Virtual Assistant

Alexa can update Ambit Energy consultants on their current customer count and more about their business. Voice-activated virtual assistants aren’t just for playing your favorite music or reminding you to pick up bananas at the grocery store. They also can help home business owners run their business. Amazon’s Echo devices are still king of the…

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Wouldn’t it be nice if that were the growth rate in the direct selling industry? Unfortunately, it’s the employee turnover rate. Being a direct selling company in a digital world dominated by Apple, Google, and Amazon is challenging enough. If you’re losing your top talent, how do you survive—let alone thrive—in the marketplace? To reduce…

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Earlier this week, PayPal Holdings Inc. agreed to acquire financial–technology company Hyperwallet Systems Inc. for about $400 million, a deal that augments its offerings to businesses for managing and processing their online and mobile payments. Founded in 2000, Hyperwallet helps individuals and small firms receive payments for goods and services that they sell on online…

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Euromonitor International’s 2017 Global Consumer Trends Survey shows that nearly 50 percent of respondents across all generations aspire to be self-employed, showing a growing trend towards this adaptive entrepreneurial lifestyle. Consumers are increasingly seeking flexibility in their lifestyles and are prepared to take risks. Millennials especially have an entrepreneurial nature, shifting away from the traditional…

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Apple recently announced a new feature for iOS 12 that will allow FaceTime to accommodate up to 32 people at once. For direct sellers, downline conferences on the fly with their organizations and three-way calls with recruits will now be a possibility. Previously, only two people could participate in a FaceTime video chat. Now, when…

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