August 2018 Newsletter

It’s the thick of August, and we know you’re all extremely busy right now, but we wanted to keep you all up to date on what’s going on with Pivotal Group. Let’s get right to it!

<div class="centered-div"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h2 class="centered-text dark-text">Table of Contents</h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <p class="pb-para dark-text last-para"><ul><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><li><a href="#section1">Art Optical & Tura Updates</a></li><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><li><a href="#section2">New Video Training: Selling from the Chair</a></li><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><li><a href="#section3">New Solidar ROE & Automatic Statements</a></li><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><li><a href="#section4">"Pivotal Group Members" Facebook Group</a></li><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><li><a href="#section5">Direct Frame Program: Frame Presale to Come!</a></li><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></ul></p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div id="section1"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <div class="body-text"> <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h2 class="light-text">Art Optical & Tura Updates</h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div class="centered-div"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">Both vendors now have been completely added to the <strong><a href="" target="_blank">member’s area</a></strong> of the website. Applications are available for online submission.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text last-para">Remember, if you already have an account, submit a new application there and they will switch your terms over.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div id="section2"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <div class="body-text"> <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h2 class="light-text">New Video Training: Selling from the Chair</h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div class="centered-div"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">Dr. Sturm recently recorded a new video: <strong><a href="" target="_blank">"Selling from the Chair"</a></strong></p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text last-para">He tackles his methods and recommendations for converting and maximizing optical sales by using honest, straightforward tactics to get your revenue up without compromising patient care or trust.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div id="section3"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <div class="body-text"> <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h2 class="light-text">New Solidar ROE & Automatic Statements</h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div class="centered-div"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2>New Solidar ROE</h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">The newest version of the Solidar ordering system launched, the old ROE system should be invalidated for your office. We’re having better results and fewer entry errors already!</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">Refer to your recent email or the facebook posts about this, and reach out to <a href=""></a> if you need any help on this.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><h2>Automatic Statements</h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">Auto statements also began this month: you’ll get a statement on or around the 6th each month.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text last-para">Please reach out to <a href=""></a> if you have any questions.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div id="section4"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <div class="body-text"> <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h2 class="light-text">"Pivotal Group Members" Facebook Group</h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div class="centered-div"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">If you haven’t joined the <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Pivotal Group Members-Only Facebook group</a></strong>, get on it!</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">It’s a great place to ask questions and interact with other members about programs in an open forum, without having to worry about violating your NDA when discussing specifics.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text last-para">Please feel free to add key staff to the group as well, just make sure they reference which office they are from when joining.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div id="section5"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <div class="body-text"> <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h2 class="light-text">Direct Frame Program: Frame Presale to Come!</h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div class="centered-div"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">The finishing touches are being made on the direct frame program now.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">We’re shooting for outstanding markup on unique product that can’t be “shopped.”</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">Pivotal will be the sole U.S. distributor, and will allow no sales directly to U.S. consumers. We can’t wait to get these frames into the the group’s hands, we’re pretty blown away by what we’re seeing!<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">There will be a presale for the product, where you can purchase at an even lower initial price point to gauge buy in with the group.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">We will <em>continue</em> to disrupt the industry, and this is the start of a series of programs designed to shake things up!</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text last-para">Look for more on this in the next couple of months as things finalize and roll out.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div id="thoughts-and-opinions"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <div class="body-text"> <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h2 class="light-text">Do you have thoughts, experiences, or suggestions you'd like to share with Pivotal Group leadership?</h2><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div class="centered-div"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">Feel free to call us at (800) 819-2084 or schedule a call with our co-founders using <a href="" target="blank">this page</a> if there's anything we can help with.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">We're constantly implementing member suggestions and working with our vendors to ensure our members have a positive experience.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text">So if you've had any less-than-positive experiences in the past month, or if you'd like to suggest a member benefit we don't currently offer, please don't hesitate to get in touch using the options above.</p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p class="pb-para dark-text last-para">Or you can email us at <a href=""></a>. <strong>We often can't know something is wrong until our members alert us, so please never hesitate to reach out if we can help!</strong></p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>