Tag Archive: technology

Direct Selling Must Embrace the Virtual Party

It is time for the industry to get fully behind virtual parties, put a serious effort behind creating the materials needed for consistent success, and invest in the technology to support these shopping experiences. It’s time to stop kicking and screaming against change. Because like it or not, the world will evolve with our without us.

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Outdated Technology is Direct Selling’s Biggest Challenge…and Opportunity

The software backbone that supports the direct sales industry is only going to get better when software providers and direct selling companies work together. None of us want to become irrelevant due to outdated technology. We have to step up and work together to create the platforms that serve all of us.

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Starting a Direct Sales Company? It’s a Different Game Today

Direct selling has changed fundamentally in the last 10 years. A large reason for this is the rapid development¬†of technology. No longer is the living room the social hub for most people. Today social networks are the new town square, online shopping is easier than going out, we can do just about anything on our […]

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Technology as a Competitive Advantage

Technology is quickly becoming a competitive advantage for direct selling companies. In this article, direct sales expert Jennifer Fong discusses what companies should look for when making a long-term technology plan.

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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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Live Blogging: Benefits and Tools for Direct Sellers

Last Friday I “live blogged” the DSEF-sponsored Learn & Earn Direct Selling Fair in Vero Beach, FL. In addition to speaking at the event, I also brought along my Flip cam and took some video footage of interviews with participants, along with an overview of the room. And I got some questions about live blogging […]

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