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Unread 02-20-2011, 11:17 PM   #1
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Fast way to sell fundraiser candy?

Ok, my school is having a fundraiser for World's Finest Chocolate selling for a dollar. I'm required to sell 100 candy bars in only a few weeks time.

Do you adults have any tricks you used way back then to sell your candy quick? Or anyone else with suggestions? Because I really don't want to spend 10 hours like last year trying to sell bars door-to-door...

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-I already tried contacting my local mall. No solociting.
-No cosplaying to get noticed. The area I live in is rough, and I will get unwanted attention dressing in a short skirt.
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Unread 02-20-2011, 11:35 PM   #2
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sell it all at school. there is always people desperate for candy there

also ask you r favorite teacher if he will keep a box of the candy bars in his classroom and sell them there for you
thats what all the kids in my school did

visit school clubs and sport practices and ask if anyone wants candy

EDIT: oh wait, my bad your whole school is selling them. herp

you can try selling to family members?
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Unread 02-20-2011, 11:41 PM   #3
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Required ?

For what ? I don't think they can MAKE you do anything unless this is a private school. :/


100 bars in a few weeks really isn't much, though. Some places WILL let you sit outside their stores and sell it since it's for a school - just ask (I've seen this at local grocery stores - usually helps if you bring a table with you or have a sign to wear - that way you look legit).

Otherwise, I can't imagine only selling 10 an hour door-to-door - they're only $1, after all. And if that's what it takes - you have a few weeks, so you could just do one hour a day spread out over 10 days.
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Unread 02-20-2011, 11:53 PM   #4
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[quote=Kelley;3814390]Required ?

For what ? I don't think they can MAKE you do anything unless this is a private school. :/QUOTE]

Yes, I go to a private school.

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time to get out there and start knocking :/ i hated selling fundraiser candy in school. back then even in a public school you were required to
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Watch the Spongebob episode where they sell chocolate, duh.
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Unread 02-21-2011, 12:01 AM   #7
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Watch the Spongebob episode where they sell chocolate, duh.
Wish there was a "like" button for this one, FTW!

I wonder what police will do to me if I followed the advice of Sponge Bob...probably put me in the mental ward...=0
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And no, to anyone who thinks of this, Mello is not a real person. I cannot sell all my chocolate to him. >>;;
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Tell everyone that your candy is the only candy that wont turn them into teenager personalities and distract them so a giant wormy demon can eat babies.
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Maybe go to like a gymnastics gym, daycare, martial arts place (or some place with alot of kids) and go up to the owner and explain to them your situation and see if they will let you set up a display with your candy there. I believe that you will have more of a chance at succeeding if it is a place where you know people. You could possible try to alter the price of the candy by maybe .05-.25 cents and give the additional funds you bring in to the owner of the business in which your candy is displayed.
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Unread 02-21-2011, 12:24 AM   #11
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Tell everyone that your candy is the only candy that wont turn them into teenager personalities and distract them so a giant wormy demon can eat babies.
Y-you're crazy!! If I did that, then there would be no babies for me to eat for breakfast! Where's the point in having the worm demon eat them, when they're "so delicious and moist"?

You see, it won't be a triumph, and I won't make a note here- huge success. I also couldn't state my satisfaction. =(
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In all seriousness - send some to work with your parents. That's what I did my fundraisers
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In all seriousness - send some to work with your parents. That's what I did my fundraisers
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In all seriousness - send some to work with your parents. That's what I did my fundraisers
This. Depending on the kind of area you live in, just set up a little table in an area a lot of people walk near, like a town square or park. May or may not be allowed. Point is, let them come to you.
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