DSWA Blog

Work At Home: Working Where You Live

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by Grace Keohohou

Many, many articles and blog posts have been devoted to the conversation of time management and how to best work from home. The advances in computer technology and communications have made it possible for millions of people to work from their home offices on a regular basis, even if they’re employed by a large company…more

Try, Try Again: A Lesson in Perseverance

Posted on October 10th, 2014 by Kerry Shea

Whether embarking on a new adventure or just pushing through the ups and downs of your everyday roller coaster, perseverance is a must-needed trait. So how do you do it? When fear of failure halts your progress or your enthusiasm gets beaten down by one too many no’s, what can you do to keep going…more

Improve Team Retention With Interview

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by Deb Bixler

While most direct sellers are always thrilled to have a person interested in becoming a consultant, it is important to approach this in the same way as you would manage hiring an employee for a ‘real’ job. A direct sales consultant who puts the same kinds of systems into place for interviewing a new consultant…more

Leave A Voicemail That Sells

Posted on September 28th, 2014 by The DSWA

When you own a direct sales home business, you need to make phone calls. When you make calls, you will undoubtedly have to leave a voice mail message frequently. How do you leave voicemails that get results? How do you leave enticing messages that ensure potential customers call you back? It seems almost impossible to…more

Business Tip: Always Be A Professional Direct Seller

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by The DSWA

Whether direct sales professionals like it or not, there can be a bit of a stigma attached to a business that is run out of the home. The good news is it can be overcome. A very simple way to bypass that and get right down to business is to act like you are a…more