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Free Training on WHY Facebook Parties are Better in Groups (not Events)

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With all the Facebook changes, learn why I have been LOVING doing my Facebook parties in groups instead of events.

I am going to walk you through 8 reasons why Facebook parties are better in groups during this training.

You’re also going to learn how to properly use them, so they’re not spammy and you can get the most out of them.

People are scared of doing parties in groups, I get it. You know why? Because I swore a year ago I would NEVER do my parties in groups. But things change. And I’ve been doing this for 2 months and seen the best results I’ve EVER had in TEN YEARS with my Facebook parties.

So join us on this FREE TRAINING TONIGHT!

STEP 1: Join our group Directly Social:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/directlysocial/

STEP 2: Join FREE TRAINING:
https://www.facebook.com/events/527089734351761/

 

Melissa Fietsam @DirectlySocial

How to Create an Animoto Video for your Business

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Animoto is my favorite new video site.

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Check out how easy it is to create a beautiful video for your Direct Sales business. When you’re done drooling…you can catch some IDEAS on what videos to make below!

Wasn’t that EASY?!

So what kind of videos can you do to promote your business and where can you post them?

Video Types:

One product that is used in many different ways:

Let’s say you have a catch all bin; show all the different ways you can use that one product

Collections:

Take a group of products and show how they all work together. For example; home organization, products for on the go, solution sets, thermal line, gift giving ideas, men’s products…the list goes on and on.

Enrollment Information:

Take all that boring enrollment information and make a FUN video!

Customer Specials:

Here’s a new way to share the customer special for the month. Do one for all the uses for the customer special, and one showing off the patterns/products available in the customer special.

The point is….HAVE FUN and your customers will too. Say goodbye to the boring normalcy you’re used to and kick it up a notch! Your customers will thank you!

Now where do you SHARE the videos?

EVERYWHERE!

  • Facebook business page
  • Customer Group
  • Pinterest
  • YouTube
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Facebook Parties

Go get to work!

Love,

Melissa Fietsam at Directly Social

10 Ideas to Rock Your APRIL Direct Sales Business

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Hey friends!

Happy Spring!! Do you have spring fever?? I definitely do!

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April is such a beautiful month! It makes me think of rain washing away the winter yuckies, new beginnings, the weather getting warmer here in Ohio, umbrellas, rain boots and Spring Break! If you walk around the Dollar Tree (my fave store), you see lots of bright colors, flowers, kites, seeds,etc – things that make you want to crawl out of your winter cave and do something! Are you ready to do something?

You have to look for ways to set yourself apart from the masses and stand out. Here are some fun April Marketing Ideas to get you excited about Spring too! Easter is April 1st, so that throws a little wrench into Spring marketing, but no worries, we got this!

#1 April Fools Day (4/1)
In social media, what makes people laugh makes people share! Using your business, how can you trick your followers into a giggle or two. If you sell kitchen products, maybe you share an awesome free recipe that goes all wonky at the end. People like to do business with people they like! Show off your fun and silly side!

 #2 – Easter (4/1)
Easter is the perfect time to share a little of the “behind the scenes” of your life in your customer group on Facebook, something more personal, not just business. Why not share a pic of your kiddos egg hunting, family dinner or family photo in your pretty Easter clothes at church. Let people see the other side of you, the personal size, which is great for creating engagement and building relationships. Ask people to show their favorite Easter Egg Hunt photo of the day, later on in the evening!

#3 Change your FB Customer Group cover photo to something more “April-y” themed
This is an easy way to update your group and get a post into your group member’s news feeds. Make sure you are using that prime real estate of the cover photo space as best you can. Make sure you are not always just featuring product, be sure to include your smiling face sometimes!

 #4 Update your Facebook Business Page cover photo to something more Spring-like
Make sure you are updating your Facebook Business Page with the season, you definitely don’t want a cover photo featuring Christmas items up when it is April. But I cannot tell you how many times I see this on some of your business pages. Your cover photo is like your storefront window for your business, make sure it is attractive and in-tune with the season.

 #5 Bunny Bucks
Remember Cupid Cash from February? How about some Bunny Bucks for April? Your customers “earn” $1 in Bunny Bucks for every $10 they spend with you in April. The Bunny Bucks is only redeemable with you and only redeemable in April, so it gets you sales this month and potentially next month too. If you want to move some cash and carry products, you could easily change the coupon to where they can only redeem the Bunny Bucks toward something you have cash and carry and then payout the difference. For example, if they have $10 in Bunny Bucks and the item is $31, they give you the $10 in Bunny Bucks and pay the $21 difference. That’s a sale for April AND a sale for May!

Don’t forget to join Directly Social on Facebook:

CLICK HERE TO JOIN

#5 Spring Cleaning Sale
April is the perfect time to do a “spring cleaning” sale with your business and all of you excess products. If you have products sitting around in your office that you are not using, and even old demonstration items that are still in good shape, let’s get them cleaned out! Depending on the rules of your company, you could sell them off auction style in a Facebook event or group. Or maybe just have a photo album in your group with all of your spring cleaning sale items in there and people bid & buy.


#6 Share cute spring recipes, crafts and tips with your followers
I just saw the cutest recipe where you can cut apples and use peanut butter to basically make an adorable spring snail snack. People love that kind of thing and cute tips and ideas like that get shared!! This is called “curating content”, go find something cool on a blog and share it!

#7 Create an April Ideas Pinterest Board and share it
Head over to Pinterest and create a theme board for April and pin what you love  for April (tips, recipes, crafts, DIY, cleaning, etc). Once you have a minimum of 10-15 pins (I am sure you will find far more that you love), share the link to your Pinterest board in your customer group, your FB business page, your personal timeline, your customer newsletter, etc. Share it everywhere! Invite them to follow you while they are over on Pinterest!

 #8 Spring-ify Your Vendor Booth
We are heading into vendor booth season again! People completely pre-judge your vendor booth in about 3 seconds. Think about ways you can completely “spring-ify” your table and display to make it attractive to those scanning the room or just passing by. Be sure to use colors that go well together, maybe just 2-3 colors. Keep things simple and clean!

#9 Host a Spring Fling event
Did your company come out with new products recently? Host a Spring Fling theme event, either in person or online. Even if they didn’t come out with anything new lately, it doesn’t matter! Spring-ify the current offerings and get people excited! When Spring hits, people are more likely to get out and do something (aka spring fever), use that to your advantage and host a super fun spring fling event. This would be an awesome place to cash and carry that spring cleaning product you were looking to sell off!


#10 Spring Break Staycations
Not everyone gets to getaway for spring break anymore! Why not share a month of staycation ideas that they can do from home and incorporate your product into the ideas! Moms are desperate for ideas and they will appreciate refuge you can give them when their kiddos have spring fever! Show your products in action and how they can enhance their lives and provide solutions for their problems.

#11 BONUS ROUND
You need to be thinking about marketing Mother’s Day! It’s right around the corner and you want to make sure people have enough time to order and get their product. So get a list together of some products you can high light as great Mother’s Day gifts. Make some bundles. Dress up some baskets to give them ideas. Don’t waste time on this, get started now!

What fun April ideas do you have?

Melissa Fietsam

@DirectlySocial

 

 

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Entire Month of Engagement Posts for December!

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I’m giving away an entire month’s worth of posts EVERY MONTH!

FYI…these posts expire in two weeks! So you better grab them quick!

CLICK HERE to join Directly Social…

and get these links every month for FREE! I just posted your December customer group posts!

All you have to do is have a Cinchshare account and you will have access to this entire month’s worth of posts!

If you don’t know what CINCHSHARE is, check it out here: LEARN ABOUT CINCHSHARE

 

December

You can schedule an entire month’s worth of posts for December in your customer groups!

The days are themed for:

  • Monday Funnies
  • Tuesday Engagement Posts
  • Wednesday Inspiration
  • Thursday Holiday Crafts and fun
  • Friday: FREE DAY! You should be posting a product spotlight on something you have. Take a personal video (3 minutes or less) or photo and show how YOU use something you sell

CLICK HERE to join Directly Social…

and get these links every month for FREE!

To sign up for Cinchshare click here: CINCHSHARE (you’ll need to join to get access to those links/posts)

Melissa Fietsam

FREE Themed Posts for your Customer Group in July

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I’m giving away an entire month’s worth of posts EVERY MONTH!

FYI…these posts expire in two weeks! So you better grab them quick!

Did you know you no longer have to be a Cinchshare ambassador in order to get these links? All you have to do is have a Cinchshare account and you will have access to this entire month’s worth of posts!

If you don’t know what CINCHSHARE is, check it out here: LEARN ABOUT CINCHSHARE

So I’m going to share some posts with YOU.

You can schedule an entire month’s worth of posts for July in your customer groups!

The days are themed for:

  • Monday Giggles
  • Tuesday Engagement Posts
  • Wednesday Life Hacks
  • Thursday Inspiration
  • Friday: FREE DAY! You should be posting a product spotlight on something you have. Take a personal video (3 minutes or less) or photo and show how YOU use something you sell

CLICK HERE to join Directly Social…

and get these links every month for FREE! I just posted your JULY customer group posts TODAY!

To sign up for Cinchshare click here: CINCHSHARE (you’ll need to join to get access to those links/posts)

Melissa Fietsam

Graphics: How to Create Amazing Content

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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,

Melissa Fietsam

 

Simple July Facebook Script For New Thirty-One Consultants

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This is a script I made for our new consultants on our team for July 2016.

No fancy tricks, no fancy links. Everything links back to the main Thirty-One site for them. This is a GREAT way to get your new consultants off to a great start with an easy Facebook script for them!

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Here is my example for the DESCRIPTION of the June FB event:

Sheryl is hosting a Thirty-One Party! And we cannot wait to show you all the amazing gift ideas for you, your friends, and your family this season.

Want to view the whole catalog online? Just click here and you can view it on your phone or computer: http://issuu.com/buymybags/docs/catalog_6c74a58bde2ed0/1

July customer special:

Save on the Tote-ally Thermal or Thermal Tote with every $35 spent.

Get the Tote-ally Thermal for $22 ($45 value) or Thermal Tote for $10 ($18 value).

*Spend $70…and get BOTH!

Ready to order?

  1. Go to http://www.buymybags.com
  2. Click on MY SCHEDULED PARTIES
  3. Click on your hostess’s name!

PRE-POST: So Here is an example of my Introduction:

Hello everybody! My name is Melissa Fietsam, and I am an Independent Senior Executive Director with Thirty-One. I have been with the company for almost 8 years now. I absolutely love my job and want to introduce myself and Thirty-One.

I have 5 crazy children whose ages are: 2, 3, 13, 15, and 17!

I’m married to my high school sweetheart. I am a retired Registered Nurse and I used to work in the Emergency Room and teach LPNs on the side. I was able to supplement my income with Thirty-One, and now I’m a full-time mom and business owner!

I love Thirty-One because it gives women the freedom to pursue their dreams. It’s so much more than just a bag:) For those of you who don’t know…Thirty-One was founded on 31 Proverbs and is all centered around celebrating, encouraging, and rewarding women. And I can’t wait to tell you more about it!

I love to give away prizes! Watch out for the 2 minute videos this week…you just may win some PRIZES:)

Thirty-One Gifts, shop Thirty-One Gifts

 

PRE-POST:

So what’s this Facebook Party all about?  It’s 4-Day Thirty-One party to share our love of Thirty-One and SUMMER! The actual party starts TOMORROW!

FREE PRIZES ~ FREE PRIZES ~ FREE PRIZES

Like I said… the BEST part of this party is that I LOVE to give away FREE prizes and all you have to do for the chance to win one is COMMENT on our posts throughout the party! 😉 Easy Peasy! I will be giving away free prizes in different posts all throughout the party.

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PRE-POST:

I’m going to introduce you to the July customer special! For every $35 you spend, you get to choose:

July customer special:

Save on the Tote-ally Thermal or Thermal Tote with every $35 spent.

Get the Tote-ally Thermal for $22 ($45 value) or Thermal Tote for $10 ($18 value).

*Spend $70…and get BOTH!

 

PRE-POST (POST A PICTURE OF YOU WITH YOUR FAVORITE 31 PRODUCT):

Do YOU have any Thirty-One products?
This is me and one of my favorite bags…the family fun thermal! We spend a lot of time at the baseballs fields, so this is my buddy!

Take a picture of something YOU have from Thirty-One and post it below. And if you don’t have any Thirty-One yet…simply tell me one thing you’d LOVE to have in the catalog and post it below!

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PARTY TIME>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

DAY 1:

POST #1:

SELFIE!

So now that you’ve met ME…I’d love to me YOU!

Snap a selfie, post below, and let’s get this party started!:)

Tell us:

  1. How do you know the hostess?
  2. What’s your occupation?
  3. What’s your favorite TV show?

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POST #2:

We have a BRAND NEW gift guide that launched for the summer!

Check out the APRONS and all the other brand new gift items and tell me what YOU would put on an apron for a gift? How fun would that be to give to mom, Grandma, or your best friend?

…tell me what YOU would put on an apron!

Here’s some of my favorite sayings for the Aprons:

Don’t Go Bacon my Heart
I love Take Out
Kiss the Cook
I licked the Spoon
Too Hot to Handle
Keep Calm and Bake On
Making Memories
Sweets for my Sweets, Sugar for my Honey

Check out this link to view ALL the items in the gift guide:

http://www.thirtyonegifts.com/catalog/category/75/

POST #3:

It’s SUMMER TIME! Everyone needs some new thermals for summer! You can keep your drinks cold, your food hot, and look really COOL while you’re doing that:)

If you’d like to check out all their prints and styles, take a peek here:

http://www.thirtyonegifts.com/catalog/thermals/

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POST #4:

One of things I love most about Thirty-One is how easy it is to organize your home and all those messes! Check out how to organize some of your favorite KID spaces here:

http://www.thirtyonegifts.com/catalog/kid-spaces/

Thirty-One Gifts

POST #5:

Spring cleaning! It never fails, I have a jam packed day and then all of the sudden I’m like the energizer bunny:

~My family is forbidden to speak or get in my way

~I’m cleaning things with toothbrushes (promising I’ll go buy new ones that night)

~The music is turned up and I sound much better with headphones on

~My husband is wondering how we got 15 bags of trash all the sudden…sound familiar?

So let’s talk about what Thirty-One can help you do while you’re organizing!

Here’s some ideas to organize the BATHROOM:

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DAY 2:

POST #1:

Have you seen the catalog? Follow this link to view the entire catalog from your phone, computer, or iPad.

If you see something you can’t live without, you can start shopping anytime you want!

Shop Online at (INSERT YOUR WEBSITE), click My Scheduled Parties, and look for your hostesses party:

http://www.thirtyonegifts.com/catalog/

POST #2:

We have something VERY exciting at Thirty-One Gifts. And these make a great gift for just about any occasion!

Watch this quick video and then let’s see who can come up with the BEST PILLOW next!

POST #3:

Let’s have some PILLOW FUN!

1. Go to the link below:

2. Design YOUR story on your favorite pillow design

3. Post a picture of it below

**Bonus points if you make TWO designs and post on your Facebook page to have your friends vote on it!

http://www.thirtyonegifts.com/catalog/pillows/

POST #4:

If you could choose one of these….which one would it be?

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POST #5:

Did you know that you can get those hostess exclusive items and SO much more by hosting your own Thirty-One party in May? If you’re ready to book YOUR party and earn some crazy cool Hostess rewards…comment “YES!” below and I’ll message you some details!

 

 

DAY 3:

POST #1:

Another area of my house I’ve been working on is my KITCHEN!

My favorite is the Tupper Toppers and the snack bins!

Which one of these could YOU use?

Here’s so more ideas for your kitchen and errands:

http://www.thirtyonegifts.com/catalog/errands/

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POST #2:

July is here and that means BBQ, beaches, vacations, and pool days! Check out all these awesome summer sidekicks!

http://www.thirtyonegifts.com/catalog/pool-day/

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POST #3:

Check out some of these AMAZING Bundle deals that are ONLY available in JULY! All you have to do is tell me which deal you want and it’s YOURS!

Thirty-One Gifts, July customer special

POST #4:

Do you know what Thirty-One stands for? I love to share our mission…take a peek and learn a little more about how Thirty-One Empowers women like YOU every single day:

POST #5:

Want to know what the best deal in the catalog is? The ENROLLMENT KIT! You get over $400 in product for just $99. That is why I started my Thirty-One business. For the love of a great product and even greater community of women. And let me tell you…all I wanted was THE KIT! I love my job and I love to answer questions about my job!

1- Order your Enrollment Kit

2- Host your launch party, hit $600 and get any of the 6 kits for FREE!

3- And earn all the commission AND hostess benefits from your OWN launch party!

Ask me ANY question about my job and I’ll be giving away a FREE PRIZE to one lucky winner!

Ask Away… there is NOTHING off limits, just has to be about my business!
If you can’t think of a question to get your FREE PRIZE, use one of these. 🙂
1. What happens if I sign up and don’t sell anything?
2. Do you get a discount on product?
3. How do you earn vacations with Thirty-One?
4. Do you get any free product as a consultant?
5. Do you have to do home parties?
6. How much do you make?
7. What do you make starting out as a consultant?
8. How much do you have to sell to stay active with the company?
9. What’s your favorite part about the job?
10. How easy is it to promote and start making the REAL money with Thirty-One?
11. What all comes in the kit? Are there any other costs to start?

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DAY 4:

HAPPY 4th of JULY!!

We’re going to take a break today and resume tomorrow! I wish all a HAPPY, SAFE, and FUN 4th of July full of hugs, laughter, and BBQ!!:)

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DAY 5:

POST #1:

Do you have kids in sports?

What do they play?

You’ll love our sports collection to put your child’s jersey # and favorite teams on! Check out these great products to help you design your child’s story and love of sports!

And here’s some more great ideas for you:

http://www.thirtyonegifts.com/catalog/game-day/

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POST #2:

Do we have any office supplies or craft junkies? Maybe some scrapbook queens?

I LOVE organizing my crafts and office spaces with Thirty-One!!! If your best Christmas present this year was a pack of Sharpies…this is your favorite Thirty-One usage:)

Tell me what your favorite item in here is? And what’s your hobby?

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POST #3:

We can’t forget about YOU! Thirty-One has some of the most beautifully and well crafted bags and accessories to make every woman feel her best!

What’s your favorite out of these?

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POST #4:

Do you love Thirty-One and never want to miss an OUTLET SALE?

Click on this link to join my customer group, win random prizes, and ALWAYS be the first to see and SHOP the next OUTLET SALE and all the monthly deals in your own private group!

(INSERT CUSTOMER GROUP PAGE LINK)

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POST #5:

I just wanted to say THANK YOU for partying with me.

Guess what?

I truly appreciate meeting new people and I’m so thankful for the support from all of my hostesses and their friends.  If there is anything I can do for you, please let me know. I would be happy to help in any way.

This is the end of our Facebook portion, but you have until June 15th to place your orders!

July customer special:

Save on the Tote-ally Thermal or Thermal Tote with every $35 spent.

Get the Tote-ally Thermal for $22 ($45 value) or Thermal Tote for $10 ($18 value).

*Spend $70…and get BOTH!

Thanks a million for supporting your hostess this week!!

If you’re ready, just go the website, click on ORDER, then find your hostesses name!

Smiles and Hugs,

(YOUR NAME),

Ind. Consultant at Thirty-One Gifts

(INSERT YOUR WEBSITE ADDRESS)

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There you go! A 4 day script for all our newer consultants to get started! Hope you enjoy!
Melissa Fietsam, Ind. Senior Executive Director at Thirty-One Gifts

www.buymybags.com

#31 #31bag #31bags #thirtyone #thirtyonegifts #facebookscript #newconsultant #party #recruit #bookings #directsales #July

 

One Week of Simplifying Your Thirty-One Business-Part 5

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This week we’ve been talking about simplifying your Thirty-One business for the new fiscal year!

Today…we’re going to talk about something that will save you so much TIME! And time…equals MONEY.

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One of the BEST things I ever did for my business was discover cinchshare.com. Actually, a friend shared it with me.

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Cinchshare is a social media scheduling site.

I hold at least 8-10 Thirty-One parties a month. And 90% of them run at the SAME TIME.

There is no possible way I could keep up with posting in every single event. NO WAY.

Before Cinchshare:

  1. I was a hot mess
  2. I was missing posts in parties
  3. i was worrying all the time about missing something because i was so scattered brained
  4. i was stressed out to the MAX, to the point where I HATED doing Facebook parties

After Cinchshare:

  1. I schedule every single Facebook party post in MY time. When the boys are napping. Or I have 20 minutes of peace and quiet. I can schedule an entire month’s worth of parties in 20 minutes.
  2. I can pin my Facebook posts to Pinterest
  3. I can schedule monthly posts and trainings to our Thirty-One team
  4. I am SO much happier knowing I have complete control over what’s going on in my business
  5. i’m never stressed out about doing Facebook parties and I’ve been doing more than EVER because you know what?! I have the TIME to develop new ideas for them and have FUN with them!
  6. also, because I’m scheduling trainings and party posts…I’m actually more INVOLVED with comments and posting!!

I highly encourage you to TRY Cinchshare. It is hands down one of the best business tools I have ever used. I have NEVER had a problem. Not ONE. And any time I have a question, I message the HELP button on the site and guess what?! A real LIVE person answers you!! Their customer service is TOP NOTCH!

Cinchshare will cost you $10 a month. The BEST $10 you ever spent. The cost of a couple cups of coffee a month. For peace of mind. You don’t see me promote a lot of things or people on this page because I have to 100%, wholeheartedly believe, without a doubt…that they deliver 100% customer service and that they will take care of who I refer them to. I take pride in my advice to you. And this…will change your business! Well worth it!

If you’d like to check them out…here’s a link to get started!! You won’t regret it! I can promise you that!!

https://www.cinchshare.com

Here’s a video that will show you some things you can do also!

Melisas Fietsam, Ind. Senior Executive Director at Thirty-One Gifts

www.buymybags.com

#cinchshare #socialmediascheduling #socialmedia #31 #31bag #31bags #thirtyone #thirtyonegifts #directsales #marykay #jamberry #scentsy #pamperedchef #tastefullysimple #itworks #norwex #avon #posh #organize

Create a GIF to Tell a STORY When You Host Your Thirty-One Facebook Parties!

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Create your own GIF and tell a STORY when you introduce yourself during your Facebook parties!!!!!!!!!!

Check out mine here…

https://imgflip.com/gif/15epxw

Here’s how you can make your OWN!!
https://imgflip.com/images-to-gif

 

This is perfect to tell a STORY about yourself instead of just posting ONE picture. That’s like saying…I’ll give you one WORD to describe yourself. Hard to do, right? So why should we have to with a PICTURE?!

This was the easiest thing in the world to do! Upload images, add text, set your speed….BAM! You have your own GIF. Coolest new toy EVER 🙂 I bet I can come up with LOTS of things to use with this:

-customer specials…post all the usage pictures for each special

-recruiting seeds

-booking seeds

-THANK YOU’s to your customers…

oh…the places we can go…. 🙂

Melissa Fietsam, Ind. Senior Executive Director at Thirty-One Gifts

www.buymybags.com

#31 #31bag #31bags #thirtyone #thirtyonegifts #GIF #createyourownGIF #jointhirtyone #marketing #directsales

 

Christmas Dice Booking for Your Thirty-One Parties

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Oh my gosh! This was SO much fun! So I took the Dice Booking Game and added a small twist with Christmas present boxes. And my guests LOVED the boxes!

My goal with the boxes was to get them in the spirit of GIFTING and thinking about Christmas presents! It was cute, fun, and festive. And I’ll be using this through the holidays! Find the rules below, but watch this video first!

Supplies:

1. fiesta bowl or vegetable tray…whatever that thing is called (from the original game):

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2. Eleven Christmas boxes. I found mine at Dollar General for $1

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3. Large colorful dice (or regular dice if you want to be that guy. Just kidding! Regular dice are fine!)

4. Some slips of paper to insert your prizes into the boxes. I used cardstock and made sure they fit in there pretty tight so they would stay in the bottom.

Prizes:

It is VERY important that you use these exact #’s for the prize boxes. Someone out there has done the statistics of how many times a # was likely to be rolled. So, for instance, the #2 was the least rolled #. So you’re going to want to put your Gran Prize in that box!

#2- Grand Prize

#3 and #4- Prizes

#’s 5-9 are Book a Show

#’s 10-12 are prizes

What do you give away as the prizes?:

~key fobs

~$5 off your order

~free customer special (only if it’s cheap) and write “with a $35 purchase”

~Pick a prize (have a prize box with lots of little goodies from your company-key fobs, nail files, things from dollar bins at Target. etc)

What happens if two people get the same number?:

Nothing! When someone rolls the dice and gets their number, they open the box and see what their prize is. And then they put the box back on the table! So it’s ok if someone rolls the dice and gets the same number.

How does this compare to my purse booking game?:

I will use them BOTH! They are both equally effective when it comes to booking. However, I like this dice booking game because I don’t have to switch out the prizes or anything. They just stay in the box. It’s cheap, but it’s adorable and kind of irresistible, so they can’t stand not to play!

The biggest time consumption I had with the purse game is that I had to change out the slips in them. And with 20 purses, it is sometimes a chore. Effective, but a chore.

So…final conclusion is that I will alternate this Dice Booking Game AND the purse booking game. When I have a party with a ton of repeat guests, I’ll be able to switch it up a little!

 

Happy Booking Ladies!!

Melissa Fietsam, Ind. Senior Executive Director at Thirty-One Gifts

http://www.buymybags.com

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