I used to be a consultant or independent distributor for various companies online, I strictly sold online sales for companies such as Avon, candle companies and many others. I used to do great at selling and so many wanted me on their “team” because when it comes to network marketing I am the queen of social! I know how to sell products or services without being too pushy or sounding like a robot.
Do you know that most people I hear from that do any direct selling have yet to find a personal way to advertise it? You must relate, listen and be able to truly hear what others are looking for and wanting in their life to know how to sell something to them. It’s not being tricky it’s all about being compassionate. Now don’t get me wrong, being a compassionate, friendly direct selling person sometimes had it’s down falls because then I may take it personally when someone tells me off because they feel I am “just like the rest of them” but reality is direct selling can earn you some great income.
The other down fall to being a direct seller type of person means that you automatically have an expense every month and must make enough in commissions to offset the cost of being a consultant. Most companies make you prepay monies for their website, starter pack and similar. Due to most direct selling companies making you pay something in advance most will not get into this type of business thinking it’s a scam and some may be truly a scam but I have had great luck in choosing which companies to work for because I use my friend Google to search the pros and cons that others have written about different companies that offer direct selling.
Becoming a consultant for a company may cost money but it’s very similar to affiliate marketing, which is something I do here at Happily Blended with a variety of companies and earn commissions. I love making money, who doesn’t?! So just take note from me based on my personal experience YOU CAN make money with direct sales if you have the time, dedication and self motivation to get moving forward!
Questions for Thought: Do you currently do any direct sales? What companies have you loved working as a consultant for? Which companies would you say you didn’t have a great experience with?