I expect you have probably heard of Avon, they are an extremely popular company and have made many women successful worldwide. Avon originally began in 1886 as the California Perfume Company and was founded by David McConnell, who realised that direct person to person selling was far more effective than conventional methods. They changed their name to Avon in 1936. They have continued to grow ever since and now have more than 5 million reps worldwide, operate in over one hundred countries and have a massive sales turnover of around eight billion dollars, very impressive indeed. Many appearances they have made in Fortune 500 magazines and Avon is also listed on the new York stock exchange.
You can be assured that you are working with a well respected company by joining Avon.
They are also doing what they can to help women across the world who suffer from breast cancer, the Avon Foundation was founded in 1955 and they have given more than $500 million dollars already. Avon have more than 300 scientists and researchers working for them at their center in Suffern, New York and their head office is found in NY city.
Products Sold By Avon
They are certainly one of the most recognised producers of cosmetic, skin care and anti aging products. Anyone wanting to sign up with the company should take some time to check out the full range, it will probably take you a while.
Some of their most well known products are from their Avon Colour range which includes various make over products. There's also the popular Anew range which includes some of their powerful anti aging products. There really is such a great range of quality products that you are sure to entice prospective customers and distributors. You are probably going to have the most success if you host home parties and demos, people will want to see the products in action, plus using them yourself is going to be a good advertisement.
The Avon Business
If you are interested in making an extra income and you are a woman, then Avon could be good choice. Its easy to join up and will only cost you around ten dollars. You have 2 main ways to earn money from Avon and these are from selling products directly to customers and also by building a team of distributors underneath you. You can get up to a generous 50% on product sales and 12% overrides on sales your team members make. Depending on your sales volume you can qualify for other bonuses such as the luxury car bonus.
If you are good at bringing people into your team and teaching and motivating them to become successful then you will make some good residual income from this business.
You will need a large number of people that are interested in the business so that you can get them to a presentation. Its a fact that most network marketers and direct sales reps do not have enough leads to make their business grow. Initially you can work through your warm market, but that list can quickly be exhausted. For your business to thrive you MUST come up with a way to generate new leads on a regular basis, preferably daily!
Avon is a good company and can become a rewarding home business for you. If you'd like to take your business to another level, visit my Network Marketing training website for more information.