All of Your Reliv Online Resources

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By Social Media Coordinator Michaela Bukaty

Reliv prides itself on providing Distributors with the best tools out there to help you succeed in your business. Since there are so many online resources available to you, here is a quick list that you can reference anytime. Bookmark this page on your browser so you can find this post easily! To access each website, just click on the blue hyperlinked words.

Facebook

We have so much to offer you on Facebook. Both Reliv International and Fit3 have pages to provide you with company updates, recognition, training and fun content you can share with your friends.

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“Like” and follow the Reliv International page to receive updates and engage with other Distributors. Watch the Michaela Monday social media series for tips and tricks to grow your business online.

Michaela Monday Social Media Series

Tune in every Monday at 11:30 a.m. CST for short social media training sessions with me. If you miss one, don’t worry! You can go back and watch them on the Videos tab of the Reliv page anytime and anywhere.

Fit3

“Like” and follow the Fit3 page for motivation, recipes, updates and more. Don’t miss Fit3 Head Coach Tina Van Horn’s 5-Minute Mondays!

Fit3 Group

Join this community for daily support with your Fit3 journey.

Twitter

@Reliv

If you have a Twitter account, go ahead and follow @Reliv for short news updates and fun, inspirational quotes from Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing Tom Pinnock and Fit3 Head Coach Tina Van Horn.

Instagram

@Reliv International

If you love pictures, then follow Reliv International on Instagram. We post beautiful pictures to inspire you. You do not want to miss our exclusive shake recipes—only seen here!

Pinterest

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If you’re a fan of healthy recipes, home office décor, at home workouts and more, check out our Pinterest page. You will find inspiration for just about every aspect of your Reliv lifestyle.

LinkedIn

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Connect with Reliv International on LinkedIn to fuel your entrepreneurial spirit.

Flickr

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If you need high-quality photos for your flyers, emails, social media posts, etc. then Flickr is where you will find them.

YouTube

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Reliv has a YouTube Channel to make our videos and podcasts as visible and accessible to you as possible.

The Reliv Podcast

There are three ways to listen to the monthly Reliv Podcast:

iTunes

YouTube

Call in: To listen to new episodes the first business day of each month Dial: 866.267.8756 and enter passcode 093388#. To listen to the replay available the rest of the month, Dial 866.330.4922.

Business Success Training

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You can review ICSAR anytime and find all the new training videos on our website.

Business Success Training Podcast

You can easily listen to the Business Success Training Podcast directly on our website or take it on-the-go by downloading it to your phone through iTunes.

Reliv Stories Podcast

You can easily listen to the Reliv Stories Podcast on the Calls page of our website or with these two other options:

iTunes

Dial: 866.330.4922 (Choose option 2 when prompted)

 

Now that you have everything you need in one place, keep this blog post in your bookmarks. Do you have a favorite online resource from Reliv? Comment below!

5 Reasons You Need To Listen To The Reliv Success Training Podcast

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By Social Media Coordinator Michaela Bukaty

Have you heard? Reliv has launched a brand new way for you to instantly access the latest training tools that you need to grow your business. These quick training sessions are perfect for when you need a burst of inspiration or just need to fine-tune your growing skillset.

Here are 5 reasons you need to go listen to the Reliv Success Training series right now:

  1. Real Advice. Each episode features advice from industry experts, corporate leaders and real Distributors and how they became successful. Everyone starts somewhere, but if you work hard and listen to what these experienced leaders have to say, you’ll make it to the top.

 

  1. On-The-Go. The nice thing about a podcast is that you can take it wherever you go! You can listen to it in the car, share it with one of your new Distributors, and more. The possibilities are endless when Reliv makes success training easily accessible for you! We even offer three easy ways to listen at reliv.com/conference-calls.

 

  1. Short & Sweet. Each episode is less than 20 minutes. That’s half the time it takes me to get to the store. Why not make your daily commutes productive? You can listen to these short podcasts anywhere you go.

 

  1. Business Building. From topics on in-home presentations to the importance of retention, the Reliv Success Training podcast covers it all. You can pick and choose which episodes you want to listen to—there is no order or sequence.

 

  1. Motivating. I don’t know about you, but hearing about others’ success and how they made their way to the top is inspiring! If you’re having a tough week or feel like you are at a plateau, tune in to any episode from this series and you will feel more motivated than you were before.

 

I challenge you to listen to at least one episode a week and spread the word to your downline or someone new to the business!

Top 10 Free Online Tools For Your Business

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By Social Media Coordinator Michaela Bukaty

There has never been a better time to be in network marketing than right now. With all the tools out there to help you succeed, it’s hard to choose which ones to use. We’ve narrowed it down to our top 10 free tools that you can use anywhere!

Here are our top 10 online tools for your business:

  1. Facebook

Facebook is Reliv’s most popular social media platform. We have a huge community on Facebook and people are using it to spread their business. Facebook Groups especially are an excellent way to build a community and line of communication. You can use Facebook to quickly connect with people, follow up with customers and your team, find prospects, and encourage and acknowledge those doing a great job! New to Facebook? Check out our Facebook Guide for step-by-step instructions.

  1. Corporate Promotional Materials

Reliv Corporate’s incredibly talented marketing team and designers work around the clock to provide you with the best professionally designed opportunity presentations, videos and Lifestyle magazine as easy ways to connect with your prospects.

  1. Flickr

Find the latest Reliv pictures available to you to use in your marketing efforts on our Flickr Page! You will want to check back often, especially after big events, for new photos.

  1. ICSAR Training Videos

Our ICSAR videos are the best way tools to get a new distributor started and walk them through the process step by step. They are also easy to share online and can be downloaded in case you’re at an appointment without Wi-Fi.

  1. Beehyve

Beehyve was made for network marketers. Keep track of your contact list, daily tasks and goals with this free software. Beehyve will not only keep you organized, but it will increase your productivity!

  1. Zoom

Zoom is a free video conferencing service that will allow you to host meetings with your fellow Distributors, host an online presentation, or even host a training webinar.

  1. MailChimp

Do you send out a lot of mass e-mails? MailChimp is a free email marketing service that you can use to send updates to your downline or customers.

  1. MileIQ

MileIQ tracks your mileage when you’re on your way to a business meeting or business trips. If you’re meeting prospects or following up with a loyal customer, track those miles so that you can have them as a tax deduction for your business.

  1. Hootsuite

Hootsuite is a social media planning tool that is free with optional premium packages. You can use it to plan your social media posts ahead so that you don’t have to worry about going online every day! Hootsuite also offers free social media marketing courses to help you create a successful social media plan.

  1. Creative Commons

Are you in need of a high-quality photo to put on your social media posts or posters? Creative Commons has a library of free stock photos that anyone can use.

 

 

5 Online Writing Tips Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know

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By Social Media Coordinator Michaela Bukaty

As technology develops and the Internet evolves, so does our use of language. Journalism is no longer just ink on paper but also typeface on a screen. How we write online is much different than how we write traditionally, but it’s easy to do. Writing online is not nearly as scary as it may sound!

Here are some tips to get you started:

  1. Cater to your audience. Choose the right point of view and word choice based on your audience. There is no need to show off with big words that no one will understand. On the other hand, don’t be too casual by using text abbreviations such as, “Thx, U R, etc.” Be professional!
  2. Create high-quality content. Use proper grammar and correct spelling so you won’t lose credibility with your audience. Triple check your work for small mistakes! A perk of writing online is that you can make edits after hitting the publish button. Install the free program Grammarly to help you find any grammar or spelling errors.
  3. Remain relevant. Keep your information up-to-date and topics timely. Use relevant hashtags to broaden the reach of your work, as well. Is there a new Reliv Super Saturday event or Fit3 Challenge? Write about it!
  4. Engage with your audience. Ask your audience questions, reply to their comments and write about topics that they want to hear. Always use a call to action to encourage them to engage with you.
  5. Use visuals. We are a very visually-based species, especially Millenials. We love pictures, graphics, videos and more, especially on social media. Just make sure your visuals are relevant to your written content. You can always find free stock photos to use on CreativeCommons.org.

With these 5 quick tips, your writing will improve tremendously. Take the Internet by storm with your new skills!

How to Write an Elevator Speech

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By Copywriter Dena Molen

An Elevator Speech is a very short, direct message about the “why” surrounding you and your product. It communicates in a concise manner the benefits (not features) of your product and WHY YOU believe in it. It may help to think of it as a “commercial.” The “Elevator” term comes into play because the pitch usually lasts no more 30 seconds — the time it would take you to ride from the top to bottom of a building in an elevator.

To develop your own Elevator Speech, focus on these elements:

  • Define Your Goal: Do you want to tell others about a specific product that you’ve had success with? Do you want to share the opportunity available with Reliv? Or do you simply want someone to visit your personal website?
  • Offer A Solution: Concentrate on solving a problem. How can you help someone?
    • ProductsImprove health, increase energy, promote wellness and exercise
    • Opportunity: Work from home, supplement income, financial freedom
  • Answer the “Why”: 
    • Why do you want to share the benefits of a specific product? Because you want others to experience the health boost that you felt after taking the product for just one month?
    • Why do you want others to know about Reliv? Because it’s afforded you the ability to stay home with your kids, at the same time, make a substantial financial contribution to your household?
    • Why do you want someone to check out your website? Because you believe the Fit3 program can change his/her life?

Now it’s time to put it all together. Here’s an example:

You’re at your child’s parent teacher conference, and you’re sitting next to Stephanie, another parent from your child’s classroom. After chatting about mutual parenting concerns, she asks you if you’re a stay at home mom or if you work outside the home.

“I do both. Luckily, I found a business opportunity that pays me generously for simply connecting others to health and wellness products. As a mother, I’m very particular about product ingredients, but this company — Reliv — has been a leader in the nutrition industry for 30 years, and they produce only the safest, purest, most effective products. Best of all, I get to go on all the field trips with my kids while they’re still young.”

See how this answer addressed both the business opportunity and product quality that Reliv offers? In this scenario, the “WHY” is the fact that the Reliv lifestyle supports a flexible work schedule…and that’s important to parents with young children!

So…what’s your “WHY” for believing in Reliv? If you need some ideas to help put it into words, check out these pages on our website (About Us, Core Values, Nutrition You Can Trust). It should help you create your own elevator speech to use the next time someone asks that broad question: “What do you do?”

Customer Service Representatives: We Can’t Thank You Enough

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By Social Media Coordinator Michaela Bukaty

In honor of National Customer Service Week, this post is dedicated to all those who strive each day to be the best they can be for their customers! We all value our Distributor Service Center representatives more than they know, which is why we try to make this week extra special for them. We are so lucky to have DSC employees that are so dedicated and passionate for helping our valued customers and Distributors.

Personal Growth & Success

In the words of Executive VP of Sales Tom Pinnock, “Network marketing demands personal growth… to be good in this industry, you must become the best person you can be. The fact is, when you deal with people every day, you learn much about yourself and about the strengths and weaknesses of others.”

Customer service is the key to success with your Reliv business. Reliv is about building and maintaining relationships in order to provide quality care and service to your customers and fellow Distributors. Customer service also requires that you take a step back from yourself, evaluate the situation and think about the other party involved.

Connect With Your Customer

Take note from our dedicated DSC employees and understand that there is always another human being on the other side and build a bridge to them. This bridge that you form will connect you to your customer so that they will feel valued. Steve Jobs said, “Get closer than ever to your customers. So close that you tell them what they need well before they realize it themselves.” By providing spectacular care and service to your customers, they will remain loyal and grateful to you while also building up your business!

Customer Service Tips

Here are a few quick tips for great customer service:

  • Speak clearly and use positive language when talking to a customer.
  • Always follow up no matter what!
  • Write a handwritten thank you note to your new customers if you are able, or send them a personal note. It could even be a simple email, text or social media direct message.

How the 80/20 Rule Can Make Your Business Boom

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By Social Media Specialist Ashley Maurer

Show of proverbial hands—how many of you are tired of the entrepreneurial posts on Facebook? You know which ones we’re talking about; your News Feed continues to be flooded with these latest entrepreneurs that showcase their wares left and right. We’ve all been there… that point where you’re passionate about your latest venture or discovery. Basically you want everyone and their brother to absorb the knowledge you’ve recently received.

That’s great, but if you’re serious about growing your business, there are some key rules you should follow. The first one being the 80/20 rule.

What’s the 80/20 rule?

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What Is ICSAR and How Can It Build Your Business?

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Reliv Distributors use a proven, five-step system that they continue to rally around to help them grow their Reliv business. They call it ICSAR (Identify, Connect, Share, Ask and Register) and it’s really gaining momentum! We’ll break down these five steps to success and show you how simple it can be to build your Reliv business using ICSAR.
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