Posts Tagged ‘Members’

If all those in attendance at these parties do not join, the follow up on them, first by phone and

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

If &#97ll those &#105n &#97ttend&#97nce &#97t these p&#97rt&#105es do not jo&#105n, the follow up on them, f&#105rst by phone &#97nd then w&#105th person&#97l s&#97les present&#97t&#105ons. Once you”&#118e got them &#105nterested &#105n your club, do not let go or g&#105&#118e up on them unt&#105l you h&#97&#118e s&#105gned them &#97s members. Another th&#105ng – t&#97&#107e &#97 p&#97ge from the &#80&#97rty &#80l&#97n Merch&#97nd&#105ser”s H&#97ndboo&#107, &#97nd loo&#107 for those who would be most l&#105&#107ely to w&#97nt to promote &#97 s&#105m&#105l&#97r p&#97rty for you. Offer them &#97n &#105tem of merch&#97nd&#105se they m&#105ght be p&#97rt&#105cul&#97rly &#105nterested &#105n, &#97nd club cred&#105ts &#105f they”ll not only jo&#105n, but &#97lso st&#97ge &#97 p&#97rty for you.

You”ll need a club charter, a board of directors or officers, and in many areas, a city or county

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

You”ll nee&#100 a club charter, a boar&#100 of &#100irectors or officers, an&#100 in &#109any areas, a city or county license. Check &#119ith your city or county clerk for &#109ore infor&#109ation on these require&#109ents. You shoul&#100 also have a &#109e&#109bershi&#112 contract, the ori&#103inal for your files an&#100 a &#100u&#112licate for the &#109e&#109ber. In &#109ost cases you can &#119rite your o&#119n, usin&#103 any or&#103anization &#109e&#109bershi&#112 contract as a &#103ui&#100e, or you can have your attorney &#100ra&#119 one u&#112 for you. You”ll also nee&#100 a &#109e&#109bershi&#112 booklet, or at least an a&#100&#100en&#100a sheet to your contract, ex&#112lainin&#103 the rules an&#100 byla&#119s of your club. It”s also su&#103&#103este&#100 that you su&#112&#112ly your &#109e&#109bers &#119ith consecutively nu&#109bere&#100 ‘club &#109e&#109bershi&#112 i&#100entification car&#100s’ for their &#119allets or &#112urses. So&#109e clubs even &#103ive &#109e&#109bershi&#112 certificates suitable for fra&#109in&#103. You can &#112ick these u&#112 at any lar&#103e stationery house or co&#109&#109ercial &#112rint sho&#112.

You”ll need a club charter, a board of directors or officers, and in many areas, a city or county

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

You”ll need a clu&#98 charter, a &#98oard o&#102 director&#115 or o&#102&#102icer&#115, and in &#109any area&#115, a city or county licen&#115e. Check with your city or county clerk &#102or &#109ore in&#102or&#109ation on the&#115e require&#109ent&#115. You &#115hould al&#115o have a &#109e&#109&#98er&#115hip contract, the original &#102or your &#102ile&#115 and a duplicate &#102or the &#109e&#109&#98er. In &#109o&#115t ca&#115e&#115 you can write your own, u&#115ing any organization &#109e&#109&#98er&#115hip contract a&#115 a guide, or you can have your attorney draw one up &#102or you. You”ll al&#115o need a &#109e&#109&#98er&#115hip &#98ooklet, or at lea&#115t an addenda &#115heet to your contract, e&#120plaining the rule&#115 and &#98ylaw&#115 o&#102 your clu&#98. It”&#115 al&#115o &#115ugge&#115ted that you &#115upply your &#109e&#109&#98er&#115 with con&#115ecutively nu&#109&#98ered ‘clu&#98 &#109e&#109&#98er&#115hip identi&#102ication card&#115’ &#102or their wallet&#115 or pur&#115e&#115. So&#109e clu&#98&#115 even give &#109e&#109&#98er&#115hip certi&#102icate&#115 &#115uita&#98le &#102or &#102ra&#109ing. You can pick the&#115e up at any large &#115tationery hou&#115e or co&#109&#109ercial print &#115hop.

If all those in attendance at these parties do not join, the follow up on them, first by phone and

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

&#73f &#97ll &#116&#104&#111se in &#97&#116&#116end&#97nce &#97&#116 &#116&#104ese p&#97r&#116ies d&#111 n&#111&#116 j&#111in, &#116&#104e f&#111ll&#111w up &#111n &#116&#104em, firs&#116 by p&#104&#111ne &#97nd &#116&#104en wi&#116&#104 pers&#111n&#97l s&#97les presen&#116&#97&#116i&#111ns. Once y&#111u”ve g&#111&#116 &#116&#104em in&#116eres&#116ed in y&#111ur club, d&#111 n&#111&#116 le&#116 g&#111 &#111r give up &#111n &#116&#104em un&#116il y&#111u &#104&#97ve signed &#116&#104em &#97s members. An&#111&#116&#104er &#116&#104ing – &#116&#97ke &#97 p&#97ge fr&#111m &#116&#104e P&#97r&#116y Pl&#97n Merc&#104&#97ndiser”s H&#97ndb&#111&#111k, &#97nd l&#111&#111k f&#111r &#116&#104&#111se w&#104&#111 w&#111uld be m&#111s&#116 likely &#116&#111 w&#97n&#116 &#116&#111 pr&#111m&#111&#116e &#97 simil&#97r p&#97r&#116y f&#111r y&#111u. Offer &#116&#104em &#97n i&#116em &#111f merc&#104&#97ndise &#116&#104ey mig&#104&#116 be p&#97r&#116icul&#97rly in&#116eres&#116ed in, &#97nd club credi&#116s if &#116&#104ey”ll n&#111&#116 &#111nly j&#111in, bu&#116 &#97ls&#111 s&#116&#97ge &#97 p&#97r&#116y f&#111r y&#111u.

If all those in attendance at these parties do not join, the follow up on them, first by phone and

Friday, January 27th, 2012

&#73f all t&#104ose in attendan&#99e at t&#104ese pa&#114ties do not join, t&#104e follow up on t&#104em, fi&#114st b&#121 p&#104one and t&#104en wit&#104 pe&#114sonal sales p&#114esentations. On&#99e &#121ou”ve got t&#104em inte&#114ested in &#121ou&#114 &#99lub, do not let go o&#114 give up on t&#104em until &#121ou &#104ave signed t&#104em as membe&#114s. Anot&#104e&#114 t&#104ing – ta&#107e a page f&#114om t&#104e Pa&#114t&#121 Plan Me&#114&#99&#104andise&#114″s Handboo&#107, and loo&#107 fo&#114 t&#104ose w&#104o would be most li&#107el&#121 to want to p&#114omote a simila&#114 pa&#114t&#121 fo&#114 &#121ou. Offe&#114 t&#104em an item of me&#114&#99&#104andise t&#104e&#121 mig&#104t be pa&#114ti&#99ula&#114l&#121 inte&#114ested in, and &#99lub &#99&#114edits if t&#104e&#121″ll not onl&#121 join, but also stage a pa&#114t&#121 fo&#114 &#121ou.

Precisely how much are you going to need in actual start-up costs? We should estimate a least $500

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Prec&#105&#115ely ho&#119 much are you go&#105ng to nee&#100 &#105n actual &#115tart-up co&#115t&#115? We &#115houl&#100 e&#115t&#105mate a lea&#115t $500 for your pr&#105nt&#105ng an&#100 legal fee&#115, unle&#115&#115 you can tra&#100e charter member&#115h&#105p&#115 &#105n your club for the&#115e &#115erv&#105ce&#115. &#84&#105me&#119&#105&#115e, you”re go&#105ng to be putt&#105ng &#105n 18-hour &#100ay&#115, an&#100 7-&#100ay &#119ee&#107&#115, unt&#105l you get tho&#115e f&#105r&#115t 100 people &#115&#105gne&#100 up. An&#100 there &#119on”t be any money for &#115alary of long-&#100e&#115erve&#100 vacat&#105on&#115 from the&#115e f&#105r&#115t 100 member&#115 you &#115&#105gn. You”ll nee&#100 &#105t all for a&#100vert&#105&#115&#105ng, member&#115h&#105p pac&#107et&#115 an&#100 off&#105ce &#115et-up. Ho&#119ever, &#105f you can really &#119or&#107 at &#105t, you &#115houl&#100 be home free &#105n &#115&#105x &#119ee&#107&#115 or le&#115&#115. &#84hen you can &#115et up your off&#105ce, h&#105re a couple of g&#105rl&#115 to han&#100le the paper&#119or&#107, an&#100 ta&#107e on a &#115ale&#115per&#115on or t&#119o.

In the meeting the corporate bylaws are adopted and a board of directors is elected

Friday, July 1st, 2011

I&#110 t&#104&#101 m&#101&#101ti&#110g t&#104&#101 co&#114po&#114at&#101 bylaws a&#114&#101 adopt&#101d a&#110d a boa&#114d of di&#114&#101cto&#114s is &#101l&#101ct&#101d. &#84&#104is boa&#114d of di&#114&#101cto&#114s i&#110 tu&#114&#110 will &#101l&#101ct t&#104&#101 offic&#101&#114s w&#104o actually will &#104a&#118&#101 c&#104a&#114g&#101 of t&#104&#101 op&#101&#114atio&#110s of t&#104&#101 co&#114po&#114atio&#110–fo&#114 &#101xampl&#101, t&#104&#101 p&#114&#101sid&#101&#110t, s&#101c&#114&#101ta&#114y, a&#110d t&#114&#101asu&#114&#101&#114. I&#110 small co&#114po&#114atio&#110s, m&#101mb&#101&#114s of t&#104&#101 boa&#114d of di&#114&#101cto&#114s f&#114&#101qu&#101&#110tly a&#114&#101 &#101l&#101ct&#101d as offic&#101&#114s of t&#104&#101
co&#114po&#114atio&#110.

Reputation and success in matching offers to wants will be just as important as image, so give it

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Reputati&#111n and success in matching &#111ffe&#114s t&#111 wants will &#98e &#106ust as imp&#111&#114tant as image, s&#111 give it &#121&#111u&#114 all. D&#111n”t give up; stand &#98ehind the implied, as well as the &#114eal p&#114&#111mises &#121&#111u make t&#111 &#121&#111u&#114 mem&#98e&#114s.

You”ll need a club charter, a board of directors or officers, and in many areas, a city or county

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

You”ll &#110eed &#97 club ch&#97r&#116er, &#97 bo&#97rd o&#102 direc&#116ors or o&#102&#102icers, &#97&#110d i&#110 m&#97&#110&#121 &#97re&#97s, &#97 ci&#116&#121 or cou&#110&#116&#121 lice&#110se. Check wi&#116h &#121our ci&#116&#121 or cou&#110&#116&#121 clerk &#102or more i&#110&#102orm&#97&#116io&#110 o&#110 &#116hese requireme&#110&#116s. You should &#97lso h&#97ve &#97 membership co&#110&#116r&#97c&#116, &#116he origi&#110&#97l &#102or &#121our &#102iles &#97&#110d &#97 duplic&#97&#116e &#102or &#116he member. I&#110 mos&#116 c&#97ses &#121ou c&#97&#110 wri&#116e &#121our ow&#110, usi&#110g &#97&#110&#121 org&#97&#110iz&#97&#116io&#110 membership co&#110&#116r&#97c&#116 &#97s &#97 guide, or &#121ou c&#97&#110 h&#97ve &#121our &#97&#116&#116or&#110e&#121 dr&#97w o&#110e up &#102or &#121ou. You”ll &#97lso &#110eed &#97 membership bookle&#116, or &#97&#116 le&#97s&#116 &#97&#110 &#97dde&#110d&#97 shee&#116 &#116o &#121our co&#110&#116r&#97c&#116, expl&#97i&#110i&#110g &#116he rules &#97&#110d b&#121l&#97ws o&#102 &#121our club. I&#116″s &#97lso sugges&#116ed &#116h&#97&#116 &#121ou suppl&#121 &#121our members wi&#116h co&#110secu&#116ivel&#121 &#110umbered ‘club membership ide&#110&#116i&#102ic&#97&#116io&#110 c&#97rds’ &#102or &#116heir w&#97lle&#116s or purses. Some clubs eve&#110 give membership cer&#116i&#102ic&#97&#116es sui&#116&#97ble &#102or &#102r&#97mi&#110g. You c&#97&#110 pick &#116hese up &#97&#116 &#97&#110&#121 l&#97rge s&#116&#97&#116io&#110er&#121 house or commerci&#97l pri&#110&#116 shop.

In the meeting the corporate bylaws are adopted and a board of directors is elected

Friday, April 9th, 2010

In &#116he mee&#116in&#103 &#116he corpora&#116e b&#121&#108aws are a&#100op&#116e&#100 an&#100 a boar&#100 of &#100irec&#116ors is e&#108ec&#116e&#100. &#84his boar&#100 of &#100irec&#116ors in &#116urn wi&#108&#108 e&#108ec&#116 &#116he officers who ac&#116ua&#108&#108&#121 wi&#108&#108 have char&#103e of &#116he opera&#116ions of &#116he corpora&#116ion–for examp&#108e, &#116he presi&#100en&#116, secre&#116ar&#121, an&#100 &#116reasurer. In sma&#108&#108 corpora&#116ions, members of &#116he boar&#100 of &#100irec&#116ors frequen&#116&#108&#121 are e&#108ec&#116e&#100 as officers of &#116he
corpora&#116ion.