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Is it really possible to make extra money selling avon?

I work full time at a 9-5 job and I'd like to make a little extra "play" money, but don't want or need to get a 2nd job. Would it be a good idea to start selling avon to the women in my office building? I'm sure I could find customers, but I want to make sure I'd be making a little cash.

Asked By: Katie - 5/14/2010
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Avon is just like any other business. If you work hard you can (or may) make money... More
Answered By: a0a094 - 5/14/2010
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I would think so. My wife sells Mary Kay. The key is to be realistic. She went into it hoping to quit her job and do it full time. That was not very realistic. Especially the way the economy has been for the last decade or so... More
Answered By: Rick B - 5/14/2010
 
possible, yes. likely, no. AVON Is MLM MLM is legally acceptable AS LONG AS ONE DOES NOT SEEK DOWNLINE MEMBERS. DO NOT sell to your friends and neighbors; sell to the consuming public. fact; 95% of MLM members do not earn a profit..........they earn about $5.00 per hour.
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Answered By: kemperk - 5/14/2010
 
There are lots of companies that use independent reps/distributors to market their products... More
Answered By: Tori - 5/15/2010
 
Avon is an over saturated market. It is also a high competition business. Avon's sales were down 24% last year. You might find yourself in debt soon after signing up with them. Also, you must sell ALOT of product to make a decent commission... More
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