Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat is PointsPlan?
Do I need to have a website?
Do I need to know how to program?
What kind of company can use PointsPlan?
Is PointsPlan compatible with my software?
How long will it take to get PointsPlan set up?
How much does PointsPlan cost?
I am a manufacturer and sell to several distributors. Can PointsPlan help me reward my distributor's sales people?
I am a retailer. Can my vendors have associated sites?
is a hosted suite of applications that are designed to motivate
your staff, and/or your customers' staff, to achieve your goals. You can use points to
reward any behavior that you are trying to achieve. top
you don't need to know how to program. Every function
is designed to allow you to operate your PointsPlan system
automatically. Just answer a few questions and then enter
a new web page, an announcement or new product as easily
as writing a Word document. You can even create your page in Word and just paste it in. You can make changes or create
new pages from any computer with an internet connection. top
PointsPlan is an adaptable, multi-layered program that can be used in many industries.
topIs PointsPlan compatible with my software?
PointsPlan is a hosted application it will work on any computer
that supports a web browser. We can work with the output from your existing systems. We have yet to find data we couldn't use. top
vary depending on your needs and the amount of custom programming
you require. Our largest customer operates their PointsPlan
program for under 2.5% of the sales of the line they are
promoting on the site. That includes the cost of the program
and the cost of prizes redeemed. Their sales of the product
line promoted on the site have gone up 4800% since their
site was created. They have had over 600,000 page views
of their PointsPlan powered site from a sales force of under
2,500 people. Setup fees are under three dollars per participating
employee. Monthly fees vary based on the number of participants and the amount of customization required. PointsPlan is one of the lowest cost methods of creating targeted sales improvements. top
As a multi-layered program it allows you to create separate
sites for each of your distributors. You can even allow
your distributors set up sites for their customers. This
allows you to monitor your sales or target your training
right to the sales floor level. top
PointsPlan is multi-layered and allows you to have multiple
sites grouped with your PointsPlan system. You and your
chosen managers have access to all data while the vendors
would have access only to the data about their product lines.
PointsPlan was so successful that the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario conducted a study of sites powered by PointsPlan, as an example of effective use of the internet.