choose.


Rascal Flatts Partnership

Origami Owl has joined forces with Big Machine Record Group to sponsor and promote Rascal Flatts newest hit single, CHANGED! To celebrate this exciting venture, we will also be introducing an exclusive, limited edition CHANGED Tag sold only by Origami Owl. More info coming soon.

FAQ

If you haven't had a chance to read through the FAQ document I created, please do so. You can find it here:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/507165252631853/559347860746925/


I also have a document full of resources here:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/507165252631853/doc/507278552620523/


Please let me know if any questions.

Team Dropbox

I started a team dropbox file so we could have a place to share documents. I have uploaded some marketing materials and tutorials there.

LINK: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/28wm5w1qnqg6898/juvedGTlMg

Kristine Stevens' Shining Jewels Team Dropbox can be found here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/l2vgqed1lmsw2o2/ZMob9fmdzQ