Marketing executives at direct selling organizations often find it hard to predict the outcome of marketing campaigns and prove their value to their boards. Experience says that companies who get distributors involved in running promo campaigns on social media get higher sales results than before. The key to those results is using the right software to…

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Everything rides on this—that’s a common quote heard about the outcome of the November election. The idea is that what happens in a few short weeks will not only dictate the next two or four years but potentially the next twenty or more. Not agreeing or disagreeing with that point of view, I prefer to…

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Pampered Chef Delivers a Record-Setting, Virtual Event. CHALLENGES OFTEN bring about our greatest advancements. The current event environment is just one of those opportunities. Finding new ways to meet with those we serve has become the lead topic in many conversations. Since the beginning of the human gathering, mediums have been, well, just mediums. The…

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“IMAGINATION—THE CAPACITY to create, evolve, and exploit mental models of things or situations that don’t yet exist—is the crucial factor in seizing and creating new opportunities, and finding new paths to growth,” say innovation experts and scholars Martin Reeves and Jack Fuller, in a recent Harvard Business Review column. Direct selling as an industry is…

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This year has landed us all amid events larger than any of us as individuals, community members, and businesspeople might have imagined, not the least of which is the galvanized awareness of inclusive diversity and equity issues across the country. Years ago, thoughtful industry leaders established the DSA Diversity and Empowerment Committee as a permanent…

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We are pleased each year to provide you with an analysis of he World Federation of Direct Selling Associations’ global sales data. Writer Beth Douglass Silcox identifies the 24 global markets with retail sales of $1 billion or more from direct selling. She also digs into the 2019 numbers to not only extract industry is…

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International growth is becoming the key driver of growth for many direct selling companies that have stalled or gone stagnant in the domestic market—international business is increasingly becoming more crucial for survival and growth. Here are the three How’s and the five questions of How to grow internationally. HOW SHOULD I GO INTERNATIONAL? 1. Go…

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