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I have some really great tips for all your hostess coaching this morning!
If I could say there’s one thing in your business that needs consistent work, it’s hostess coaching. You can have the best Facebook script in the world, the best party presentation under the sun…but if you’re not coaching your hostess-your party is going to FLOP!
I want to show you a few easy things you can do to get your BASELINE hostess coaching done in less than 5 minutes every single month!
STEP 1: Create a hostess group
Create a closed group on Facebook every single month for your “VIP Hostesses”.
In this group, you want to add:
- All of your hostesses for that month
- A Photo album with some photos they can share of customer specials and such.
- Copy of the customer special flyer
- Copy of the order form they can print if they run out
- Copy of digital catalog (that you’ve already uploaded to issuu.com)
And WHY would you want to have all that in a group?
How many times is your hostess at work and forgets her catalog?
How many times does she send you a message and say, “What was the customer special again?” “What patterns does it come in?”
Stop wasting your time! And hers! Now you can immediately go to your VIP Hostess Group and tag her in that post she needs. BAM! LIKE A BOSS!
STEP 2: Create some Google Surveys
Every month, I create 3 google surveys for my team.
Hostess Coaching #1: gets sent the day she books her party
Hostess Coaching #2: gets send the day her party starts
Hostess Coaching #3: gets sent 3 days before her party ends
Here’s an example of this month’s Hostess Coaching #1: https://goo.gl/forms/YU0OxSYffCLbvplu1
Once these are set up, all you have to change every month is the MONTHLY SPECIAL! And our whole team has these awesome hostess coaching links they can TEXT, Facebook message, or post in the VIP Hostess Group!
STEP 3: Now schedule some posts
Now all you have to do is schedule a handful of hostess coaching tips into your group for the duration of the party! You want to give them some challenges and schedule those Google Surveys you just did!
Here’s some examples of my posts and how I scheduled them in 10 minutes, check this out:
So tell me below what YOUR favorite hostess coaching tip is?!
I can you see you rolling your eyes over there young lady!
I know Twitter makes your eyes roll…I KNOW THIS.
But let me tell you 3 reasons you NEED to be on Twitter!
And then guess what? I’m going to share a FREE TRAINING with you to help you get on it and get this…understand it too! HAHA!!
Reason #1- Everybody else is:
There are 313 million active monthly users. Hello…McFly…
First, if you even know who McFly is, I KNOW you’re rolling your eyes. Because our generation, for the most part, just doesn’t get it. But you know who does? The 313 million active monthly users. You really can’t afford NOT to be on there.
I’m not saying you have to become a Master Jedi Tweeter (that’s not really a thing)…I’m just saying, you need to be able to say, “yes, of course I’m on Twitter”…when those people who ask, ASK!
You don’t want to miss out on business because you can’t take one second a week to TWEET a 140 character message, come on! You can do it!
Reason #2- It’s SO easy:
Okay, I know it looks intimidating. I was on there for a year before I ever actually used it. And yes, my children taught me how to do it. But when you actually learn how to use it, it’s so easy!
I mean, come on, you can only type like two sentences for a tweet. It’s hard to make yourself sound too stupid in 2 sentences. Now Facebook, that’s another story. The more people type, well…you know…
Reason #3- You can totally fake it:
Did you know that you can be on there…and not really be on there? If you’re on Instagram, you can link your Twitter account and post to Twitter the SAME TIME you post to Instagram. So it LOOKS like you’re on Twitter, but you don’t have to be on there all the time!
For a very long time, I knew I had to be on there but I refused to conform. So that’s how I got started. Just linked my Instagram and twitter account. So in order to be legit, to GROW, and take some baby steps…I really encourage you to check out this FREE training on Twitter that’s happening tomorrow on Facebook.
They’re the experts. Cinchshare is going to teach you what Twitter is, how to use it, and WHY you need to use it! And they’ll break it down so you can do it all in baby steps!
This is a training you can go back to at anytime! So click GOING on the event, so you can always find it whether you catch it LIVE or later on!
And as always, I’m here if you have any questions!
Tweet ya later 😉
Post your Twitter link below so we can chat!
Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/melissafietsam
I’m getting ready to start one specifically for Directly Social, so stay tuned!
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So many people sign up for Direct Sales with the assumption that they won’t really have to work.
If you’re in this for a hobby, that is an absolute truth: you really don’t have to work at it.
If you’re in this to make an income or achieve a financial goal: you couldn’t be farther from the truth.
You can’t expect to make a substantial difference in your finances if you’re not willing to put in the work to get it.
Using Power Hours can help you run your business in 20 minutes a day.
If you’re not willing to work 20 focused minutes a week, in certain areas of your business, then quite frankly-you don’t DESERVE that paycheck you’re complaining about NOT GETTING!
People ask me ALL THE TIME…how do you do it. I’m sorry to inform you, there is no secret. It’s hard work. That’s it.
Tried and true, get up and get to work every single day. The RENT IS DUE EVERY SINGLE DAY. You want to make money in this business, PUT IN THE WORK. People seem to want the benefits without the commitment. You can’t have one or the other. You get exactly what you put into this business. Plain and simple. I don’t do magic tricks. I don’t do anything YOU can’t do. I don’t skate by on my good looks and charm, trust me, I live 90% of my life covered in babies bodily fluids and food. You just have to get to work.
WHEN YOU WANT SUCCESS AS BAD AS YOU WANT TO BREATHE, YOU’LL BE AS SUCCESSFUL AS YOU WANT TO BE.
Take 20 minutes a day. Dedicate 20 minutes to ONE of 5 focused tasks per day.
- Customer Service
- Hostess Coaching
Spend 20 minutes working on booking parties. Whether these are Facebook parties or home shows, you still have to ASK. Spend this 20 minutes:
~personally reaching out to people
~creating a game or graphic to book
~do a FB live talking about the hostess special
~contact PAST hostesses from the previous years
~make hostess packets and post a picture on social media-and make them COOL so everyone wants one!
There’s a million things you could do.
Tuesday Customer Service:
Spend 20 minutes creating a buzz.
~send a thank you email to anyone who has ordered in the last week
~contact each person who ordered the previous month and make sure they’re happy with their product (and have you seen the new specials?)
~contact anyone who has open orders and make sure they knew about the customer specials if they didn’t order one
~go comment on all your open parties and start some conversations with the guests
~scroll through Facebook and actually interact with your customers on THEIR pages
~touch base with all your new consultants within the last 3 months
~reach out to any potential consultants
~don’t have any potential consultants? create an opportunity event and GET ONE!
~put some pins on Pinterest about joining
~create a youtube video or FB live about joining…then share into all your FB parties!
This is all social media to me. Sharing my love of my product on all the different social media sites. And because I love it, this isn’t even work. This is my play time!
~schedule some tweets in Cinchshare
~pin some things from your Cinchshare history onto Pinterest
~schedule some Instagram posts onto Twitter/FB business page
~go post your social media links in all your parties
~create a contest on a social media channel and direct all your customers to it
~create a newsletter to email your customers
Friday Hostess Coaching:
Spend 20 minutes contacting every hostess.
~ask them if they need any extra order forms or catalogs
~tell them what their total is for online orders so far
~give them a task to do that day: post this, tag 3 friends on some posts in your party, or text this to 3 people today
~tell them how much farther they are from the next level and TELL THEM HOW TO GET THERE!
This is just a small breakdown of a HUGE list you should already have! 20 minutes a day. If I can do it, YOU can do it!
Do you LOVE Direct Sales and Social Media?
This is the group for you!
We have officially launched the Directly Social Facebook group and are kicking it off with a FREE ZOOM WEBINAR tonight at 9pm! This webinar will be on how to use Canva to create your own original graphics. I will be creating 5 engagement posts for our group every month. And I’ll walk you through how I do that!
And I’m going to show you:
- Where I find those free graphics to use
- How I edit them in canva
- Some tips and tricks in Canva
Another Facebook Group…I know, I know! But guess what?! I’m going to teach you all the tips and tricks on social media to make your business SOAR in 2017!
- Weekly Facebook Live tips
- Tips on Instagram
- Tips on Twitter
- Tips on Cinchshare
- Tips on Pinterest
- Tips on YouTube
- Tips on your Facebook Business Page
- Tips on your VIP Facebook Customer Group
- Tips on increasing sales, recruits, and bookings in your business
- AND SO MUCH MORE!!
So head on over to Directly Social on Facebook and join the group today! Just click the link below!
Easy Twitter Tips for your Direct Sales Business
I know that the mere thought of Twitter makes some people twitch. I got it. It’s a platform that many don’t know very well and that scares you! But I can honestly say it’s one of the EASIEST social media platforms out there. And I want to show you how you can be ON there in 5 minutes a week!
Here’s the facts: Twitter has 319 million monthly active users. Can you really afford to NOT be on it? I’m going to be brutally honest and tell you Twitter is not my favorite place to be. But with 319 million people actively using it every month, I’m smart enough to know I want my business included in those statistics. You have to at least have the bare minimum to make sure YOUR business is represented to those masses.
So let’s break it down:
I have made it my job to have at least ONE tweet a day on Twitter. And I’ve made it SO easy for you to duplicate what I’ve done with TWO 2 minute videos below. I’m going to show you how to increase your recruiting AND promote your Instagram account while you’re at it!
Why do you NEED to be on Twitter:
Well, here’s how I see it. Besides the masses of people on there everyday, the younger generation is HUGE on Twitter. So let’s say I meet a 20 something year old and I’m telling her about my business. She says, “Oh! Are you on Twitter?”
You say NO: You’ve just lost her. She knows that you are not her people. You were just straight kicked out of her tribe. Because that’s where she “lives”
You say YES: knowing you hate the platform, but you followed Melissa’s advice and take 5 minutes a week to follow these easy steps, you said YES! And now you have the young pup’s full attention and respect.
Now, I say this lightly. There are many “older folks” who LOVE Twitter. With 319 million active users, I’d say quite a few love it. And while I don’t LOVE it, you’d better believe I’m on it, just to say I AM.
So I’ve made it SO EASY for you:
Check out these two QUICK videos I’ve made for you to show you how you can use Cinchshare to schedule 3 weeks worth of tweets in like 5 minutes. Not even kidding. So easy you will have NO EXCUSE to not be on Twitter! You’ll be like…yeah, I’m cool, I’m hip, I’m on Twitter too 😉
Increase your RECRUITING and be on Twitter (2 min video):
Increase your Twitter game AND promote your Instagram page:
Now…go get your Twitter on!
Follow me at: https://twitter.com/melissafietsam
And post your Twitter link below so I can follow YOU!
We are going to our very first ZOOM Webinar! March 2nd from 8:30-9:30 EASTERN
I have heard so many questions on what is the difference between a Facebook Business Page and a Facebook Group. So I decided we just need to talk about it!
This will be a ZOOM Webinar (link below):
In this event, I will walk you through:
1. Benefits of a closed Facebook group
2. How to use your closed Facebook group to increase sales and bookings
3. Benefits of a Facebook Business Page
4. How to use your Facebook Business Page to increase sales and bookings
There will be:
A) A powerpoint training
B) A live walk through of my own personal Facebook group and business page
C) A question and answer session
There are 50 spots available for this training, so don’t wait!
REGISTER HERE: $35:
Have you ever looked at someone else’s graphics and said, “How did they DO that?!”. Or…”Where in the world do they find those cool graphics?”.
Well, I’m no expert, but I get by pretty well. So I want to show you some things I’ve done and some tips and tricks to help you get started!
First, you can’t do ANYTHING worth doing, without investing some time into it. It took a lot of practice and a lot of research. Was it HARD? No. Was it FRUSTRATING at times? Yes. But was it worth it? Heck yeah!
Here’s some graphics I created with a program called Canva. It’s a FREE website where you can create your own graphics. I’m going to give you LINKS to the video tutorials that helped me get started designing great graphics.
And I learned everything from a Cinchshare Facebook post that I’ll share with you below.
Rules of Graphics & Where to Find Them:
So, first…let me throw out some etiquette tips on graphics. NEVER, and I mean NEVER take someone else’s graphic and change the information to your own and use it. The ONLY exception to that is if you have permission from the original creator to do that. This goes for Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, blogs, anything…do not take someone else’s hard work and claim it for your own without permission!
Now…let me send you to a Cinchshare post that talks about WHERE to find great FREE graphics that you can edit for your own business. And you’ll want to follow that page while you’re over there. Cause…those people are smart peeps. And they post a lot of really great stuff you don’t want to miss! Here’s the link to the post that tells you how to find free graphics:
FREE GRAPHICS: https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/14494657_1337316782960250_5533310808981908782_n.jpg?oh=815bde544d975b46f6a9e7edbafb6c64&oe=590E1B18
Now How to Get Started Creating & Editing in Canva:
I had NO idea what I was doing in Canva. I was a die hard fan of Picmonkey.com. And I still use Picmonkey on occasion, but if you want amazing, professional, classy photos, I highly suggest Canva.com.
So here are the people at Cinchshare again, making my life easier and teaching me how to reach for the stars! Heili Erika, pretty cool kat, walks you through a series of videos on how to get started on Canva. And…you can actually use Canva INSIDE of your Cinchshare account if you have one.
So check out this playlist on YouTube and do it when you have TIME. This will not be an overnight success. But you will get better and better every single time you create something. I learn something new every single day! And I LOVE IT!! This playlist will get you started and there’s tons more on YouTube. Don’t know how to do something? Search YouTube for the answer. You have zero excuses anymore!!
So here’s to all you creative monsters who have been hiding behind, “I just can’t do that”…now you CAN. There goes Melissa…taking your excuses away AGAIN! #YouAreWelcome 🙂
Canva Tutorials Cinchshare Playlist:
Love ya, Hugs,