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Party Plan

Party plan companies used to be both a type of selling and accompanying single layer of compensation. Today, most party plan companies have a multilevel compensation. The "party" allows for a hostess to invite friends and receive product deals in return for inviting friends and family as they focus on product first and recruiting second. They have a 'bonus' type that is paid to the hostess or a key customer. It is common for a party plan company to have additional rules for hostess gifts or bonuses.

  • July 3, 2017

    Million Dollar Party Girl’s best tools and best practices for online parties

    Podcast episode 8

    Lynn Bardowski—the Million Dollar Party Girl—joins us to discuss the ways that MLM party plans are evolving alongside technological advances. She tells us about the differences and overlap between home parties and online parties; she talks about ways that direct sales software could better serve p... Read more ›

  • March 20, 2017

    Do Vemma and Herbalife impact party plans?

    An interview with Karen Tobin and Bob Hipple

    What insights can Party Plan companies learn from the Vemma and Herbalife Cases? One of the findings seems to be problems with use of autoship? Bob: In a call with DSA, I learned that it wasn’t so much a problem with autoship as it is a problem with who are the retail customers, and how much are those re... Read more ›

  • December 16, 2015

    Part 2: 12 Persuasive Selling Ideas and Techniques

    Let’s continue with 6 more tips for persuasive selling. Let’s start with addressing the response we have to the word “no”. 7. No is not bad. Ask why and don’t take it personally. Every salesperson has heard the word “no” before. Once, at a seminar, I was told to go out during lunch and ask... Read more ›

  • December 15, 2015

    12 Persuasive Selling Ideas and Techniques

    Part 1

    Do you need better results selling your product or business opportunity? Are you out of ideas on how to get your product in the hands of your target market? In this article we are going to find ways for you to get a return on your time investment, craft your persuasive selling techniques, and get your custome... Read more ›

  • July 21, 2015

    Saving Big for the Holidays by Throwing Parties

    According to research from statista.com the average person anticipated spending only $704 on holiday gifts in 2014. This number is down from higher economic years such as those of 1999 and 2007 which were above $800 per person. Retailers know that holiday buying usually happens in November and December but th... Read more ›