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CSA Reassignment tool now available to BTLs!

screenshot_908Effective immediately, ALL Team Leaders–including Bronze Team Leaders–have the ability to reassign their CSAs throughout their downline!

By strategically reassigning CSAs, all TLs can now provide the incentive for downline affiliates to both become EAs and maintain the minimum rank of EA every month!

If you’ve been anxious for ways to re-qualify for your Team Leader rank under the new 2016 TL requirements, this tool may be what you’ve been looking for!

One of the best features of the CSA Reassignment program is that if you reassign CSAs to someone, and they do not maintain their EA rank (or, in the case of someone who has not yet reached the rank of EA, if they do not achieve the rank of EA), they roll back up to YOU! So, either your reassigned CSAs create EAs for you…or you get the CSAs returned back to you (and you resume your role as their Co-Sponsor with all the Co-Sponsor benefits you had before).

And for the person to whom you reassigned the CSAs–provided they maintain their EA status–it’s a WIN too, because you’re helping them build their team…and potentially their commissions, also.

For more information about the CSA Reassignment tool, see this Knowledge Base article.


Repost: ECAs…get instant payments for your orders

LocalPayLogo2If you haven’t had a chance to check out TripleClicks’ LocalPay program for ECAs, you owe it to your business to take a moment and do so NOW. In addition to bypassing international transaction “roadblocks” by conducting your transactions locally–in your own currency–with TripleClicks Members in your region, you can also get paid immediately–on the front-end–for orders you’ve fulfilled! What’s more, you can offer local pick up for your customers, eliminating bothersome shipping charges.

If you or your referred ECAs are still on the fence about applying for a LocalPay license, consider this as well: The world is going more global all the time. Thousands of current and future companies will need local fulfillment/payment/delivery services, too. By being a member of our growing network and establishing a track record now, you can position yourself to take on other future clients and create an even larger order fulfillment enterprise for yourself.

Applying for a LocalPay license via your ECA Center is quick and easy. Just scroll down to the LocalPay License(s) section, and select the link. You can also visit these three TC pages for more information:

www.tripleclicks.com/ECA/LocalPay/TCurrencyLicense.php

www.tripleclicks.com/ECA/LocalPay/BasicLicense.php

www.tripleclicks.com/ECA/LocalPay/OutletLicense.php


February’s TC Music “Song of the Month” contest is off and running!

i_tc-musicFebruary’s TripleClicks Music “Song of the Month” contest kicked off today, February 1st, with 31 great contenders in several music genres. Help us make this month’s contest the best ever by welcoming these competing artists, listening to their songs, voting for your favorite and helping choose the month’s best song at:

http://www.tripleclicks.com/music/contest.php

About the contest: Each month, TripleClicks challenges independent artists worldwide to compete for the best song of the month–as chosen by our members. And as a W3 Member, you get a FREE download of the month’s winning song!

Artists: Enter your song for March’s contest now FREE for major exposure & benefits. Learn more at:

http://www.tripleclicks.com/music/gateway.php

DON’T FORGET: You earn bonus VP for each song you vote on and download–up to 100 VP per month.  You’ll also earn 5 MRP (Member Rewards Points) for each downloaded song–with unlimited MRP.


New Internet Income 2.0–Lesson #19: Social Media In Perspective

InternetIncomeLogoWe continue with our revised course with Internet Income 2.0, Lesson #18: Social Media In Perspective. Course author, George Little, compares Social Media Marketing to Search Marketing and discusses the role that Social Media Marketing plays in your overall marketing strategy, including tracking and measuring your marketing results and practical strategies for effectively using paid social media promotions.

About Internet Income: Each new lesson of SFI’s revised, exclusive course contains updated tips, real-world advice, and in-depth, step-by-step instructions on setting up your Internet-based business. Author George Little uses plain English to explain the ins and outs of starting and running a profitable online business in today’s ever-changing global market.


 

Forum DiscussionDISCUSS IT! Log in at the SFI Affiliate Center, then head over to the FORUM–to the SFI NEWS DISCUSSIONS section–to discuss this announcement with your fellow SFI’ers.


Milestone Shares correction

It has come to our attention that the number of Milestone Shares displayed at the Affiliate Center is incorrect for some affiliates.  That is, Milestone Shares were designed to be based on your qualified rank at the end of the current month, not on previous month’s rank (which is what has been erroneously displayed).

We are now adjusting the programming so that the correct amount is displayed and all affiliates will receive the number of Milestone Shares applicable to their actual, qualified rank status.  Thank you for your understanding.

To review current SFI rank qualifications (effective as 0f 1/1/16), click HERE.

 


Pick up VP for EVERY TCredit you spend on EZ games!

screenshot_289Effectively immediately, all SFI Affiliates can now earn a VersaPoint on EVERY TCredit they spend playing Eager Zebra games. This doesn’t just apply to game entries but ANY TCredits spent on a Sidekick or on other in-game help, for example–up to 500 VP/month total!

Head over to Eager Zebra games now and start picking up your VP!


i-forum_arrowLog in at the SFI Affiliate Center, then head over to the FORUM–to the SFI NEWS DISCUSSIONS section–to discuss this announcement with your fellow SFI’ers.


New Fast-Track Extensions program

h-fasttrackWe are very excited today to announce a new program for firing up your team!

Here’s how it works:

In your Genealogy, on the OTHER tab, there is now a new Fast-Track column.  For all eligible PSAs (i.e. those not already Fast-Track Gold or in the current standard Fast-Track window), you can now extend to them a special 72-hour window to become a Fast-Track member (or upgrade from Silver to Gold) by simply clicking the “Extend FT” link located in the new Fast-Track column.

>>> Get fully up to speed on the Fast-Track program HERE.

Upon issuing a Fast-Track extension, your PSA will receive a special email from SFI alerting them to your generous offer, what they need to do to go Fast-Track, and the deadline for acting.

Once they’ve taken the necessary action (e.g. a $20 purchase/sale or setting up a 1500 VP Standing Order within the 72-hour window), they’re in!  They will immediately receive the prestigious Fast-Track badge; 250 Bonus VersaPoints, Fast-Track Member Certificate (suitable for framing); and 30 free entries in the Daily Grand drawing.

The beautiful Fast-Track lapel pin will also be earmarked for them.  They’ll also immediately have the $40 or $100 Signing Bonus added to their account!

And the biggest benefit of all…they’ll now be eligible every month for the 10% Bonus Shares of the TripleClicks Executive Pool  (this alone is potentially worth hundreds of extra dollars in commissions every year).

One more thing: Anyone who goes Fast-Track Gold will immediately earn EA2 status for themselves!

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. Each extension you issue costs you one TCredit.
  2. Fast-Track extensions can be issued to a PSA one-time ONLY.

Tip: Before issuing an extension, we recommend that you first contact your PSA to gauge interest.  Sending extensions to those who are not interested or not active is just going to waste your TCredits.  The much better idea is a preliminary message from you, letting your PSAs know that you’d like to pay for an extension so they can become Fast-Track members.  Tell them that all they have to do is let you know, when they’re ready, that they’d like to become a Fast-Track member, and you’ll issue the special extension for them right away.  Once you get their “yes,” all you have to do is go to your Genealogy and click the link and it’s happening.

Q & A

Q: Can I issue an extension to ANY of my PSAs?
You can issue an extension to any of your PSAs who are not already Fast-Track Gold (those who are already Fast-Track Silver can upgrade to Gold).  Best of all, it doesn’t matter if the PSA joined last month, six months ago, five years ago, ten years ago, or the day SFI launched over 17 years ago.  ALL can now grab the prestigious rank of Fast-Track in SFI!

Q: Why would my PSAs be interested in becoming Fast-Track members?
For LOTS of reasons!  By going Fast-Track, they’re going to instantly earn 250 Bonus VersaPoints, up to a $100 Signing Bonus addition, Bonus Shares of the TripleClicks Executive Pool every month that can be worth thousands of dollars in extra commissions over time, a beautiful lapel pin, and more.  See the entire list and full details HERE

Note: Something that’s not often mentioned but that’s invaluable is how being a Fast-Track member increases your stature and gives you highly valuable credibility as a sponsor and leader of your team.  That is, it’s awkward, at best, to be encouraging your affiliates to go Fast-Track when you’re not Fast-Track yourself! Being a Fast-Track member yourself allows you to lead by example and promote Fast-Track to your team with credibility–a very, very valuable trait that no serious SFI affiliate should be without!

Q: Why is there a cost of a TCredit to issue an extension?
We can’t do everything for free.  SFI has significant costs in administering the Fast-Track program.  The TCredits help fund the program and, after all, you as the sponsor will be the biggest beneficiary when your PSA chooses to go Fast-Track.  Fast-Track extensions also need to be issued with careful consideration.  Having everyone sending out thousands of extensions willy-nilly would be counter-productive and would harm the integrity of the Fast-Track program.

Q: I’d like to become a Fast-Track member, but my sponsor is inactive, so how can I get an extension from him?
Here’s what you need to do:  Contact your sponsor.  Let him know you’d like to go Fast-Track and would appreciate it if he would issue you an extension.  If you receive no response, submit a ticket with the details.  If your sponsor is verified as inactive by us, we will allow you to be moved up to your sponsor’s sponsor (your sponsor’s sponsor can then issue you an extension).

Q: Can my PSA meet the $20 sale/purchase requirement by buying the New Member Pack?
Yes, the NMP (New Member Pack) will be available to them during the 72-hour window.  The NMP is of course a fabulous deal, so it’s definitely one of THE best ways to meet the requirement.

Q: Should I be looking to issue extensions to brand new affiliates?
No!  They already have the standard 10-day window to go Fast-Track (and can, themselves, extend it to a total of 30 days).  Your focus for the Fast-Track extensions program should be on those who MISSED the opportunity to go Fast-Track the first time around…and especially on those who have, in the meantime, become very active.  There’s little doubt that they’d LOVE to be able to go Fast-Track now!  Make these folks’ day by issuing them an extension!

Q: What about someone who is already qualified as a SILVER Fast-Track member?  Is a $20 sale or purchase required for them?
No, but they will need to set up a min. 1500 VP Standing Order within the 72-hour window in order to advance to GOLD Fast-Track status.

Q: What about someone who’s not Fast-Track now but who already has a min. 1500 VP Standing Order?
We will automatically advance them to Fast-Track Gold status within 24 hours of you issuing them the extension  They do not have to take any actions at all.

Q: Is the window exactly 72 hours from when I issue my extension?
Actually, to keep it simple, it will be 72 hours starting the day after the day of issuance of the extension.  Example:  You issue the Fast-Track extension at 8 pm on Monday.  Your PSA’s deadline would be the end of Thursday (72 hours + the four hours left in the day when you issued the extension).

Forum Discussion


DISCUSS IT!  Log in at the SFI Affiliate Center, then head over to the FORUM–to the SFI NEWS DISCUSSIONS section–to discuss this announcement with your fellow SFI’ers.

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