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Forward Thinking stories are concise, straightforward takes on the culture, events and technology that shape the channel. They explore everything from social media and tools to incentives and innovations.
One of the biggest ongoing challenges—for both direct selling companies and their Distributors—is effective, efficient sampling. When sending samples becomes complicated, costly or time-intensive, Distributors simply don’t do it. Distributors who don’t send product samples struggle to build a customer base; struggle to make money; and struggle to commit to the company. Right From The […]
Creating brand experiences gives the field a sense of pride, experience, and validation for the brand they are helping create. Developing a brand is much more than just a logo or tagline. According to Marty Neumeier, author of The Dictionary of Brand, a brand is “all the interactions people have with a product, service, or organization.” One […]
Technology is helping more people feel connected to a larger purpose. Events will always be a driving force for growth and belief building. While the benefits of training motivation and culture are at the core of events, they generate some impressive, tangible growth numbers. Some companies are augmenting live events with some of the latest technology […]
One of the ways direct sellers can compete in the marketplace is to consistently provide value. Video may be king on the Internet, but sharing your expertise and adding value via a company blog is still a massively popular and effective brand builder in letting people know about your mission, values, and your expertise and […]