1. What does You.Me.We Business Consultants, Inc do?
We create a platform for our clients to sell and market their products and services to consumers through various forms of direct marketing.
2. Which industries are we involved in?
We try not to limit ourselves to a certain sector or industry, as a direct marketing company we want to be able to meet any type of client’s needs. We have experience working in the energy, financial, telecommunications and charity sectors with plans to diversify into more.
3. What is the company motto?
Hard work beats talent when talent stops working hard.
4. I’m considering working in direct marketing and sales, what core of skills do I need?
Student mentality, work ethic and attitude, we can teach you everything else.
5. What type of people works at YMW?
It is full of self-driven, ambitious, goal orientated people who are sociable, energetic and enjoy the fast-paced environment.
6. Is the direct marketing industry really booming?
A dynamic segment of our economy with 1.3 million Canadian workers associated with it, direct sales 11.2% growth in the last five years – from $1.96 to $2.18 billion – and sustained a 10% to 20% increase over a decade. Along with 92 million people associated with direct selling worldwide the short answer to this is yes.
7. Industry Statistics
Profile of Direct Sellers
91% are women
75% are married
58.5% have some post-secondary education
earn on average between $350 – $700/month
91% have given to charity annually
Four in five (82%) direct sellers have been with their current direct selling company for one year or more, and 34% for five years or more.
88% of direct sellers rate their personal experience in direct selling as excellent, very good, or good.
91% of direct sellers say that direct selling meets or exceeds their expectations as a business where the harder they work the more money they can make.
*Numbers provided by the Direct Selling Association of Canada