2013 Fall Product Program Council Top Sellers

Congratulations to our 2013 Fall Product Program top sellers Dakota W. for nuts and Lydia B. for magazines!  These and our other Top Ten for both nuts & magazines were honored at a special reception at the Council Headquarters in Irvine.

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Happy Holidays! Office Closed & VN Maintenance

GSOC Offices will be closed Dec 24 through Jan 5.  Our email server and Volunteer Network will be down intermittently during this time for system upgrades while we are closed. The GSCookiesETC.org website will still be up and running if you need any resources or forms.  

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Please tell us about your Fall Product experience

Thank you to those who participated in the 2013 Fall Product program. Your feedback and opinions are important.  Please take a few minutes to answer our online survey and help us find better ways to support you in future programs. Please complete by 12/1/13. If the link above does not work…

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Cookie Rally Tickets on Sale Now!

Taste cookies, earn the Cookie Activity Pin, enjoy a UCI Women’s Basketball Game & more!  Girls, family members and troops should register NOW for our Cookie Rally to be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014 before event sells out. Tickets are NOT sold at the door (maximum 1,200 participants) Ticket…

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Troop paperwork due to Service Unit by 9:00AM Today

Troops’ Final Paperwork is Due to the Service Unit Product Manager on November 13 at 9:00 AM. Each Troop must turn in the following: 2 copies of the Campaign Sales by Troop report Bill Me Later forms 2 copies of the T-2 Incentives delivery ticket 1 copy of each girl’s…

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Make Final Deposits to Troop Account

Troops deposit all product money into their troop accounts by Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Troops run the Campaign Sales by Troop report in Nut-E. If the Balance Due amount at the bottom of the report is more than the balance in the troop bank account they must contact Product Sales…

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Please tell us about your Fall Product experience

  Thank you to those who participated in the 2013 Fall Product program. Your feedback and opinions are important.  Please take a few minutes to answer our online survey and help us find better ways to support you in future programs. Please complete by 12/1/13. If the link above does not…

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Troop End of Sale Processing

Collect “Detailed Order Reports” and additional Bill Me Later forms from girls. Record girl final payments in Nut-E. Make final deposits to TROOP account. Make final entries for online magazine sales, additional Bill Me Later forms & emails sent in Nut-E. Make final entries from additional girl sales and booth…

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Transferring Product Between Troops

When a troop has too much product that has not been applied to a girl, they are able to transfer those units to another troop who needs them. The Service Unit Product Manager is the only one able to do the transfer in Nut-E. Here’s how it works: The troops…

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Promote Care to Share at Booth Sales

It is almost Veterans day which is the perfect time to promote Care to Share at your booth sales! Have your troop create a poster size Thank you card to the military that customers can sign when they purchase a Care to Share donation at your booth sale. After the…

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Uncollected Funds – What to do

Fortunately most troops do not have trouble collecting all the money due from girls and their families. Experience has shown that preventing collection problems is much easier than resolving them. If you are not sure what to do if a girl does not turn her money in on time here…

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Do Not Turn Away Late Bill Me Later Magazine Forms!

If a girl turns in Bill Me Later forms for magazines after the Oct 26th deadline please do not refuse them. Turn them in with your final paperwork at the end of the sale so that those orders will be filled and the customers won’t be unhappy! Girls will receive…

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Damaged or Missing Cans?

Sometimes product received may be damaged (dented, crushed, etc.) or a can may be missing from a case. If this happens please: Contact the nearest Cupboard Manager to make arrangements for a replacement. Complete a Damaged Product Report. Give the damaged product along with the completed Damaged Product report to…

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Guidelines for Collecting Girl Payments

Collect product money from girls throughout the sale. Count all money received in the presence of the parent/guardian or another adult, give the payee a signed receipt and keep a copy of the receipt for Troop records. Record girl payments in the Nut-E Order System. Make bank deposits into the TROOP account…

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Troops Can Still Buzz Into Fall Product Program!

Did you know…? Troops earn $3 per magazine and 14% per nut item in our Fall Product Program, an easy way for troops to fund their Girl Scout activities. Here’s how to get started and training is online! Only troops who participate in Fall Product will be eligible to apply…

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Tips from Aiyana

Aiyana from Cadette Troop #1451 shares more tips for Fall Product success. Ready to sell? Be polite: Greet with a smile and ask how their day is. Always say thank you… for their support or for their time. Time is important: People sometimes feel bothered or that they have more…

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Get Ready for Booth Sales!

  Want to have a successful booth sale this Fall? Here are some things a troop should prepare before they show up for the booth sale: Create a booth sale display including a giant goal chart poster to show your progress toward your troop sales goal, and color it in as…

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The Cupboards Are Open

  For your convenience, additional product will be available from cupboards. Email your nearest cupboard volunteer to pick up nut product to fill additional girl orders and for booth sales. A list of cupboards with contact information is available on the Volunteer Network. Placing Cupboard Orders Orders must be placed…

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Can Girls continue selling nuts? YES!!

  Even though your troop may have placed their initial order, the girls can continue taking orders on a second nut order card. They can also register for QSP online magazine account if they haven’t already and send emails to family and friends to place orders online.   Information about…

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Troop Product Manager Nut Sales Tracking Spreadsheet

Do you like Spreadsheets? We love spreadsheets and since it is important for each TPM to develop a system to track nuts and payments and we developed the N-2 spreadsheet to help you do this. Check it out!

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