Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Instagram’s Checkout Shows Social Commerce Continues to Grow

Instagram Checkout feature

Instagram is launching in-app shopping capability is another sign that social media platforms are getting into the commerce game. So how does all this impact direct selling? With so many distributors using Instagram as a way to showcase new products and build their own personal brand, it’s only natural to assume they will want to…

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On Web’s 30th Birthday, Inventor Pens Open Letter

Web’s 30th Birthday

The world wide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee is calling for a “fight” against hacking and abuse on its 30th birthday. A CNN article by Rob Picheta reported that Berners-Lee has called for global efforts to tackle state-sponsored hacking, criminal behavior and abusive language on the internet, in an open letter marking the 30th anniversary of the revolutionary technology. Tim…

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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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Juice Plus+ Attracts Moms with Genuine, Authentic Value

Authenticity and a genuine desire to help others are at the heart of the direct sales industry. The “Juice Plus+ Presents Motherhood” program illustrates that perfectly, helping moms create a healthy lifestyle for their family. The program is part of the company’s Healthy Starts for Families initiative to inspire healthy living and help families make…

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Facebook Breach May Bring About EU-Style GDPR Privacy Rules in U.S.

Recent news of a Facebook breach might have a major impact on Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM) practices in the U.S. News just before Christmas that Facebook is allowing advertisers and marketers direct access to personal data—and even private conversations—may have the effect of accelerating consideration in the U.S. of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy rules, according to…

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Instagram TV for Direct Selling

The latest disruptive social media platform that could be a powerful tool for direct selling companies and their field… There are more than 1 billion active users on Instagram, making it the third-largest social media platform behind Facebook and YouTube. This summer, the social media titan launched Instagram TV (IGTV)—a formidable answer to YouTube, but…

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Lipstick Global Market to Exceed $17 Billion by 2023

According to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s new report “Global Lipstick Market by Product Type (Gloss, Matte & Others), By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Departmental/Grocery Stores, Multi Branded Retail Stores & Others), By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2013–2023,” the global lipstick market is expected to cross $17 billion by 2023 due to the rising number of product innovations, increasing disposable income and…

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Avon Accelerates Digital Transformation Plans: Launches Shoppable Brochure

Avon Products UK HQ

Avon Products, Inc. has announced it has reached a series of milestones in its plans to transform the digital capabilities of its Representatives and improve interactions with consumers. The London-based beauty company’s global digital platforms and experience team has launched a fully digitized, mobile-enabled, e-interactive brochure that allows Avon Representatives to connect quickly and effectively with their customers. Avon…

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5 Key Strategies to Improve Your Company’s Online Reputation

When customers perform a search for your company, what do they see in the first page of the Google results? Chances are a search might include websites with negative content about your company. Negative websites can hurt your brand and decrease your company’s revenue. You can either let your reputation and sales suffer, or you…

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The Power Of The Pitch

Presentation

Whether it’s a presentation during an in-home gathering, an impromptu meeting over coffee after work, a Facebook party or something else, direct selling representatives have more options than ever for sharing their respective products and business opportunities. What is it that moves a prospect to become a trialist and, ultimately, a customer? Clearly, the seller’s…

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