How does my organization benefit financially? Your organization receives half of the gross profit on every item sold on your store. This varies by item but an average of 15 percent of every sale goes directly back to you.u.
How are we paid? Your organization is paid every month for donations generated during the last thirty days. Funds are transferred via direct deposit to your bank account.
Are there any hidden expenses? No, we handle all sales tax, merchant fees, freight and other handling costs.
What about a merchant account? You do not have to worry about a merchant account plus we pay all merchant account transaction fees.
What does our staff need to do to support this store? You do not have any accounting responsibilities; you do not have to worry about returns or customer support. The only thing we want to work with you on is building traffic for your store and revenue for your organization.
Who pays the vendors for product? Cause Genesis pays the vendor.
Who pays the freight? The customer pays freight costs at the time of purchase. We pay the freight carrier.
How do you customize my store? When you sign up for the store we ask you to fill out a basic information form. We then call you to discuss any special design needs and present you with a layout for your approval.
Can we add unique product to the store? Yes, it’s easy to do. Let’s discuss the details.tails.
Can we see what’s going on with the store? You have real time access to the store activity so you can see what is being sold and how much has been generated on your behalf. You will also be getting regular reporting on sales and donation activity.
How is Cause Genesis like Amazon Smile or similar programs? There are two major differences; the amount you receive from each transaction and the fact that your donor information remains in your control. Other programs may remarket or sell your donor information.
Are you going to help us talk to our donors and drive store sales? We will provide several ways to help add value for your donors, heighten donor engagement, and drive revenue.
How will you help us be successful? We will provide interesting articles, product offers and email communications used to drive estore activity resulting in sales and organizational revenue.
Will this help us expand our donor base? Yes. Our job is to help you drive up revenue as well as grow your donor membership. We’ll help attract desirable demographic groups such as millennials and others.
How much does this cost? Nothing but the commitment of your organization to support and promote your store.