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FROM THE FOUNDER'S DESK
As of January 1, 2012, Car Buyer's Etcetera, (CBE) has been un-veiled its' new ways to promote its' coverage of business, Nationwide! After careful study and research, with much deliberating at our board room tables, going back & forth with ideas, and cold coffee; we feel we have found our best solution and resource to blaze a new frontier in the Auto Buying Consulting Business, yet! It is you; our public, the working class!
Originally, plans were held back from being unveiled until all findings and expectations were met, satisfactorily! They have been, and now we are revealing it because first of all, "It Really Works; and, with people now investing more into themselves to ensure their own futures by becoming involved in opening up businesses for their own Financial Stability, there's never been a better time!" Our business is now spanning the nation in nearly 10 different languages, including Portuguese! Through several different Affiliate Offices we have long since started our wave, impacting the way people purchase automobiles. By consulting with their own Personal Legal Auto Buying Consultant, before going into the dealerships alone, their avoiding making costly mistakes! Mistakes that may take years to get out of financially if you can, and only because you chose to go up against a seasoned veteran salesperson, without the knowledge he's gained by going to expensive seminars, hosted by his dealership! The only problem with that is; you're never invited to those "Expensive Seminars Hosted by the Dealerships!" So you're left going up against a very savvy salesperson, who's always "one-upping" you in the buying process, and leaving you in the dark, just because of what you don't and/or didn't know going into the dealership, ALONE! Not Fair To You At All! Well, people don't want that anymore, and really haven't for a long time, its' just that they didn't know where to go! And given no choice, people will go where they're lead, and salespeople like leading you ~ right thru the buying process, to make the most money on you! Sadly, it's just because of what you don't know, really! Will they teach you, NO; salespeople are there to do one thing…MAKE MONEY FOR THE DEALERSHIP, AND A HUGE COMMISSION FOR THEM!
In comes CAR BUYER'S ETCETERA, INC! You and those like you, who want to write their own ticket, have independence and the feeling of empowerment, and while helping others attain their goals, can now do so and earn a very profitable income/living/lifestyle! Let's face it folks; people are never going to stop buying car no matter how much the process becomes grueling. However, PEOPLE WANT HELP, WHEN BUYING A CAR! Thru a survey conducted, we've found one thing that 99% of all Americans have in common; and that is, that "they are tired of buying cars the wrong way, and getting taken advantage of in the buying process!" We've found that PEOPLE do want a better way to go about purchasing a vehicle, without all the hype at the dealership, and the run-a-round!
For some time now; as a business owner, I've believed that the best way to attain a goal in life is to get others involved to help you, while you're helping them reach their goals! A wise man once said, "It's better to have 100 people doing one (1%) percent of the work each, than one person doing 100% of the work, alone! And, while I can remember who quoted it, I know this; "never has that rung more true, than in today's times!" So in the spirit of moving forward, we believe the best way to achieve our company's goals for tomorrow will be in doing the most unselfish act of OFFERING OPPORTUNITY ~ TODAY! So, to all those who would take their life's goal seriously, and whereby venturing into becoming a Car Buying Consulting Affiliate thru CBE; know this, "we will put forth every effort to help you become successful, and we will not, give up on you!" By approaching this vigorously & with ambition as I did 16 years ago; even with skeptical family members & closest friends, including all others whom all said this business couldn't be done; I accomplished it nevertheless, thru God's Grace, and HE had a plan & vision for my life, and which I followed, when everyone thought I was out of MEDS for even thinking this would work! Yes, I ventured into this business 16 years ago with a busted laptop, (having no functioning P or R key) and (having to use a pencil to reach in, just to strike the little arm under the broken keys). I was always asking myself, "What in the tar-nation are you doing, son?" Whenever I had a word with the letters P or R in it, I had to stop! I can laugh now at how I tried to avoid words with the letters P and R in it; but, back then...it wasn't so funny! "You can imagine how long it took me to do a half page contract and how easy it would have been to just say, "This is too hard; I give up!" But I didn't! Now, with newer technology, a better computer (with all the Keys working), enhanced online capabilities, nationwide recognition and now a six (7) page copy written contract, I'd have to say, "Much has changed, with a little push from God & a lot of endurance! So, I ask; "Would you be willing to challenge yourself?" "DARE YOURSELF to SUCCEED?", and follow your vision?
Because if you can, "if you come aboard with us, we'll teach you how to do just that; succeed in this business!" Weather you are a Sponsor/Investor, or an Entrepreneur wanting to start with us; we want to speak with you! By using our Program/Techniques and Skills to show you our proven methods, we feel that within 90 days, you'll be doing well, within your business for yourself, or on your returns. Besides a rather small investment, we ask you to bring only one other thing; Your Ambition! "Absolutely no slackers will be allowed!" Because without ambition, you'll run low on enthusiasm, which means you'll crash and burn, and we don't want that! AMBITION, that's is what started Car Buyer's Etcetera, Inc; formerly Gabriel and Associates, Inc., 16 years ago, with only one person defying the odds when everyone else said it would not work! Ambition!
Now, we can only make one promise to you; and this is, "If you are diligent, apply yourself and attend the Power Packed Leaders Meetings, (PPLMs); meetings which are designed to strengthen your skills, and to cultivate our teachings within you, and you approach with an open mind to succeed while applying yourself, there is absolutely no way you can fail, (we simply won't let it happen). We'll help you in all facets of the business. For over 15 years, our growth has since snowballed into a nationwide business spanning its' reach well into 48 states, with Affiliate Offices and Support Personnel in nearly every corner of our nation from our home office in Houston, Texas. We strive to make it possible for people from every background to have a level playing field when purchasing their automobiles; whether a high dollar Mercedes, or even a typical Mazda. In the spirit of helping more people who posses that entrepreneurial spirit and never ending desire to be the best at something while rising to the occasion of helping others, we offer these following Sponsorship/Investor's packages below. "But be mindful; "you must first want to achieve success, in order to succeed at being successful!" Therefore; the following Sponsorship/Investors packages below are designed to make winners; so, you must first know you have it within you! And, be willing to invest in yourself! All packages include an overwhelming amount of support and staff. Before we get started, let me just say, "I give All the Glory to God", for keeping me sane, and keeping me focused through it all, even amidst the Doubters and Nay-Sayers thru-out the years! Thank you all, mostly, for challenging me and pushing me upwards! You were then; and now are still, my greatest fuel source for continuance!
Notables: What you should know about the Founder of Car Buyer's Etcetera, Inc.
1. 16 years in Business, since 1995!
2. Earned Business Degree in 1991 at a Private College! 3.8 GPA-Dean's List!
3. Only one name change in 16 years; Year 2000 we became licensed as Car Buyer's Etcetera, Inc!
4. Unanimous Decision-2006! "Won the Rights" in open court to do this Auto Buying Consulting
Business, when challenged by the State Auto Commission in Louisiana, nearly 2 years after opening our doors. We had already begun affecting the way people purchased automobiles in 2005, and we knew it! With advertisement on T.V. & Radio, and we still weren't sure of what we had. But, God knew! A message was sent to Louisiana, on January 23rd, 2006. Unanimous decision in favor of Car Buyer's Etcetera against Louisiana's "RUMVC", the "Louisiana Recreational Used Motor Vehicle Commission". They said we needed to be licensed as a dealership even if we had no cars for sale. Our attorneys argued vigorously on our behalf, "If dealerships have "the right" to teach their sales people how to make money on consumers who don't know how to protect themselves in the sales process", "shouldn't consumers have "a right" to have someone work to prevent them from being taken advantage of in the same process?" After 5½ hours in court, the Honorable Judge, Presiding, rendered the verdict.
5. Car Buyer's Etcetera has helped 261 Surviving Hurricane Katrina Recovering Victims purchase cars, as they started receiving benefits! As owner; a skeleton staff was left behind in Baton Rouge, at CBE, Inc, and the rest went into New Orleans collecting applications & whatever identifications we could get from those who needed help getting back into cars. We gladly gave up business attire, to go in with hard hats, & steel toed boots, and a work vest, with CAR Buyer's Etcetera's one goal insight; get people moving again! No Regrets!
6. Produced & published the "First Downloadable Auto Buyer's Guide, Designed for Women - Oct., 2010. See Press Release at PRLOG.ORG.
7. Produced & published the first "Speak to an Expert" feature designed for Women in Oct.. 2010. See Press Release at PRLOG.ORG.
8. Sponsorships of numerous Women Organizations/Events and helping to create positive income for over 10 years!
9. Donator to American Breast Cancer Society, and in the Fight against Autism, which is debilitating mental dis-order in children as early as age three. Donations are made mentioned in the buyer's guide acknowledgement page, and with every "downloadable version" of the buyer's guide sold online here, a $6.00 donation is split between the two organizations per download. And, you get valuable information.
10. Voted by CBS RADIO as one of Houston's Top Ten Businesses in 2010. Received Notable Recognition for our Uniqueness and Design of our Business Model - September 2010. (Awarded 7 & 1/2 minutes of free air time to introduce Car Buyer's Etcetera to Houston, Texas).
11. Daily show Host on Blog Talk Radio; the nations largest talk radio Program, in several languages, to help listeners understand why they are being taken advantage of in the car buying process, and more importantly, how to stop it!
12. Previous PBS Sponsors 2004
13. South Montgomery County Woodlands Chamber of Commerce Gold Member 2009-2010 / Receiving Notary Mentions in Published Literatures by the SMCWCC. Self-Retired Membership.
14. Has helped thousands of female auto buyers since 1995.
15. Nationwide offices with several Houston Locations; including, Home Office!
16. Numerous Radio and T.V. ads produced which have been proven to bring in revenue.
17. Nationwide Dealer Affiliates, that enjoys our relationship!
18. Proven Track Record/ Hosted and Invited to Nationwide Seminars/Workshops & Events since 1995!
19. Trend Setter, with the #1 Premier Auto Buying Service designed specifically for women (not a referral business). We don't just send your name to a dealership; we actually do the work for you! With new services and products coming in 2012.
20. Live Streaming Shows on iTunes, covering all advice and tips in several different segments to assist Female auto buyers since 2009.
21. Creditability, Uniqueness, Fairness, Fast, Economical, Trust Worthy, Dependable.
Now that you know a little about us, and if you're ready; ask yourself, "Isn't it time I take control of my future, & stop worrying about what's going to happen with it!" "If the answer is YES; then you're ready to talk business with us as a Sponsor or Agent! So, let's get started!" Note; please do not misconstrue or confuse our business as a form of a "hook-up" for you at any dealership. No illegal acts will be performed or promised to any person to attain ownership of their business, sponsorship, or donations. We are a professional licensed Auto Buying consulting business, with a proven track record.
DENOTES*** we will only reveal the entire package to serious potential sponsors.
Executive Level Package 1 Office Plan- $4,200.00
Opportunity to own your office, complete with your calls answered by a professional team of dedicated staff.
Professional office staff to assist you; including Answering Service, Faxing, Professional I.D. Badges for your office/employees, Personal Office Space to see your clients in; from 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m., Monday thru Fridays. Conference Room, and Seminar Facility for 80 – 100 guest, complete with full technical support. Package price covers the first 9 months.
***A guaranteed clientele list of 1000 per year to start off with for the first ongoing 18 calendar months from your start date. Home office support, which comes complete with On Site Training (OST) training at one of our facilities. Serious Inquiries make appointment for details, background screening is a must! Complete details are not given here. Call for entire details, and/or set up appointments for Business Luncheon Meeting, Business Event & Tour of our facilities!
Executive Level Package 2 Office Plan - $3,100.00
Opportunity to own your office, complete with your calls answered by a professional team of dedicated staff.
Professional office staff to assist you; including Answering Service, Faxing, Professional I.D. Badges for your office/employees, Personal Office Space to see your clients in from 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m., Monday thru Fridays. Conference Room, and Seminar Facility for 80 – 100 guest, complete with full technical support. Package Price covers the first 9 months.
***A guaranteed cliental list of 450 to start off with for the 1st year from the time of start date. Home Office Support, which comes complete with On Site Training (OST) training at one of our facilities. Serious Inquiries make appointment for complete details, and background screening is a must! Complete details are not given here. Call for entire details, and/or set up appointments for Business Luncheon Meeting, Business Event & Tour of our facilities!
Both the top 2 level packages include a risk or benefit shared by both parties. With our proven past success we expect and assume a healthy amount of sales to promote our Sponsors/Investors' packages, and with minimal risk in any such cases, but do not rely on it, as any predictions and/or assumptions may not be indicative of future sales, whereby at any such time, we will decide if any Sponsor/sponsorship package has value. We reserve the right to dis-continue any plan under our terms without prior notice, if necessary. We will always contact you, the Sponsor/Investor in any likely event, and at least 30 days prior to full cancellation, unless a need arises to separate immediately as parties of this arrangement, and without notice to protect CBE, Inc. As a Sponsor/Investor of any Cash Portfolio you're being asked to invest money into; and, *which you are investing within, there is always a risk involved. *You are hereby placed on notice that any predictions, past earning, or past windfalls of profit made by our parent company, Car Buyer's Etcetera, Inc and/or Car Buyer's Etcetera are not always likely to repeat its' self.. Therefore, you must make the decision to protect your money by choosing to invest at what you consider is the right time, and/or choose not to invest at all, at any given time. Car Buyer's Etcetera will never re-invest your returns without your knowledge, and/or written consent.
Sponsor's Advertisement Plans
Sponsor's Package (3 Commercial Package Opportunities for Sponsors)
We feel we are on our way to starting the greatest trend in Auto Buying Consulting; and, if the top two packages aren't evident of that, we now offer an opportunity to invest in the business, and get a big return on your investment thru Car Buyer's Etcetera, Inc ~ Advertisement Awareness Campaign! For years we've been on T.V. promoting our business, and we must say, it is increasingly advantageous, yet always expensive. Nonetheless, it is a needed source for our continued nationwide awareness. So our Creative Staff Team (CST) has come up with package plans for our "Expansion & Rewards Program" for 2012, and beyond! And we are confident it really works!
Our buyer's guide is second to none in helping women purchase automobiles, and we've sold many over the last year, since its' publication in October, 2010, as well as our valuable service packages, nationwide!
Now, comes a new way to help others! We've found a way for you to invest in yourself through sponsorships in our business, while putting serious income in your pockets. Call for Business Luncheon Meeting, Business Event & Tour.
Sponsor's Advertisement Plan - $1,100.00
Sponsorship – Sponsorship package of $1,100.00, same products> Receive 30% of our revenue from the sale of these products you sponsored for the 31 day period, which were earned by the ad campaign (only). That's your investment + 30% of our income returning to you, or, not exceeding $5,700.00), whichever is greater. Example; 1,100.00 placed on our Ad campaign which brings in 14,000.00 x 30% gives you $4, 200.00 added back to your $1,100.00.
Sponsorship Advertisement Plan - $2,400.00
Sponsorship package of $2,400.00> Receive 30% of our revenue from the sale of these products you sponsored for the 30 day period, which were earned by the ad campaign (only). That's your sponsorship dollars + 30% of our income, returning to you. Example> $2,400.00 placed on our Ad campaign which brings in 14,000.00 at 30% gives you $4,200.00 added back to your $2,400.00. The average cost of a 30 day campaign is about $2,000.00 and that's about 35 commercial on T.V.; and about 10-12 on Radio(depending on the stations) in prime time rotations. Returns are big, but as you can see, cost can be very expensive! Getting notice is not ½, but 3/4th the battle! What you do with it afterwards is paramount. Once in our office, our experts can handle it from there, making your investment return as high as 30% (overall) on your vested interest and personal portfolio.
Services Portfolio Sponsorship Plan - $3,750.00
Sponsorship of services thru investment opportunity is another way to earn big at Car Buyer's Etcetera, Inc. By becoming a Services Portfolio Sponsor/Investor, you're earning the way to higher returns on your money. Our services sometime sell faster than our products, and you'll reap the rewards. Here's how:
A. With a one (1) time sponsorship of $3,750.00 for commercial coverage, you can sponsor over 60 strategically placed commercials in different covered areas, and in most PRIME TIME, which you will see, and so will many others. With anywhere from 450,000 to over 800,000+ people seeing those ads, you'll be amazed at your returns. Phones will ring, business is taken (nationwide), and your return is always 3 times greater than that of your initial sponsorship donation. The more exposure your dollars give us, the more we reward you! It's simply fair! Restrictions apply to area coverage!
Smaller opportunities for sponsors
B. For a one (1) time sponsorship/investment of commercial coverage, using a $500.00 investment package, (your dollars alone) will sponsor about 4-6 well placed commercials in Prime time slots for MAXIMUM EXPOSURE on television. Let's say the return on investment is $7,500.00 x 15%, that's approximately $1,125.00 + your initial investment. Not bad for a less than $16.14 per day; Example: $500.00 ÷ 31 days = $16.13 per day! Most Americans spend 3 times that much on lottery tickets per month, and never get a return! So, we believe if given an opportunity to do something more with your money; MOST PEOPLE WILL! The risk is minimal, the rewards are always greater, and you're actually helping people reach their auto buying goals, by giving the awareness & exposure to a company you can trust, and one that will always deliver progress.
C. We call this one Pork Basket Spending! Lets' trim the fat in this Package! For only $350.00 per month, (must be a 3 month commitment), your dollars can reach over 120,000 households, and if we gross $7,000.00 in sales that of any given week your sponsoring that territory, its' at 30% of our profit that is paid out to you. That's $2,100.00 or more than 3(x) times the amount of your sponsorship of only $350.00! So; what does Car Buyer's Etcetera, Inc, and/or Car Buyer's Etcetera need our Valued Sponsors/Investors for? Ad dollars of course; Ad dollars that add up to you getting PAID-BIG! Plain & Simple!
After 1st Initial investment is proven, returning sponsors/investor can continue at a higher return rate, only this time for a commitment of 90 days. Any amounts of $550.00 per 31 calendar days or any amount above will be welcomed under the same guide lines. Up front sponsorship contribution to cover cost of 90 day plan must be available "on demand" after final approval is to proceed, and in accepted form of payment. Ask for details. Markets for Advertisement of Sponsored Packages are chosen by Members of Car Buyer's Etcetera's Creative Staff Team (CST). Insuring valuable resources and venues of advertisement are met fairly for all sponsors. We reserve the right to refuse Sponsors based on any findings which we may feel undermines or puts our business in an unhealthy business relationship, or jeopardizes profit for our business and/or other sponsors.
Note: All sponsorship returns/profits are held in accounts by CBE, INC, and payouts are rewarded at the end of each month/quarter on the anniversary date, as agreed. All information proving our returns will be provided & accessible to our sponsors each month. No exceptions. In the unlikely event that our business did not produce your promised return, then at your discretion, you may ask that we relinquish your valued investment, with a 7½% increase, within 15 business days. This is highly unlikely, but we simply can not predict what sales will do in the future. Sponsorship donations are not to exceed a certain amount designated by CBE, INC. No market will be saturated beyond reasonable measure. Only 10 Sponsors and/or 10 Investors per region will be selected per year! A CBE, INC Creative Staff Team of board panel will assess the viability of the Sponsorship and decisions affecting approval of any such sponsor.
Thank you, we look forward to partnering with you!
President / Founder, Since 1995