Perhaps you’re not having the success you’d like because of the words or names you’re using to share your direct sales business products or opportunity. So call it something different.
Anyone who knows me well knows I am a huge Laverne and Shirley fan. One of my favorite episodes is The Diner, where Laverne is the fry cook and Shirley is the waitress. Laverne keeps saying “Betty, pick up. Betty, please pick up your hash blacks.” When Shirley asks why she keeps calling her Betty, Laverne responds, “Because it sounds so much better than ‘Shirl, pick up.'” Watch the first 30 seconds below if you want a refresher of this dynamic duo).
The scene above highlights this concept of using what sounds best in a given situation. For example, if the word “Party“ as in Host a Home Party, tends to sour potential hosts, use a different term. Perhaps call it a Scent Event, Open House, Demo, Show, Get Together or even “free items for large orders”.
I’m not at all suggesting you should mislead anyone. Rather I’m talking about speaking a language that your market can identify with or that makes you more comfortable. [Read more…] about So Call It Something Different