How to do BULK ORDERS / PRE-ORDERS with your business


While there is NO inventory required in Younique, sometimes you may want to do a bulk order where you collect money upfront, then order the products in one order and either delivery or re-mail out.

So, how do you do it?

Let's go over the details. It's SUPER simple - but here's a few tips!

FIRST:

You do need to be organized. Write out who is ordering, what they are getting, how many, etc ... You don't want to forget who ordered product from you once everything arrives. You also want to let them know when they can expect to receive their product.

IDEAS FOR KEEPING TRACK OF ORDERS

* A notebook or planner works great

* You can also use NOTES on your phone

* I love using the TRELLO app (like a virtual notebook) www.trello.com

* Google Sheets (free spreadsheet software on google.com)

HOT TIP - don't forget to add these orders to your customer database (however you keep track of what customers have purchase in the past). Some people use a notebook, a planner, a google spreadsheet. I now use www.fiitu.com to keep my customers organized, input orders and schedule follow-ups.

SECOND:

Collect money upfront. Make sure you factor in sales tax and shipping if you are going to have to reship it to them. I usually charge $3 shipping -- most products will ship US first class for about $2.60-$2.80 plus the cost of the envelope. The ONLY time I do not collect money upfront is if it's someone I