Print is vitally important for any integrated marketing campaign. Print ads can be more powerful than many banner ads because they can lead users to a retailer’s website or give them the option to get in touch via the website. Print can also be especially important for brands looking to reach women (for example, when the woman in the ad has no interest in buying).… Click to read the rest.

There are thousands of websites to go shopping on the internet, many with thousands more independent sellers looking for customers. Finding your first customer can be challenging if you have limited experience or have to go out of your way to find them. Remember that customers just want to find the best deals on the internet, this is why they constantly visit websites like Raise, where they can find great coupon codes.… Click to read the rest.

Direct selling infographic: A history of empowering dreams

The direct selling industry has been thriving for many years. I recently came across this infographic from NetSteps and was compelled to share here. Many think this industry was established in the 50’s and 60’s with the growing popularity of party plans, but as you can see from the dates and statistics below, the direct sales arena has been an attractive method of business ownership since the early days of America’s Founding Fathers.… Click to read the rest.

Direct sales mindset mastery tip #2

A career in the direct sales and network marketing industry requires resilience. I see two primary reasons why most people fail in this arena.

#1 – They allow others’ experiences, perceptions or lack of interest to impact their belief in the industry (or in themselves).

#2 – They “dip their toe” in for 3-4 months to “see if it works” and end up quitting too soon.… Click to read the rest.