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Getting Started with Video

Getting Started with Video

It's no secret that video is on the rise and for a variety of reasons. Yet, I'm surprised by the number of business owners we work with who do not use video. They share that they aren't sure where to start or aren't confident in what they will say or do. If you aren't using video in your business, here are some tools and tips to get you started. WHY SHOULD I USE VIDEO IN MY BUSINESS? Did you know people are only 7% likely to connect and engage with you when they read your words? This increases to 38% if they hear your voice. This increases to 55% when they see your face and your body [...]
How to: Show-On-The-Go

How to: Show-On-The-Go

In direct sales, being ready for business is one of the most important things you can do. Unfortunately, there is sometimes a small hurdle to being ready, and that is not taking it seriously. Your direct sales business is a business, even if you consider it your part-time business. But part-time can mean big profit if you take it seriously. Today I am going to share with you one of my friend's methods for obtaining sales whenever, wherever, and that is with your show-on-the-go. Your show-on-the-go is a huge opportunity for you while you are out and about. An outing with the kids on a pla[...]
How to Find New Customers

How to Find New Customers

No matter what business you are in, we all need one thing... new customers. But, how do you find them? How do you get outside of your family and friends and find people who WANT to do business with you? The way to find new customers is to make new connections. This can be done in a variety of ways. One way is through online and social media marketing. The benefit of this type of marketing is that it can connect you with people from anywhere in the world. But, what about IN-PERSON connections? How can you meet people in your community? How can you develop local relationships t[...]
Meet the Woman Who Refuses to Retire After 76 Years in Direct Sales

Meet the Woman Who Refuses to Retire After 76 Years in Direct Sales

Direct sales' long-time friend and motivator, Harriet Lonergan turns 100 today and this powerhouse has no intentions of slowing down! Harriet has been a Consultant in direct sales for the last 76 years and shares how the party plan sales model helped her earn extra income, have a social life and work her business around her personal schedule over the last several decades. A few months ago, I sat down with Harriet to learn more about her 76 year journey in direct sales. Watch the heartwarming video on YouTube Or here: While brainstorming who I would like to interview for [...]
Summer Sales: 8 Solutions to Avoid a Slow Summer

Summer Sales: 8 Solutions to Avoid a Slow Summer

Summer is right around the corner and is typically one of the slowest months for business. Don't worry, it's not just you. Getting into a summer slump may feel unavoidable, but it doesn't mean that your summer sales need to come to a screeching halt. Like I said - it's not just you. Most retailers and business owners experience a slump during the summer months. Why? During June and July, people are often spending their money and time elsewhere - like on vacations, concerts, sports events, fairs and so on. But don't let negativity overwhelm you! There is still plenty you can [...]