Direct sales, aka party plan or party sales, is a popular WAHM business model. As direct sales consultant you earn a commission from selling products at home parties. As the industry continues to grow so too does this business model. Many direct sales companies also provide websites for their consultants so you can sell online and in home. And because the direct sales business model is so successful, there are a large variety of companies to choose from. You can sell anything from jewelry to health supplements.
Here are a few questions to ask yourself to see if a direct sales career is the right choice for you:
1. Do you enjoy working with people?
2. Do you enjoy selling?
3. Are you organized and do you enjoy planning parties?
Pros and Cons of Being a Direct Sales Consultant
* You determine your income goals.
* It can be a very fun business. You get to routinely plan and attend parties.
* You can represent products you love and are passionate about.
* You have to sell products in order to make an income
* It can be difficult to get started, especially if you don’t want to ask your friends and family to help.
* You have to find time in your schedule to attend parties.