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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

Vol. 16: April 3, 2014

  • Thank you!
  • Final deposit and product/money problem reports
  • Join us for a special girls-only concert
  • Cookie feedback survey coming in May
  • Girl rewards

Vol. 15: March 27, 2014

  • Update eBudde by Friday at 7 pm
  • Report cookie booth sales

Vol. 14: March 20, 2014

  • Cookie return procedures
  • Important deposit notification
  • Update eBudde by March 28 at 7 pm
  • Bling My Booth contest winners
  • Join the Product Program advisory committee
  • Cookie sales after March 23

Vol. 13: March 13, 2014

  • Use the cookie swap!
  • Special hours at Roseville cupboard on Tuesday, March 18
  • Cookies on the Go contest starts tomorrow
  • Cookie Clip contest winners
  • Win a free camp experience
  • Importance of canceling cookie booths
  • Join the Product Program advisory committee
  • In the news
  • Join the Product Program Advisory Committee
  • 15% off cookie items in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 12: March 6, 2014

  • Picking up more cookies from cupboards
  • Special hours at Roseville cupboard on Tuesday, March 11
  • Cookies on the Go contest March 14–16
  • Bling My Booth contest ends Wednesday
  • Setting the record straight about Girl Scouts
  • 15% off cookie items in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 11: February 27, 2014

  • New council cookie cupboard hours in March
  • Cookie booth roundup
  • Making cookie money deposits
  • Super Seller Day at Lynx game

Vol. 10: February 20, 2014

  • Update Girl Orders tab
  • Cookie booths and winter weather
  • Cookie contests
  • Making cookie money deposits
  • Cookie video resources

Vol. 9: February 13, 2014

  • Cookie booths start Monday!
  • Cookies on Facebook
  • Council cookie cupboard inventory dashboard
  • New donation program reward!
  • Walmart and Sam’s Club cookie booths
  • 10% off cookie items in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 8: February 6, 2014

  • Cookie Go Day!
  • Council cookie cupboards open Saturday
  • “Cookie boycott” and misinformation
  • Girl Scouts in the news
  • 20% off cookie car flag in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 7: January 30, 2014

  • Initial order deliveries begin Saturday
  • Important : Cookie booth policies
  • Cookie booth scheduler continues
  • Attn: Senior and Ambassador troops
  • Cookie open houses in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 6: January 23, 2014

  • Still time to sign up to accept credit cards
  • Cookie Clip video contest
  • Reminder: Cookie sales and orders do not begin until February 8
  • Cookie booth scheduler opens Monday
  • 20% off padfolio and portfolio in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 5: January 16, 2014

  • Cookie Clip video contest
  • Reminder: Cookie sales and orders do not begin until February 8
  • 20% off cookie tote bag in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 4: January 9, 2014

  • Initial inventory orders due Tuesday!
  • Cookie Wonderland video
  • It’s cookie time in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 3: January 2, 2014

  • Setting up eBudde
  • Initial inventory order due January 14
  • Searching for cookie spokesgirls
  • Online resources
  • Free cookie balloons with purchase in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 2: December 19, 2013

  • Setting up eBudde
  • Initial inventory order due January 14
  • Searching for cookie spokesgirls
  • River Valleys closed for winter holidays
  • Online resources
  • Extended ACH pilot
  • 20% off cookie stop sign in Girl Scout Shops

Vol. 1: December 12, 2013

  • Online resources
  • Extended ACH pilot
  • 20% off cookie car magnet in Girl Scout Shops

Service Unit Edition

Vol. 17: April 3, 2014

  • Thank you!
  • Girl rewards shipments

Vol. 16: March 27, 2014

  • Service unit rewards order due March 31 at 7 pm
  • Join the Product Program Advisory Committee

Vol. 15: March 20, 2014

  • Enter your rewards shipping address
  • Preparing for the end of the sale

Vol. 14: March 13, 2014

  • Join the Product Program Advisory Committee
  • Monitor eBudde for troop activity

Vol. 13: March 6, 2014

  • Cookie cupboard inventory levels

Vol. 12: February 27, 2014

  • The Smart Cookie format
  • Monitoring troop inventory

Vol. 11: February 20, 2014

  • The Smart Cookie format
  • Monitor eBudde

Vol. 10: February 13, 2014

  • Cookie booths start Monday
  • Cookies on Facebook
  • Monitor Girl Orders tab in eBudde

Vol. 9: February 6, 2014

  • Cookie Go Day
  • “Cookie boycott” and misinformation
  • Girl Scouts in the news

Vol. 8: January 30, 2014

  • Initial order deliveries begin Saturday
  • Important: Cookie booth policies
  • Cookie booth express kit
  • Digital Cookie Program

Vol. 7: January 23, 2014

  • Cookie booth scheduler opens Monday
  • Remind troops to sign up to accept credit cards

Vol. 6: January 16, 2014

  • Service unit initial orders are due Saturday at 8 pm
  • Online cookie sales are coming!

Vol. 5: January 9, 2014

  • Troop initial order due January 14
  • Searching for cookie spokesgirls

Vol. 4: January 2, 2014

  • Troop initial order due January 14
  • Online resources

Vol. 3: December 19, 2013

  • Online resources
  • River Valleys closed for winter holidays
  • Cookie rally order forms due today

Vol. 2: December 12, 2013

  • The Smart Cookie: Troops
  • Digital Cookie Program postcard
  • Cookie rally order form for cookies
  • Reward kits available for checkout

Vol. 1: December 5, 2013

  • Cookie rally order form for cookies
  • Reward kits available for checkout