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Old 09-21-2008, 12:32 PM   #1  
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Default DEBATING ON BEING A DEMO??

I'm debating, should I or shouldn't I? At this point I don't have much time to devote but the special going on is an incentive. I'm wondering how much time you need to devote, if you can make a living, if the website sales count.... decisions, decisions.
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Old 09-21-2008, 12:42 PM   #2  
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I guess it depends on what you mean by a living.

Honestly, if you want to make a "living" it is a full time job, IMHO. Even then, it would be hard to make enough to support yourself.

If you want to buy the starter kit and slowly work at it, make sure to sign up under an upline who has a successful business and can provide a LOT of business guidance.
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Old 09-21-2008, 12:45 PM   #3  
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Yes, any sales from your website counts towards your quota, but there is a monthly fee for the website. Even if you don't make big bucks, it's a great way to support your hobby and make lots of friends.
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That's good to know! I've emailed to person who did a party I was at for info with a few questions but the more you know the better, she seems to be in demand in this area. I'd probably want a website (assuming it wasn't too much) so that I could have a link in my signature line on emails, etc. for family & friends to check out. Thanks

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Old 09-21-2008, 01:05 PM   #5  
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First, the amount of time you can devote to your new business will determine, to a great effect the amount of money you can make. There are demonstrators who do this full time and earn a good living-my upline is one. This being said, if I had to guess, I'd say that only the top 10% of demonstrators are the ones making a decent living at this. The rest, and probably most who are on these boards, do not make a large amount of money for a variety of reasons.

One of the best pieces of advice I received was that if you wanted this to replace your current job, then you need to treat this like a business and like a job-regular tasks, regualr hours, making decisions based on business vs based on emotion, etc.

This being said, if you are already spending $300 every 3 months and/or you have family and firends that would also pool orders so that you have $300 in sales then you don't have much to lose by signing up. In addition, if you sign up, try to make it as a business and for whatever reason change your mind- there is no penalty.

Lastly, if you haven't already done so, talk with your demonstrator about the pros and cons and if she has a SU website, check out the video on the "Join My Team" page.

Good luck with your decision.
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