Social Selling News: Insightful. Actionable. Compelling. Independent

Oct 20, 2021 7:00:00 AM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, Direct Sales, Sales Tool, McKinley Oswald, Leadership, Team Verb, Social Selling

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When Social Selling News opened its doors in 2018, their goal was to become the eyes and ears of the direct selling industry. Over the last few years, they have become just that.

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You Chose this Model: Being Proactive with Compliance

Oct 5, 2021 9:00:00 PM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, Tips and Tricks, Social Media, McKinley Oswald, Compliance, Leadership, Team Verb, Momentum Factor, Jonathan Gilliam

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Compliance—it’s a hot topic of conversation in the direct sales industry. For some, it’s a concern and a priority and for others, it’s something that is (at best) ignored by sticking their head in the sand. Being proactive when it comes to compliance ensures that you protect your company and field. If ignored, the compliance issue can create major problems that can have negative impacts on your company. 

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Back Office Tips to Impact Growth and Momentum

Sep 9, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, Tips and Tricks, McKinley Oswald, Leadership, Team Verb, verbCRM, Back Office, Pulse, Automation

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The Direct Sales Back Office is typically the brain behind a company’s business. Everything from commissions and reporting to incentives and promotions runs through the back end. Frequently the back office provider also offers a shopping solution and tools to communicate with the field and the customer base. Knowing the best way to utilize your back office can make the difference between growth and profitability and struggles and business challenges. Two months ago, Trace Jensen joined the Verb sales team. Trace has over two decades of experience working with various back office providers. This episode of the Direct Sales Masterclass focuses on tips to help you maximize your back office in ways that can impact your growth and momentum.

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If You Have Two Thumbs You Can Build a Direct Sales Business

Jan 6, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, Direct Sales, Sampling, Customer Experience, Small Businesses, enrollment cycle, Verb Sampling System, CTFO, Business Builder

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When I was first introduced to the industry, the duplication process was heavily dependent on hotel meetings, powerful presenters, and large enrollment packages. With the advances in technology, it seems that everything has changed. Now you can build a business from your smartphone, from anywhere in the world. In this edition of the Direct Sales Masterclass, I discuss this topic with Stu Finger and Michael Swilling of CTFO.

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3 Pitfalls Direct Sales Companies Should Avoid

Oct 21, 2020 7:30:00 AM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, McKinley Oswald, Leadership, Team Verb, James Porter, Craig Fleming, ServiceQuest

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To view the full video of McKinley’s Masterclass with Craig and James click here

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4 Social Media Success Strategies

Oct 7, 2020 7:15:00 AM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, Tips and Tricks, Marketing, Social Media, Best Practices, McKinley Oswald, Leadership, Team Verb, Jim Lupkin, Social Networking Association

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To view the full video of Jim and McKinley’s Masterclass click here. 

Over the last 10 years the direct sales industry has been massively impacted by social media. Companies and independent distributors have adjusted the way they use social media to grow their businesses. What began as a unique way to reach more people has become the main platform that most successful companies are using to create awareness about their company, their products, and their opportunity.

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Conversations with Industry Providers: Infotrax

Sep 30, 2020 9:40:40 AM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, Marketing, Best Practices, Sales Enablement, Sampling, Masterclass, McKinley Oswald, Leadership, Disrupt, Team Verb, Infotrax, Sean Smith

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To view the full video of Sean and McKinley’s Masterclass click here. 

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Conversations with Industry Providers: ByDesign

Sep 23, 2020 9:14:16 AM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, Marketing, Best Practices, Sales Enablement, Sampling, Masterclass, McKinley Oswald, Leadership, Disrupt, Team Verb, ByDesign, Daryl Wurzbacher

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To view the full video of Daryl and McKinley’s Masterclass click here.

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Conversations with Industry Providers: DirectScale

Sep 16, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, Marketing, Best Practices, Sales Enablement, Sampling, Masterclass, McKinley Oswald, Leadership, Disrupt, Team Verb, Direct Scale, Rodger Smith

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The direct sales industry is full of powerful companies that help direct sales companies grow and achieve their goals. As part of our sales enablement platform, Verb integrates with several of these companies to help service our clients. Finding unique synergies with these companies has allowed us to serve our mutual clients in powerful ways together. This series of the Direct Sales Masterclass will feature conversations with thought leaders from these companies, sharing some of the success stories we have seen with our clients.

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A Decade of Innovation: How Digital Tools & Physical Tools are Impacting Direct Sales

Sep 2, 2020 9:45:11 AM / by McKinley Oswald posted in Business, Technology, Marketing, Best Practices, COVID-19, Direct Sales, Sales Enablement, Sampling, Verb App, Income, Masterclass, McKinley Oswald, Leadership, Disrupt, Team Verb

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To view the full Masterclass with Cord Udall and Adam Roberts click here:

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