Now that you’ve decided to take your discount on great products to the next level and make some income, let’s make sure you are keeping track of your business expenses.
Several years ago when I decided to make my day planner available to others, I sat down with an accountant who worked with lots of Direct Sales business owners. The one thing that her clients didn’t do well enough was track their mileage, and as it turns out, this is one of the biggest write offs for many of us!
Whether you blog or write newsletters or do both, think of them strictly as Customer Service. Don’t think of these two jobs as sales pieces! If your blogging or newsletters contain more than 35% sales information, you are turning people off. They won’t read your blog and they won’t open your newsletters, and may even report you silently as spam!
With Direct Sales, there are two ways of earning money. Fast money is made with the discount between what you pay for the products and what your customer pays for the products. This is usually 20% to start with and higher discounts based on how much your monthly sales grow to. Big money is possible with the percentage you received… Read More