Category Archives: Direct Sales

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

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

Others Focused Marketing, Selling, and Team Building

I’ve been with my main business for thirteen years now.  In that time, I’ve learned that success comes primarily from being others focused.  When you’re more concerned with what your client or team member needs than with your own paycheck, that’s when your paycheck grows.  Isn’t that a wonderful career?  A business in which theContinue Reading

Get Your Virtual Party On!

Direct Sellers: Frustrated with your online party results? I just heard some really exciting news and wanted to share it with you. You may know who Julie Anne Jones and Nancy Golya are from their individual businesses. They’re committed to supporting direct sellers with great training. Together, they have combined over 25 years of directContinue Reading

Top Five Reasons For Using Send Out Cards in Your Direct Sales Business

Here are the top five reasons to use Send Out Cards in your direct sales business.  Ready to try a card for free?  Go to http://cardswithheather.com 1) Birthdays.  Your team members and clients will be so happy you’ve remembered their special day with an actual card- not an ecard, but a card in the mail.  Continue Reading

Promotions In Local Businesses

I mention promotions in local businesses a lot when direct sellers ask me about getting local leads.  Since my primary business is a skin care business, we talk about “facial bags”.  (you can learn about facial bags in my ecourse, if you’re a fellow skin care rep). Aside from facial bags, you could have aContinue Reading

You Know About Video Email— Here Are Other Reasons to Join WowWe!

Why does a direct sales professional need to pay a monthly fee for a video email package?  Because it’s not JUST a video email package, that’s why!  So far, in showing you WowWe’s features, I’ve been showing you the custom video templates that you can create to send video emails to your team members, potentialContinue Reading