Friday, March 13, 2009
I have until 3/23/09 to reach a goal: President's Club sales level as an Avon Representative. I've sold Avon since 1986. Some years have been better than others, depending largely on the economy. To make it to President's club, I have to sell a certain amount of products (dollar total) per year, by the end of Avon's fiscal year. There are certain perks to reaching that goal. One of which is a guaranteed 40% commission earnings no matter how low your sales are within a given campaign. Campaigns last two weeks, but a bit shorter around holiday times. I need the security of that guaranteed commission so that I can afford to stay in business! Without it, I can't afford to buy many brochures, so my business may fail.
The second perk that I care deeply about is that children and grandchildren of President's club members can apply for a one-time $2,000 scholarship at the outset of their first year in college. Our youngest son is a senior in high school and has been accepted at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He is very intelligent and a great student. He has been in A.P. (advanced placement) classes since elementary school, and is taking A.P. and honors classes right now. Soon he'll take the A.P. exams in Physics (actually two separate tests dividing Physics into two portions) and Calculus. If he passes them, he will get college credit! Therefore, due to his great scholastic ability and the fact that our family has a low income, I am sure he is a shoe-in for the scholarship.
Folks, as of today's date, I have only $340 left to sell to meet my goal! Would you please consider buying your Easter and Mother's Day gifts from my Avon website?