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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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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 😉
Now…go get your Twitter on!
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
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.
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:
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 🙂
Love ya, Hugs,
I love all my Facebook friends, but did you know Facebook puts a cap on how many “friends” you’re allowed to have? I’ve actually reached a point where, if I accepted all the pending friend requests, they would shut down anyone being able to friend request me.
I wanted to let everyone know that I will be going through my “friends” list and deleting A LOT of people. This is not because I don’t like you or don’t care about you. Quite the contrary!
It’s because I have to leave some wiggle room to bring people into my world. The best thing about it though, you can still FOLLOW my page and get notifications. Because 99% of what I post is public anyway!
So the reason I wanted to throw this out there, is so that you didn’t think I was just being mean! There’s a reason. I’m actually like 250 away from not being allowed to accept friends at all. And I have over that in pending requests. So…we (my assistant and I) will be going through and unfriending quite a lot of people.
Now, if you have ever baked me a cake (and are planning on another Cheryl)…helped me walk straight on a wild night (yeah, you know who you are Miss Babysitter)…are a team member…have ever mailed me food (that automatically qualifies you as family)…or you’re like family to me and my children…and YOU accidentally get deleted, please message me with a funny MEME and tell me to add your $@# back:) It was a mistake, and my eyes were probably blurry. HA!
So anyways, just wanted to give you a heads up. I DO however, have a business page that you can follow. And you can also follow my timeline if you’d like. I LOVE to network, so I really hate doing this. But at this point, I can’t even friend new hostesses and things, because I’m running out of wiggle room! So here’s to connecting on a NEW page!
With love and hugs,
My Dear John Letter,
I’ve got one for you!
Cinchshare is hosting a FREE training for all Direct Sellers from the expert, Lisa Woodruff with Organiz365.com!
Here are the details and link to join: https://www.facebook.com/events/1100018743453811/
Start time is 9pmEST/8pmCST/6pmPST (& 1pmAEST on 1/11 for our Australian friends). http://www.thetimezoneconverter.com/
This is a FACEBOOK-STYLE TRAINING – This entire training takes place right here on this Facebook event. Just click GOING on the event, click on the Discussion tab and then watch the event wall for all of our training posts! And great news, we keep all of these trainings archived for you on our Events page to refer back to at your convenience.
Do you struggle with organization when it comes to your home business and/or your office? Join CinchShare and our collaborative trainer, Lisa Woodruff – founder of Organize365.com, as she shares tips on really getting yourself organized and ready to ROCK in 2017.
Be sure to invite your friends in any type of home business who will benefit from this amazing training!
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