Buying Jewelry For Your Business Part 1 Buying Gold Jewelry

Written by Sam Serio

Whether you presently own a retail or web based business and are looking for an additional profit center or you are thinking of starting a business, jewelry is a “no-brainer” choice for a proven product category. The buying public, (particularly women) never tires of jewelry asrepparttar choices in color, materials, finishes and styles are endless and innovations are continual. Every generation reinvents jewelry for itself in muchrepparttar 150755 same way that it reinvents music and fashion. Styles change butrepparttar 150756 basic facts remainrepparttar 150757 same. If you are a seasoned professional, please considerrepparttar 150758 following a refresher course. Torepparttar 150759 new comer, use this information as a foundation for your ongoing jewelry education.

The Facts About Gold Jewelry The word gold, used by itself, means all gold or 24 karat (24K) gold. Because 24K gold is soft, it’s usually mixed with other metals to increase its hardness and durability. If a piece of jewelry is not 24 karat gold,repparttar 150760 karat quality should accompany any claim thatrepparttar 150761 item is gold.

The karat quality marking tells you what proportion of gold is mixed withrepparttar 150762 other metals. Fourteen karat (14K) jewelry contains 14 parts of gold, mixed in throughout with 10 parts of base metal. The higherrepparttar 150763 karat rating,repparttar 150764 higherrepparttar 150765 proportion of gold inrepparttar 150766 piece of jewelry.

Most jewelry is marked with its karat quality, although marking is not required by law. Nearrepparttar 150767 karat quality mark, you should seerepparttar 150768 name ofrepparttar 150769 U.S. registered trademark ofrepparttar 150770 company that will stand behindrepparttar 150771 mark. The trademark may be inrepparttar 150772 form of a name, symbol or initials. If you don’t see a trademark accompanying a quality mark on a piece of jewelry, look for another piece.

MLM Recruiting- MLM Online Recruiting 101 for Network Marketing

Written by Doug Firebaugh

Recruiting onrepparttar Internet in MLM is very popular! Yet, there are still many folks who are hesitant to jump intorepparttar 150685 arena ofrepparttar 150686 Internet. I assure yourepparttar 150687 best way of learning HOW to userepparttar 150688 Internet is to just do it!

And if you have already chosen to be a part ofrepparttar 150689 Internet culture, then we congratulate you on a decision that we believe is where you need to be. The recruiting process onrepparttar 150690 Internet is NOT unlikerepparttar 150691 process offline, you still must prospect, contact, present, follow up, getrepparttar 150692 decision, and train and duplicate. But you need to understand that there MUST be a methodical process of creatingrepparttar 150693 environment for attracting people to your website and then to ATTRACT them to your Network Marketing business.

THE MOST IMPORTANT ONLINE MARKETING SECRET: There is a LIVE HUMAN BEING behindrepparttar 150694 computer monitor that you are trying to recruit. Treat them as such, and with respect and professionalism. This is one ofrepparttar 150695 Foundation Secrets that you must understand.

Everybody you prospect to onrepparttar 150696 Internet is breathing, has goals and dreams and understands that there is more to life than just surviving. And giving your prospect PERSONAL attention is even MORE important onrepparttar 150697 Internet than it is offline!

You MUST understand that your emails and ALL your communication is being read by a LIVE, BREATHING, HUMAN BEING on 'the other side' ofrepparttar 150698 computer screen. I repeat this because even though it is obvious to most people, most people onrepparttar 150699 Internet fail to ACT like it in their MLM recruiting efforts.

RELATIONSHIPS are just as important overrepparttar 150700 Internet as it is offline. Sometimes even more important, since today's marketing methods onrepparttar 150701 Internet are not all done professionally.

Remember,repparttar 150702 same principles hold true for building relationships onrepparttar 150703 Internet. It usually takes a series of consistent exposures. It takes time to build trust. And personalization is VERY important, especially onrepparttar 150704 Internet and MLM recruiting.

Everyone wants to be treated well, and with respect. And they also want to feel that they are special. So with your understanding that there is a LIVE human being onrepparttar 150705 other side ofrepparttar 150706 computer screen. You need to createrepparttar 150707 scenario that you may go beyondrepparttar 150708 computer.

You MUST CONNECT with your person OFFLINE after gaining their interest, to createrepparttar 150709 start ofrepparttar 150710 relationship, usually via telephone.

The other side of that computer monitor is a very special place that you must always keep in mind when recruiting, as that will determine a lot of where your recruiting grows, or doesn't grow.


1) To FEEL they are respected for who they are and their values honored.

2) To FEEL that someone cares about them instead of just want to recruit them.

3) To establish a connection with someone they FEEL they can trust and can help LEAD them to success!

If you can TOUCH, then TELL, you will much more likely to have a viable prospect than not.

Ask them about:

Family. Interests. Success. Hobbies. Career.

We call thatrepparttar 150711 'FISH-C Formula' for Connecting.

EMAIL 101:

ALWAYS Use a Signature (sig) File! This is free advertising for your company and for you. I cannot believe how many emails I still get from folks who don't use this great will be inrepparttar 150712 'options' section onrepparttar 150713 navigation bar in your email program. In your Signature File, you should ALWAYS include your name, email address, phone number and website address. Yes, include your phone number! You want to be personal right? They MIGHT want to call you directly!


Having a website is a MUST. Here's a few basics about getting your own website if you don't already have one, and how to increase traffic to generate more leads and a larger warm market onrepparttar 150714 Internet. Your advertising focus MUST be on getting people to visit your website.

Have you noticed that EVERY type of media now advertises their website? Newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, every advertisement you see or listen to now advertises their website encouraging you to visit. Why? Convenience and Culture. Everyone who has Internet access can check out your information at THEIR convenience, and it works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, is part of our Culture now. AND it's cost effective!

A Network Marketing distributor website with PULLING POWER is a strong indication ofrepparttar 150715 seriousness you and your company project, and most companies today have a website that can be pointed to and accessed for information and links. Even though most are limited to what they allow you to do as a distributor, you still need a 'visual commercial' onrepparttar 150716 Internet, and company websites will work fine. And there are some HOT company sites out there.

Always CROSS-MARKET. Always advertise your website AND your phone number. This way anyone can contact you to getrepparttar 150717 information they need.

Not everyone has DSL. Some are still on dial up. And some people will still prefer to call you to answer questions or buildrepparttar 150718 personal contact that is required to form a relationship. If you have your own recruiting website, that is best. You will be able to have it designed and programmed to do exactly what YOU want.

However, it can be very expensive. There are several 'self-replicating' websites with pre-programmed web pages designed for recruiting out there. A self-replicating website offers EASY DUPLICATION. You go torepparttar 150719 website, enter some information and sign up, then you can have your own personalized version of a main website.

Many of these websites are free, andrepparttar 150720 best looking sites may not be your company's own website. But, if your company offers a self-replicating site that is personalized, utilize it! Get ALL your downline using this training system! And it's great for prospecting too.

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