In this article and video we walk through step-by-step how to create a landing page with MailerLite, ConvertKit and Flodesk which are the three email service providers we typically recommend to our audience depending on their needs. We also discuss the features and limitations with each email service provider’s landing page creator.
Having your own website is a great way to generate leads, connect with your customers and find potential teammates for your direct sales business, but did you know there are other ways you can monetize (a.k.a make money) from your own website? In this post I’ll share my 5 favorite ways to make money with your website.
As a direct seller, we are always looking for new and different ways to market ourselves and stand out from the crowd. Am I right? Think about it – in most cases hundreds, thousands and sometimes tens of thousands are selling the EXACT same product as you. So, how do YOU stand out from your colleagues? How do you connect with YOUR customers? How do you differentiate and build your own brand within your corporate brand? It’s a no-brainer: You add a website to your marketing strategy. In this post you’ll learn the top 10 reasons why you NEED a website for your direct sales business.
In this post we walk you through step-by-step how to create your own website! The first step to creating an online presence is with your own website. Your website gives customers, hostesses and prospective team members a place to go to learn more about you and your company. It has your personality and provides more information than your corporate cookie-cutter provided site. It provides a platform for you to share announcements, customize URLs and really put your own voice, expertise and heart into the product you represent. The best part about a website is that it is always there working for you even when you aren’t actively engaging with people. This saves you valuable time and leads to retaining customers for the long term and adding new team members down the road.
A crash course in email marketing for direct sales where you’ll learn why you need email marketing in your biz and how you can easily get started today.
Our theme has been “Automation”. We are trying to get systems and processes in place to free up as much of our time as possible so we can focus on sales, generating content and growing the team. As you can imagine between working and juggling our two small children time spent working on the business is valuable and limited. One area where we thought we had a big opportunity that we were missing out on was lead follow up. Find out how we have boosted sales, VIP Facebook Group members and added new consultants by automating our email marketing system by switching from MailChimp to ConvertKit!
After you get your own web address (domain name), you can create an email address that matches your domain (i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org). This looks super professional because it allows you to send and receive emails with an email address that matches your domain name instead of using a standard Gmail or Yahoo type email (i.e. email@example.com). Just like our email address firstname.lastname@example.org goes with this domain name.
While it’s not *that* often you are mailing books to your customers, from time to time you’ll need to do it. Whether it is a prize or a book that is out of stock, but you have in your local inventory or if you run a flash sale… sometimes it requires shipping books. I’ve learned a few ways to make shipping a teeny bit less painful on me. Here are some shipping methods and systems that might help save your some time and heartache!
When you are checking people out using the Square App on your phone you can search for titles by typing the titles on your keyboard. If you want a faster and easier way to checkout, you can pair a barcode scanner to your phone and simply scan the barcode on the back of the books to look up the titles. This can save you a ton a time over typing manually.