Friday, April 10, 2009

How to Start a Home Party Business?

Tips on How to Start a Home Party Business That Makes You Money.

One of the major issues facing women today is how can they find a way to stay home with their kids and make money.

Be it to contribute to the household bills or to simply have some pocket change to splurge on whatever they want to splurge it on. Many are probably seeking to know how to start a home party business.

The good news is that to start a home party business is one of cheapest, easiest, and fastest way of making the dream of making money while staying home with your children a reality. You can become a direct sales consultant for one of the major direct selling companies.

Here are some statistics on home party business reps: Did you know that there are over 43 million direct sales consultants around the world, and approximately 12 million just in the United States alone?

Most of the direct sales reps happen to be women, who eagerly embrace the business in order to work part time, set their own hours, and empower themselves to make as much money as they want or need, according to the number of hours they decide to put into their business.

Does this sound like something you'd be interested in learning more about? Would you like to learn how to start a home party business? If so, there are some things that you will need to be informed of:

There exist a variety of direct sales companies and home party businesses as there are direct sales representatives. You will learn that most sales reps encourage that new representatives pick a company based on their interests and products that they would want to buy themselves.

If you are genuinely passionate about your business, this will go a long way towards your ultimate success as a direct sales rep, in particularly during the times when you're having a hard time getting bookings, recruit other reps, or even marketing your business.

Before starting your research on how to start a home party business, sit down somewhere where you're not going to be disturbed for at least 30 minutes, and give some serious thought as to what you want and need from your business.

What are your long term and short term goals? How much money do you want to make a month? How many hours do you want to work per day? Week? Month?

Don't forget to factor in your personality - if starting a home party business going to be right for you? Do you enjoy meeting and talking to new people? Do you look forward to going out or going to parties?

Are you motivated person? Are you able to stay focused and on task? Do you find yourself procrastinating a lot? Although anyone can learn how to become a successful entrepreneur, it will be quite a challenge for you if you have to learn new habits at the same time you're trying to learn how to start a home party business of your own.

Once you have a crystal clear picture of what you want and need from your business, then it's time to start doing your research about the different companies that are out there.

Make sure to thoroughly research any home party company that you're strongly considering becoming a representative/consultant for. You'll want to make sure that they have a good reputation, that they guarantee their products, and that other reps are satisfied.

The amount of commissions you will be earning, the cost of the initial sales kit, even the rate and schedule of pay should all be taken into account when making your final decision.

The sales literature is not enough to go by - you want to figure out how much money you need or want to make a month. Then look at the amount of money you can make per party, and how many parties and how much in total sales you'll have to make in order to reach that goal.

If reaching your goal is going to require you to work longer hours or more than you're willing or able to commit to, then choose another company.

You'll want to be a little careful of any company that charges a really high amount for a sales kit, or asks you to pay for training.

Furthermore, your commissions ought to be based on the products or services you sell, and not on recruiting more people in under you.

In fact, any time you're told that your largest commissions are based on the number of people you recruit or the memberships you sell, tread slowly. Often times these types of companies turn out to be pyramid schemes or scam companies.

Don't forget to check into the company's return policy. You should be able to return any unused or unsold merchandise with no questions asked.

If the company fails to list a clear and open buy-back policy, make a request to get it in writing before committing or signing a contract.

Be careful about falling for the promise of easy money in your quest to learn how to start a home party business. There is no such thing as easy money without serious consequences.

Instead, search for a company whose products will help you to build a real, growing home party business of your own, a company that you'll be proud to be affiliated with, and that will help you to reach your goals.

Jane Boss

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