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 successful in this fun multi-person video chat.

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Thanks to Mary Bacon and Monica Ramos for being my first contributors and to all others who joined in as well!

This video is about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Here are some talking points we discussed:

  • Blab vs. Periscope
  • Some basic Blab info and why I love it
  • My history with doing direct sales parties online
  • Some general tips about online parties
  • Ethical behavior in conducing online parties
  • Doing Facebook parties from a Business Page in an Event
  • Facebook Jail triggers in Facebook parties
  • Some tricks to increase privacy on public parties
  • Instagram parties pros/cons
  • Host coaching tips
  • How to collect contact information

Do you have any questions? Or a suggestion for a future video conference topic? Leave me a comment and let’s talk!

Until next time,

For more information on marketing your business with social media, be sure to check out my book, Social Media for Direct Selling, available at online retailers or here.

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  • Angel September 26, 2015, 11:46 am

    I really learned some amazing things that I have found very useful. I am thankful that Karen was introduced to me by a business associate. I pretty sure that with the tips and training my business will be improved greatly.

    • Karen Clark
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      September 26, 2015, 12:16 pm

      Excellent Angel! I am so glad you were able to make it!! Hope to see you at another one soon!


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Karen Clark, Social Media Speaker.When she was an active direct sales leader, Karen Clark walked the walk as she sold, booked, and supported a team offline, while expanding her reach and service online. Now working with direct selling companies and their field representatives as a speaker and social media corporate consultant, Karen uses her 17 years' online marketing expertise to teach audiences exactly where, when, and how to establish an ethical and effective online presence with social media, while remaining true to their principles and personal business. Read more

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