Tag Archive: online parties

Where is the Best Place to Hold a Virtual Party?

When thinking about holding virtual parties for direct sales, you have a lot of platform options. People have tried it in various locations: Skype, Google Hangouts, Custom Software Platforms, Facebook Events, uStream, and so on. But what’s the BEST venue for a virtual party? This post looks at your best options.

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Wrestling with Online Virtual Parties? Guest Post by The Tag Team

From Jen: I’ve spent a lot of time lately researching Virtual Parties, working to identify the techniques that bring the best results consistently to those in direct sales party plan companies. And since many direct sellers are running Facebook Parties, […]

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Are You Ready for the Shift?

The direct selling industry is changing again. When social media first came on the scene, we didn’t realize right away how it would completely transform the industry. But it’s not done yet. New forms of communication and the expectations of […]

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The “Next Big Thing” for Direct Sales? A Standard Model for Virtual Parties

It’s time for direct sales companies to provide a standard platform for virtual parties. And it’s important that technology vendors focus their attention on providing companies with good, affordable options to offer this service. Here are some of the features direct sales companies should look for when selecting a tool for virtual parties.

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How to Run Successful Virtual Direct Sales Events

As I’ve been sharing with you, I hosted a virtual party for a direct selling company recently.  And I learned several best practices along the way that I want to summarize for you in today’s post. I want to take […]

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Virtual Parties: Hostess Coaching is (Still) Essential

Those of you who read last week’s post know that I am hosting a virtual (catalog) party for a direct selling company.  I set up the Event in Facebook, posted it to my Facebook Profile, and sent an invite to […]

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Tips for Running Successful Direct Sales Virtual Parties on Facebook

Holiday time is party time if you’re in a party plan business. Most consultants find that October through mid-December are their busiest months of the year. I actually notice a drop-off in traffic to this blog during these months, and […]

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Online Parties: Will They Kill Direct Selling?

Are online parties a good direction for the direct selling industry to be moving? There are many issues that need to be explored as we consider the impact of social media on the future of online parties for the direct sales industry. This article discusses some of those issues.

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