How Many Mistakes Can You Find? Have you ever been listening to the radio in your car and a song or a story was so good that you sat in your car until it was over? I had a parking-lot-story experience with a National Public Radio (NPR) story about a well-known direct sales company. LuLaRoe […]
“WE’VE BEEN HACKED!” As a business owner, these 3 words instill panic and generate lots of questions: WHO hacked us? WHAT data is compromised? HAS the hack been contained? WHEN did this happen? WHY were we hacked? WHERE did they get into our system? HOW did they get into our system? Let’s begin at the […]
You Are a Victim of Cyber Crime Cyber criminals are VERY smart – they’re not just teenage hackers with too much time on their hands working from their parents’ basements. Cyber crime is big, big business. We give the bad guys plenty of low-hanging fruit. If you’ve ever had your identity stolen, you know how […]
I hoped that 2017 would bring some clarity to the issue of sales tax for direct selling companies. Alas, my hopes have been dashed! If we see any resolution to the sales tax issues for direct sellers in 2017, companies selling over $1,000,000 annually in any state other than their home state should be prepared […]
Our industry has always been about relationship selling. Customers buy from people who they know, like and trust. Relationship selling isn’t a strategy or a technique: relationship selling is the heart of what we do. We count on our distributors and consultants to establish and maintain good relationships with their customers, but what happens […]
Welcome! If you found your way to this list of essential questions about starting a party plan company, you’ve probably already done some research. When I started my own party plan company, I asked a lot of questions, but I missed some of the ESSENTIALS. I ended up spending far more money than I needed […]
Can You Afford to Lose an Hour? Just a heads up: Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday March 13, 2016 at 2:00 AM. Unless you live in Arizona or Hawaii, you’ll “lose and hour” and advance your clock by 1 hour before going to sleep on Saturday night/Sunday morning. I’m glad I live in Arizona, […]
Poor striped kitty…. Her happy ending wasn’t quite what she was hoping for!!