Can You Make Money in Direct Sales if you have no family to sell to?

Hi, I'm thinking of selling Lia Sophia Jewelry, but my problem is that I don't have any family members or friends to sell to. Okay a few might, but not all the time and I don't think I can generate sales from them. So can I still be successful I know and understand how to create a Marketing and Advertising Plan? I also know that networking is very important. Also I'm worried about rather I'll be able to successful with such a bad economy?

Asked By: Glam_Foxx - 2/11/2008
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Yes!! It would be great if you famly and friends would support you and your new company, but most people I know in my business fournd family and frends to be the least supportive until they had some success... More
Answered By: Karen - 2/12/2008
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Answered By: BIll M - 2/11/2008
I have a home-based business (Network Marketing) and none of my business partners are family or people I knew before starting my business. I wish someone would have told me to do it sooner! I worked for someone else for 15 years before starting my own business. I LOVE IT! I recently joined a business networking... More
Answered By: HMako - 2/11/2008
I will have to be the first to say YES. Most direct sales consultants start with their friends and family, but that is not where you will make your money. Most of your money will be made from people that you do not know and contacts that you make. A lot of people try to just sell to family and friends and that does... More
Answered By: pursepartyamber - 2/11/2008
I had a friend ask me about Lia Sophia, she wanted to do it for herself but said the only benefit is if you want to wear and buy the jewerly for yourself. There are a lot of good and bad companies out there, I personally wouldn't do anything for actually income except travel unless I was going to buy the product. Like... More
Answered By: gnlgates - 2/12/2008
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