Millions of men and women start a direct sales business in order to help their families, stay home with their children, or to create a lifestyle as an entrepreneur. In fact, according to the Direct Selling Association in 2016, 20.5
Have you ever heard the saying, “What you think about you bring about”? Well, it also applies to “What you focus on grows”. It sounds simple, but keeping a focused, consistent schedule for your direct sales business can be a
Most direct sellers use social media to increase brand awareness, sell, and recruit. Through the years I have been a witness to posts that can only be described as either fantastic or horrible. Some posts have me clicking through to
Having spent 18+ years in direct sales, I learned many leadership lessons. Some stuck with me and others did not. The ones that had the greatest impact on my life were those that I still coach on today. We often
Vendor shows are the perfect place to meet new people, customers, and hosts. Vendor shows are also the perfect place to increase your “likes” and engagement on your social media platforms. How do you move leads from vendor shows
Do you have dreams of waking up in your pajamas, setting up a few parties that you booked by telling all your friends and family and then watching the money roll in? Was this you when you first started your
A common question I hear in my networking groups relates to which of the social media scheduling apps for direct sales and home party plan reps works the best. I decided to compare several different social media scheduling and management apps:
Selling products can either be easy or difficult. I feel that some direct sales products are way easier to sell than others. Some products are shiny and fun with a low-emotional commitment, low-risk, and easy acceptance factor. Jewelry? Clothing? Accessories?
Do you believe that being the best in your company, or having fame and recognition, will bring you happiness? The answer is no. Recognition and/or fame are not permanent. It’s nice to be recognized on stage or for a
By Bonnie McConaughy Running any kind of business is difficult. You are juggling a million things at once: figuring things out, getting sales, making connections, and much more! It can be exhausting and overwhelming, to say the least.