Why Become an Avon Representative or Sales Leader
Avon is one of the world’s largest direct sellers. Being an Avon Representative means you’re selling an iconic global brand while running your own local business. With Avon, you are in business for yourself but not by yourself. Avon’s field management, as well as your fellow Representatives, provide mentoring, training and support every step of the way.
Three good reasons for joining Avon.
Avon has a presence in countries around the world and enjoys 90% brand recognition in most major markets. With the company’s incredible global reach, Avon Representatives sell four lipsticks every second.
As an Avon Representative, you would have the chance to sell award winning products from Avon’s world class R and D team. You’d have the opportunity to offer customers a broad range of products that appeal to a diverse consumer base.
Compelling Earnings Opportunity
There are two ways to earn money as an Avon Representative: (1) by selling products and (2) through the Sales Leadership program (selling products while recruiting others). The higher your campaign (selling cycle) sales are, the greater the percentage you’ll earn on those sales. Sales Leaders-Representatives who both sell and recruit, earn money based on their personal sales and on their recruits’ sales, with a similar progressive earnings structure applied.
Avon is innovating the direct selling industry, enabling Representatives to run their businesses and maximize their earnings as never before. The company leverages the most advanced digital tools – on the Internet, social media and mobile technology. A Representative’s business integrates seamlessly with the way people today connect, share and shop. This enhances both the selling and shopping experiences. Avon’s direct selling innovations include:
- Customized social media environments for Representatives to reach customers and other Representatives.
- A personalized eBrochure widget to ensure that customers are never more than a few clicks away from ordering, sharing the eBrochure with friends and creating a viral sensation.
- Online training and sales tools.
- A new application for Sales Leadership Representatives to more effectively monitor their Representatives’ orders.
- “Intelligent ordering,” which makes it easier for Representatives to place their orders with Avon and ensures that they receive special product offers that are relevant to them.
- A widget which lets Representatives embed the latest Avon TV advertisements and videos into their own social media platforms.
Avon is passionate about giving you technology that does not depersonalize your relationships with your customers, ensuring that the core element of our business is still at the heart of everything we do. The best way to describe selling for Avon? High tech, high touch, highly rewarding.
What is Direct Selling?
Direct selling is a type of sales channel where products are marketed directly to customers, eliminating the need for middlemen – wholesalers, advertisers and retailers. Direct selling can be conducted oneonone, in a group or party format, or online. At Avon, the “direct” part of direct selling also refers to the personal component of this sales channel; it’s about building relationships with people and offering them a high level of service and personal attention.
Benefits of Direct Selling
What makes direct selling such an attractive career option is the flexibility it offers. Those who engage in direct selling are independent contractors who determine how much time and energy they want to invest in their businesses. They set their own hours, and define and control their workfamily life balance. An Independent Sales Representative is her own boss. Direct selling is also a way to own a business with minimal capital investment.
Direct Selling the World Over
According to the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA), 96 million people, roughly the population of Vietnam, are part of the global, direct selling sales force. Direct sellers around the world have more than $178 billion in sales annually.