How to Break Free From MLMs and Break Ground on Your New Business

Posted by Drew Estelle on Oct 8, 2018 10:02:24 AM

If you've decided to leave your Multi-Level Marketing company to start your own business venture, you may be wondering where to begin. For many, this is a difficult and intimidating situation. Be that as it may, we think we can lessen the hesitation by providing you with a list of considerations that help guide you through this decision. Let's take it from the top.

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Topics: Business Strategy

How One Boutique Attributes Half of Facebook Sales to Their Group

Posted by Drew Estelle on Sep 25, 2018 2:03:40 PM

In 2013, two college juniors, Laura and Autumn, formed Flaunt Boutique as a way to give their friends and family affordable and quality jewelry. Since then, they have expanded their inventory to include clothing, shoes, and accessories to serve their tens of thousands of fans. They’ve opened a couple of avenues to accomplish this, selling through social media channels, Instagram and Facebook. The most notable one, however, is their Facebook Group, Flaunt Last Call. The boutique makes up a whopping 50% of their total Facebook sales through the group. With comment selling in their arsenal, they’ve been able to make $10,000 on a single post within it. Here’s how they boosted their success with the help of their group.

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Topics: Sales, Marketing

3 Cures for Your Dreaded Sales Hangover

Posted by Drew Estelle on Sep 23, 2018 9:32:44 PM

When running end of season sales, destash deals, and general clearance clean up, you are bound to get substantial traffic and make a lot of sales. However, discounts will start to wind down and so will the excitement surrounding them. When purchases dwindle and you're stuck with leftover stock, you're also left with a dreaded sales hangover. It can be a tricky time but don’t fret. We have some cures!

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Topics: Business Strategy

Why Boss Babes Are Loving Life After MLMs

Posted by Drew Estelle on Sep 17, 2018 6:00:00 PM

Many stay at home moms, aspiring solopreneurs, and those looking to make some supplemental income have set out with a dream to create their own businesses. Some have turned to multi-level marketing companies to help them achieve that dream only to find that they fall short of that dream in some pretty alarming ways.

Instead of depending on MLM's to reliably provide quality products and offer fair business practices, many of these dreamers are breaking free from these companies to stop being a glorified reseller and start being a full-on boss babe with their very own businesses! Here's why.

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Why Customers Love Paying With Auto-Charge Checkout

Posted by Drew Estelle on Sep 13, 2018 2:59:45 PM

It takes all kinds to make a world, which is probably why there are so many shoppers with different checkout preferences. One thing's for certain, though. The easier the check out process, the easier you can reduce cart abandonment and close sales with all types. You can’t get easier than a one step checkout. Amazon got it right. Now you can too.

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Topics: Technology, Sales

Comment Selling 101: What is it and why do you need it?

Posted by Drew Estelle on Sep 7, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Having brand presence on social media is a requirement, not an option in today’s socially connected world. It’s valuable for advertisement, brand presentation, fan connection and customer service. And while social media is transforming the way that people interact with brands, it is also making waves in the way people shop with those brands within those social networks. Businesses are now finding how to leverage their social media channels to sell to fans in new and unique ways.

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Topics: Live Sales, Technology, Marketing, Sales

Why Social Sellers Still Use Paid Ads

Posted by Drew Estelle on Sep 3, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Social sellers understand the importance of Facebook and Instagram in their marketing strategy because, often, it is their means of selling. Facebook has built in tools that are hugely advantageous to any business, but especially for social sellers. Here’s why.

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Topics: Business Strategy, Marketing, Technology

How to Shop Using CommentSold

Posted by Drew Estelle on Aug 31, 2018 3:27:01 PM

CommentSold fam, do your customers need some guidance on how to purchase your goods?  Here's a guide with all they need to know about purchasing through CommentSold.

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Topics: Technology, Sales, Live Sales, Invoicing

5 Types of Ads Social Sellers Need to Start Using Today

Posted by Drew Estelle on Aug 28, 2018 3:31:48 PM

Since the dawn of Facebook, the social media platform has become a marketing mecca for those who want to promote their business and sell their goods. This has not gone unnoticed by the company, which has morphed it into a pretty sophisticated marketing tool. In this process, Facebook has created features for businesses to drive traffic to different selling platforms, increase audience engagement, and entice new customers to make purchases. Today, Facebook supports multiple advertising types across both Facebook and Instagram. Here are 5 types of ads social sellers should be using to up their game.

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Topics: Technology, Marketing

6 Key Benefits of Facebook Dynamic Ads

Posted by Drew Estelle on Aug 24, 2018 4:39:29 PM

1.47 billion people on average log onto Facebook on the daily. Needless to say, if you want to put your advertisements in front of a massive audience, Facebook is hard to beat. Facebook has many ways to help with advertising. However, the most efficient, low maintenance, cost effective advertisements are Facebook dynamic ads.

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Topics: Business Strategy, Technology, Marketing

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