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Facebook Parties for Direct Sellers from a Business Page

A while ago I wrote a popular article called New Guidelines for Facebook Parties. In it I outline why it is important to use a Facebook business page, not a private event or a group, if you are going to conduct Facebook Parties for your direct sales business. In my first book, Social Media for Direct…

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Social Media Assessment

Do you know where you stand when it comes to using social media as a direct seller or leader? Many entrepreneurs feel that they are sort of wandering aimlessly out there, hoping something works, especially direct sales representatives using social media. You feel like you “should,” so you do, but aren’t really sure you are…

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How to Get Followers for Your LinkedIn Company Page

Since most of my social media followers are individuals who represent a direct selling company, I do not spend much time discussing LinkedIn Company Pages but in this post I will. Company Pages on LinkedIn can only be created by corporations or small businesses whose owners own the business domain, website and have an email…

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Using a Social Media Site’s Logo

Did you know that each social media site has guidelines and requirements for using their logo? Oops! Here is a list of the sites and their “Brand Assets” or “Brand Resources” to read so that you are sure to be in compliance with their copyright/trademark rules. In most cases you can also download the official…

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Coming Up with Social Media Post Ideas

This “blab” was recorded on November 6th. What ideas would you add? Leave them in the comments below!     Show Notes: Facebook’s post where they found people are more tolerant of sponsored posts vs. non-sponsored promotional content. There are several other articles/commentary about this out on the web too. Lisa Larter: Business coach I love! Suggested thinking…

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5 Ways to Invite People to Like Your Facebook Page

One of the biggest challenges when starting to use a Facebook business Page for marketing is getting people over there to “like” your Page! You may even have a large network of Facebook Friends, or a great number of people in your email network, but they will not usually like your new Page until you…

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Managing Your Time in Social Media

Do you struggle with how to do it all on social media and still have time for other business or your personal life? This week on Blab I shared my perspective on time management when it comes to online marketing and social media, and I also welcomed the team from CinchShare to talk about their…

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Options for Using Images Legally

  One of the challenges in this new visual age is developing or sourcing images that you can use within your blog posts or social media marketing. In this Blab.im conversation we talk about the copyright infringement concerns and what you can do about it by using Creative Common images or other legal sources for…

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Social Media for Direct Sales: Online Parties Q & A

Watch our inaugural Blab video broadcast where I discuss common questions about conducting online parties (Facebook/Instagram/Pinterest) for your direct sales/party plan business. Doing online parties, also called virtual shows, is a marketing avenue that works for a lot of direct sellers. Find out some of the pitfalls, cautions and TIPS that can help you be more…

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New Guidelines for Facebook Parties for Direct Sellers

The popularity of Facebook Parties has been increasing and although many Consultants have been having luck with them, many others are finding them to either ineffective, or inefficient, or in some cases, a source of trouble with Facebook itself. What is a Facebook Party? A Facebook Party is when a direct seller invites their connections,…

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Social Media Tasks – A Timeline for Startups

I am heading out to the Direct Selling Edge conference in Southern California this week where I am a presenter on social media for startups in the direct sales industry. I have presented this program several times at this event and after an understanding of each social media site, it’s benefits and challenges, and some…

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Create a Library of Resources on your Facebook Photo Tab

If you are like most people marketing on Facebook today, you will often add an image to your posts to make it more visually appealing, and also because image posts tend to get more organic “reach” within Facebook’s News Feed algorithm. By default, your image posts go into an album called either “Timeline Photos” if…

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Sort Your Facebook Friends Who Are Interactive

In this video I show you something I’ve started doing to help get my personal Facebook friends sorted. I don’t know about you but I have lots of Facebook friends, some of whom I am not sure I even know and certainly who do not interact with me. Once in a while I will go…

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Submitting Your Product to Product Review Blogs

Sending your product for a review on blogs are a great way to get lots of exposure to a community of people, usually moms/families, in a short time for minimal costs. When I was with a direct selling company I did this regularly for our company and to this day there are articles about the…

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