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15 Ways to Get More Referrals

15 Ways to Get More Referrals

We know that referrals are the absolute easiest way to get a sale, right? Someone else has already done the sales pitch, probably shown off the product, and talked about how much they love it and your prospect should buy it. All you must do is work out the details....

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Gratitude After A Pity Party

Gratitude After A Pity Party

A couple of weeks ago, I was feeling pretty sorry for myself. With the Covid19 going around, I’m in isolation at home because of a weakened immune system. Which means my 16 year old daughter is also. She’s struggling with that. Online school all day, not seeing her...

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Team Building Principles

Team Building Principles

Think about your team currently, if you have one. Are they thriving, surviving or quitting?  I can’t tell you how much I hate it when I hear a team leader telling their upline “Go talk to more people!” as a way to motivate or inspire them. That does absolutely nothing...

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Basic Copywriting Formula

Basic Copywriting Formula

We’re in sales, right? We love a product and a company, so we sell that product to others. We’re not writers (most of us). We probably haven’t had any training on how to write good sales copy. Most of us just think we share how much we love the products and people...

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Activities to Grow Your Business

Activities to Grow Your Business

If you are really serious about making your direct sales business your priority and reaching a high level in your company, then each and every day, you should be doing something to move your business towards your goals. Sometimes it’s hard to identify what exactly are...

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No Can Mean Many Things

No Can Mean Many Things

When we hear the word no from a prospect, it’s not always a refusal to buy. The word no can mean many different things in sales. These are just a few reasons a prospective buyer may be telling you no.    I still have questions. In sales, the word no very often...

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Using Emotion in Selling

Using Emotion in Selling

People buy based on emotion, they keep buying based on quality and value.    No matter what you sell, it’s important to get to the emotions of the people buying. People don’t buy weight loss products because they’ll lose weight using them. They buy them because...

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The Three E’s of Success

The Three E’s of Success

Your success in network marketing depends a lot on the success of the team that you build. When you become a leader of a team, you take on a big responsibility. It is now your job to train and lead that team, support them and allow them to thrive. By doing this, you...

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Will Your Team Sink or Swim?

Will Your Team Sink or Swim?

Is your recruit going to sink or swim? It’s your responsibility to adjust your training so that everyone on the team can learn to do things in a way that feels authentic and genuine to them.

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Customer Testimony ~vs~ Before & After Photos

Customer Testimony ~vs~ Before & After Photos

In today’s society, we are looking for instant gratification. We want the quick fix, that’s why those amazing “before and after” pictures can be so enticing. But “before and after” pictures can be tricky to use.

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Sell the Solution, not the Product

Sell the Solution, not the Product

You can have the most amazing, coolest, most beautiful widget in the world and people don’t really care. They don’t buy the product; what people are going to buy is the benefit that that product gives them. They’re going to buy a solution to their problem. They’re going to buy a fix for their pain point. Can you provide that for them?

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Do You Know Your Target Market?

Do You Know Your Target Market?

Your target market isn’t everybody who can purchase your products, it is the low-hanging fruit. That means it’s the people that are easiest to market your product to.

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Believe in your Purpose and your Promise

Believe in your Purpose and your Promise

When I speak about your purpose, I’m referring to the fundamental purpose behind your business and what inspires you to do what you do and love doing it. This is not the company’s purpose, but yours.

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To Tweet or not to Tweet

To Tweet or not to Tweet

Twitter is a social media platform where you post things with a limited number of characters. This one is also on my things to do list to learn to use more effectively. Here’s some tips and information I’ve gathered from my research…

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What’s Your Marketing Strategy?

What’s Your Marketing Strategy?

Social Media Marketing is gaining traffic and attention through many different social media platforms. It’s not just about posting “buy my products” graphics anymore. It’s about creating and distributing content across multiple social media platforms that people will love enough to share.

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Design Your Own Graphics!

Design Your Own Graphics!

For some people the thought of having to create their own graphics is very intimidating. Maybe they’ve never done it before or have the mindset that they don’t know anything about making graphics. It’s really much easier than you think!

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Pin Your Business

Pin Your Business

People have been using Pinterest for DIY, home organization and decor ideas, hair styles, wardrobe ideas, etc, since it started. More and more, Pinterest is being used to generate income. In fact, Pinterest is now considered to be a visual search engine.

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#Instagram your Business

#Instagram your Business

You should have an Instagram Business account. They make it very easy to have multiple accounts for different businesses if you do more than one. Just like on any other social media, your friends want to see you, your customers and prospects want to see your business.

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Are you using your personal profile for business?

Are you using your personal profile for business?

Your Facebook profile should be all about what you want to share with your family and friends. Your personal profile is not for selling or promoting your products. However, there are a few ways your personal profile can work along with your business page.

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Are You LinkedIn?

Are You LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is another social media platform that has lots of daily visitors and a built-in search engine. You can also use hashtags on LinkedIn to make yourself easily found or to search for a term or person. If you have not done so already, create a LinkedIn profile using your first and last name and a professional profile picture to make it easy for others to connect with you here.

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Hot New Trend: Facebook Live

Hot New Trend: Facebook Live

One of the hot new trends growing on Facebook is to do a “Facebook Live” to sell your product. It’s a good way for people to get an in depth look at things and see it from all angles rather than just seeing a picture of it.

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Facebook Groups-What’s New and What’s Coming!

Facebook Groups-What’s New and What’s Coming!

Facebook is putting a HUGE emphasis on building communities, and to that end, they are putting a lot of resources into Facebook Groups. They are also giving group admins a lot of new features to help them run their groups more efficiently, create better engagement with members and grow their communities.

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Overcoming Objections

Overcoming Objections

If someone is giving you objections (reasons they don’t think they can do it) that means you haven’t set things up right. You need to convince them that the product or opportunity is going to solve a problem or a pain point.

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Individual Coaching

Are you wanting more individual assistance? Do you want someone to help you get to where you want to be with your business, no matter where you’re starting from? Our very affordable Individual Coaching can help with that!

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Mastering the Upsell

Mastering the Upsell

“Do you want fries with that?” Every time I go to a fast food restaurant and don’t specifically order fries, I get that question. And usually I do end up getting fries (who doesn’t??). The employees there are trained to do this until it becomes routine for them to ask. That’s called an upsell. You order one thing and the salesperson gets you to purchase a complementary product.

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Psychology in Social Media Today

Psychology in Social Media Today

Social media is just a bunch of people on an online platform. So that means that the psychological theories that apply in real life still apply online. In fact, they are even more true online because social media cuts out the mundane moments and only allows the higher highs and the lower lows.

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Who is Your Target Market?

Who is Your Target Market?

I wanted to talk to you a little about your target market…. What that means, how to define it, how to use it and why you need to know it.

In simplest terms, your target market is who buys your products.

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It’s all about Balance

It’s all about Balance

I read something the other day that said you can’t have everything…Out of 5 areas of your lives… Work, Social Life, Family, Fitness and Sleep… we could only really have three; we couldn’t have all five. It said there was not enough time and no way to balance it so that we could have all five. I don’t agree with this.

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How to Handle Rejection

How to Handle Rejection

One of the first words we learn as babies is “No”; usually said in a firm voice by some adult in our life. A word normally said out of love to keep us from something that will harm us or to teach us a lesson. But it’s still not something we like to hear, right?Every no you hear is an opportunity for improvement. When you’re prospecting, especially in the beginning, you should be analyzing every rejection.

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Your Goals -vs- The Process

Your Goals -vs- The Process

You’ve all heard me talking about the importance of setting goals and setting the right goals.So, what’s the difference between a goal and a system? Here is an example: Your goal is to build a business, your system is your process for getting leads, marketing, recruiting, etc.

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The “Chicken List”

The “Chicken List”

The “chicken list”. We all have one, even if we don’t consciously think about it that way. Your chicken list is the people that you know would be good at what you do. That you really want on your team. But you’re just too chicken to ask them.

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Buzz Words…Yay or Nay?

Buzz Words…Yay or Nay?

There was an interesting discussion in another business group that I’m in. Someone posted and asked the group about “buzzwords” that they thought were getting old or that just annoyed them. It quickly evolved into a discussion about words used by women in business.

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Finding Hostesses

I’m not a fan of approaching anyone and everyone I know to do a party for me, never have been. You have to expand your network in order to really grow your business. That means you need to think outside the box at times.

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Sponsor, Mentor, Coach… What’s the Difference?

Most companies have good training programs, but that’s not always enough. There are three people that a successful direct sales consultant has around them… a supportive sponsor, a wise mentor and a fantastic business coach.

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True Time Freedom

Instead of posting a picture of your kids at the beach and saying that you’re so glad you’ve got a business that you can work while watching your kids play… Post a picture of you and your kids at the beach and say that you’re so glad you’ve built a business that allows you true time freedom so that you can take a day off and play with your kids.

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Finding the Time

Finding the Time

It all comes down to time. Everything we do takes a second, a minute, an hour out of our day. There are only so many hours, so using them efficiently is so important!

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Getting Your Spouse/Partner On Board

Getting Your Spouse/Partner On Board

One of the concerns raised by many spouses is the cost of starting up your business, and the expenses that will need to covered by family income until you start earning a consistent profit. By making a business plan, you can let them know what expenses you’ll have, what your anticipated income will be and at what point you expect to have a profit

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What Makes You a Business vs a Hobby For Tax Purposes?

What Makes You a Business vs a Hobby For Tax Purposes?

People get started in direct sales for many reasons. Some really aren’t interested in making it their main source of income, Others want to replace their current income. They want to be able to count on the income from their business to support themselves, their family, their lifestyle.

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Being Authentic in Your Business

Being Authentic in Your Business

You have a very powerful selling tool in your back pocket!  Want to know what it is?  It’s your authenticity of staying true to yourself that will help develop your personal brand and set you apart from other sellers in your field.  By staying true to yourself, you will be able to connect genuinely with your customers beyond just your products.

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Finding Time to Work

Finding Time to Work

Making Time For Your Business Many people in direct sales aren't yet able to do it full time. They have day jobs, homes to look after, children, spouses, aging parents to take care of Finding and making the time to work your business can be difficult when you have all...

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Fear

Fear

Common Fears in Direct Sales There are a few common fears that most people, especially just starting outing in direct sales, have. We're going to talk about them and ways to get past them. Fear of the Phone Most of us love social media for our business. It's a great...

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Why I Do Direct Sales

Why I Do Direct Sales

What I’ve Gotten Out of Being A Part of The Directs Sales Industry Many people ask my why I do direct sales, and why I'm now coaching others in doing it. I have many reasons, but these are my top ones. Something For Myself I have been a wife (no longer), I am a mom, a...

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Using Groups to Grow Your Business

Using Groups to Grow Your Business

One great way to advertise and grow your business is using other groups. I’m not necessarily talking about the direct sales groups that are set up for advertising, or your own sales group. I’m talking about any groups. Even the one that don’t allow you to advertise or post your links.

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No Excuses

No Excuses

I hear so many excuses from consults. They don’t have the time they need to work their business, or they don’t have the peace and quiet or the privacy or the time free of distractions. I’m going to get very real with you all here for a few…. those are excuses.

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Starting Over After A Break

Starting Over After A Break

I’ve had many questions lately about how to come back after needing to take some time off or just not working the business as aggressively as you could have been. First, I want to say don’t dwell on it. There’s nothing wrong with needing to step back when necessary.

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Bouncing Back After A Slump

Bouncing Back After A Slump

I think all businesses go through slumps. It’s easy to let a slump get to you and make you think it’s not going to get better. But, that’s up to you. Are you willing to put in the work and make the sacrifices to get out of the slump?

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Customer Service, Your Company and You

Customer Service, Your Company and You

This last month, I stopped buying from one direct sales company and I stopped buying from one direct sales consultant. It didn’t have anything to do with the products, I love the products from both companies. The reason I stopped giving them my business was customer service.

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Why Not Post Business On My Facebook Profile?

Why Not Post Business On My Facebook Profile?

Facebook has recently started cracking down more on people doing business on their personal profile. If you are currently using your personal profile for business purposes, you will either need to convert it to a business page or risk being deleted. There are still...

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Why Should I Work With A Coach?

Why Should I Work With A Coach?

There are many different types of coaches out there. Fitness, nutrition and health coaches help you reach your goals for your body and your coach. Relationship coaches help you learn how to have a healthy relationship, get through a divorce or deal with a break-up....

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There Is No “Big Secret”

There Is No “Big Secret”

I see ads for coaches all the time promising to let you in on the “Big Secret” as to why you’re not getting sales or recruits. And to hear about it, you only need to pay a couple thousand dollars! What a deal!Here’s the thing, though… there isn’t a big secret! Direct Sales and Network Marketing take work.

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Words Are Powerful

Words Are Powerful

We speak all day. We talk to family, friends, colleagues, acquaintances and often, ourselves. We don’t always realize the power or words carry. They are born of our thoughts and feelings and have the inherent capacity to power or take it away. Words physical,...

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Recruiting — What To Look For

Recruiting — What To Look For

Most of us want to build a team. I know I do. I like the leadership role, I enjoy helping others learn. I love to help people reach their full potential. And, I think my business is a great opportunity, so I’m happy to share it with someone who is interested. I don’t...

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Team Training

Team Training

If you are recruiting a team in your business, having a plan for training them is essential. You want your downline to be successful in their business. You want them to make sales, recruit people themselves and earn the income they need to be successful. It feels...

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Record Keeping

Record Keeping

First off, I want to say, I’m not an accountant, I’m not a tax expert. I’ve worked out of my home for many years though, so I do have some knowledge of what records you need when you file taxes. But, this is just a general overview and if you aren’t sure of something,...

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Elevator Pitch — What’s Yours?

Elevator Pitch — What’s Yours?

When someone asks what you do for a living, you need to be prepared. You don’t want to be fumbling around, organizing your thoughts. That is not the first impression you want to make. A well thought out, and thoroughly practiced elevator pitch helps you make the best...

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It’s Not a Pyramid Scheme, It’s My Business

It’s Not a Pyramid Scheme, It’s My Business

My direct sales business is great. I sell a wonderful product, that I think anyone who wants to travel should be using. My company pays me well for selling the memberships. We have amazing benefits both for members and representatives. I’ve never had an issue getting...

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Networking Effectively

Networking Effectively

Networking is a great way to reach new potential clients, get our name out there and get referred. The problem is that effective networking isn’t taught anywhere. It’s not as simple as walking into a room and giving your elevator pitch. Effective networking takes a...

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Facebook Group… Do I Need One?

Facebook Group… Do I Need One?

Isn’t My Personal Page Enough? Do you have a Facebook group for your business? You definitely should. Groups are a fantastic way to build a community of people who are interested in your business and will gladly interact with you. This is where you should be talking...

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Follow Up Without Being Pushy

Follow Up Without Being Pushy

Has This Happened To You? I like Scentsy’s products. Cute warmers, the wax smells awesome and it seems to last for a long time. A couple years ago, I was looking for a rep and I found one. She and I were in of the Facebook Groups together. She sent me her information...

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Day to Day Planning

Day to Day Planning

Do you have a plan set up for your business? I don’t mean your goals, or your big idea. I mean a plan for the day to day things you do to grow your business. A monthly or weekly plan of exactly what steps you’re going to take to market your business, get in front of...

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Defining Your Why

Defining Your Why

This post is going to be much more personal than others that I’ve posted. Telling my story is the best way I know to explain how important it is to define your “Why”. I’ve written and deleted this a few times now, trying to decide how much I want to reveal in a forum...

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Customer Lists

Customer Lists

“Take away my factories, my railroads, all my asset and wealth, but leave me my customer list – and I’ll have it all back in very short order” – Andrew Carnegie What do you think is your single greatest asset in your business? Is it your inventory that you can sell...

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Celebrate Your Wins

Celebrate Your Wins

We all have goals we’re reaching for. We hustle and work to reach those goals. When we do? We set new ones and hustle and reach for them. This is what keeps us growing in our business. But wait…. Aren’t we missing a step there? When we’ve reached a goal, it’s me to...

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Are You Contributing to Our Bad Reputation?

Are You Contributing to Our Bad Reputation?

Let me say upfront that I know this may make some people mad. Not everyone is going to agree with what I say. Each of us must run our business in the way we think is best and we won’t always agree with each other on what that looks like. This post is a result of a lot...

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