Welcome To Lynn Marketing and Virtual Assistance

What is a Mommy Bag?

A Mommy Bag is a packet/bag of advertising pieces, coordinated by Lynn Marketing Concepts, put together in order to broaden the advertising market for small businesses in the Lexington, Kentucky area. Our target market: Mommies and Women in general! We want to encourage all small business owners to participate but especially welcome those businesses owned by women. There is a modest fee to participate each month in the Mommy Bag Program and the only other costs involved in participating are in what you decide to create or include as your advertising piece for the Mommy Bags!

Friday, October 22, 2010

Its Follow Me Friday!

Let's Just Give It Away

Hey gals,

Great Way to get subscribers!


Holiday Shopping- Savings Alert

Our very own Debbie Wimsatt with Scentsy www.horsescents.scentsy.us will be participating in the
Lexington Junior League HOLLY DAYS MARKET this year on November 11th-14th and is
personally inviting ALL Mommy Bags marketing Participants and Recipients to come out and shop
with her and other vendors at this wonderful event!!     The Holly Days Market will be located inside
the old Julia R. Ewan School Building on Henry Clay Blvd. here in Lexington.  Please come out and
support your fellow business women ladies.......and Debbie is so sweet, she is offering a very generous
10% discount to anyone who mentions Mommy Bags while shopping with her for Scentsy products.
And ladies, let me tell you this, if you are looking for the PERFECT Holiday Gift for that Hard to buy
for person on your list, well search NO MORE!   Just stop in and See DEBBIE at the Holly Days
Market and she will be happy to point out the perfect warmer and scentsy bar to go with it!
And you can't beat the prices, here is my little tip to anyone shopping with Scentsy this year for the
Holidays:  Check out the AWESOME Scentsy System offerings in the front of her catalog.....some of
them can be made into 2 separate gifts for 1 great price....especially with the extra 10% discount
Debbie is so generously offering!!  A definite must do to put on your to do list!!!
Enjoy and let me know if you will be out there selling or shopping too!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Follow me Friday for Facebook

Would you like to have more Facebook Followers and be able to find new blogs or businesses? If so come and Join me Every Friday For "Facebook Follow Friday!"

1. Add your Facebook Link, when you add it, it will automatically appear on everyone’s page that posts this Linky so you do not need to add it more than once.

2. Click on the Top 3 and like/add them: The first one will be me, Shining2Save and every week I will pick 2 more randomly. Please also follow the two people above you if you would like so everyone will get at least a couple new followers. You can leave them a comment letting them know your following from the Friday Facebook Hop.

3. Add/Like as many people on Facebook as you like.

4. You do not have to make a post to join: but it is always a plus if you do so everyone else can see and join in on the fun.

Help spread the word and add this Linky to your blog! The more we spread it the more followers we will get!

Below the Linky box, you will see see “What is a blog Hop? Get the Code Here" Click on it and just copy and paste that code into your post and the same Linky will appear. Your blog visitors can add their Facebook URL to your list and it will show up on all lists!

Feel free to copy and paste these instructions or just post the button and link back to me.

Please only add your Facebook url.

Thank you and Have Fun Facebook Hopping!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Great sweepstakes to win some goodies!

You can Play Every Day for your chance to win a $50 Gift Certificate!

Five Gift Certificates will be awarded daily!

You could also win a $10,000 Room Makeover!

Courtesy of our Party Lite Consultant Susan Case..... Thanks Susan!


10/01/2010 - 11/30/2010



Monday, October 11, 2010

Looking for New Reps for the following Companies

I am currently seeking new consultants to fill some vacancies for November and December to round out the year and end it with a BIG BANG!

I need reps for the following direct sales companies: (if you know someone , please direct them to me via email if you think they may be interested)

Tastefully Simple
Pampered Chef
Creative Memories
Clever Container
Initials Inc.
Usbourne Books
Close To My Heart
of course we are always looking for new businesses as well.....so please let your friends and family know about this fantastic opportunity to get some great exposure for their business for a very economical marketing rate!


Some Great Advice For All Business Owners

Warning - This is a long post but really worth reading....

We've all heard the best way to increase our network marketing, direct sales, or home party plan business is to talk to 5 new people each and every day. This is great advice, but mainly on the surface.

This advice doesn't allow or take into account how this makes us feel.

Remember, how we feel is our starting point for everything we do.

When we're actually trying to fit those 5 new contacts into a schedule which is already full with caring for our kids, tending to our partners, acting as chauffeur, pet care provider, house cleaner, chief cook and designated dish washer, volunteer superstar, and still managing a full-time job outside of the home . . .

Please!!. . . Help me find a shortcut!

Another thing, if we've stuck with the 5-contacts-a-day idea long enough, we're likely to catch ourselves shoving a business card into a fellow volunteer's hand and thinking . . . great, one down. And this is on a good day! On a bad day, our goal of five contacts per day becomes so overwhelming we either vow we'll start tomorrow. . . or we end up talking to no one.

Again, 5-contacts-a-day makes sense, but only on the surface. In practice, literally making five new relationships every single day can't normally be sustained by the average home party plan network marketer. When we try to implement and maintain this strategy, it becomes burdensome. We start to feel stressed and also feel like we don't have what it takes to be successful in direct sales and home party plan. It probably goes without saying feelings like these are counter productive to building a successful business.

So we'd like to suggest a shortcut, or a more sensible alternative to the common advice of . . . talking to five new people each day.

At The Mind Aware, we know lasting success comes only from methods which are easy to implement, easy to maintain, and leave us stress free and relaxed, confident, feeling good, and feeling like we're making progress with our home businesses.

. . . so instead of making 5 new relationships each day our objective, let's simplify our goal and make one meaningful connection each day.

Ideally this would be great if each new meaningful connection would be someone we meet throughout our day, but this connection can also come from a former home party host, a special customer, or a potential team member. It can be in person or on the phone. It's the age old debate . . . quality vs. quantity.

Quality, meaningful connections always pay off longer term. When our awareness or focal point is geared toward making quality connections, we'll see results much faster than if we'd stuck with old school thinking or the "throw enough stuff against the wall" method.

In the process of simplifying things, we're going to eliminate a whole lot of extra calling and, more importantly, save ourselves valuable time.

So what, then, constitutes a meaningful, quality connection? Obviously the answer here is very subjective and will vary from person-to-person, but here are some guidelines:

* We feel "present" when we're speaking. We don't feel rushed. We're taking time to really listen to the other person.

* Our primary goal in the discussion is to connect with the other person on some level. We're always aware that we're developing a relationship, rather than trying to sell someone something.

* That being said, we're still conscious that in order for it to become a truly meaningful connection for us . . . it must lead to real business. Talking to the person about their daughter's wedding may build the connection but making sure the conversation always leads to discussions about our home party businesses and ideally how our businesses could benefit their lives . . . makes the connection meaningful.

* Building our businesses means new business. Talking to a former party host may count because she may book another party or introduce us to new party hosts. But talking to current team members doesn't count because while it may be meaningful, it likely doesn't lead to new business.

Remember, we're only trying to have one meaningful conversations each day. How simple, right?

Also, when our main focal point is connection, other people will take notice of us. Most people notice when a person has genuine interest in them and they will be more apt to listen to us when we talk about how our business will impact their lives if we're sincerely interested in making a quality connection.

Making our follow up calls with customers, hostesses, and potential team members becomes easier because all we're looking for is one meaningful connection. We're not trying to call 50 people a night. We're not setting a time frame. We're just saying to ourselves that we're calling only to make this one meaningful connection with a person who will help to build our businesses.

Imagine how the face of our network marketing home party plan businesses would change if our primary goal was to have one, just one, meaningful conversation every single day?

Think about it . . . at the end of the year, if we've we have 365 of these meaningful conversations under our belt . . . we've built 365 relationships with 365 people who will become passionate about our businesses.

Believe me, if we can do just that one thing . . . one meaningful connection a day . . . our businesses will . . . BOOM!
Our goal of one meaningful conversation per day lessens our load and saves us a lot of time in the process. Saving time is crucial to getting our businesses financially thriving. And finding a shortcut to operating or running a network marketing home party plan business . . . makes us feel good.

And we all know feeling good is the quickest path to a successful business.

"Dana Wilde is founder of The Mind Aware, at http://www.themindaware.com. The Mind Aware is dedica"ted to helping network marketers, direct sales people, and party plan entrepreneurs attain success in their businesses quickly, simply, and to have fun doing it."

Hope you enjoyes this quick and powerful tip,

Monday, October 4, 2010

Update on Scentsy Open House

Hey Ladies,
Just wanted to let everyone know that you missed a fantastic Open House for Scentsy last Thursday night!!!
Our own Debbie Wimsatt who is a participant in Mommy Bags Marketing opened her beautiful home last Thursday night to a whole lotta women...I quit counting, there was so many people coming in and out!  And I am so sure that this was a VERY SUCCESSFUL event for Miss Debbie!  She is a successful consultant for Scentsy and I am sure that she could teach me a thing or two about running a profitable business!!!!

Congratulations Debbie on what seemed to be a VERY nice, successful, and entertaining event.

PS.  Ladies, you have got to try these products if you haven't already.  They are fantastic, that is all I can say.  I ordered one of the package deals and it was unbelievable inexpensive for what I will receive.  This will definitely be on my list of "places" to shop for the Holidays.  You can get some really great deals when you get one of the packages. 
If you want to see for yourself, check out Debbie's website at:
Hey Deb, how bout a special deal for us Mommy Baggers for the Holidays????  Hint Hint!!  LOL