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It's Your (Home) Party

Make it a gala to remember.

This story appears in the March 2001 issue of HomeOfficeMag.com.

The idea of a home party-à la Tupperware-might conjure up images of old ladies sitting on comfortable sofas and sipping tea in someone's living room. But if you think these parties are a selling technique of the past, think again.

Today's home parties are much more about, well, having a party. The idea couldn't be simpler: Plan the party with one of your clients, who serves as the host in exchange for a discount on your merchandise; invite a group of potential clients, most of whom will be friends and family of the host; demonstrate your product on the appointed party date (or hire an independent contractor to do it); and take all the orders you can.

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