Sunshine Family News – May 2006 – The Herbs Place

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Sunshine Family Monthly News
May 3, 2006 Edition
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The content of this monthly newsletter is directed to members doing a Nature’s Sunshine business in The Herbs Place organization.  Any benefits or offers in them are directed solely to this group of people.

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Hi Sunshiners!
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We’re getting ready to leave for a Birding and Nature Festival in WV.  I can’t wait to take the drive over the Blue Ridge Mountains and into the forests of WV.  It’s so pretty over there and this time of year offers an abundance of birds to be viewed.  We’ll be attending some workshops also and will hopefully learn even more about God’s Incredible Creation.

Here at Bluebird Cove (what we call our home on an acre) we have Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Eastern Bluebirds, Purple Finches and more nesting!  American Toads spent a few days at the pond singing and calling and mating and then moved back on land leaving behind strings of eggs that look like black pearls.  We will have tons of tadpoles because there have been other frogs calling and mating also.  It’s amazing what a little patch of water can do for habitat.  Here’s a photo of one singing male American Toad.

We’ve sure been selling the cleanses.  It’s a great time of year for one if you haven’t "gotten around to it" yet.  My favorite is all capsules, the Tiao He Cleanse, that cleans up the liver, bowel, blood and gall bladder.  This cleanse is the Featured Product for this month in this newsletter.  Read more below or at the website.

Sunshine Blessings to Each of You!
Randal and Donna Watkins
Toll-Free:  1-866-580-3226

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NSP Answers
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Does NSP Have A Product Guarantee?

The maximum return allowed is 100 percent of the last order placed, and up to 30 percent of the order previous to that. It is expected that at least 70 percent of the products purchased will have been sold, distributed to the Member’s downline or personally consumed prior to reordering. No returns will be authorized for products purchased on earlier orders.

Credit will be given at 90 percent of the purchase price, less all rebates and commissions paid. All returns must have advance authorization by Customer Service, include a visible RG (Returned Goods) number and otherwise follow the procedures for returning products. Such returns will be processed within 10 business days of receipt.

All products to be returned must have a lot number of within 12 months from date of purchase from NSP.

The rule pertains only to inventory returns and does not include regular returns made to satisfy customers who are dissatisfied with product, or defective or damaged product.

All returns must be sent to:

    Nature’s Sunshine Products
    1655 North main Street
    Spanish Fork, UT 84660

Nature’s Seal and Juice Factor 2000 returns

There is a six-month deadline for any returns on NatureSeal pans and the Juice Factor 2000 products, whether new or minimally used. No returns can be authorized after six months from the date of purchase from NSP unless the product is defective. Full 100 percent credit will be given on return of defective product. All returns must be authorized by Customer Service, have an RG (Returned Goods) number on the ouside of the box when returned and otherwise follow the procedures for returns. The order number and stock number will still be required. Returns of NatureSeal and Juice Factory 2000 products must be sent to:

    Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc.
    Attn: Customer Service
    PO Box 19005
    Provo, UT 85605-9005

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NSP Product Focus
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Tiao He Cleanse is a 15-day nutritional program designed to help the body achieve balance and harmony. It combines Chinese nutritional and Western herbal experience. The Tiao He Cleanse is designed to support the cleansing mechanisms of the body by targeting the intestinal, digestive and circulatory systems.

The Garbage Gets Taken Out
The House Gets Cleaned
You Shower Every Day
What About Your Internal Body?

Read this article, "Cleansing for Health"
https://www.theherbsplace.com/cleansing.html

Did you know your stools tell you a lot about your health?  Here’s an article to let you know what to "look" for.

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NSP’s May Telephone Product Focus Meeting Toll-Free
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Each month the NSP Training Department offers intense training on one NSP product.  Product Focus Meetings are conducted via a tele-conference call and are available, at no cost, to anyone who has a touch-tone phone.  Feel free to share the number with clients and friends. During this meeting, health  experts from both inside and outside NSP will provide in-depth information on how to use the product and how it can improve your health.

Benefits:
Expand your knowledge of specific NSP products.
Ask questions of product experts.
Take advantage of free training.

When: Wednesday, May 10th
Time:  6PM Pacific Time, 7PM Mountain Time, 8PM Central Time, 9PM Eastern Time
Topic:  Women’s Products
Guest Speaker:  Pat Cassidy

At the scheduled time dial our new Focus Call number, 1-800-432-6383, and enter pin 8626#.

Please join us to learn more about NSP’s top women’s products from Pat Cassidy. Pat Cassidy, NSP veteran and Regional manager in Ohio, has a successful NSP business and teaches Untold Truth Seminars for NSP.

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May WebCast – New Compensation Program
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Join us for a WebCast on Wednesday, May 24th at 6:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) where we will discuss and launch our new Legacy membership plan (with new compensation). Find out about special sponsoring bonuses and how you can qualify for more rewarding downline commissions. With the new Legacy membership plan, now everyone has a real earning opportunity, whether you are a new customer, an herbalist, a natural health clinician or a retailer. Make sure you learn how the Legacy plan works and if it is the right plan for you! Remember, if you don’t have an Internet connection you can still listen via conference call.

Participate in the WebCast in two different ways:

Method #1—Hi-speed Internet connection (includes Cable, DSL, etc.)
Before the WebCast: Go to this link http://natr.ilinc.com/systest to ensure that your computer is setup with the appropriate software prior to the WebCast (You should do this several hours before the meeting). Continue to "Part II" of the test to download the software, if necessary, and to open a test session using the WebCast application.  Be sure to close the test session prior to connecting to the actual WebCast to avoid connection problems.

On the night of the WebCast: Click on the following link 10 minutes before the scheduled start time: http://natr.ilinc.com/join/rjtxcr
At the scheduled time, call 1-800-756-4697, and enter pin number 6214#.

Method #2—Participate via Telephone/view downloaded slides
Prior to the meeting, download the presentation slides. (Return here 1 day before the WebCast to download the slides.)
At the scheduled time, call 1-800-756-4697, and enter pin number 6214#.

*WebCast technology allows you to not only listen to our experts, but also see pictures and other information resulting in a more effective learning experience.

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Sharing Sunshine Tips – What’s Working for You?
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10 Success Killers
by Larry A. Thompson
http://www.projectriseandshine.com

1 – Comparing yourself with someone else
2 – Not facing your fears
3 – Leaving a job undone
4 – Feeling sorry for yourself
5 – Speaking like Ozzy Osbourne
6 – Dressing like Anna Nicole Smith
7 – Saying you hate computers (ouch!)
8 – Not staying in touch with family
9 – Saying "I can’t"
10 – Having more regrets than dreams

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Growing Your Business
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Get More Sales With These 5 Proven Headlines
by Alexandria K. Brown, "The E-zine Queen"

In the world of marketing communications, your first impression — your headline — can lead to either marketing success … or failure.

It’s important to realize that headlines work best when they appeal to your reader’s interests (not yours). And not only can they *grab attention*, they can also make your message easy to read, convey your main selling points, and lead your customer to a sale.

Over the years copywriting pros have used several headline formulas that always work well. Here are my fab five:

1. The Question: "Are You Worried About Your Financial Future?"

A question headline automatically gets your readers involved in your message, because they answer it in their minds. Many people will read further into your letter, ad, or Web site copy just to find out what answer or solution you provide. Again, make sure the question focuses on the reader’s interest, not yours. A bad example would be: "Do You Know What New Product We’ve Created This Year?" (No one cares but you!)

2. The How-to: "How to Get Thinner Thighs in 30 Days."

How-to headlines work very well, because people love information that shows them how to do something. (Thousands of book titles begin with "How to….") Think of the benefits your product/service offers and then try creating some "how to" headlines.

3. The Testimonial: "Jane Smith’s Consulting Is Pure Magic — Our Sales Have Increased by 30%!"

Why not let your clients do the selling for you? Their commendations can go a long way in convincing others to use your services. Tip: To appear credible, always include your clients’ full names and the cities they live in.

4. The Command: "Boost Your Business Today!"

Turn your most important benefit into a commanding headline, such as "Make More Time for Your Family," "Look Younger Instantly!" and "Get 7 New Clients This Month." (By the way, throwing a number into your headline is another good tactic. And readers seem to like odd numbers as opposed to even.)

5. The News: "Introducing Our New ‘Rest-Assured’ Tax Service!"

Caution: This only works if you truly have something big to announce that is of interest to the reader. (Something that will make her life or business better.) Don’t try to make news out of something that’s not.

Once your readers know you have something they’re interested in, they’ll take the time to read your entire article, brochure, letter, ad, e-zine, or Web page. So put some TLC into creating headlines that entice!

(c) 2002-2005 Alexandria K. Brown

Online entrepreneur Alexandria K. Brown, "The E-zine Queen," publishes the
award-winning ‘Straight Shooter Marketing’ weekly ezine with 17,000+
subscribers. If you’re ready to jump-start your marketing, make more money,
and have more fun in your small business, get your FREE tips now at
www.EzineQueen.com (http://www.EzineQueen.com/)

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NSP’S MAY SIGNUP PROMO – EARN 50% BONUS
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You can earn $25 for a $49.95 sale of Thai-Go (2-25 fl. oz pack), NSP’s top-selling product!

You also earn 50% QV bonus on the sale of Nature’s Noni (2-32 fl. oz. pack).

Sponsor a new member that includes one of the following two products with the promotional stock # and you will be paid 50% on the QV for one of either of those products for any new member you sponsor.

Thai-Go (2-25 fl. oz pack) – Promo Stock # 13501-2

Nature’s Noni (2-32 fl. oz. pack) – Promo Stock # 13502-2

Get more product information on the product at our site:

Thai-Go

Nature’s Noni

You can call your orders in with the customer’s credit card number:  1-800-453-1422

Tell them you want to sponsor a new member and give them your account number for credit.

You will need to have the usual 100 personal QV for the month of May to earn a bonus check.

Sign-up 4 new Thai-Go order members and earn $100.

Sign-up 12 new Thai-Go order members and earn $300 or only 10 Noni order members for $300.

If you have any questions, call us toll-free:  1-866-580-3226

Make your list now of who you will talk to about Thai-Go and Nature’s Noni Juice.  These two items have been hot news so people have probably already heard about their amazing antioxidant properties and you can show them why NSP is better with more info from the sites above.

Here’s an online ad you can use.  Just change the link to your own!

DO YOU WANT THE FRUIT JUICE DRINK WITH THE MOST ANTIOXIDANTS?

Nature’s Sunshine’s Thai-Go Mangosteen Juice blend far outshines Xango, Mango-Xan and Noni Juice.
With healthful bioflavonoids and powerful antioxidants, Thai-Go has an ORAC value of over 100,000.
This assures you the antioxidant amounts are tremendous.
See the test results comparing other products:  ADD YOUR LINK

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NSP Conventions – Check Your Goals
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National Convention in Dallas at the Gaylord Texan Resort
August 23-27, 2006

All Managers have the opportunity to qualify to have all or part of their National Convention expenses paid for by Nature’s Sunshine. Whether you qualify to come or take advantage of low buy-in rates, NSP will make it worth your while.

Learn from Dr. Gary Null, nationally syndicated talk show host, producer of PBS specials, investigative reporter, New York Times best-selling author and award-winning documentary filmmaker.   His message is one of taking charge of your life and your health. Plus, you will be treated to an inspiring story of hope and courage from Captain Gerald Coffee. Captain Coffee spent seven years as a POW in North Vietnam. He will motivate you with his themes of leadership, loyalty, teamwork and the invincibility of the human spirit.

Plus, enjoy the sights and traditions of the Lone Star State. And relaxing at your hotel doesn’t get grander than at the beautiful, brand-new Gaylord Texan.

Check on qualification information or download a hotel brochure.

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Upcoming Untold Truth Seminars for Training
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Check this list for areas for friends or family members who may want to go. This is an excellent opportunity to learn natural health solutions for some of today’s most pressing health problems.  Get Registered!

5/06/2006  Ellicotville, NY
5/06/2006  Farmington (Greensburg), PA
5/06/2006  Lansing, MI
5/06/2006  Maria Stein, OH
5/06/2006  Pasadena, CA
5/06/2006  Roanoke, VA
5/20/2006  Smithfield, NC
5/20/2006  Baltimore, MD
5/20/2006  Smithfield, NC
6/10/2006  Tampa, FL
6/10/2006  Urbandale (Des Moines), IA
6/24/2006  Marietta, OH
7/15/2006  Kansas City, MO

Here’s the link for more information and location

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Welcome Into The Business Family
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Elsie Smith in California ordered Clean Start and got excited about the product and the results and began sharing it with friends.  She signed up three people already and placed orders for others.  She’ll be attending the Untold Truth Seminar in CA this weekend.  Don’t we know how excited she will be after that!

Welcome into the family, Elsie.  We’re happy to have you Sharing Sunshine!

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News Within The Family
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Congratulations to Dianne Frase for launching a new Manager in April.

Robin and Steve just returned from a trip to Michigan to see her parents.  There’s some consideration of moving there.  That will put her further away in miles, but I guess with our online virtual lives, we’re right next door.

Congratulations to John and Roxanne Howlett for another new Manager in April.  They have been invited to NSP’s Divisional Trip in Southern Utah for June and will be taking Matthew along.  That will be his second trip to Utah and he’s only turning one year old on the 6th of May.

Speaking of birthdays, Roxanne Howlett’s birthday is today!  Happy birthday to you!

Christina took her exam for a teaching certification and will soon know how she did.  She’s been really enjoying the nanny job homeschooling two children.  It fits in well with her NSP work hours.

Your prayers for Rick Franks would be appreciated.  This is Virginia’s husband.  This week they did a heart cath and discovered 5 blockages.  Two at 40%, one at 50%, two at 90% and one at 70%.  They put in 2 stints and want to schedule him for by-pass surgery in about 3 months.

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