11 Cookie tips for beginners

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11 Cookie tips for beginners

  1. 1. ==== ====Secrets of allergy free cooking the professionals dont want you to know.http://tinyurl.com/7ju2rpm==== ====1. Train - The Girl Scouts use cookie sales to teach important life skills. Take advantage of theopportunity to develop your team members...or hire a coach to help you.2. Start Early - The best cookie sellers start knocking on doors the first day, and deliver theircookies as soon as they arrive. "The early bird gets the worm" seems to work everywhere.3. Know Your Value - Girl Scout Cookies taste good and you get to help kids in your community.Make sure you provide similar great value to your customers.4. Remember Your Manners - As you learned as a girl (or boy), always say "please" and "thankyou"...to customers (even when they dont buy), vendors and your team members.5. Dress The Part - Brownies and Girl Scouts take pride in wearing their uniforms. Make sureeveryone in your small business knows they only get one chance to make a first impression.6. Go Deep - Girl Scouts reach out to family, friends and, of course, their parents co-workers. Askeveryone you know for referrals to expand your prospect list and grow your business.7. Up-Sell - Did you know Thin Mints and Caramel deLites are impulse buys? As you learned inthat first retail job, always ask the customer if they would like a belt or tie with that shirt.8. Differentiate - Girl Scout Cookies are available once each year, and you can freeze them. Canyou express what makes your products/services stand out in 13 or fewer words?9. Rehearse - Young girls are taught to practice their sales presentations in front of family andfriends before meeting neighbors. Make sure to practice yours before and selling opportunities.10. Be Prepared - The Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts share this motto. When asked, "For what?" BoyScouts founder Robert Baden-Powell replied, "Why, for any old thing." Good advice.11. Be Careful Crossing Streets - Pretty basic, yes? Keep your eyes focused on the essentialparts of your small business. There are lots of cars out there...and they move really fast!The Coach, David Handler, is the founder of Success Handler, (http://www.successhandler.com),and specializes in helping small business leaders find clarity and take action. He understands thechallenges of running a business, because he’s been there – as a small business owner,franchisee, franchisor, corporate leader and trainer. Much like sports coaches, his coaching will
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