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  • Personal Development Week:

    Selling
  • December 14, 2015

    Book Review: Ice Breakers! How To Get Any Prospect To Beg You For A Presentation

      Often I learn about new business opportunities from Facebook, Google, and industry blogs. For some reason, when I hear about new business opportunities directly from a friend or relative, it seems more awkward. I wondered why and I came across the answer in Tom Schreiter’s book, Ice Breakers! ... Read more ›

  • December 15, 2015

    12 Persuasive Selling Ideas and Techniques

    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 ›

  • 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 17, 2015

    If Selling – Listen to the Symptoms

    'Doc...I got this cough.' 'Is it a light cough?' 'No Doc it is a deep hacking cough like this....KUUH...KUUH' 'Okay, anything else?' 'Yeah, I got the shivers and this red bumpy rash.' 'Oh, well you have got the jungle hemoglobin neuro-cardio virus. Take these pills for two weeks and you will be as good... Read more ›

  • December 21, 2015

    App Review: Close the sale

    Are you one of the millions of multilevel marketers who struggle with sales? Would you like to have access to an application that provides sales coaching, from virtually anywhere? CloseTheSale may very well be the tool you have been seeking. Many times when we get nervous while selling it is because we feel l... Read more ›

  • December 22, 2015

    10 ways to increase your sales

    It's almost the holiday season and direct selling professionals have less than a month to finish out the year strong. Let's talk about a few things you can do to increase your retail sales during the holidays. 1. Add value The holiday season is when people start to look for really great deals. Your company ... Read more ›

  • December 23, 2015

    MLM.com App Review: Paradigm Sales Training

    Does your heart race every time you try to ask for a sale? This type of anxiety can hold you back from growing your business. It is important to practice your sales technique as to not withhold product purchases from any prospective customers. Developed by consultative selling expert Al Patey, the Paradigm Sa... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    Building Relationships Online
  • December 9, 2015

    Why and How to Build Stronger Relationships Online

    So, you’ve got hundreds of LinkedIn connections, Facebook friends, and Twitter followers. Now what? Along the way, maybe somebody told you, or you decided for yourself, that having a strong social media presence would be a good way to grow your network marketing business. And you know that it’s a numbe... Read more ›

  • December 9, 2015

    Can You Build Business Relationships through Social Media?

    Every time I start to write (or even think about writing) an article on whether or not a person can build a business relationship online, I shudder, sigh, and give up. I love technology. I study technology’s influences on how people do their work. Many variables effect how people use technology. The human h... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    MLM Tools, Apps, and Software
  • November 17, 2015

    2015 Blogging Tools for Direct Selling Professionals

    image source: http://www.dealerelite.net/profiles/blogs/how-to-get-more-leads-through-blogging Blogging is a very popular way to promote your business. It is popular because the search engines like Google and Yahoo put special preference to popular blogs and websites that have fresh content. There are a fe... Read more ›

  • November 19, 2015

    Best Analytical Tools for 2015

    If you have a website, you should also have an analytics tracking system. An analytics tracking system uses cookies and javascript programming to track the pages a user visits on your website. Some analytics tools track simple metrics (such as the number of viewers to a page) and can graph a chart of your vis... Read more ›

  • November 20, 2015

    2015 Communication Tools for Direct Selling Professionals

    Want to find out how many parties your teams are having next week? Are you wondering how to build your team to motivate them to sell? Email and text rarely inspire and motivate. Try instead to have a meeting and share a motivational story. Communicating with your upline and downline is essential to growing yo... Read more ›

  • November 23, 2015

    2015’s Best A/B Testing Tools – Conversion Optimization to Experience Optimization

    If you use the web to market your business, then you may have heard the phrase A/B Testing. You might be wondering what is involved in A/B testing. In the world of online advertising, it means that an advertiser creates two landing webpages or two web advertisements that you test between to find the best perf... Read more ›

  • November 30, 2015

    The Best Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Content Management Systems (CMS) of 2015

    When building a direct selling business, you typically face four main obstacles: creating content, building a following, tracking customer prospects and interactions, and creating positive customer interactions. You might wonder what the solution is. Your first step will be to find a tool that will help you t... Read more ›

  • December 1, 2015

    Sell it with Video

    One popular style of selling online or at a one to one meeting is through the use of video. You might wonder how you can make an affordable video that gives your potential retail customer and business opportunity prospect a ton of information without breaking the bank. In the direct selling industry, the most... Read more ›

  • December 2, 2015

    2015 Online Marketing Tools for Direct Selling Professionals

    In 2015 the best way to reach the largest audience is through the internet. Many write books on using social media, creating websites, and utilizing communication apps to grow their businesses. What technology should you be using? In this series we explore the best tools online. You may already be familiar... Read more ›