Work at Home Questions Answered about Coleen's Summit Group Business

Work at home opportunities raise questions regarding their legitimacy. I'm writing this to answer basic questions about our Summit Group business and to give you a better idea of what it is.

Work at home opportunities raise questions regarding their legitimacy. I'm writing this to answer basic questions about our Summit Group business and to give you a better idea of what it is.

The business isn't right for everyone, and it may or may not be right for you. I'll gladly answer any questions you have. I encourage you to email me with your specific questions.

Our partner company has been around since 1868, for over 140 years. That says a lot for the company right there. The company headquarters are in Winona, Minnesota, and that is where they make most of the products. I think the fact that they are "made in USA" products also says a lot about the integrity of the company.

The Summit Group is a group of Independent Consultants. We know that working together we accomplish more than if each of us works alone. Our group field executive is the number one associate company wide.

About the $39.95 (plus sales tax) upfront cost.... We sometimes compare it to a Costco or Sam's Club membership, or a Camping World's President's Club membership. You pay that up front and then you get a discount on all the products you buy from them. One of the big differences is that with those other club memberships, the discount is about 5 - 10 percent. With ours, the discount is at least 25%, and goes up to 39%, and with special sales and promotions can be considerably more.

Anyone who has ever used our products knows they are superior quality. We have price comparison charts that show how they compare favorably to grocery store prices and even with things from WalMart.

The other difference, and this is a huge one, is that we get paid a bonus for referring new customers. If you get a good deal on something at Camping World and tell someone, and that person in turn goes and buys one just like it, Camping World doesn't send you a check. But, when you tell people about these products and they buy them, then our partner company does send you a check.

Another way to look at it is this... If you are a subscriber to Workamper News, I think they have a referral program where if you subscribe to their magazine, then tell someone else about it and he subscribes, they give you one free issue. Well, when you join our team as an Independent Consultant and tell others about it, and they buy the products, then you may receive a bonus or commission check.

Our work at home business has two arms. You can work one, or the other, or both.

One is selling products. You can pass around catalogs and take orders. You can send people to the website they give you (no cost to you for the website). You can set up at fairs. You can teach a class on the importance of using plant based environmentally friendly cleaners, and then recommend our home care. These are just a few of the ways to retail products. You can choose to sell if you want, but you don't have to.

The other does not require selling products to other people. You use the products and tell the story. With this, instead of buying your vitamins, spices, soup mixes, puddings, BBQ sauce, cleaning products, deodorant, shampoo, hand lotion, first aid salve, pain relievers, gifts -- 350 to 400 different products -- from other places, you switch to buying the the company brand (at wholesale prices). You then help others get started doing the same thing -- buying our brands brands instead of Proctor and Gamble brands, or instead of WalMart brands. Because you are sending the company a customer, they pay you a bonus. The more customers you send, and the more those customers buy, the bigger your check.

Once you start using the products, you'll find it easy to recommend them. You'll also find that people who've used the products before like them and want them. You can choose to sell products directly, to sponsor new members, or both.

It costs $39.95 (plus sales tax) to start the business. That gets you the membership to buy at wholesale and to make referrals (sponsor new members). It also gets you a basic website with the product catalog on it, where you may send people to order. The Summit Group gives you a personalized website like the one of mine at that helps with the membership side of things. They also give you an extensive training site, with all sorts of helpful things. There's no cost to you for any of these websites.

• There are no mandatory monthly fees of any kind.

• There are no minimum purchases that you must buy.

• There are no monthly minimums.

• You only order what you want, when you want, as much or as little at a time as you want.

• There are no territories -- you have the entire USA and Canada.

• They will ship your customer's orders directly to the customer for you.

• They'll ship the products to you anywhere, and you can change that with every order, if you want.

We started with this in 2005. It is successful for us, or we wouldn't still be doing it. It's a flexible work at home business. It fits in perfectly with full-time RVing. As with any legitimate work at home business, there can be some good income tax deductions.

Here are links to two websites that will give you more details:

Build a Business Helping Yourself and Others Coleen's Summit Group Website

Products (Buy or Sell) Coleen's Product Website

Or, email me, Coleen Sykora, Independent Associate, with your questions.

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