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Business Development Programme

The Business Development Programme is about earning more money, receiving more support and consistently moving forward. The programme offers a range of benefits that will strengthen your business.

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The Business Development Programme operates across three seasons; each season acts as a qualification period and a reward period. You qualify in one season for membership into the next.

There are three levels of membership.The criteria for membership at each level is based on your 'status' and your sales over the course of a season. For more information about this, take a look at the Organiser Handbook.

  • Bronze: Maintain business consistency.
  • Silver: Develop your business by growing your team.
  • Gold: Support others to become business leaders.

Take a look at the Criteria and Benefits for each level...

What are the benefits of aiming for Gold?

Each season, all Gold level members will be invited to attend our Leadership Academy with Usborne Books at Home senior staff. This event will provide an opportunity to develop your core skills, as well as your confidence. The free trip away will also enable you to meet up with other Organisers at all levels of the business and enjoy a little bit of Usborne 'sparkle' along the way.

Other benefits include:

  • High level of personalised business support and one to one leadership coaching and mentoring from the Business & Leadership Development Team, Sue Pittman and Becky Budd.
  • The opportunity to attend monthly online training sessions, specific to your level
  • Be a member of an exclusive Facebook discussion group, led by Managing Director, Mark Franklin and the Business & Leadership Development Team, Sue Pittman and Becky Budd.
  • A FREE subscription to the Online Marketing Package - giving you your own personalised website and monthly customer e-newsletter
  • Personal listing on the 'Find a Mentor' widget on the Usborne Books at Home website
  • Chinese cuisineYou can order a sample pack of monthly new titles at a special Business Development Programme price
  • Event and Recruiting Leads
  • Free P&P on all £100+ orders (UK residents only)
  • Save £10 on the P&P of every order (non-UK residents only)
  • Use of the Usborne Books at Home Head Office Meeting Room FREE of charge for team meetings (subject to availability)
  • Preview copies of new stationery items where applicable
  • A pack of new season leaflets FREE of charge with a £100+ order (where applicable)

Where next?

“The Business Development Programme offers a collection of benefits that together can really help change your business. The benefits of the website and the ‘Find a Mentor’ widget are excellent and they provide a professional edge to your business. The support and training you gain from the Business Development Programme is amazing - it not only helps you but you can use this to motivate your own team and Team Leaders.”

Rebecca Ellison, Independent Usborne Organiser