How The Coming Recession Affects Your Avon Business
Everywhere we turn, we’re hearing news of a coming recession.
It’s all over mainstream media and a lot of people and newscasts are talking about it.
But all of this talking about it only creates panic and fear and paralyzes people.
Growing your Avon business is pretty simple.
There are only 4 main steps:
- Prospecting for new customers & recruits.
- Getting a brochure (either paper or digital) to every customer every campaign.
- Following up with every customer you gave a brochure to every campaign before you place your order.
- Take the order, submit it to Avon and deliver to your customer, or send them to your Avon Online Store to place their order
And then Rinse and Repeat.
It’s really that simple. You just do these 4 steps over and over again, and you will have a strong Avon business.
We have our Daily 8 System to help you work on the activities that will help you grow your business.
The Daily 8 system is a proven formula
When followed consistently, the Daily 8 Plan will help you maintain the consistency required to build a thriving team and an exponentially expanding residual income.
Instead of working 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week, your goal is to capture 8 POINTS a day, 5 days a week for a total of 40 POINTS per week.
Print this sheet and use it to track your weekly points.
Follow this plan consistently for 90-days and teach your team to do the same. At the end of 90 days, REPEAT and then REPEAT again. This is your Daily Method of operation.
The real secret to your Avon Business success is that there is NO SECRET!
It simply takes a simple plan and the dedication and commitment to WORK THE PLAN consistently! That’s it!
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Today We’ll Talk About How The Upcoming Recession Might Affect Your Avon Business
Everything that we’re hearing on the news and elsewhere only creates panic and fear.
When people fear panic and fear, it paralyzes them.
That’s not a good place to be.
And it’s not going to help your Avon business.
You may not have control of what happens to the economy, but you do have control of how you react and what you do to respond to it.
3 Mindset Shifts To Overcome Fear And Grow a Thriving Business Even During The Recession
With just a few mindset shifts, you can overcome fear and grow a thriving business in any economy.
#1 – Guard Your Mindset
Mindset is probably the most important thing of all!
You have to be a constant guardian of your mind.
It’s the most important factor in your business success.
Pay attention to what you listen to and what you watch.
Be attentive to what you talk about with others as well.
What goes into your mind is just as important as what you eat and put into your body.
This is not the first recession we’ve ever experienced. We will get through it.
And you can use this time to create opportunities for yourself instead of being paralyzed with fear.
# 2 – Focus On Income-Producing Activities
It’s so easy to start to obsess over the results when your business isn’t bringing you the results you want.
You don’t ever want to lose momentum in your business.
That means you need to continue doing the income-producing activities that can drive sales and recruits to your business.
If you don’t, your business will come to a standstill.
Create a list of all your income-producing activities, and for 90 days focus ONLY on these activities.
If you haven’t already, implement our Automated Follow-Up System.
I promise this will not only shift your mindset, but you will also start to create new momentum and results in your business.
# 3 – Invest in yourself
Want to know what investment is guaranteed to give you a return on your investment?
The number one, never-lose, sure thing? Any investment you make in YOURSELF!
If you want to increase your bottom line, you need to invest in your skill sets.
This makes you more valuable out in the marketplace – regardless of the economy – which, in turn, increases your income.
Start taking classes on Avon U. Watch the Avon Calendar and make sure to attend all the trainings. Attend any other trainings that you can find to help your business.
Get yourself to convention… or at least the virtual convention.
One thing to be very careful about though is don’t just take the trainings – make sure to implement what you learned as quickly as possible.
Knowledge without action is worthless. You have to put what you learned into action.
The economy is constantly changing – growing and moving on to the “next big thing.”
If you haven’t been investing in yourself, you have already fallen BEHIND.
But it’s never too late. Get started now!
Final Thoughts About Getting Through a Possible Recession
If you’re not doing anything and looking for an excuse not to do anything, a recession is about as good a reason as any.
But if you’re serious about your Avon business, then, believe it or not, a recession could be the best thing that’s happened to you in a while.
Lipstick sales always increase when times are hard.
People are just looking for something to help them feel better.
And… Shaky economic times have historically produced a renewed awareness of the need to make more money.
You’ll find people who were previously uninterested in selling Avon are suddenly looking for new financial opportunities or a side gig.
It’s times like these where downsizing and layoffs happen more often.
People begin to get tired of the layoffs or fear of layoffs and what seems like an endless cycle of hiring and firing.
It’s in times like these they are more receptive to the idea of starting their own business.
They may have had the idea in the back of their mind for quite a while now, but when the economy goes south, suddenly the idea comes back to mind.
You have so much to offer them with an Avon business of their own. And right now, it is $0 to sign up!
You may find some people who will want to sell Avon long enough to get through this recession.
But then again, you might also find some who want to strike out on their own with a home-based business.
So recession may be a dirty word everywhere else.
But in your Avon business, the recession actually presents new opportunities!
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By Lynn Huber
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