Is selling Avon worth it? That is the question many people are asking themselves. You have probably heard many different opinions regarding this. For me, I can honestly say, "Absolutely!"
Read on to hear my Avon story and how it has impacted our lives.
Below you will find a Facebook post written by my Avon Division Manager in 2015. She was recognizing me for my sales accomplishments with my Avon business.
To find out how I did this, check out the rest of my story.
Avon Division Manager Facebook Post
Avon District Manager Email
These online sales were year-to-date from Avon campaign 1 2015 through Avon campaign 10 2015. Avon has a total of 26 campaigns in a year.
Sell Avon Online
You may be one of many people looking for a job online. Have you read the many promises in the get rich quick schemes? They all sound so promising! They get your adrenaline flowing and before you know it you clicked on the link "Join Now". I can't tell you which offers are really genuine. I'm sure you can make a 6 figure income from some of these online marketing jobs. Although some of these offers require money down, getting your family and friends involved, and many hours of work. I would like to tell you about how I earn money online and it's fun.
You probably all have heard of Avon, the well-known trusted beauty company since 1886. Have you heard the saying, "Ding Dong Avon Calling"? Well Avon is still calling but many Avon representatives are calling online now.
My Avon Story
My Avon story began in January of 2008. I received an Avon brochure on my door with an opportunity to become an Avon rep for $10. I have a degree in accounting and have always loved working at different bookkeeping and income tax offices. However, I finally had to quit when osteoarthritis set into my hands and wrists. So when I received this Avon opportunity the wheels started turning in my head. Selling Avon would not require me to continuously use my hands or sit at a desk for 8 hours. It would give me much more variety. I also had a teenage daughter at the time who loved makeup and fashion. It was a no brainer when I learned I could get a discount on our beauty purchases.
I started out as many new Avon reps do by selling to friends and neighbors. We all know that they cannot buy every campaign. That is when I branched out by hanging Avon brochures on the doors of nearby neighborhoods. I always had Avon catalogs with me when doing my errands. I left books in laundromats, hair salons, dentist offices, schools, and anywhere I went. Before long I started getting more and more customers. It was great! But I wanted more customers with less work.
With many people shopping online, I started thinking this would be the perfect opportunity to sell Avon online. After doing some research on Google in 2010, I found an eBook that taught me how to get started building my own Avon beauty blog. The authors of the book offered me great free advice. They are awesome and I couldn't have done it without them.
Sell Avon Online Successfully
At first, I was pretty green at writing my blog posts. I was constantly researching online on how to make my blog better and how to get better SEO. My goal was to rank on the first page of Google for my Avon keywords. Since Avon requires all purchases to be made from our free Avon website, I redirected all my traffic from my blog to my Avon website. In 2011 I actually started getting some online sales. I was so excited! This encouraged me to work harder and harder over the next months.
My personal and online sales were doing VERY WELL! Then...............on June 20, 2011, I received a phone call that changed many lives forever.
Our Tragic News
A Nebraska sheriff called me telling me my son-in-law and daughter were in a tragic car accident as they were traveling back home to Colorado. I was in shock and couldn't believe all that he was telling me. My daughter and her girlfriend (who was in the backseat) were in critical condition and airlifted to different hospitals in SD. My 21-year-old son-in-law was pronounced dead on impact. They had only been married for 8 months AND my daughter was pregnant with their first child.
My daughter suffered from a traumatic brain injury and many other life-threatening injuries. My husband and I stayed with her throughout her recovery for 4 months in different hospitals. We are thankful to God for preserving her and her baby girl who is now 3 years old. What a joy they are to us! We can testify of God's mercies to us.
Thankful for Online Avon Business
Throughout all 4 months, I did not do much Avon. However, my Avon online sales grew and grew. I was amazed! The checks from Avon kept coming in. We were so thankful for this extra income with all of the medical and travel bills we incurred. In 2011 and 2012 I earned free trips from Avon to New York and an Alaskan cruise. We also enjoyed a trip for 4 to Disney World in Orlando, Florida in 2012 which we took my daughter and granddaughter to. These were memorable times! Is selling Avon worth it? Yes, thank you, Avon!
How Much Can You Make Selling Avon Online?
Direct Sales Blogging Success
Update on 2017 Earnings
How I'm continuing to increase earnings with this direct sales business: In 2017 I sold over $150,000 in Avon products. Yes, I can't believe it either! The majority of my sales were from blogging with my Avon direct sales business. Read more about my personal success with this direct sales opportunity and find out the answer to, "Is selling Avon worth it?"
Update on 2018 Earnings
My Avon sales in 2018 surpassed those of any other year. I reached the highest sales level, Inner Circle, by selling over $220,000. With this achievement, I have also gifted a $5000 bonus. To my amazement, my earnings were in the six-figures for 2018! What an accomplishment!
My husband and I were also treated to an all-expense-paid trip to Hawaii in April. Our dream vacation was unbelievable!
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