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Write Your Success Story...
Right from the start!

Every great story has 5 elements: Who, What, Where, When, and Why.

Turn your excitement into action by plotting the key elements of your Success Story now! A great "Introduction" or "Preface" builds excitement for your "Story." Remember, the more you do, the more quickly you get results:

Excitement + Action = Success!

WHO: Who can help you? In this business, there is a tremendous amount of support, both online and off! You will receive training and help from your direct sponsor, their upline Consultants, your Director, the company Owners, the home office staff, and fellow Consultants. One of the best things about joining this company through my team is that we all strive to help each other out, no matter who we sign up under! We will share ideas, answer questions and offer suggestions to anyone who expresses the need, because we believe that when we help others, we help ourselves!

WHO ELSE? Who do you know? Give yourself 5 minutes to think of as many people in the following categories as you can. Do not prejudge with regard to our product or business, simply list people you are aquainted with in any capacity. If they are interested in either the product, the hostess benefits or the home based business, these names are like money in the bank! But if they aren't interested in those, simply ask them "Who do you know who might be interested in Story Time Felts?" Every name is valuable!

Here are some categories to get you started. See how many names you can list in 5 minutes - do not stop until 5 minutes has passed. When you are done, click here for ideas on what to say when you call. Revisit your list every few days and add names as you meet people in your life:

  • Neighbors
  • Homeschoolers
  • Crossing Guards
  • School Bus Drivers
  • Beauticians
  • Teachers
  • Former Teachers
  • Children's librarians
  • Health club child cares
  • Expecting moms
  • Grandparents
  • Parents of your babysitter
  • Children's Friends Parents
  • Party Plan experienced
  • Scout Leaders
  • Co-workers
  • Needs flexible hours
  • New moms or dads
  • Preschools/Child Care Centers
  • College Students
  • Nannies
  • Relatives
  • Home day care providers
  • Close friends
  • Just graduated
  • Friends from high school/college
  • Friends from church
  • Playgroups/Parents groups

 

WHAT? What do you want to achieve? Money... new friends... fun... recognition... rewards.... They're all waiting for you! Think about how you would complete these sentences:

I would like to earn $____________ per week.

I am willing to spend __________ hours per week on my business.

I want to acquire or achieve for myself: _________________________.

I want to acquire or receive for my family: _______________________.

 

WHEN? When will you work? Your Story Time Felts business will be flexible and can fit beautifully into your life. You simply must decide how much time you are willing to devote to it. Although Story Time Felts has no quotas or required sales or sponsoring to receive commissions, we strongly recommend that everyone participate in our 6 week Quick Start training period. You will find that holding at least 2 home parties a week during this period will have several important benefits:

1. You'll get over your nervousness faster.

2. Even if you have a party that is a "dud," your schedule is already booked with the next one, so you won't be tempted to give up too soon!

3. You'll start earning money right away.

4. You'll learn the catalogs and the product line.

5. Meeting lots of people early on will help you book more shows and meet a buddy or two to join your team.

Remember, during your first 6 weeks you will be in training! Learn as much as you can from others that already know how. Ask questions, participate in the online support forum, call your sponsor or Director after your first parties, and don't be afraid to ask for help! The great news is that you earn as you learn! And as your business develops and your team grows, you'll begin to experience even greater profits from your efforts!

WHERE? You can talk to people everywhere you go about your new business. Bring some felt with you wherever you go, whether it is to the store, to a park, an indoor play land, or anywhere that parents or teachers may be. Having your felt visible is an easy ice breaker - people will be curious!

As you are getting started, you will find that the home party is the best use of your time for contacts and income. You can sell more and make contacts for future sales and sponsoring in a shorter amount of time in a home demonstration! Each party you hold helps you branch out! Fairs, special events, and one-on-one appointments are another source for new contacts that can then lead to demonstrations or sponsoring new Consultants. Many Consultants find that setting up a simple display at fairs, festivals, craft shows, teacher conventions and homeschool curriculum fairs is a great way to meet people. Display your product and offer a prize drawing so that you can obtain contact information for consistent follow up. Often the people you meet will turn into your next hostess or team member!

WHY? This is the most important "W" in your story. Take a piece of paper and write down the following:

Biggest "why" for starting this business.

Most important personal goals.

Most important family goals.

Most important financial goals.

Your strengths.

Areas for growth.

As you begin this wonderful story you will find yourself reflecting back to your Why Story often. Picture yourself fulfilling your dreams, do what it takes to make it happen, and you will get results!

HOW? You may be asking "But how do I do this?" Click here for suggestions on talking to your friends, family and other contacts about your new business and the services we offer.

Are you ready to sign up to sell? Join now!

 

Join Now!

You can start your Story Time Felts business several different ways depending on how fast you would like your kit:

  • Call us! Contact Story Time Felts by phone during our regular business hours and they'll process your application right then. Business Hours: Monday thru Friday from 9am to 4pm MST. Business Phone: (800) 272-5641 Be sure to mention your Consultant's name as your sponsor, when you call. If you do not know her name, use "Karen Clark," since you would like to join my team!

 

  • E-mail your request now to lori@storytimefelts.com and tell us the following information:

      Full Name, Address, Phone Number, Social Security Number, and Your Choice of Kit. Please also let us know the name of the Consultant you have been working with or how you heard about us, such as through the funfelt.com site or Karen Clark

    We'll process your application and contact you within 24 business hours for payment. We accept Visa, Master Card, and Discover.

 

  • Fax or Mail - You can also download a PDF version of our Consultant Application. Complete the application and return it to us via Fax or mail with payment. (Fax number and mailing address are on the application.) Again please indicate your Consultant's name as your Sponsor, or Karen Clark if unknown.

     

  • Request printed material to be sent directly to you. Email your Consultant or Karen Clark at karen@funfelt.com with your address. If you'd like to find a consultant in your state, visit our Information Request page.

Are you asking yourself how you can get started? Would you like to explore the possibilities of writing your own story? Just contact a Consultant near you or email me or give me a call Toll Free at (877) 643-5521 and I'll answer your questions!

Karen Clark, Director and Independent Story Time Felts Consultant


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