Direct Sales 101 | What is the difference between direct sales, network marketing and multi-level marketing (MLM)?

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Prior to starting my direct sales business in 2009, when I initially thought of this industry, I recollected a variety of in-home “party” experiences from my youth – TupperWare parties, beauty consultations with BeautiControl and Jafra, kitchen gadget demos and tastings with Pampered Chef and more.

I never really “saw the money”, if you will, from a career perspective.… Click to read the rest.

3 tips for making the shift from employee to entrepreneur

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Between 2009 and 2011, I made the shift from employee to entrepreneur. I was young, broke, just a few years out of college, working full-time and amidst wedding planning as I was in the process of marrying the man of my dreams.

More and more people are asking how I made this transition to being fully self-employed, so I’d like to offer a few key tips for those of you desiring to take your side business or hobby from passion to profitability.… Click to read the rest.