Stampin’ Up! Survey

For Dropped Demonstrators

Name


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. (Optional) What is your age?
    18–24
    25–30
    31–40
    41–50
    51 or older


  1. Where do you live?*
    Quebec and the Maritimes
    Ontario
    Prairie Provinces
    Western Provinces
    Territories (Yukon, Northwest, Nunavut)


  1. What is your primary language?
    English
    French
    Spanish
    Other


  1. Marital Status:*
    Single
    Married
    Divorced/Separated


  1. Gender*
    Male
    Female


  1. Do you have children living with you at home?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you work outside the home?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Please indicate how much each of the following contributed to your decision to become a demonstrator.*

            1 2 3 4      
      I wanted a discount on Stampin’ Up! products. Strongly agree Strongly disagree  
      I wanted to make some extra money. Strongly agree Strongly disagree  
      I wanted to start a Stampin’ Up! business. Strongly agree Strongly disagree  
      I wanted to be part of a Stampin’ Up! group. Strongly agree Strongly disagree  
      I thought it looked fun. Strongly agree Strongly disagree  
      I wanted to learn new stamping techniques. Strongly agree Strongly disagree  
      I wanted to meet people and build relationships with others. Strongly agree Strongly disagree  


  1. Did you ever host a workshop prior to becoming a demonstrator? *
    Yes
    No


  1. If yes, how many?
    1–3
    4–6
    7–10
    11 or more


  1. Have you been part of another Direct Sales company before joining Stampin’ Up!? *
    Yes
    No


  1. If yes, and if you feel comfortable sharing, which Direct Sales company are or were you a part of?
    I’d rather not share.
    Pampered Chef
    Mary Kay
    Avon
    Creative Memories
    Arbonne
    Close to My Heart
    Other


  1. How long were you a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator before dropping?*
    Less than 6 months
    6 months to 1 year
    1 year to 18 months
    18–24 months
    2–3 years
    3–4 years
    4–5 years
    Longer than 5 years


  1. Did you know you were going into pending before you did? *
    Yes
    No


  1. How many times did you go into pending before dropping?
    This was my first time in pending
    2–3 times before
    4–5 times before
    6 or more times


  1. What was your title when you dropped? *
    Associate
    Sr. associate
    Consultant
    Sr. consultant
    Counselor
    Sr. counselor
    Instructor
    Sr. instructor
    Mentor
    Sr. mentor
    Advisor
    Sr. advisor


  1. Over the time you were a demonstrator, how many workshops or events did you typically hold?*
    I didn’t hold workshops or events
    1 workshop or event per quarter
    2 workshops or events per quarter
    1 workshop or event per month
    2–3 workshops or events per month
    1 workshop or event per week
    4 or more workshops or events per month


  1. Over the time you were a demonstrator, how often did you log in to the Demonstrator Web Site?*
    Never
    Rarely
    1 time a quarter
    Less than 1 time a month
    1 time a month
    2 times a month
    1 time a week
    2–3 times a week
    Every day


  1. Please indicate how much each of the following factors led to your dropping.*

            1 2 3 4 5      
      I had a family emergency or crisis that made it difficult for me to meet my minimum sales requirement. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I had a life or family change that made it difficult to meet my minimum sales requirement. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I had to spend more time on my job outside of Stampin’ Up Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I didn’t have enough customers to support my business. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I was not compensated enough for the time I invested in my business. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I don’t feel I had enough support from my upline and peers. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I lost interest in Stampin’ Up! products. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  
      I was no longer having fun. Strongly agree  Strongly disagree  


  1. Please indicate how much you appreciated/enjoyed each of the following about Stampin’ Up!?

            1 2 3 4      
      Product discount Strongly appreciated/enjoyed Strongly unappreciated/ Did not enjoy  
      Project ideas Strongly appreciated/enjoyed Strongly unappreciated/ Did not enjoy  
      Extra income Strongly appreciated/enjoyed Strongly unappreciated/ Did not enjoy  
      Friendships with customers Strongly appreciated/enjoyed Strongly unappreciated/ Did not enjoy  
      Friendships with upline, downline, sidelines Strongly appreciated/enjoyed Strongly unappreciated/ Did not enjoy  
      Attending Stampin’ Up! events (for example, convention, cruise, leadership, regionals, and so forth) Strongly appreciated/enjoyed Strongly unappreciated/ Did not enjoy  
      The values and/or leaders of the company Strongly appreciated/enjoyed Strongly unappreciated/ Did not enjoy  
      Other, please specify:__________________ Strongly appreciated/enjoyed Strongly unappreciated/ Did not enjoy  


  1. If you selected other on the previous question, please explain:


  1. How would you describe your upline support? *
    My upline was very supportive.
    My upline was somewhat supportive.
    My upline was not supportive.


  1. Did you have another job outside of your Stampin’ Up! business? *
    Yes
    No


  1. Could anything have prevented you from dropping in July?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If yes, please indicate how much each of the following could have prevented you from dropping in July.

          A B C D F    
      If I had better training on how to find new customers   
      If I had more time to make up my sales (in other words, a longer pending period)   
      If my family crisis or extenuating circumstances hadn’t been an issue   
      If I didn’t have to place an additional $150 on top of the amount I had to make up from last quarter’s shortfall   
      Other, please specify:_________________   


  1. If you selected other on the previous question, please explain:


  1. Please indicate how much each of the following made it difficult for you to run a business.

            1 2 3 4      
      I needed more project ideas. Very difficult  Very Easy  
      I needed more help finding leads. Very difficult  Very Easy  
      I needed more help with getting bookings. Very difficult  Very Easy  
      I needed more help with selling. Very difficult  Very Easy  
      I needed more help with organizing my time. Very difficult  Very Easy  
      I needed more help with recruiting. Very difficult  Very Easy  
      I wanted different types of products and stamps. Very difficult  Very Easy  


  1. Tell us about your workshops. Please indicate how difficult each of the following factors was for you in relation to your workshops

            1 2 3 4      
      Finding hostesses Significantly difficult  Not difficult  
      Getting hostesses to get people to attend Significantly difficult  Not difficult  
      Getting lots of people to order at my workshops Significantly difficult  Not difficult  
      Getting large customer orders (as opposed to small ones) at my workshops Significantly difficult  Not difficult  
      Finding projects to show at my workshops Significantly difficult  Not difficult  
      Preparing for workshops Significantly difficult  Not difficult  
      Getting bookings at my workshops Significantly difficult  Not difficult  


  1. Are you still a Stampin’ Up! customer?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are you currently selling for another Direct Sales company? *
    Yes
    No


  1. If yes, what do you like about them? Select all that apply.
        1 2 3 4 5
    I love the product  
    The product discount  
    The compensation plan  
    The friends I’ve made through the company  
    Other  


  1. If you selected other on the previous question, please explain:





Natalie White