5 Ways to Find New Direct Sales Customers
Growing a direct sales business may seem easier for some people than it is for others. But all of us grow our business one way… by finding more customers! Here are some tips to help you start growing your customer base right away. • Sign up with twitter. Twitter is an amazing tool for building […]
Juggling a Work at Home Business with a Newborn
Working at home mom with a newborn baby can be difficult, especially those first couple of weeks home from the hospital. The first thing to do is plan ahead. Before the baby is born, get ahead in your business as much as possible. For example, if you have a business blog, write as many posts […]
Using Contests To Build Your Business
Every successful entrepreneur knows she must use a variety of marketing methods and tactics to influence her target audience to purchase her products or services. Customers and prospects must be educated and persuaded that your products are better than your competitor’s. They must be informed as to what your products can do for them and […]
Success Cast #4 – Poop Happens & Wrestling with Moths
This episode is all about me and my bike. You’re not going to BELIEVE what happened to me today. And, yes, it does contain a lesson about your business and perseverance. I also wanted to share this report with you, written by my mentor and friend, Jimmy D. Brown. Here you go – no hoops […]
The Direct Selling Association: What’s In It For Me?
The Direct Selling Association (DSA) is a national trade association of more than 200 direct sales companies (companies that sell products directly to consumers). Many member organizations are brand names that you would recognize easily such as Avon, Fuller Brush, Melaleuca, Pampered Chef or Shaklee. (Oddly Tupperware wasn’t listed as a member, but that’s an […]
Organize your Recipes in a 3-Ring Binder
I know if you are like me, you have a drawer full of recipes. Some were copied from the newspaper, some were printed off the computer, and others were handwritten. What a mess that drawer is and how much time does it take to find the recipe you are looking for? Hours I’m sure. Ok, […]
Quick intro for ya!
Hi everyone! I am so thrilled to be blogging here, and about one of my favorite topics: Being frugal. I am Amy, mom to 4 and wife to one busy man. We farm a small place in Nebraska, homeschool our kids, and try to stay happy. Being frugal makes everything so much less stressful. I […]
Eliminating Distractions in Your Work at Home Office… Ha!
When you work at home, possibly your most useful skill will become the ability to eliminate distractions. Here are a few things that I’ve tried with varying degrees of success… Close your office door when possible. This may often be impossible as at any given time there are probably going to be 3 people standing […]
Master Bedroom Not An Oasis? Let’s Take 10 Steps Right Now To Change That!
There are several reasons why our master bedrooms have become cluttered, unattractive, and not an oasis in the least. Oftentimes, we find ourselves using our master bedroom as a catch-all or dumping-ground for things we don’t have a spot for elsewhere in the house. Because the master bedroom is often not as visible as other […]
“Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day®” – Even if You Work at Home!
Most everyone has heard of Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day®. The national educational program originally called Take Our Daughters To Work Day® was created by the Ms. Foundation in 1993. In 2003, the organization expanded the program to include boys and changed the name to the Take Our Daughters and Sons To […]