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Shaklee Fundraising

General Questions

Q. What is Shaklee® Fundraising?

A. Shaklee Fundraising enables you to help a non-profit organization raise funds and awareness for their worthy cause by sponsoring them. Open to qualifying non-profit or tax-exempt organizations, Shaklee Fundraising allows the organization to raise money by operating their own Shaklee business.

Q. How is sponsoring through Shaklee Fundraising different from other methods of sponsoring?

A. When a non-profit organization joins Shaklee via the program, using the Non-Profit or Tax Exempt Application and Agreement, they can take advantage of the following unique benefits:

  • Option of joining without paying a Membership fee.
  • Eligibility to earn bonuses without having to fulfill the personal 100 PV/IPV requirement;
  • Status of a GOLD Ambassador, without having to pay the GOLD Ambassador fee. This includes the privilege of earning GOLD and Tru-Infinity bonuses, as well as the ability to sponsor internationally.
  • A special Personal Web Site template to market their Shaklee business at no cost.

Q. What organizations can qualify to participate in Shaklee Fundraising?

A. Non-profit or tax-exempt organizations which can provide Shaklee with documentation of their tax-exempt status. This includes charitable organizations, religious organizations, educational organizations both private and public, and other non-profit and/or tax exempt organizations.

Q. Can a Non-Profit Distributor earn a bonus?

A. Yes, a Non-Profit Distributor can earn bonuses in exactly the same way as any other Shaklee Distributor. The only difference is that they are not required to do the 100 personal PV/IPV to qualify.

Q. What’s different about Shaklee Fundraising?

A. Shaklee makes it easy for you to concentrate on earning your goals. The advantages are that:

  • There is no cost to you
  • You get an online store
  • Shaklee ships your orders and guarantees your products
  • Your local Shaklee contact supports you and helps you grow your program

Q. What’s the benefit for Shaklee?

A. First we get to work with you. Shaklee has a long history of supporting good causes and we want to partner with worthwhile non-profits across the country that are interested in making a difference.

We also get to expand our business and because we believe in our products we feel that by providing a healthier life for others we are doing what we like best.

Q. How does your organization make money?

A. Customers purchase Shaklee products on your Shaklee web site or by using a toll-free number. You earn money through:

Price Difference:

  • Shaklee pays you the price difference on the customer price to the actual price that a distributor pays and it can range from 16% – 30%
  • Average household spends $100+ each month

Bonuses:

  • Bonuses are paid based on volume from 4% to 16%
  • The more your monthly volume, the higher the bonus
  • 10 families x 100 PV = 1000 PV @ 12% = $120
  • 20 families x 100 PV = 2000 PV @ 16% = $320

Q. How much money can my non-profit make?

A. This depends on your commitment, the number of members working on the program, and the amount of work you are able to devote. As with most programs, it takes effort to earn the reward. But the good news is that there is no limit to the earnings you can achieve with Shaklee.

Q. What is your commitment?

A. Your commitment includes:

  • Enroll in program
  • Set up online store – your Shaklee contact can help you out with this
  • Promote the program

Q. What is Shaklee’s commitment?

A. Shaklee will provide:

  • Free web site
  • Toll free customer service telephone number – you do not have to handle customer service questions
  • Order taking, shipping, and customer satisfaction
  • Record keeping, income calculation, and payment to you
  • Local Shaklee contact

Q. Do I have to be local or can I join nationwide?

A. You do not have to be in Southern California. We can do everything online. We will be able to communicate with you online and using our webinars.

Q. What advantage do i get working with vitamin supplements?

A. Vitamin Supplements is an Independent Shaklee Distributor. We have a team available that has been working with Shaklee for over 30 years and have been successful in building hundreds of Shaklee businesses. This experience will be valuable in getting your program up and running quickly and to support you along the way.

Q. How do i get started?

A. Contact a Shaklee Representative by using the CONTACT ME link at the top of this web page. We will set up an initial meeting – online or in person – where we will explain the program in more detail and answer any questions.

Shaklee Fundraising

 

10 Reasons Why Shaklee’s Cinch® is an Exceptional Value

Clinically tested† and specially formulated to help you break the diet cycle so you:

keep muscle you have

burn fat you don’t need

lose inches you don’t want

1. The Real Deal

With the Cinch Inch Loss Plan, which includes a regimen of protein-packed shakes and energy-boosting teas, you will lose inches and pounds. Period. Our medical doctors, nutritionists, and scientists have drawn on years of sports and nutrition science to develop a plan that works. In fact, those who participated in our clinical study lost an average of 16.3 pounds of fat, 4.1 inches from their waists, and 2.6 inches from their hips over a 12-week period.†

2. Easy on Your Wallet

Why pay for calorie-rich fast food that can add more inches to your waist when you could have a tasty, wholesome, protein-rich Cinch meal replacement for a fraction of the cost?

Meal** Cost Calories Protein (grams) Fat (grams)
Cinch Shake (1 serving) in 1 cup of nonfat milk $2.84 270–280 24 3
Starbucks® Mocha Grande and blueberry muffin $5.25 790 11 37
McDonald’s® Big Mac®, medium fries, diet soda $6.39 920 29 48
Subway® turkey “diet” sub, Baked Lays® chips, diet soda $6.19 400 20 6.5

** Comparison conducted February 24 (McDonald’s), February 25 (Starbucks), and March 11 (Subway), 2009, and is valid only for the named products marketed at that time.
‡ Based on Shaklee Member price for Cinch Shake Mix.
All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

3. One Word: Leucine

Our tasty Cinch shakes, Meal-in-a-Bars, and snacks are Powered by Leucine™, a muscle-retaining amino acid that helps you keep muscle while you lose fat and inches. Why are muscles important? Muscle = Metabolism. This translates into more calories burned and fewer inches on your waist. Good? Yes! It’s the key to long-term success. In fact, those who were tested in a clinical study lost fat, pounds, and inches while retaining 100% of their lean muscle mass.†

4. Pleases Taste Buds, Satisfies Hunger

Not only do Cinch products taste great, they’re packed with protein so you feel full and not deprived. More than 90% of participants in a study reported that their energy levels were either “very good” or “great” while on the Cinch Inch Loss Plan.† The program provides loads of nutrition and includes our Cinch 3-in-1 Boost™, which helps reduce cravings by retaining normal blood-sugar levels, and two flavors of Cinch Energy Tea mix to help keep you feeling great all day long.*

5. Packed with Goodies—And Then Some

Every Cinch shake and Meal-in-a-Bar is high in protein and provides a healthy serving of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. When mixed as directed, our shakes—available in four great flavors: vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, and café latte—deliver 24 grams of protein per serving while each Meal-in-a-Bar contains 20 grams. Choose from Berry Almond Crunch or Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip. Many people continue to use the shakes, bars, and the tea mix after they lose weight simply because they enjoy the great taste.

6. Grab and Go

On the go? Crazy schedule? Back-to-back meetings? No more excuses. Just throw a Cinch tea stick, Meal-in-a-Bar, or one of our convenient single-serve shake packets in your briefcase, purse, or gym bag and enjoy when you want.

7. Thank Yourself Now—And in the Long Run

Being overweight not only makes you feel bad, but can compromise wellness. Cinch to the rescue with leucine-enhanced protein-powering results. Join the thousands who have lost weight using the Cinch Inch Loss Plan, including Matt (pictured at right). Log on to CinchClub.com to see our monthly success stories. Is your Cinch success story just waiting to be told?

8. We’ve Got Your Back, 24/7

Cinch provides all the tools you need to reach a healthy weight. When you log on to CinchClub.com, you’ll find an online community message board where you can meet, greet, and share your Cinch experience with others already using the plan. Or you can browse meal plans and recipes to help you make the right food choices; access Cinch University—a 12-week educational series to help you better understand all the factors that influence your weight; and read articles on topics of nutrition, fitness, and more to help you reach your goals. Plus, each Cinch Starter Kit comes with a Cinch Program Guide, designed to help you get started on the Plan; our CinchCoach software program, which provides you with individualized meal plans, as well as weight-and inch-loss tracking tools; and many other features designed to enhance your success.

9. Say Hello to a New You

Get used to all the attention. People will notice a difference—you will too. Once you lose the weight on the Cinch Plan, you’ll not only be healthier, you’ll look and feel great.

10. Don’t Like It? Don’t Pay for It.

With our 100% money-back guarantee, you have nothing to lose except the inches. And everything to gain in a whole new life.

Team Building Tips from the Pros

If you are serious about building your Shaklee business, you should learn from the pros.

Find someone who has built a successful business and listen to what they have to say. There is no reason to reinvent the wheel when there are many people out there who have already figured out how to make it work. And usually they want you to succeed – they are not your competition, they can be your mentor.

What kinds of tips have I learned?

Commitment. To be successful you need to be committed. If you are thinking of Shaklee as a part-time enterprise to generate some additional household income, then you may not need the same level of commitment that a person wanting to make a financially rewarding change in their lives. Like most things in life, you get out of it what you put into it.

Do Something Every Day. Make it a habit to contact at least one person every day. You are going to hear a lot more “noes” than “yesses“. So you need to get them out of the way. Just think if you talked to one person each day that would be 365 people that heard your message. And if only 15% were actually interested, that could be over 50 new members in your organization. Just think what that could mean for your business!

Be Creative with the Marketing Tools. Shaklee will provide you with an incredible number of tools to use to build your business. But the most successful will “take something you like and make it your own”. So if you see a picture that inspires you, or that you think explains Shaklee products or the program, use it in your marketing materials. You can use that picture in your flyers, emails, presentations, and web sites.

Make it Personal. It is also important to make your message personal. People want to work with individuals they know and trust more than an impersonal company. Shaklee is a company built on personal relationships. Use your picture, your story, and your enthusiasm as tools to your advantage.

Make a Pledge. Anyone who has successfully made a significant change in their life knows that the best way to reach your goals is to tell others. If you want to lose weight, if you tell other people you can get their support and just as important you feel like you can continue when it gets tough knowing that others are watching. Make a pledge to reach out to a set number of people, make it happen, and tell others of your success.

Tell a Story. Some of the most powerful marketing tools are stories of success. If you know someone who changed their health – or the health of a family member – invite them to tell you their story. Then pass it along. The story can be about making a difference in your child’s life, helping a parent by giving them information on various products, or even a story about how you or someone you know made a difference in their financial well-being through Shaklee. Everyone loves a good story.

Remember that you aren’t in this business alone. Build relationships with your team and with your customers and you will be a long way in being a success.

Have fun and good luck!

My Presentations

To learn more about how you can make money by becoming an Independent Shaklee Distributor you should check out our presenations.

Click here to see them.

You may be interested to learn about the 7 Ways to Earn Money. This presentation was developed by one of the leaders in the field – with over 30 years of Shaklee experience.

Learn from the best!

Good luck with you business.

Introduction

I am an Independent Shaklee Distributor based in Southern California.

Shaklee is a company that is in all of the right businesses for our time:

  1. Health and Wellness

 

  • Living Green

 

 

  • Healthy Beauty

 

 

  • Nutrition

 

 

  • Home Based Businesses

 

 

Shaklee has been in business for over 50 years – since 1956. Their selling program of selling directly to their customers through Independent Distributors is a proven model that works. Instead of paying for wholesalers, retailer, and advertising, the profits go directly to the Distributor building their busines.

Is Shaklee a pyramid scheme?

First, Shaklee products are great to use, to live a health life and to live in a green environment. I know this because I have personally been using Shaklee products for almost 20 years now myself and can tell the difference.

Secondly, you don’t have to develop your own business in order to purchase their products. If you want to just be a consumer – and we encourage you to try out the products for yourself – you can join as a Member and receive the Member Discount of 15% on all of your purchases.

Third, if you do want to buuild a business you can choose how it will work best for you. There are many Distributors who want to earn a few extra dollars each month and know that the extra $300 or $500 or even $1,000 each month can make a difference in their lives.

Fourth, on the other hand if you want to build a large, profitable, and successful business, Shaklee gives you the products and the tools to make it happen. I know some of the top Distributors in the company and they enjoy an incredible lifestyle because of their work over the past 30 years to build their business. So I know it can happen.

Lastly, it all depends on how much work you want to do. As with most things in life, there is not such thing as a free lunch. If you work hard with Shaklee, you can earn the rewards. One story that made it clear to me was hearing from one successful Distributor that she was giving herself a $20,000 a year raise each and evrey year by building her Shaklee business. Just think of asking for that raise at your regular job!

If you want to know more, check out our Shaklee site.

We invite you to get started today and let us know of any questions that you might have. We are here to help!

Thanks for taking the time to check out our blog.

–Tom