Let's talk about Social Media. As a business owner it is so easy to get into a cycle of solely posting about my business. I'm motivated and can get single minded. This is normal for most business people. However, there is a wrong way to go about it and I'm sure you know what I'm … Continue reading Social Media Etiquette
I've talked before about how direct sales gets a bad reputation in the business world. While there are some companies that are legitimately preying on people to take their money they do not actually fit the definition of direct sales solely because they typically offer no real product. I want to talk about the hundreds … Continue reading Why Direct Sales Is NOT A Scam
We all deal with and experience rejections, likely on a daily basis. Many of these rejections are small inconsequential things that we don't give a second's thought to. Saying no to upsizing at a restaurant. A co-worker turning down your offer for drinks after work. Then there are the rejections we care way too much … Continue reading Rejection
The last few years have been hard. It isn't just having kids or twins that made it hard. Which in and of itself that is hard, being a parent. It's the hardest thing I've done to date. But the last few years we've been watching our twins grow and develop and learn and seeing concerns. … Continue reading So Much
This business is all about relationships. It is easy to get caught up in the selling of your product to forget that most business thrives off of trust, knowledge, and friendship. People buy from people they trust. And for people to trust you they have to have a relationship with you. So, here is my … Continue reading Building Relationships
Let us assume you just signed up and are now wondering how to proceed. In previous posts I've talked a lot about preparation and making a plan for everything from choosing your company and sponsor to getting started. However, not everyone is a planner and that is OK. But now that you have signed up, … Continue reading Now What?
If you've been following my series on getting started in Direct Sales then you are clearly the type of person this post is aimed at. The pre-planner. Here are some things to plan out and organize before you actually join to help hit the ground running. You may be wondering why pre-planning these things is … Continue reading Before You Click
When you're preparing to join a direct sales company you have to pick someone to sign up under. Who you pick can have a lot of influence on how well you do initially. Ultimately, your success is on your own shoulders but giving yourself the best chances by picking a sponsor who helps you is … Continue reading Sponsorship
When breaking into the direct sales industry there is a lot to consider. Everything from choosing a product to choosing a company can have a huge impact on not only your success but how easy it to achieve that success. In my last post I discussed how I believe many negative aspects of direct sales … Continue reading How to Choose a Company
Direct sales jobs are a dime a dozen right now. They also have a terrible reputation. Their high failure rates contribute to people trashing the industry as a whole and make many write it off as a non-viable option. However, even with that, there are many positive aspects in its favor. I am even willing … Continue reading Am I right for Direct Sales?