Author Archives: Heather Price

What Is CRM?

I’ve been representing an awesome follow up, card sending, gift sending system for years now without knowing what CRM is. One of my downline members posted a question about CRM on our facebook group this week and I learned so much about the differences and similarities between our product and CRM. CRM stands for “CustomerContinue Reading

Internet Marketing For Dummies

No, you’re not a dummy, and neither am I.  But I’m new to the traffic exchange/ safelist  side of internet marketing where a whole vocabulary exists that I hadn’t known before:  rented referrals, splash pages, paid to clicks, etc etc etc.  I’d hesitated to go into great detail on this blog about this new hobbyContinue Reading

Dancing At Two Weddings

There’s a saying that you can’t dance at two weddings on the same evening.  For some people, that may be true, especially if you want to be at each wedding for the entire meal, watch the entire ceremony at each wedding, be there at the very end at both…. but I’ve seen it done.  YouContinue Reading

Five Ways To Succeed At a Vendor Event

Good morning fellow direct sales professionals! Tis the season for vendor events! You’ve worked hard to get some good ones on your calendar and now you want to make the most of them! Do you sit there and sell to those who wish to buy? Or should your focus be on collecting names and numbers?Continue Reading

Here’s Why I Was Unfriended

This gal friended me on facebook then blasted her business in a mass message about how she had to sell $2000 TODAY —- I answered that I’ve been with that company for 13 years and she’s barking up the wrong tree trying to get me to become her client. She snarkily told all her friendsContinue Reading

To The Direct Sales Pro Dropping Postcards At The Bleachers At Her Kid’s Soccer Game….

Did the subject line get your attention? I’m talking to YOU.  You’re in the top 10%, 5%, or even 2% of your direct sales company. You KNOW the importance of following up with your hostesses, guests, consultants, prospective clients, prospective consultants, friends, and family. You have a system for sending multiple postcards each week andContinue Reading

The Three C’s for Direct Sales Blogging

If you’re in direct sales, why use blogging as a passive marketing strategy?  You’re out there doing surveys, warm chatting, running promotions in businesses, sending out sample packs…. along with your one on one appointments and parties…. do you really need to blog as well? Here are three wonderful reasons to blog: Community: You canContinue Reading

You’re Going To Think I’m Crazy…..

Another out of the box marketing idea for direct sales businesses:  surveys! Choose a place where friendly people hang out—- the mall, strip malls, walmart, the grocery store, the library……  do NOT stand in one place with a clipboard.  Walk up to women individually and start a conversation about something completely different— compliment her children,Continue Reading

Why Permanent Makeup Is a Bad Idea

“Call permanent cosmetic tattooing whatever you choose, micropigmentation, derma implantation, semi-permanent, permanent makeup, and whatever other fancy words you wish; it’s a tattoo.” says Hashey.com, a school of permanent cosmetics. Permanent makeup options include eyebrows, eyeliner, full lip color and lip liner, for instance. Here are a few reasons I suggest you should not pursue permanent makeup.  Continue Reading

Spooktacular Ideas For Halloween

My family doesn’t celebrate Halloween (ok, one of my kids brought home a packet of Halloween word searches and mazes from public school today– lol), but every year I enjoy the creative and interesting direct sales marketing ideas directed towards Halloween and Trick Or Treating. My favorite is reverse trick or treating.  This is whenContinue Reading