Tag Archive: time management

Business Doesn’t Grow in Your Spare Time

Too many of us have been guilty of selling the opportunity as something you can do “in your spare time.” Then we’re surprised when people take us at our word, join, and aren’t successful. The fact is, it takes intentional, planned action to succeed in direct selling. If you’re simply saying “I’ll plan parties when […]

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Don’t Be a Social Media “Expert”

Sometimes I get asked by independent salespeople about some pretty detailed social media topics. People looking for ways to enhance their blogs, or take their social media presence to the next level. And while I understand the desire to use social media tools well, so that you get the maximum benefit for your business, you […]

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Are You Trying to Do Too Much Online?

A direct seller emailed me recently. She said that she had hired a “social media expert” to help her get the word out about her business. “He set me up on 109 sites, and it isn’t working! What am I doing wrong?” she asked. Now some of you who have read here for a while […]

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Don’t Spend All Day in Front of Your Computer

I speak to corporate people in direct selling companies all the time who have mixed feelings when it comes to direct sellers in their sales forces using social media. Now you shouldn’t take this personally. You may be very capable of the balance required to effectively book, sell, and recruit while still developing leads online. […]

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Tips for Adding More Discipline to Your Business

A lot of direct sellers are using this time to make plans for their business next year.  Hopefully you’re one of them.  You’re writing down your goals for your business, and then breaking those goals down monthly, with steps for how to achieve each goal. But there’s another part to your plan.  How will you […]

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5 Ways to Cope with Social Media Overload

Can I tell you a little secret? Sometimes I get totally burned out on social media. Yep, it’s true.  Between keeping up with all the conversations I have to listen to, the latest and greatest technologies I have to be aware of, trying to constantly put out fresh and valuable content, staying in contact with […]

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