Are there any "benefits" connected with this opportunity?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Yes.
Are there any production quotas involved?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers No. The sales person is only answerable to himself.
Are there different types of merchant memberships?
ALC FAQ for Merchants Yes. You can have a free listing, or you can become a profit sharing merchant. Profit sharing merchants pay a one time deposit of $1.00 USD for verification purposes.
Are there no "Included benefits" in the job opportunity?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers As an independent contractor (Subject to the 1099 income) there are no included benefits.
Are there retirement benefits?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Assuming that the sales person is serious, a special formula is in place that offers a retirement opportunity second to none. For details please
Can I advertise on ALC?
ALC FAQ for Merchants Yes, you can. For more information please
Can I have my own web page at ALC?
ALC FAQ for Merchants Merchants get a basic page with pertinent information about their business on the ALC website. You can also link you own website (if you have one) to your ALC web page.
Can I refer my friends?
ALC FAQ for Merchants Of course, you can. If your friends become participating merchants you will be treated as a referring agent and earn additional money.
Can I use my credit card with ALC?
ALC FAQ for Consumers You can use whatever method of payment the merchant accepts.
Can people buy merchandise online at ALC?
ALC FAQ for Merchants That will depend on the merchants that join us. At present, the answer is "No".
Can the NPO also assume the role of a participating merchant?
ALC FAQ for NPO Yes.
Can the NPO use the app as a secondary source of fund-raising?
ALC FAQ for NPO Yes, if for-profit businesses you refer become participating merchants you will be treated as a referring agent and earn additional money.
Do I get frequent flyer miles or other rewards?
ALC FAQ for Consumers Unlike most rewards cards, you get an immediate (not deferred) reward of 10% discount on your purchase of goods or services. There are no papers to fill out, nothing to mail in, no expiration date.
Do I have to pay a fee to become a profit sharing merchant?
ALC FAQ for Merchants There are no fees to become a profit sharing merchant, but there is a one-time fee of $1.00 USD to verify your address.
Do I have to sign a lease?
ALC FAQ for Merchants No, but you do have to sign a contract that you will honor this discount
Do I have to use my real email account at ALC?
ALC FAQ for Consumers Your email address will not be sold, shared or otherwise given out to third parties. Please see our
Communications Policy to see how we use your email address.
Do I need an Internet connection?
ALC FAQ for Merchants Yes. You need a broadband, high-speed or DSL or cable connection. We do not support dial-up connections.
Do I need any equipment?
ALC FAQ for Merchants You need an Internet connection and either a desktop computer, laptop, tablet (recommended) or Internet capable phone. Having a credit card reader is strongly recommended.
Do you train?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Yes. We train. We also hold your hand for the first few weeks so that you can feel secure in your knowledge when you go out to close the deals.
How do I cancel my membership?
ALC FAQ for Merchants We don't know why you would want to do that, but if you must, just
contact us with 30 days notice and your membership will be cancelled. We need the 30 days to settle any monies which could be coming to you.
How do I get paid?
ALC FAQ for Merchants When you sign up as a profit sharing merchant, you furnish us with your bank information. We use
ACH to make deposits directly to your bank account.
How is residual income for sales people calculated?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers The residual income to the sales person is equal to a percentage of the net profit that the account realizes every month.
How much can I earn by being a profit sharing merchant?
ALC FAQ for Merchants Well, that's up to you. When you sign up your customers, and they shop with other participating merchants, you receive 5% of the gross sale. The more your customers shop, the more money you make!
How much is the percentage of the net profit?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers That depends on the contract that is signed with the sales person.
How often do you pay your sales people?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Sales commission is paid regularly within 48 hours of the sales being completed.
How often does the sales person receive residual income?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Every Month (on or about the 20th of the month).
How will people find my store?
ALC FAQ for Merchants Several different ways. Those who patronize your store already know you. App users from other stores can go to the Internet and find you. They will see the
Green Tree logo and know that you are a part of ALC.
If I have a sales force already in place, can I include them and earn some kind of override?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Yes.
If I refer sales persons to your company, can I get some kind of referral or bonus?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Yes.
Is ALC a credit card?
ALC FAQ for Consumers No, ALC is a money saving discount app.
Is ALC a rewards card?
ALC FAQ for Consumers Unlike American Express, Capital One and most other credit cards that offer later rewards, ALC gives you an immediate 10% discount on your purchase of products or services.
Is everything always discounted?
ALC FAQ for Consumers It is at the merchant's discretion what is not discounted. The merchant should clearly show which product(s) do not have a discount.
Is there a cost to becoming a rep?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers No. We do not charge people to work for the company.
Is there a cost to the NPO to participate as an NPO?
ALC FAQ for NPO No. It's free for an NPO to participate, and free for your members.
Is there any kind of cash outlay?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Yes. You pay for your own business cards. You may also need a business license in the locality where you live.
Is there any other kind of financial rewards to the Sales force?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Yes. Sales persons also earn residual income from every account that they open.
Most non-profits do not have a business that sells anything. How can they participate?
ALC FAQ for NPO Such organizations have members who spend money. They also have constant contributors who are in the position to give and give and give... Such contributors can become a constant source of money without having to be approached every year.
What do you mean by "hold your hand"?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers We do, what is known in the army vocabulary as OJT, which means On the Job Training. Every step of the way we will be by your side until you are confident enough to do the next step in the process.
What does it mean "become a member merchant"(MM)?
ALC FAQ for Merchants A business owner enters into a contractual agreement with ALC which commits the business to honor the ALC app when presented to the business and honors the app by awarding the person presenting their validated email address with a 10% discount.
What if I have more than on location?
ALC FAQ for Merchants Not a problem.
Contact us and let us set you up
What is an example of an NPO?
ALC FAQ for NPO Churches; Synagogues; Temples; Some Charitable Organizations; Some Service organizations such as Rotary International; Lions Clubs; Kiwanis; etc.
What is an MM?
ALC FAQ for Merchants An
MM is a Member Merchant.
What kind of benefits are connected with this opportunity?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Assuming that the sales person actually works the business, he makes enough money to afford any and all of the benefits he or she consider necessary.
What other kind of equipment do I need to be able to market this card?
ALC FAQ for Job Seekers Ideally, you should have a smart phone or tablet with a wifi connection. You might also find a laptop very helpful.
What size should my logo be?
ALC FAQ for Merchants For your logo to appear on your ALC page, the image should be no larger than 200 pixels by 200 pixels
When is my deposit returned?
ALC FAQ for Merchants There is a one-time non-refundable fee of $1.00 USD used to verify your address.
Who or What kind of organizations are included in the NPO description?
ALC FAQ for NPO Any organization the is so designated by the I.R.S. Code 503 (c) 3 or any other organization that qualifies as a "not for profit organization".
Will ALC share my email address?
ALC FAQ for Consumers None of the information will be shared with any companies or entities that may become affiliated with the ALC unless you give written consent for such information sharing.