2010: A Year in Review and Looking Forward

Jackie Ulmer and FamilyThe world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning. – Ivy Baker Priest How was your "Twenty-Ten?" Was it all that you had hoped it would be? Did you accomplish your goals, dreams and wildest... [Read more...]

Practicing Gratitude and Appreciation Instead of Focusing on Challenges

Jackie Ulmer's Gratitude Journey"Reflect Each Day On All You Have To Be Grateful For And You Will Receive More To Be Grateful For." -Chuck Danes Last night, while on my evening walk, I had traveled about a mile when I realized I was knee deep in negative thinking. I was stewing... [Read more...]

Is Social Media Saturated For Your Business?

Is Social Media Marketing Saturated?One of my newsletter readers asked this question of me and I thought it was so good, the answers might assist some others. Brian writes: I'm hoping you can answer my question. With so many distributors using social media is it still possible for me... [Read more...]

Creating Life Choices Through a Home Business

wealth-lifestyle-freedomHave you ever thought about how the work that you choose to engage in dictates the choices in your life? I recently had the chance to once again prove to myself how invaluable it has been to have made the decision to begin my career in Direct... [Read more...]

Create More Business With Compelling Direct Sales/Party Plan Success Language

One on OneReady to get more Bookings? Increase Your Sales? Create More Interest in Your Business? Great, let's talk about a powerful component to your sales and show process that we often don't give enough thought to – your word choices! How carefully... [Read more...]

Why the Internet Might Work Better For Me Part 2

online_business_networkingOnline Business Building promises many things, not the least of which is a steady stream of pre-qualified leads coming to you. But, can you really do it? If you missed Part 1 of this series, you might want to read about it here first, so you get... [Read more...]

Income Results Here Are Not Typical For Direct Sales

Top Earner in Direct Sales and MLMMy Income Results may not be typical, but neither is my story or the action steps I have taken to grow a successful Network Marketing business offline and online.   Now, the FTC wants me to 'fess up on that one, so I am. Here is my story,... [Read more...]

Selling “The Dream” in Network Marketing – Are We Being Fair?

When we "Sell the Dream", Should We Also Sell the "Reality?   I was recently asked by someone who has been involved in Network Marketing for over 20 years and had little to no success about whether it is right or wrong, or even unethical to... [Read more...]

Retail to Recruit Through Party Plan

The Party Plan business model in Direct Sales offers an incredible platform for building a team; residual income; all while putting immediate cash in your pocket through each event. It creates a perfect scenario for leveraging your time. It's... [Read more...]

Direct Sales – It’s Opening Outlets

Your Direct Sales business is a lot like franchising in that your goal is to be opening "business outlets. This is done by sharing your opportunity and getting others started in the business. It's the number of outlets that you open that generate... [Read more...]

Network Marketing and Recruiting the Heavy Hitter

If you've been in MLM any length of time, you've heard about the heavy hitter and the power in recruiting one. A heavy hitter is defined as someone who has already had success in the business, and is sure to bring a huge team, and huge paycheck to... [Read more...]

Is Internet and Attraction Marketing Really For You?

Law of Attraction and Network MarketingIt sounds exciting, doesn't it? Using the internet to build a hugely successful business; having your dream prospects find you and contact you about your business; the sweet sound of "cha-ching" as your cyberspace cash register tallies sales for you... [Read more...]

5 Success Tips For Your Direct Sales Business

Success in any business and certainly the business of Direct Sales is all about a slight edge. It's not about dramatic shifts and actions, but rather steady, consistent small daily actions. Although, dramatic and massive action will work... [Read more...]

Building Relationships Through Online Social Media

Building Relationships/Partnerships Online With Message Forums and Social Networking Sites Is it truly possible to meet people, share a business concept and sponsor others into your business without that face to face, "belly to belly" experience... [Read more...]