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Frequently Asked Questions
What is LeTip?
LeTip International is The Premier Professional Leads Organization!
LeTip International is the world’s largest, privately owned, professional business leads organization. Since 1978, LeTip programs have helped over 120,000 members, throughout the United States and Canada, build business success through personal referrals.
LeTip International’s structure set the standard in the word-of-mouth referral industry. Members are known for their professionalism, dedication, and loyalty to one another, and to the LeTip Program.
LeTip Chapters meet weekly to exchange qualified leads, build solid business relationships,develop strong presentation skills and become proficient networkers.
Only one representative of any given profession is accepted into a chapter, and members are chosen for their occupational expertise.
What makes LeTip different than any other leads group?
We set the standard back in 1978 because we created a program to embrace both businesswomen and businessmen. We stick to the format, require our members to be committed, expect excellence and reject mediocrity. We’re snappy, successful and honored by the incredibly talented and professional membership who are the true spirit of LeTip.
How do I know LeTip will work for me?
Just follow the program. It has worked for thousands upon thousands of business people. But to be successful in LeTip – or in any endeavor – requires perseverance and the universal understanding that you must give before you receive. There is much to be said about “All for one and one for all!"
What can I expect LeTip to do for me?
You can expect your Regional Director or Ambassadors to train your chapter members in leadership and presentation skills. You can expect all the necessary materials to run a chapter to be provided without charge. You can expect annual training in the newest networking and chapter building techniques for your Board Members and Committee Chairs. You can expect your category to be protected. And you can expect our full time staff in our corporate office to assist you when necessary.
What does LeTip expect of me?
LeTip expects you to attend meetings because you can’t build relationships if you aren’t
LeTip expects you to pass, on average, one qualified referral every week. LeTip expects you to be ethical, professional and experienced in your line of work. LeTip expects you to help all your members to be successful and they are expected to do the same for you.
How soon will I see financial reward?
LeTip is not a get rich fast scheme.
It takes time to earn the trust of your chapter members, to become adept in the networking arena, to learn to promote yourself and your business with ease. If you expect instant reward, LeTip is not for you. If you want to build long-standing business relationships that will earn you qualified referrals for years to come, then LeTip is for you.
What really makes LeTip work?
LeTip teaches you how to network smarter. LeTip gives you the structure from which to grow. But it is the chapter as a whole that fuels the success of each member. Rather than just you out there selling on your own, with LeTip you have a sales force of professional business people bringing you qualified leads. Remember, referrals are made based on trust and solid relationships. That’s why it is important to attend meetings and build those relationships so your chapter will get to know you, just as you’ll get to know them.
Why shouldn't I just join my Chamber of Commerce?
Your Chamber of Commerce is good for your business and your community. The difference though between a Chamber and your LeTip Chapter is exclusivity. You “own” your category when you join LeTip and your competition is excluded from your chapter. Chambers, by their very nature, cannot exist without being inclusive.
Can I visit a LeTip chapter as a guest?
Yes! You absolutely can.
In fact being a guest is part of the process of joining LeTip (see next FAQ question).
If you have already decided that you would like to be a guest at a local chapter, please click on the big yellow button and send us your information.
How many meetings must I attend before I can join?
Each guest is required to attend two consecutive meetings before an application can be accepted. An inspection of an applicant’s place of business is a requirement of acceptance.
What if my category is filled?
LeTip only accepts one representative of any profession.
Since LeTip only accepts one representative of any profession, it is not unusual to find your category filled. There are two options: you can ask for a search in another chapter or you can spearhead the start of a new chapter. In either case, contact your area representative (or call LeTip International HQ directly at 800-255-3847). We’ll do all we can to help you find a chapter.
How many votes are required for acceptance into the Chapter?
It depends on the Chapter’s size.
If the Chapter contains fewer than thirty members, then a minimum of three “NO” votes can permit the Chapter to deny membership. If there are more than thirty members, then a minimum of 10% of the membership (tallied from the beginning of the quarter) voting “NO” is required to permit the Chapter to deny membership.
How much does it cost to join LeTip?
$390* USD (equivalent to $32.50 a month), which is paid directly to LeTip International.
Each year after that, the cost to renew your membership is lower than the initial new member fee and depends on if you pay through our automated renewal service (which gets you a discounted rate @ $285), or if you choose to still pay by phone, fax or mail it will be a little bit more ( $285 + a processing fee).
* Canada requires HST, however listed pricing here does not include HST.
How much are chapter dues?
Chapter dues vary from region to region, and are used to help fund chapter meetings and upkeep costs. These dues do not go to LeTip International but instead go directly to your chapter, and are kept in your chapter and used to pay for your meals, business mixers and the promotion of your chapter. Each chapter sets its own fee schedule & cost, however dues usually fall into the $125 to $150 range per quarter (with a $40 minimum).
When are my dues required to be paid?
Each chapter’s Board of Directors establishes the amount for their chapter. There are NO paid positions or profits involved, only the actual costs to run the chapter.
Who can I call if I have more questions?
If you would like more info, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also call us at (xxx)-xxx-xxxx for more information about our local LeTip chapter.