Articles tagged with: Networking
Ok, so your sales rep finally calls (you have been calling & calling to get the sales numbers for market week) and gives you the the "not so great" news that sales are down and she is not sure why since "everyone loved it", they just didn't buy it……and you are heartbroken. You worked so hard on this collection and were sure it would be a hit. And you were counting on the sales.
First things first! Close up shop and call your BFF for an immediate martini rendez-vous so …
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I love talking to other entreprenettes to see what they learned along their path to success. Most of them have amazing stories to share – both good and traumatic! Bonnie Marcus is a great example of someone who started her stationary business on her dining room table, and has built it into a multimillion dollar business over the past 15 years. She insists that her mistakes were her greatest learning tools and that she wouldn't have done it any other way……well maybe a few things.
Bonnie has a huge celebrity following …
I wanted to give you a quick tip on how I dramatically increased my sales last year and how easy it was – so that you can do it too!
I believe it starts with a real dedication and belief in the benefit your product brings to people – which you have right?
I decided that I believed in my Handy Hold All so much that I wanted to offer it to stores with a guaranteed sale! That's right, if it didn't sell then I would take it back and refund them. …
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As the year comes to a close, I like to look at my business from all sides and angles. The main goal is to find what was successful, and do more of it, but also to figure out where I am lacking so I can turn it around as fast as possible…….yes I can lack too!
I often use this chart with my VIP clients to help them overcome big obstacles and want to share this with you so you can grow too.
Simply follow the directions and take action. In order …
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Did you know that if you are a corporation you pay taxes on inventory at the end of the year?
This is why I always do as many sales as possible prior to December 31st…….. rather put the money in my pocket.
To round things out each year, I try to do one or two home parties (or sample sales) to get rid of excess old inventory or showroom samples, press samples or anything that was returned from internet sales throughout the year that is still laying around.
Home parties can be super …