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The Smart Cookie

These weekly newsletters are emailed to troop and service unit cookie managers during the Cookie Program. If you are a troop or service unit cookie manager and are not receiving your newsletter, please make sure your email address is correct in eBudde.

Troop Edition

March 26, 2015

  • Let’s work together!
  • Allocating cookies to your girls
  • Reporting your cookie booth sales
  • Cookie contests are coming to a close…

March 19, 2015

  • Tips and tricks for selling Rah Rah Raisins
  • Reminder: The Cookie Swap Wiki is open for business!
  • Attendance at cookie booths
  • Making sure girls are registered
  • Cheerful contest update

March 12, 2015

  • Council cookie cupboard hours reminders
  • ACH reminders
  • Booth behavior reminders
  • Contest reminders
  • Weekly shop deal: 30% off all remaining cookie merchandise

March 5, 2015

  • Replenishing your troop’s inventory
  • Your ticket to a successful booth
  • Cool cookie contests

February 26, 2015

  • Important update regarding cookie inventory
  • Distributing and allocating cookies to girls
  • Cookie Booth of the Week contest winners
  • Cookie booths and winter weather

February 19, 2015

  • Cookie booth reminders
  • Cookie Booth of the Week contest
  • Battle of the new cookies
  • Cookie inventory update
  • Toffee-tastic update
  • Weekly shop deal: 20% off any cookie-related item

February 12, 2015

  • Toffee-tastic update
  • Have a “love”-ly Cookie Go Day
  • Red, White, and Booth, and the start of cookie booths
  • Cookie open house prize package winners
  • Weekly shop deal: 20% off reusable totes

February 5, 2015

  • Cookies are coming!
  • Trailer/warehouse delivery locations
  • Cookie distribution to girls
  • Selling safety tips
  • Weekly shop deal: 20% off cookie mom and dad gear

January 29, 2015

  • Initial inventory awards are coming!
  • Clarification about the Settings tab in eBudde
  • Deadline for banking information in eBudde
  • Council cookie cupboard locations
  • Weekly shop deal: 20% off tablecloths

January 22, 2015

  • One Cookie for One Direction contest
  • Online marketing guidelines
  • Cookie open houses at Girl Scout Shops
  • Important Banking/Cookie Money To Dos
  • Weekly shop deal: 20% off cookie t-shirts

January 15, 2015

  • Sign up for cookie booths
  • Place your initial order
  • Select your delivery
  • Searching for cookie spokesgirls
  • Weekly shop deal: 20% off a stocking cap

January 8, 2015

  • Cub Foods partnership
  • Council-arranged booth scheduler opening
  • Initial order deadline is January 20 at 7 p.m.
  • Happy birthday, Samoas!
  • Weekly shop deal: 20% off a clipboard

December 18, 2014

  • Reminder: Important banking/cookie money steps
  • Additional eBudde setup steps
  • Online resources
  • Weekly shop deal: 20% off cookie yard signs
  • River Valleys closed for winter holidays

December 11, 2014

  • Important banking/cookie money to dos
  • Cookie Club now open
  • Online resources

Service Unit Edition

March 26, 2015

  • The home stretch
  • The eBudde lock out deadlines
  • The transition from eBudde to SNAP
  • Mythbusters

March 19, 2015

  • Service unit bonus goals
  • Deposit deadline for Juliettes
  • Mythbusters

March 12, 2015

  • Happy birthday, Girl Scouts!
  • Keeping an eye on eBudde
  • Mythbusters: Indoor cookie booths are better

March 5, 2015

  • Tips for keeping cookie inventory and money safe
  • Don’t panic!
  • Troop bank information in eBudde
  • Mythbusters

February 26, 2015

  • Monitoring eBudde
  • Mythbusters

February 19, 2015

  • Presidents’ Day cookie booths and Red, White, and Booth!
  • Cub Foods cookie booth patches
  • Allocation of cookies
  • Mythbusters

February 12, 2015

  • Will you be our Valentine?
  • Council cupboards open on Saturday
  • Mythbusters

February 5, 2015

  • Big buttons have arrived!
  • Selling cookies before Cookie Go Day
  • New, weekly feature: MythBusters

January 29, 2015

  • Toffee-tastic results
  • Service unit bonus
  • Cookie booth special agent video
  • Cookie open houses

January 22, 2015

  • Service unit initial order deadline
  • Council cookie cupboard locations
  • Verify troop banking information in eBudde

January 15, 2015

  • Initial order reminder phone call
  • Review troop initial orders
  • Collect signed Troop Cookie Manager Responsibilities Forms
  • Online resources

January 8, 2015

  • Troop initial orders of gluten free cookies
  • One cookie for One Direction
  • Searching for cookie spokesgirls

December 18, 2014

  • Service unit cookie manager Facebook group
  • Monitor bank account/ACH form in eBudde
  • River Valleys closed for winter holidays

December 11, 2014

  • Troop edition of The Smart Cookie
  • Service unit cookie manager Facebook group

December 4, 2014

  • Cookie rally order form for cookies
  • Training troop cookie managers
  • Date correction in guidebook
  • Digital Cookie/online cookie sales