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4 Ways To Impact Your Organization

Impact Your Organization

Tools. Listening. Cascading and High Leverage Activities. IN OUR PREVIOUS JANUARY COLUMN, we launched the concept of thinking strategically about everything in order to get the best results, which is what I do every day in working with top executives. In that article, we talked about gaining strategic clarity on the things that matter the…

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Thinking of Outsourcing?

3PL

If, and when, to outsource your distribution, warehousing, and fulfillment services. The term third-party logistics or “3PL” has become antiquated as it conjures up a siloed client/vendor arrangement. Being partners foster more collaborative strategies, and can yield benefits for your business and your customers, over and above the pure play of outsourcing your supply chain.…

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Get More Customers & Distributors On Base

Does your compensation plan reward the right behaviors? IF YOU’VE ever seen the 2011 film Moneyball, you can recall the premise: Billy Beane, general manager of the Oakland A’s (portrayed by actor Brad Pitt), sets out to rebuild his failing team. His strategy: turning to hard numbers to identify the diamonds in the rough who…

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Biz Opp Presentation Trends

Presentation Trends

What’s Working, What Isn’t and How Digital Is Changing The Game. BEFORE SMARTPHONES were in every pocket and tablets became as common as the personal computer, sharing the direct selling opportunity meant hosting an in-person event. Potential customers had to be local or willing to travel, and the main attraction was either a talking head…

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Direct Selling-Style Retail Expected to Thrive in UK in 2019

Retailers using a business model similar to Tupperware parties or Avon’s door-to-door selling are expected to see strong growth in the UK this year. According to a story in the Retail Gazette, an independently sourced news organization covering the UK’s diverse retail industry, the UK Direct Selling Association (DSA) said it expected to see strong growth within the…

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Distributor Personal Websites

Powerful Marketing Tool or Compliance Nightmare? Personal websites are one of the most effective online marketing tools independent direct sellers use today. These websites, which are separate from company-provided replicated sites, allow direct sellers to build a personal brand and utilize their marketing and communications strengths to attract people to their business. Written content, as…

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Sampling Made Simple— Even Overseas

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…

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AdvoCare® Goes International with Expansion to Canada

AdvoCare International, L.P. has officially opened for business in Canada. The Plano, Texas-based health and wellness company launched its Canadian operations on September 5, bringing weight management and sports performance products and business opportunities to the Canadian market. “For over 25 years, AdvoCare Distributors have built champions across the United States with our incredible products…

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Direct Sellers Meet with Lawmakers on Capitol Hill

Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH) speaking to crown on Direct Selling Day on Capitol Hill Day

Photo:  Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH) speaking to attendees. The Direct Selling Association (DSA) hosted its annual Direct Selling Day on Capitol Hill for independent sellers throughout the United States. More than 150 direct selling distributors and executives representing 14 DSA member companies and 28 states met with Members of Congress during Capitol Hill Day to share personal…

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