October is here and our Region 8 Convention in Oakland, California is this weekend! Dennis Franks and Andrew Weissman are both very excited, along with Todd Laire, Laura Laire, Jeremy Fennema, and Luzby Hernandez who will also be in attendance. The Region 8 Planning Committee and Local Coordinators did a fantastic job of spreading the word to people in their area, and as a result, we are expecting record attendance! We will start the weekend off on Friday night with a Second Look, where guests are welcome to come. Throughout the weekend Dennis, Andrew, and many Field Leaders will be speaking on topics such as goals, retailing, prospecting/sponsoring, time management, follow-up/ABC pattern, how to implement the 90-day fast track, the logic behind recruiting, new products, MA Rewards ….and the list goes on. Read More
A new study published in the August/September 2008 journal of Angiology (Vol. 59, No. 4, 408-414) finds that OPC-3 plays a role in promoting cardiovascular health. Using a double blind placebo controlled design, Dr. Cesarone and colleagues demonstrate that OPC-3 promotes healthy cardiovascular function in humans. In addition, this study demonstrates an anti-inflammatory effect in these subjects.
To view the abstract and access the article, click on:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18628275?dopt=abstract Read More
I was reading a pet store retailer magazine looking at all the ads for the latest pet products. I couldn’t help but be overwhelmed with emotion, looking at the different dogs (sorry cat lovers, here I go again) and all of the cute faces they make. Every dog I have encountered has a unique personality, and the way they react to situations and the facial expressions they make tend to be as equally unique.
Lately I have found myself more attached to my dog. Sebastian brings so much happiness and joy to my life and I find myself missing him, even when I’m just at work or have to run the store to get something. Read More
This just in…Motives® by Loren Ridinger is currently featured on the homepage of elle.com as the new “feel good” and motivational cosmetics line. The article highlights Ridinger’s reasoning behind creating the Motives® cosmetics line; so that women can look and feel their best, therefore promoting a healthier lifestyle. In addition, after January 1, 2009; 20 % of all proceeds for all initial purchases of Motives® gel eyeliners and mineral silk lipsticks on motivescosmetics.com will go directly to the Jennifer Lopez Foundation. In the article, Ridinger goes on to explain that the Jennifer Lopez Foundation was established to help women and children receive necessary healthcare.
Elle.com focuses on fashion, beauty and style while maintaining a uniquely sophisticated tone. Read More
Below is a list of new partner stores that are available on MarketAmerica.com. Visit your web portal to take advantage of these exciting new stores!
ATGStores.com is a leading destination for home design and remodeling fixtures. They carry everything from lighting and plumbing to furniture, flooring, hardware and outdoor décor.
ClickN READ Phonics is a leading destination for educational materials for your kids. They carry a complete line of computer software for educating your child at school or at home.
eHarlequin.com is a leading source for romance. They carry romance novels, horoscopes as well as online serials and advice columns.
Holabird Sports is a leading destination for all racket sports. They carry everything from sportswear and running shoes, rackets and gift certificates for all tennis, racquetball and squash players! Read More
According to the Car Care Council, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry (including replacement parts, accessories, lubricants, appearance products, service repairs, as well as the tools) is a $285.5 Billion industry. With between $55 and $62 billion in routine maintenance and repairs not performed each year. While this does not exclusively pertain to detailing and lubrication products, it does represent a tremendous opportunity for Autoworks™ High Performance Auto Care and Friction Free™ 3000. The Aftermarket Industry grew by 4.9% in 2007. Imagine the possibilities of tapping into that very lucrative market with products that are competitive, economical and environmentally-friendly. Why should AutoZone, Advance Auto and Napa get all of this business?
With the introduction of Autoworks combined with Friction Free 3000, the money is there to be made. Read More
This Saturday, Greensboro hosted its “Amaizing Pet Adventure,” a day of fun for families and their pets. They held pet adoptions, rabies shots, micro-chipping and a dog show for “normal” dogs that had been rescued. Our own Brandi Quinn was one of the judges. At the “Amaizing Pet Adventure,” Market America got a lot of good PR (as soon as I figure out how to upload the media links, I’ll post a reply.)Market America co-sponsored the event and a local Market America Customer Manager, Donna Smith, sold PetHealth™ products and networked with pet owners and local pet businesses.
I know many of you are probably wondering where to start when it comes to selling PetHealth. Read More