I am Party Plan Pat, the author of
Home Party Plan Success Tips a blog for those in direct sales marketing.
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I was once a struggling home based business owner, in the direct sales home party industry. When I started I had zero skills - no sales skills, no marketing skills, no confidence, no direction, no warm market, a shoestring budget that I wasted instantaneously. I had no clue, neither did my uplines.
I did what most other people do, jump from company to company only to have the same results! One day I took a long hard look at the facts. The companies kept changing, I kept experiencing failure and I blamed everyone except me. It wasn't the company, it wasn't the compensation plan and people didn't suck. It was me!
I realized what most home party consultants and direct sales representatives do not realize; direct selling is the business of marketing! Regrettably, many of us who pursue this industry have no idea how to market or promote our home based business.
I quickly learned implement a system and Work Smarter!