There are many positives to being in direct sales--team camaraderie, the boost of a recognizable brand, the website and graphics HQ provides...but there are negatives as well, and a big one is lack of control. We can't control the corporate brand and we can't control fellow reps. All you can do is . . .
Okay, friends. Let's have a chat. The direct sales spam needs to stop. Today I logged into Facebook to find I had been added to yet another group and "invited" to Like a page for a company I had never shopped by a person I didn't know. For me, these actions are a quick route to the "unfriend" . . .
For both company representatives and customers, the price of a product is a sticking point. As you increase price, the amount of thought a customer puts into that purchase also increases--which can make it feel hard to sell. But let me tell you why I feel like the focus is on the wrong . . .
I decided to become a fashion retailer when my youngest son (of three!) was only six months old. Sounds crazy, right? I was feeling lost and lonely and like my personality was slipping away, leaving only "Mom". So when I saw the opportunity to expand my world and knowledge, I jumped. Let me tell you . . .