Presenter: THANK YOU! (Ice breaker—encourage everyone to stand up and pat their neighbor on the back or give each other “high fives”) Volunteers and Girls displayed Courage, Confidence and Character with setting and achieving goals in 2011! Only our 4th year and the program continues to grow!
2013 Fall Product Training
Gi rl Scout s of NORTH
CENTRAL ALABAMA 2013 Fal l
What are the benefit for participating in
the Fall Product Activity
• Troops earn early start-up funds
• Girls earn individual recognitions
• Girls gain experience and learn life skills through
• Funds are generated that help our council deliver
programs and expand the opportunities for girls and
Eligibility and Responsibility
SU Fall Product Manager Responsibilities
•Promote the program and the products offered to all eligible troops.
•Distribute materials, products, prizes, etc
•Maintain regular communication with troops and Council Product Sales
Manager during the sale.
•Ensure that all troops place and order in Nut-E.
•Deliver troop Final Paperwork to Council by deadline.
•Read your position description in manual.
Before the sale Preparation
-Service Unit Fall Managers will:
•Train Troop Fall Product Managers
•Train and assign each Troop Fall Product
a Nut-E username and password.
•Distribute forms and materials to each Troop Fall
Three ways for troops and girls to
participate in Fall Product Activity
-direct magazines orders using the magazine
catalogue and paper order forms
2.Nuts and Candy
Troop Fall Managers Responsibilities
-make sure all girls are registered.
-give out girl packets.
-have parent meeting and get permission form signed.
-keep parents informed on due dates.
-enter girl orders in Nut-e.
-distribute products and collect money.
-make deposits and hand in final paperwork.
• 20% for any nut and candy item
• 15% for any magazine or book order
- online orders troop receives 5% more
-5% additional opting out of incentives
(Juniors, Cadets, Senior, Ambassadors
• $2 for each completed and unique Step 2
Booklet. No duplicate addresses.
Troops Can Easily Earn
Early Start-Up Funds
How Much Can Your
Troop with 10 Girls
Each Girl sells:
3 QSP Orders
20 Nut Items
1 Address Booklet
Nut and Candy Sale
•Troops earn 20 % of total sales of nut and candy items
•Order taking for fall product sale starts:
September 20 – October 11
•No booth sale – Friends and Family Sale
•Collect money when product is delivered
Placing the Nut & Candy Order
•Troops enter the girls orders into Nut-E by:
•11:59pm on October 15th
or you will be locked
•SU double check all orders on Nut-E by:
•11:59 pm on October 17th
or you will be locked
•Online ordering available Sept 1and Direct Magazine sale run from
Sept 20 – October 11
•Troops earn 15 % for every magazine subscription/renewal
•Troops earn additional 5 % for online magazine orders
•Girls complete an address booklet providing
mailing addresses for their friends and family out
of the area.
•The troop earns $2 for each completed address
booklet. (maximum of 1 per participating girl).
•Su will be assigned a delivery agent. Delivery will vary
depending on which area of the council you are in.
•Products will be delivered to the SU from November 6-9.
•SU should receive a call or confirmation e-mail form the
Delivery Agent before your delivery.
•ALWAYS count your order during delivery.
•Distribute the merchandise to each troop.
•ALWAYS use the G-2 or T-2 receipts when distributing
product and receiving money.
•Keep copies of the receipts for your records!
Review of important dates
•Nut & Candy Sale – Sept 20-Oct 11
•Magazine Sale – Sept 20 – Oct. 11
•Troops enter orders in Nut-E – Oct 15 by 11:59 pm or you will be
locked out at midnight
•SU confirms orders in Nut-e – Oct 17 by 11:59 pm or you will be
locked out by midnight.
•Product delivery to SU’s – Nov. 6-9
•Deposit due – Nov. 20
•Troop paperwork due to SUFM – Nov 20
All Fall 2013 Options in One Girl Packet
Gi r l Pa c ke t
Addr e s s Bookl e t Ma ga z i ne s
Nut s & Ca ndy
Cus t omi z e d
Onl i ne Fl ye r
Addi t i onal onl i ne program
act i vi t i es can be f ound at :
www. What CanAGi rl Do. com
It ’ s as Easy as 1, 2, 3…
• Fi rst …Se nd e ma i l s
t o f r i e nds & f a mi l y
of f e r i ng opt i on t o
or de r ma ga z i ne s &
• Next …s e l l nut s a nd
ma ga z i ne s i n pe r s on
• Last …c ompl e t e t he
a ddr e s s bookl e t
be f or e e ve r yt hi ng
i s due t o t r oop
1. Teaches Gi rl s Current Market i ng
Ski l l s
2. Qui ck & Easy
3. Produces Amazi ng Resul t s
4. To Get St art ed, go t o: Counci l
Web Si t e
Onl i ne Magazi ne & Nut Sal es
& Market i ng Program
• Girls customize the message that
• Be sure she sets a goal as customers
will see her progress.
• THE most effective online selling
method… it’s next best to being there!
• Emails are only used for this one time ask and are
never rented or sold.
• Recipients click a link, make their selection and pay
with credit card.
• No processing fees for customers.
• Magazines arrive faster.
• Parents print or email Girl’s Online Sales Report to
troop manager for girls to receive credit for orders
Emails sent to
include a link to the
and a link to the Nut
Facebook and Twitter
• Post to Facebook newsfeed
• Opportunity to reach broader
network of family and friends
• Any sales directly track to Girl
Scout’s QSP/Nut Online
Program and are reported on
the Girl’s Online Sales Report
BUY, RENEW AND GIVE
ONLINE MAGAZINE STORE
• Optional email sent every time a
nut promise is made
– Keep track on order card
• Girl’s Online Sales Report sent to
adult’s email address at end of
• Average 4 to 5 MORE units per
girl using program!
Electronic Nut Promise Order Taker
(For Presentation Purposes Only)
• Girls select who to ask
– Girls still have to collect
money and deliver
Nut Orders Option
GIRL’S ONLINE SALES
REPORT• Send more emails and get more
• All Reports must be returned by
10/11/2013 to count towards girl
recognitions and troop proceeds
• Girl’s Online Sales Report sent
to adult’s email address
at end of program
• All Online Magazine &
Nut sales will be listed
$8.00 NEW $7.00 $7.00 $7.00
$6.00 $6.00 $6.00 $6.00 NEW $6.00
$5.00 $5.00 $5.00
SALE DATES- 9/20- 10/11
Gi rl Scout Fl ower Pot
wi t h DOUBLE CHOCOLATE
Suppor t your f a vor i t e Gi r l Sc out a nd
t he br a ve me n a nd wome n s e r vi ng i n
our mi l i t a r y. Ea c h $5 dona t i on wi l l
be us e d t o dona t e a nut i t e m t o t he
mi l i t a r y.
Support i ng Our
Mi l i t ary!
Gi rl s Sel l i ng 5 Or More It ems Wi l l Earn The
SHARE Pat ch!
$50 COMBINED SALES
ALL REWARDS ARE CUMULATIVE
5 MILITARY ORDERS
Sales. PLUS SS PATCH
$375 Combined sales.
Combined sales. Choice
$775 Combined sales
ONE WEEK AT
Sales LG BEE
$1,000 IN COMBINED SALES
$100 BEST BUY OR
Remember troops should order to the piece
You will be contacted by the delivery agent to finalize time
Count products carefully before signing
Make sure you print out 2 copies of T2’s and have each
troop sign – you keep one copy
Keep chocolate away from light and heat
Do not store products outside
If you have specific program questions, refer to your
training materials or call the council office
THANKS FOR ALL YOU DO!
We can’t say it enough or in too many different ways