If you need extra income, a flexible work schedule, and you like the idea of owning your own business, you might want to consider joining a direct sales company. There are hundreds of companies to choose from, offering a wide variety of products. But there are also things to watch out for, so use this list to ask the right questions.
*Do you love the products?
*Do you know exactly what you will receive in your starter kit?
*Is the starter kit a good value?
*Is there a clear return policy?
*What is the “buzz” on the company?
*Is the company a member of the Direct Sales Association (DSA)?
*What is the minimum amount of sales you must achieve each month to remain active?
*How much will you have to sell to make a decent profit?
*How long will it take to establish a profitable business?
*Will there be pressure to recruit other sales representatives?
Many moms have found great success running their direct sales home businesses. They appreciate the freedom and flexibility it gives them to earn income while staying home with their children. If this sounds good to you, take your time, research the opportunities, and ask questions. Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it will save you a lot of headaches.