doTERRA (Gift of the Earth) International, LLC came into existence in 2008. The company is based in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Their mission is to make therapeutic grade oils available to everyone. The company holds a standard for the oils to be the purest and highest quality available. Through their efforts, a new standard was set, CPTG, or Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade.
By becoming a doTERRA Health Advocate, you are playing a key role in providing a service that promotes health and wellness. The company takes the standpoint of providing individual contact rather than mass contact so that the experience of using essential oils is personal and powerful. They boast a retention rate of 68%. This includes customer reorders as well as business builders. You can make this opportunity into something that provides income or simply provides a discount for your own household.
When you join the other three million advocates, you are helping the initiative of bringing a variety of health-related products into the homes of many. These products include single oils, oil blends, personal care items, supplements, and weight management. doTERRA partners with farmers and distillers around the world to procure their inventory. Their goal is to make a positive impact on those they are obtaining their supply from by providing income they can rely upon in areas that are underdeveloped.
doTERRA also believes in giving back by being partnered with many different charitable organizations.
Compensation: Once a member, products are then able to be purchased at 25% below retail cost. You will then be able to benefit from the Loyalty Rewards Program which pays out in free product credits as well as the Product of the Month Club. This club entitles you to the product of the month when your PV (personal volume) reaches 125. Orders must be placed between the first and the fifteenth of each month.
Start-Up Costs: To become a Wellness Advocate for doTERRA, you can pay a $35 enrollment fee or purchase an enrollment kit. If an enrollment kit is purchased, the $35 fee will be waived. The enrollment kits contain brochures dealing with living, sharing, and building your doTERRA business. There are currently ten different kits to choose from on the company website. Membership fees renew annually at $25 and include a free bottle of Peppermint.
The doTERRA website hosts several different resources to grow in your knowledge of essential oils and how to properly use them and introduce them to others. It is important to understand the various application methods – aromatic, topical, and internal.
A Global Convention is held in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is an opportunity to further your education as well as receive recognition. Additional Regional Summits are held throughout the United States to provide inspiration as well as teachings.
Bonus Opportunities: doTERRA Wellness Advocates can also build their businesses to a point of achieving Diamond Club. There are also incentive trips offered by the company.
To review the various enrollment options, one must contact the person who introduced them to doTERRA.