Usborne Books at Home has been in business for 30 years. They are one of the top children’s publishers in the world. As an Usborne Books Consultant, you can earn a living selling children’s books to your family, friends, local schools, community libraries and more. Usborne publishes around 200 new titles each year. This post overviews the business opportunity available to U.S. residents. If you reside outside of the United States, you can get information on opportunities available in your country on the UK Usborne site.
Compensation: The base commission is 25%. Earn a 5% personal sales bonus each month that you sell $750 net. Earn 4% on your personal recruits’ sales.
Start-Up Costs: Two starter kits are available to new consultants. The Usborne Books & More Business Kit is $129 right now. ($375 value) It includes 25 Usborne titles, business supplies and a consultant website for 6 months.
The Mini Kit is $69 right now ($150 value). It includes 8 titles, business supplies and a consultant website for 6 months.
Inventory Requirements: None
Personal Website: Yes. The first six months are free to new consultants.
Quotas to Maintain Active Status: There are no quotas with Usborne. The only requirement is that new consultants must reach $85 in net sales within their first 12 weeks.
Bonus Opportunities: Additional earning opportunities are available with status promotions. Travel, recognition and rewards are also available for business builders.