2014 Was The Year of The Shopping Annuity!

There’s no doubt about it: 2014 was the year of the Shopping Annuity for our company and UnFranchise Owners worldwide! We talked about the importance of investing in your Shopping Annuity at major events like International Convention and World Conference, released YouTube videos showing you how to build your Shopping Annuity, launched a Shopping Annuity website, and even launched a #ShoppingAnnuity video contest! And that’s not to mention all the work YOU have been putting into spreading the word about the Shopping Annuity – phew! It’s enough to make your head spin. Lucky for you, today we’re sharing a 2014 roundup of some of our favorite #ShoppingAnnuity resources, videos, posts, and more! Read More

#ShoppingAnnuity Video Contest Update

A few weeks ago, our CEO JR Ridinger announced on his blog that he would be awarding a $1000 cash bonus prize to the individual who submits the BEST video to our #ShoppingAnnuity contest before 12/19, and to the team leader who submits the MOST Shopping Annuity – related content to us via email before 12/19. We received so many videos that picking a winner of the cash bonus prize (plus 5 additional individuals who will win tickets to MAWC 2015) has been excruciating, to say the least!  Read More

Social Media Monday: Top Posts from 2014

We talked about social media a lot this year! From insider info about using Instagram to build your business to advice for posting top-notch #ShoppingAnnuity updates, we shared our top tips and up-to-date social media news with you every Monday of 2014. Today we’re taking a look back at our most popular social media Monday posts of 2014 – which one was your personal favorite? Read More

Building Your Shopping Annuity During The Holidays

Happy holidays, UnFranchise Owners! Every week for the past month we’ve shared helpful tips for building your Shopping Annuity using SHOP.COM Trends, eGifts, SHOP.COM Gift Cards and ShopBuddy. To wrap up this Shopping Annuity series, we’re sharing your real-world examples and testimonials about how you contributed to your Shopping Annuity this holiday season! Take a look at some of the examples below to see what kind of deals and steals your fellow UnFranchise Owners snagged while shopping online for holiday gifts and seasonal necessities. Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: Tickets for the 2015 Market America International Convention!

Beginning Thursday, December 18th at 10:00 AM you will be able to purchase tickets to the 2015 Market America International Convention in Greensboro, NC through your UnFranchise Business Account! And, even better, we’ve got an unbeatable deal for those who purchase a minimum of 3 MAIC 2015 tickets and pick them up at World Conference this February. Read on to learn more about what you will receive when you take advantage of this ticket promo! Read More

Build Your Shopping Annuity This Holiday With SHOP.COM Trends!

Christmas is only one week away and we’re fast approaching the “last day to ship” for many of our Partner Stores. But just because you’ve *almost* finished your holiday shopping doesn’t mean you should stop building your Shopping Annuity! We’ve already talked about how you can use various SHOP.COM features like eGifts, SHOP.COM gift cards, and ShopBuddy to build your Shopping Annuity during the holidays. Today, we’re wrapping up our seasonal-themed Shopping Annuity series with a post about SHOP.COM Trends. Here are our tips for leveraging the SHOP.COM Trend Shop to promote your business and build your Shopping Annuity before the holiday season officially comes to a close.  Read More

Social Media Monday: Best Times to Post During the Holidays

There’s no doubt about it: the holidays are a busy time for all of us! Between planning holiday parties, shopping for gifts (on SHOP.COM, of course!) and spending time with family, our schedules look quite a bit different than they normally do the rest of the year. This change in pace has carried over to our social media habits and influences when our network is most likely to see and engage with posts. If you’re a UnFranchise Owner using social media to build your business this holiday season, take a look at this infographic showing the best times to post, pin, tweet and share during the winter holidays. Read More