We, here at Momtrends, know how important it is for many of you to be at home with your children, but we also recognize how much you would probably love to earn an income as well.So, we've rounded up some fabulous at home sales businesses that just might be the solution you've been looking for! I reached out to a few friends who work for some of these companies, so you could hear firsthand how it is to work for them.
Stella & Dot: "Aside from being obsessed with the incredible jewelry and accessories, I love the flexibility that Stella and Dot provides. It truly is a mom's dream, allowing you to work when it works for you. I just left a seminar with the creator Jessica Herrin and she is an inspirational woman! This business is all about women empowering women...now that is style I can get behind! Stella & Dot is an irresistible line of fashion jewelry and accessories for women of all ages. Incredible selection of necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings; and the accessories collection includes chic handbags, scarves, tech cases and more. Stella & Dot's collection can be purchased exclusively at home jewelry parties or online. Aside from beautiful baubles, the brand is all about women empowering women. Get styled and get inspired!" ~ Stylist Carly Walko
CAbi: CAbi is a beautiful collection of women’s apparel created by Carol Anderson. Designed for real women who live real lives, the line includes an affordable mix of professional separates and casual everyday pieces that are refreshed twice yearly, in the Spring and Fall to keep on-trend. One thing that separates CAbi from other fashion brands is their consultant-based selling model. With approximately 3,500 CAbi Consultants spread across all 50 states, the unique shopping experience is really where the magic happens. CAbi Consultants host private trunk shows surrounded by their best girlfriends. CAbi Girls have the best of both worlds: a career without compromise, and fashion, friends and fun on the job. With every sale, they can earn up to 33% commission.
Origami Owl: "Origami Owl was founded a few years ago by a 14-year old girl who had a dream of buying her own car when she turned 16. Over the years, this custom jewelry company has grown to include link lockets, twist lockets, heart lockets, bracelets, and earrings, along with the original circle locket. With hundreds of charms to choose from, customers can really build a piece of jewelry that is perfect for them. If you are looking to supplement your income, meet new people, and help others share their story, Origami Owl is a great work-at-home business. You can make your own hours, earn money on your own terms, and have fun helping people put together the perfect jewelry for themselves and for gifts. Go to www.custom-lockets.com to learn more!" ~ Independent Designer Jodi Grundig
Mary Kay: "What I love about the business itself is that it gives me the opportunity to make my own schedule. I am blessed to have the opportunity to work AND have that time with my boys to take them to the park, play outside, help with homework.....Also, since I have three boys (2 sons and a husband....heck, our dog is also a boy), I appreciate the relationships I have made with the women in the business. The women in Mary Kay are unbelievably supportive of one another. When Mary Kay Ash began the business, her mission was to enrich women's lives. We have been continuing that tradition for more than 50 years. Not only does my work with Mary Kay help my family, it also helps others. The Mary Kay Ash Foundation provides money for cancer research and domestic violence by providing $20,000 grants annually to 150 women's shelters across the United States." ~ Independent Beauty Consultant Tara Puigdomenech
Chloe & Isabel: "Chloe + Isabel jewelry is dedicated to empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs through social retail. At Chloe + Isabel, merchandisers curate their own collections both online and through in-person pop-up shops, creating a customized shopping experience tailored to their clients. From trend-driven styles to timeless classics, Chloe + Isabel's collection has something for everyone, making it easy to style even the most discerning clients. Commission is 30 percent on all sales, and Chloe + Isabel also offers free jewelry credits with increased sales, making it easy to build your personal collection. Rather than build a pyramid of recruits, Chloe + Isabel Merchandisers focus on building a database of hosts who, in turn, receive free jewelry credits and host-exclusive incentives as sales increase at their respective event. And by providing Merchandisers with ample social media resources, Chloe + Isabel Merchandisers are able to offer hosts a suite of of pop-up parties to sell their curated collections - from Facebook parties to Twitter socials, the possibilities are endless." ~ Merchandiser Beth Vaccaro
Rodan + Fields: "Rodan + Fields Dermatologists is the fresh company from doctors who created Proactiv Solutions ($1B brand) Stanford trained Doctors, Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields, are most well-known names in dermatology worldwide Products previously sold in high end retail (Bloomingdales, Henry Bendel, etc.) & were #1 in Nordstrom Due to rise of social media and the doctors' vision to make dermatological grade skincare available to the masses, products were removed from retail and launched into direct sales in 2008. R+F now sells 5x more in a month than in an entire year when in high end retail, has grown from a zero to $200 million company in 5 years and is one of the fastest growing skincare companies in the United States. This business does not depend on parties. We generate business by sharing with ours through social media, in person and on the phone.We are paid in four ways: commission, retail profit, bonuses and executive pay out. Additional incentives include: iPad, Lexus, and free luxury trips!" ~ Independent Consultant Kimmie Mangum
Juice Plus+: Want to help people head down the path to a healthier lifestyle. Well, with your own Juice Plus+ virtual franchise you can build part time income, while offering others the chance to bridge their nutritional gap through healthful products. Check out our feature on Juice Plus+ here.
doTERRA Essential Oils: "I love the uses and benefits of essential oils. After using them for several months I decided to turn my $35 membership into a business builder for doTERRA. It didn't cost me anything additional and that includes my website. I post articles on my blog including DIY tips, uses and benefits and that is how I market my business." ~ Independent Product Consultant Melissa Jennings
Avon: Earn money on your own time as an Avon Representative. Work for a company that "not only brings beauty to doors, but also opens them." Avon supports over 6 million representatives in over 100 countries. If you're ready to bring personal service to your at home sales business, Avon is for you. Take a look at what sales representative and executive leader Lydia Osolinsky has to say about her Avon experience.
For over 130 years, Avon’s iconic brand has continued to evolve the selling opportunity. Today, its on-trend, innovative product line and social selling tools (including an app) help me and others build successful businesses that reflect how we like to work. For example, flexibility is particularly important for my own work life. I am able to work when and how I want to, and with my kids by my side. It's a family business and that’s how I choose to live the #BeautyBoss life.
My daughters see me work on my business and I grasp opportunities to let them help. Seeing me as a mom and an Avon beauty boss helps them also see themselves as very capable of balancing multiple goals and finding opportunities in their surroundings. They don’t have to take the world as it is; they can create the lives they want.
My day to day with Avon helps me find balance in my life. I check emails and manage my team’s performance in the morning before I bring my daughter to school. While the baby naps, I make phone calls. As I make dinner, I have training webinars and am learning from my team. And after the kids are in bed, I’m posting on social media and working on my blog.
Another factor is financial security, and Avon has given me just that. It has also given me the opportunity to make an impact by helping others one-on-one through mentoring programs. The relationships I continue to cultivate with other Representatives and clients have grown my community beyond what I could’ve imagined. Beyond experiencing the gratification of seeing my team succeed or customers fulfilled with their favorite Avon products, we are also helping women worldwide through breast cancer research efforts and domestic violence prevention programs.
Sabika: "Sabika is handmade jewelry specializing in authentic Austrian crystals. It's a company by women for women founded with the intent of bringing joy and opportunity to women of all ages and diverse backgrounds. Sabika provides a new level of fun and sophistication with our no pressure to buy home parties. I love being a Sabika consultant for the many opportunities it has given me, they are by far a very generous company that believes in giving back tot he community." ~ Consultant Holly LaMie
Shaklee: "Shaklee is the #1 Natural Nutrition Company in the country and was founded over 50 years ago. I first found Shaklee after an exhaustive search for non toxic, green cleaning products for my home that actually WORKED. Not only did they work, but they were the most effective products I had ever used. I began incorporating the rest of the Shaklee lines into our lives-healthy weight loss, natural whole food supplements, and natural skin care/personal care products. The results were the end of seasonal allergies, a combined weight loss of over 50 pounds between my husband and I, and an end to the dreaded sickness cycle all moms dread(my 5 1/2 year old daughter hasn't missed a day of school for being sick in two years!)-just to name a few. Every product Shaklee makes is always safe, always green, and always works. I had built a successful career in the fashion industry over the past 20 years, but ever since my daughter was born I was looking to make a change for myself and our family. I wanted to do something that allowed me more freedom and flexibility to be home for her. This was a company I felt good about and more importantly, products I could 100% recommend and stand behind. If i was going to start a home based health and wellness business, or any business, I was going to have to believe in the products. Shaklee was the perfect fit. In addition, our partnership with Shaklee has given us something more than the tangible benefits of better health and more income. There is great inspiration to be found in a company with such integrity and to actually be able to help people make changes in their health and their finances. Shaklee is dedicated to "Creating healthier lives and a healthier planet" and through our Shaklee business, so are we. Our Shaklee business has changed our lives and now my passion is sharing this with other moms and families!" ~ Independent Distributor Vanessa Muskopf
Lia Sophia: Lia Sophia offers stylish, quality jewelry at affordable prices. By becoming a Lia Sophia Advisor, you will have the opportunity to earn at least 30% of your sales, free jewelry and even vacations.
Arbonne: I consider myself lucky. Lucky to own my own Arbonne business. Lucky to wake up every morning and know that I am in charge of what my day looks like. This sense of freedom - financial and time - was not always what I had, but what I thought was my only option as a corporate event planner. This business is not only about personal growth and gratitude, but it is also about giving back and helping others...either through the incomparable business, the best-of-class products, or the charitable foundation Arbonne created. Arbonne is uniquely positioned in the network marketing world, as we are the only company that offers a synergistic approach to wellness - from the inside out, with over 400 health/wellness and personal care products for everyone –from babies, tweens, teens, men and women. Arbonne has a culture unlike any other, one that lifts people up, provides continual support (both personally and professionally), and PAYS YOU BASED ON YOUR EFFORTS AND HOW MANY PEOPLE YOU HELP, with no limit on how much you can make. I live a life of choices. We all recommend things every day – restaurants, movies, clothes, where to shop, shoes, books – so why not get paid to do so? And while you are recommending Arbonne like you would anything else, surround yourself with amazing, like-minded, goal-oriented women and men, who want nothing more than for you to go to the top of the company with them. Grow your bottom line – not some other company’s! Shop from your own store. Create your own future. Be your own boss. Determine your own wealth. ~ Beth Brenner Rose
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