Stampin’ Up! Survey

For Demonstrators Who Regained Active Status

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?*
    US Northwest
    US West
    US South
    US Southwest
    US Midwest
    US East
    US Southeast
    US Central


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


  1. If you selected Other on the previous question, please specify:


  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 deciding to become a demonstrator. *

            1 2 3 4      
      I wanted a discount on Stampin’ Up! products. Contributed Significantly Did Not Contribute  
      I wanted to make some extra money. Contributed Significantly Did Not Contribute  
      I wanted to start a Stampin’ Up! business. Contributed Significantly Did Not Contribute  
      I wanted to be part of a Stampin’ Up! group. Contributed Significantly Did Not Contribute  
      I thought it looked fun. Contributed Significantly Did Not Contribute  
      I wanted to learn new stamping techniques. Contributed Significantly Did Not Contribute  
      I wanted to meet people and build relationships with others. Contributed Significantly Did Not Contribute  


  1. What is your current title? *
    Associate
    Sr. associate
    Supervisor
    Sr. supervisor
    Manager
    Sr. manager
    Executive
    Sr. executive
    Director
    Sr. director
    Advisor
    Sr. advisor


  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. How often do 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. Did you work for another Direct Sales company before joining Stampin’ Up!?*
    Yes
    No


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


  1. If you selected Other on the previous question, please specify:


  1. How long were you a demonstrator before you first went into pending?*
    Less than 6 months
    6 months to one year
    1 year to 18 months
    18–24 months
    2–3 years
    3–4 years
    4–5 years
    Longer than five years


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


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


  1. Please indicate how much each of the following factors led to your going into pending in July.*

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


  1. Over the time you have been a demonstrator, how many workshops or events have you been holding?*
    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. Please indicate how much each of the following encourages you to stay active as a demonstrator.

            1 2 3 4      
      Product discount Significantly Contributes Does Not Contribute  
      Project ideas Significantly Contributes Does Not Contribute  
      I love teaching people to stamp Significantly Contributes Does Not Contribute  
      Extra income Significantly Contributes Does Not Contribute  
      Friendships with customers Significantly Contributes Does Not Contribute  
      Friendships with upline, downline, sidelines Significantly Contributes Does Not Contribute  
      Stampin’ Up! events (for example, convention, cruise, leadership regionals, and so forth) Significantly Contributes Does Not Contribute  
      I love the values and/or leaders of the company. Significantly Contributes Does Not Contribute  
      Other Significantly Contributes Does Not Contribute  


  1. If you selected Other on the previous question, please specify:


  1. Please indicate how much each of the following motivated you to come out of pending in July.

            1 2 3 4      
      I wanted to keep my product discount. Significantly Motivated Did Not Motivate  
      I love all of the project ideas and inspiration I have access to as a demonstrator. Significantly Motivated Did Not Motivate  
      I need the extra income. Significantly Motivated Did Not Motivate  
      I didn’t want to lose association with my group, downline, or upline. Significantly Motivated Did Not Motivate  
      I have a downline and feel responsible to stay because of them. Significantly Motivated Did Not Motivate  
      I didn’t want to let go of my friendships with my customers. Significantly Motivated Did Not Motivate  
      I love attending Stampin’ Up! events (for example, convention, cruise, leadership, regionals, and so forth) Significantly Motivated Did Not Motivate  
      Other Significantly Motivated Did Not Motivate  


  1. If you selected Other on the previous question, please specify:


  1. Could anything have prevented you from going into pending?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If yes, please indicate how much each of the following could have prevented you from going into pending.

            1 2 3 4      
      If I had better training on how to find new customers Could have significantly prevented me  Would not have prevented me  
      If I had better training on how to get sales Could have significantly prevented me  Would not have prevented me  
      If I had more time to get my sales Could have significantly prevented me  Would not have prevented me  
      If my family crisis or extenuating circumstances hadn’t been an issue Could have significantly prevented me  Would not have prevented me  
      Other Could have significantly prevented me  Would not have prevented me  


  1. If you selected Other on the previous question, please specify:


  1. Please indicate how much each of the following business needs made it difficult for you to stay out of pending.

            1 2 3 4      
      I needed more project ideas. Made it significantly difficult Did not make it difficult  
      I needed more help with getting bookings. Made it significantly difficult Did not make it difficult  
      I needed help finding new leads. Made it significantly difficult Did not make it difficult  
      I needed more help with selling. Made it significantly difficult Did not make it difficult  
      I needed more help with organizing my time. Made it significantly difficult Did not make it difficult  
      I needed more help with recruiting. Made it significantly difficult Did not make it difficult  
      I wanted different types of products and stamps. Made it significantly difficult Did not make it difficult  
      Other Made it significantly difficult Did not make it difficult  


  1. If you selected Other on the previous question, please specify:


  1. Tell us about your workshops. Please indicate how much each of the following has made it difficult to hold workshops.

            1 2 3 4      
      Finding hostesses Has made it significantly difficult Has not made it difficult  
      Getting hostesses to get people to attend Has made it significantly difficult Has not made it difficult  
      Getting lots of people to order at the workshop Has made it significantly difficult Has not made it difficult  
      Getting large customer orders (as opposed to small ones) at my workshops Has made it significantly difficult Has not made it difficult  
      Finding projects to show at my workshops Has made it significantly difficult Has not made it difficult  
      Preparing for my workshops Has made it significantly difficult Has not made it difficult  
      Getting bookings at my workshops Has made it significantly difficult Has not made it difficult  
      Other Has made it significantly difficult Has not made it difficult  


  1. If you selected Other on the previous question, please specify:


  1. Have you ever considered no longer being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator? *
    Yes
    No


  1. What were the specific things you did to come out of pending? Select all that apply.
    I placed a personal order.
    I held a workshop or two.
    I called my past customers and asked if any of them wanted to place orders.
    I had an open house.
    Other


  1. If you selected Other on the previous question, please specify:


  1. Do you see yourself being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator a year from now?*
    Yes
    No
    I don’t know


  1. Five years from now? *
    Yes
    No
    I don’t know





Natalie White