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Direct Sales Business and Advice

Updated on March 31, 2022

Direct Sales Companies!

Direct sales businesses seem to be one of the fastest growing industries for individuals in the United States to start their own business from the comfort of their own home. It is a great opportunity for single parents, stay at home moms, students, or basically anyone looking to earn an income from home, or to supplement their existing income due to financial strain. In today's market you can sell anything from cosmetics to auto supplies or even financial supplies. If you are interested in getting into the direct sales industry you should do some research before jumping into anything, and be sure that your area has a market for the certain items that you will be selling.

I personally sell for AVON, and I have been fairly successful in the past. I had quit for a number of years but just started the business again. Check out the site if you would like AVON

I have no personal affiliation with any of the sites that I recommend on here. I am sharing them because I find them helpful.

If you have not found a direct sales company these may interest you:

Mary Kay

Passion Parties

Pampered Chef


There are many more in many different industries. Be sure the products are something that you can sell prior to making a decision.

Here is a great list of direct sales companies

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Direct Sales Moms

Direct Sales Moms is a website that I believe will be helpful for moms as well as dads that are in the direct sales business, or interested in entering the direct sales industry in the future. There is support and helpful tips for promoting, party planning, inventory control and many other topics that can be very beneficial to you as a business owner. If you are in a direct sales business take a look at there site, it will not hurt to see what they have to offer for anyone in the direct sales industry, or looking into starting.

Direct Sales Moms

Direct Selling 411

If you are truly interested in direct sales, look at the site Direct Selling 411. This is one of the top sites that I have found that provides great information on all varieties of companies. The site has tips, advice and more. I recommend you check out any company on this site due to the relevant information that they provide, then decide on the company that you would like to join.

Direct Selling 411

How to Decide on a Direct Sales Business

You may be one of the many people trying to make money from home, and starting a direct sales business can be a great income source. Direct sales are great for stay at home moms, single moms or dads, or anyone wanting to make extra money from home. Here are some steps that you can take to help you decide on a direct sales business.

Determine what amount of start up cost you will be able to provide. There are some that start at $10, and some that start at $300. You need to know what you are able to afford in the beginning.

Decide what you would be interested in selling. If there is something that you feel you would be good at, I am sure there is a direct sales company that sells it. If you are knowledgeable about a product, it is much easier to sell and make more money.

Make a list of the companies you will be interested in. You may find one on the list I provide, or do a search for direct sales companies online.

Determine if you want to sell online, in person, or both. You can find a company that will work with your business needs.

Research each company that you are interested in. Each direct sales company have a variety of different incentives, so you want to make sure that you find the one that can work for you.

Think about which company provides products that you can sell. There is no need to begin a direct sales business if you cannot sell the products that they offer. Consider what people you will be selling to, and what they may want to purchase.

How Much Do You Make With Your Direct Sales Business Each Month

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Direct Sales Taxes

There are many deductions in a direct sales business, or any home business. I have written a great detailed article on direct sales taxes, take a look.

Tax Deductions you may be able to take for your direct sales business

What direct sales business do you prefer

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