What are the advantages and disadvantages of working for Avon?

What if I choose to work for Avon and only Avon til my baby's old enough to go to school, then I can work outside home??? I don't want anyone to watch my baby til he's old enough to talk and tell me what goes on when I'm not around. Know what I mean?

Asked By: Lisa2006 - 7/2/2008
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Any type of work you do unless you do daycare in your own home will require you to leave the house at least occasionally. If you go out to do a party you will have to leave the baby with someone even if it is your husband. If your husband isn't willing to help then you have a problem... More
Answered By: The Avon Lady - 7/3/2008
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It is your business, so you pay for everything...all the books, all of the orders, EVERYTHING. If you can afford to pay up front and wait for people to pay you back, afford to buy the books and walk the neighborhood and advertise, then go for it! I don't know how much money you could make with it though...
Answered By: BMW BFD - 7/2/2008
You better have LOTS of customers willing to buy on a regular basis or you will never make any money. I tried it and I ended up spending more that I ever made. You have to buy everything and unless you have a giant customer list it will be difficult for you to make any money. Good Luck. You may want to look at selling... More
Answered By: Pandas4me - 7/2/2008
My best friend tried Avon for 12 months - at the end of it she had made just $150!!!!! Sarah really did her best but she spent a lot of time in the car with her kids delivering catalogs, picking up orders and dropping off products... More
Answered By: Elizabeth B - 7/2/2008
If you like the product then it is worth a try however I know many people who did it and only really go a little money I would say gas money but these days that's a lot :) and the product at a discount. They have a percentage scale so you need to sell a certain amount then you get a percentage from 20% up the more you... More
Answered By: Sandra D - 7/3/2008
Avon is better than Mary Kay, I'll tell you that much. It's not the greatest profit, I'd only join for wholesale reasons and to sell to my sisters. You don't have to carry inventory, but on the other hand, a lot of women sell it, you drive around to deliver (tho I heard that now people can have it delivered right from... More
Answered By: lawandorder97 - 7/3/2008
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