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    Fear failure fear success


    Fear failure fear success. A common phrase and one that many of us have felt. Everyone wants to achieve and be successful in something. It starts from an early age. Parents, teachers or even family that are not supportive when we are young will make us carry negative feelings and those feelings carry on through to adulthood. The fear of aiming to do something but too scared to in case we fail.

    Without failing at something, we never learn how to succeed. After all, success is produced from lots and lots of failures. It’s certainly not a bad thing though because with every failure, we learn something new.

    Each time we learn something new, it’s another step towards succeeding. It all comes down to a psychological way of thinking. To not fail and feel the negative impact of failure, we simply don’t carry out the task and stay in our comfort zone. There is nothing wrong with a comfort zone and it does serve its purpose.

    Sometimes it can be failures from the past but in whatever position an adult then finds himself in, they are reminded of that failure from years ago.

    Fear failure fear success

    Knowing how it made them feel and the negative impact it caused, keeps them from feeling that way again. It’s very easy to avoid something that we are not good at than to attempt to try it but fear failure.

    Some people grow up to be perfectionists. Everything has to be right. To avoid anything going wrong they simply avoid situations that they know will put them in an unnerving position.

    There could be a potentially huge opportunity in front of someone, the chance to earn lots of money, to connect with hundreds of people all over the world, to meet new friends. Yet the voice in the head that tells us we will fail and we won’t be good enough to achieve it gets in the way.

    Fear of failure and fear of success are two psychological phenomena that can significantly impact a person’s thoughts, behaviours, and decisions.

    Fear of Failure

    -Fear of failure is an anxiety or apprehension about the possibility of not achieving a desired goal or outcome.

    Perfectionism Individuals fearing failure often hold unrealistically high standards for themselves.
    Procrastination: Fear of failure can lead to avoidance behaviour and procrastination to prevent facing potential failure.
    Self-doubt: A pervasive doubt about one’s abilities and a heightened sensitivity to criticism.

    The impact it has

    Stagnation: The fear of failure can paralyze individuals, preventing them from taking risks or pursuing new opportunities.
    Low Self-Esteem: Repeated experiences of perceived failure can erode self-esteem and self-worth.
    Missed Opportunities: The fear may lead to missed opportunities for personal and professional growth.

     Coping Strategies

    Setting Realistic Goals: Establishing achievable goals can help reduce the fear of failure.
    Changing Perceptions: Viewing failure as a learning opportunity rather than a reflection of personal worth.
    Seeking Support: Talking about fears with friends, family, or a mental health professional can provide valuable perspectives.

    Fear of Success

    Fear of success is an irrational fear of achieving one’s goals, often stemming from concerns about increased responsibility, visibility, or potential changes in relationships.

     Characteristics

    Self-Sabotage: Individuals may unconsciously undermine their efforts to prevent reaching success.
    Fear of Change: Success often brings change, and some fear the unknown consequences that success might bring.
    Imposter Syndrome: Feeling unworthy of success and fearing exposure as a fraud, even when accomplishments are legitimate.

     Impact

    Missed Opportunities: Fear of success can lead individuals to reject or avoid opportunities that could propel them forward.
    Self-Limiting Beliefs: Holding oneself back due to fear can reinforce negative beliefs about one’s capabilities.
    Unfulfilled Potential: A persistent fear of success can result in unfulfilled potential and a limited exploration of one’s capabilities.

    Coping Strategies

    Identifying and Challenging Beliefs: Questioning and challenging irrational beliefs about success can be a first step.
    Gradual Exposure: Gradually exposing oneself to success and its potential consequences can help desensitize the fear.
    Positive Affirmations: Focusing on positive affirmations and recognizing one’s worth can counteract self-sabotaging thoughts.

    Understanding and addressing these fears is crucial for personal development. Both fear of failure and fear of success can be managed through self-awareness, self-compassion, and a willingness to seek support when needed.

    How do we know if we will fail if we never try?

    When I chat with new people, they inevitably ask how long I have been in my network marketing business.

    “My reply is ‘7 years.’”

    “Wow…that’s a long time.”

    Interesting. Why is it considered a long time? If you spoke to someone working at a supermarket and they mentioned they’d been working there for 7 years, would you say, “Wow, that’s a long time”?

    No, of course not. So why do we say it in network marketing?

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    A passion for fragrances

    People join companies but when they don’t see immediate results, they quit.
    This is usually before their first year.

    Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not the highest earner or team builder- far from it -and the road hasn’t always been smooth but what matters to me is that I have never quit. Even on the days when things were tough.

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    Quitting

    Imagine this scenario: A six-month-old baby begins to teach himself to crawl, dedicating hours, days, and months to perfecting the skill.

    Despite numerous failures and countless attempts, the baby persists, facing the struggles associated with the concept until finally mastering crawling. This progress becomes a foundation for the subsequent learning of walking. Would a baby quit because the struggle is too hard?

    Would a toddler express, “This walking isn’t for me. It’s too difficult. I quit”?

    Fear failure fear success
    Babies and young children are taught the fear of failure.

    Your message is positive and motivational. I’ve made a few minor adjustments for clarity and flow:

    When we view something challenging from a different perspective, it all begins to make sense.

    If we quit, we only fail ourselves, and none of us are born to quit—just like a baby isn’t born to quit the challenge of crawling and walking. It’s part of learning and growing.

    Quitting would mean missing out on the friendships we could make with like-minded individuals.

    Regardless of what we’re doing—running a business, raising a family, or supporting others in need—we all need a daily routine.

    I love what I do and the flexibility it gives me, but most of all, I cherish the opportunity to use our products, meet amazing people, and earn money too.

    If you’ve been seeking a side hustle, have a passion for fragrances, and enjoy helping others, get in touch so we can chat about how I can support you in starting your journey with FM.

    Your new success starts here.

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  • Branding,  Perfumes

    Do you sell designer perfume?

    ‘Do you sell designer perfume’? This is a question I have often been asked since I became a distributor for FM World.

    ‘I like Chanel No. 5. Can you get me a bottle?’ The answer is always ‘no,’ so let me explain the reason why you won’t be able to purchase a designer bottle from our perfume company.

    At FM World, we are a unique brand. So, what does that mean?”

    Being a brand name

    Having your unique brand typically refers to creating and establishing a unique identity for a product, service, or individual. It involves developing a distinct personality, reputation, and image that sets you apart from competitors and resonates with your target audience. A brand represents the perceptions, values, and experiences associated with a particular entity or offering.

    Having an identity is a brand having a clear and consistent identity that reflects your purpose, values, and mission. It defines who you are, what you stand for, and what you offer.

    A strong brand sets itself apart from competitors by highlighting its unique selling points and distinctive qualities. It emphasizes what makes it special or different and positions itself as the preferred choice in the minds of consumers.

    A well-established brand ( FM World began its journey in 2004) grows trust and credibility with its audience. Consistently delivering on promises, providing quality products or services, and maintaining excellent customer experiences helps build a positive reputation.

    Our brand has become worldwide and hugely successful as we have created an emotional connection with our target audience. This connection helps build loyalty and has encouraged our customers to become advocates for the brand.

    At FM World we have thousands of distributors like myself, as well as leaders and loyal customers who all enjoy the products that the company have created.

    If we did have a bottle of Chanel no. 5 that we could see, it would be in the same style bottle with the same packaging. This would then be classed as a copy and a fake bottle.

    You won’t find any of our fragrances in designer boxes carrying a designer name because we simply do not sell designer fragrances or copies of them.

    Another question I sometimes get asked is “So how do our fragrances smell the same if they are not copies? “

    For many years, there has been a myth that our fragrances are a copy of the designers so let’s look into that and clarify a few things.

    Fake designer perfume 

    We’ve all come across a fake product at some point in our lives but what does a copied fragrance look like?

    A fragrance that is copied will often come in the same packaging and the same bottle but the actual fragrance will be very diluted, therefore proving that the so-called designer fragrance you have purchased, is indeed fake.

    If our fragrances were fake, they would be in the same bottle and packaging as the original designer fragrances.

    As you will see, our fragrances have their unique design and bottle and we don’t need to dilute our perfumes. Quite the opposite. With our perfumes, you receive more perfume oil in each of our bottles than that of the designers, who often use around 16% perfume oil compared to FM’s 20% oil.

    Long lasting fragrances

    Many of our fragrances do smell very similar, if not identical but that’s not because we’ve copied them. We use the same company for our perfume oils called DROM.

    This huge company provides perfume oil to many designer names such as Chanel, Gucci and Calvin Klein to name a few. They also provide to FM World.

    FM also use the same fragrance notes from the fragrance families.

    Perfume notes

    Fragrance families are a way to categorize and classify different types of perfumes based on their dominant scent characteristics. There are several commonly recognized fragrance families, including:

    1. Floral: This family encompasses fragrances that feature the scents of various flowers, such as rose, jasmine, lily, and violet. Floral perfumes are often feminine and romantic.

    2. Oriental: Also known as “amber” or “spicy” fragrances, oriental perfumes are rich, exotic, and often warm. They may contain notes of spices, vanilla, musk, and precious woods like sandalwood or patchouli.

    3. Woody: Fragrances in this family are centered around woody notes like cedar, pine, or sandalwood. They can be earthy, and masculine, and evoke the scent of forests.

    4. Fresh: Fresh fragrances are light, clean, and invigorating. They often include notes like citrus fruits (lemon, bergamot), green leaves, and aquatic elements.

    5. Citrus: This family focuses on the bright and refreshing scents of citrus fruits, such as lemon, orange, grapefruit, and bergamot. Citrus perfumes are lively and energetic.

    6. Chypre: Chypre fragrances have a distinctive composition featuring a combination of citrus top notes, floral middle notes, and mossy or woody base notes. They are sophisticated and timeless.

    7. Fougère: The fougère family is characterized by aromatic notes, such as lavender, oakmoss, and coumarin. These fragrances often have a masculine quality and are commonly used in men’s colognes.

    8. Gourmand: Gourmand fragrances evoke the scent of edible treats and desserts. They often feature notes like vanilla, chocolate, caramel, or coffee and create a sweet and indulgent aroma.

    9. Aromatic: Aromatic fragrances highlight herbs and spices like lavender, basil, sage, or thyme. They can be refreshing and are commonly used in men’s and unisex scents.

    10. Leather: Leather fragrances capture the scent of leather, often with additional notes like tobacco, spices, or wood. They can be bold, and smoky, and evoke a sense of luxury.

    These fragrance families provide a framework for understanding the dominant scent characteristics of different perfumes, but many fragrances may contain elements from multiple families or defy easy categorization.

    With our fragrance families and notes, we fall into several categories. If we were to use similar fragrance notes for one of our perfumes that the designers use for theirs, there would very likely be a similarity in the scent.

     Selling designer perfume

    Unlike the designers, who use celebrity endorsers, TV advertising and less perfume oil (EDT) at FM we don’t need to dilute our product.

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    We can use pure oil (20%) because we don’t have the overheads. The company have thousands of distributors like myself,  which enables the company to sell unique and affordable perfumes to you, the customer.

    What we can offer for similar scents

    If your favourite fragrance does happen to be the iconic Chanel no.5, FM can sell you an affordable bottle that has similar fragrance notes, and it will smell very close, if not identical to some.

    Take a look at the fragrance notes in Chanel No. 5

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    The iconic Chanel No. 5 bottle

    Top Notes: Aldehydes, Neroli, Ylang-Ylang

    Middle Notes: Jasmine, Rose, Lily of the Valley

    Base Notes: Vetiver, Sandalwood, Vanilla, Patchouli

    Let’s now take a look at the fragrance notes of FM no.21.

    Do you sell designer perfume
    FM World’s no.20 bottle, inspired by Chanel’s no.5 perfume

    Top notes:  aldehyde, ylang-ylang, orange blossom

    Middle notes: rose, lily of the valley, iris

    Base notes: civet, oakmoss, sandalwood

     

    As you can see, Chanel no.5  and our FM bottle no. 20 have similar notes but they’re not identical. Those who are familiar with the scent of Chanel no.5 may not notice any difference between the two bottles, whilst others will say that they smell very different.

    Make the designer switch

    Do you sell designer perfume
    Our unique bottles of Pure Royal

    If you haven’t already, try a sample of our perfumes and see if you can make the switch to a more affordable option.

    With our brand, you’ll be able to wear your favourite every day instead of saving the bottle for a special occasion.

    If you would like the opportunity to earn an extra income and join FM World, take a look at our article on perfumes that last all day for an insight into the company and what it has to offer. It’s FREE to join!

    Sign up for our monthly newsletter for the latest product releases from FM World.

     

  • Branding,  Perfumes

    Name brand perfumes

     The power of branding     

    Just like a bottle of Chanel perfume, no one sees your lipstick container or its brand name. It sits in your handbag until it’s used.

    At FM World, we sell affordable makeup alongside our extensive collection of fragrances. Similar to designer brands, we never compromise on quality. However, the key difference is that we don’t need to advertise on TV.

    There are millions of distributors around the world, like myself, who help both men and women choose the right scent that’s also budget-friendly. We talk to friends, family, and colleagues about our fragrances, informing them that we can help customers save money by offering an alternative option.

    Additionally, we are a cruelty-free company, an important factor these days. With an affordable price tag, we can assist others in saving money while still enjoying their favourite scents.

     

    Conclusion

     

    Name-brand perfumes hold a prominent position in the world of fragrance, renowned for their exceptional quality, diverse range of scents, and luxurious presentation.

    These established perfume houses have earned their reputation through a commitment to crafting unique and long-lasting fragrances that cater to a wide array of tastes and preferences.

    Choosing a name-brand perfume offers not just a scent but also an indulgent experience that reflects luxury, elegance, and prestige. The attention to detail in the ingredients, packaging, design of bottles and presentation ensures that wearing these perfumes is a symbol of refined taste and sophistication.

    When selecting a name-brand perfume, remember to consider individual preferences and how the fragrance interacts with your body chemistry. Always try the scent on your skin before purchasing to ensure it complements your unique aroma.

    While name-brand perfumes may come with a higher price tag, they justify their value through superior quality, design, packaging and advertising. Investing in a name-brand perfume not only enhances your scent but also adds a touch of luxury to your daily routine.

     

    Chanel’s No.5 perfume history

     

    Name brand perfumes
    Designer perfumes have always been expensive

     

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    When it comes to name-brand perfumes, why are they so expensive, and why do we spend so much money on them? I remember peeking into my mum’s wardrobe when I was younger, and there would often be a Chanel or YSL perfume sitting on the shelf, or an Elizabeth Arden lipstick. My mom had expensive taste, so many of her cosmetic and perfume items bore well-known names in the beauty industry.

     

    Name brand perfumes 

    When I was young, I knew no different when it came to expensive brands. To me, it was just a bottle of perfume or a lipstick. It wasn’t until later in life that I realized just how expensive some of her items were. As a youngster, I was completely unaware of how pricing worked. As we delve deeper into the topic, we begin to understand how prices can vary significantly depending on where you purchase from and who is behind the named brands.

     

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    Name-brand perfumes refer to fragrances produced by well-known and established perfume houses or luxury brands. These brands have earned their reputation over the years by creating high-quality and unique fragrances that cater to a diverse range of tastes and preferences.

    Some of the most famous and respected name-brand perfume houses include Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Prada, Versace, Tom Ford, and many more. Lots of names that many of us are familiar with and possibly already own.

     

    Quality and Ingredients: Name-brand perfumes often use premium quality ingredients and are crafted by skilled perfumers. They invest in research and development to create distinctive and long-lasting scents that set them apart from generic fragrances.

    Variety of Scents: They offer a wide variety of fragrances, ranging from floral and fruity to woody, oriental, and spicy. They have perfumes for both men and women, as well as unisex fragrances.

    Packaging and Presentation: These brands pay attention to the overall experience of using their perfumes. Their packaging is often luxurious and visually appealing, making the perfumes not just a scent but also an aesthetic experience.

    Longevity and Sillage: Name-brand perfumes are known for their longevity, meaning the fragrance lasts for an extended period on the skin. Additionally, they often have a strong sillage, which is the trail of scent that lingers in the air as you move.

    Status and Prestige: Wearing a name-brand perfume can be a symbol of luxury, elegance, and prestige. People often associate these fragrances with high social status and exclusivity.

    Safety and Regulations: Established perfume brands adhere to strict safety standards and regulations. This ensures that their products are safe for use and comply with industry guidelines and legal requirements.

    When choosing a name-brand perfume, it’s essential to consider your personal preferences and how the scent complements your body chemistry. Perfume reacts differently to each individual, so what smells great on one person may not have the same effect on another.

    It’s also worth exploring the fragrance notes, as perfumes often have top, middle, and base notes that evolve. Test the perfume on your skin before making a purchase, as the scent may change slightly after interacting with your body’s natural oils.

    Finally, while name-brand perfumes can be more expensive than generic options, they often justify their higher price with superior quality, exclusivity, and a unique olfactory experience.

     

    The price of name-brand perfume 

    We all perceive ‘expensive’ differently. Some might say a product is expensive because they can’t afford it, while others view it as ‘not worth the price tag.’ Nowadays, not all perfumes come with a high price.

     

    So what makes brands expensive?

    While one product alone may not break the bank, having several high-end items in your perfume collection can quickly add up. Women, in particular, can spend a significant amount of money on these items, as well as skincare and cosmetics.

    Luxury perfume and cosmetics are among the top products that women purchase. When it comes to perfume, only a small percentage of the cost is attributed to the scent itself. The majority of what we pay for covers the packaging, marketing, and advertising of the product, often accompanied by celebrity endorsements.

    Without advertising, few would know about the perfume to purchase it in the first place, so a substantial portion of our spending as consumers goes towards promoting these brands.

    Men and women frequently opt for well-known brands, which means they are not only paying for the product but also the marketing, the brand name, and the prestige associated with these renowned names.

     The power of branding     

    Just like a bottle of Chanel perfume, no one sees your lipstick container or its brand name. It sits in your handbag until it’s used.

    At FM World, we sell affordable makeup alongside our extensive collection of fragrances. Similar to designer brands, we never compromise on quality. However, the key difference is that we don’t need to advertise on TV.

    There are millions of distributors around the world, like myself, who help both men and women choose the right scent that’s also budget-friendly. We talk to friends, family, and colleagues about our fragrances, informing them that we can help customers save money by offering an alternative option.

    Additionally, we are a cruelty-free company, an important factor these days. With an affordable price tag, we can assist others in saving money while still enjoying their favourite scents.

     

    Conclusion

     

    Name-brand perfumes hold a prominent position in the world of fragrance, renowned for their exceptional quality, diverse range of scents, and luxurious presentation.

    These established perfume houses have earned their reputation through a commitment to crafting unique and long-lasting fragrances that cater to a wide array of tastes and preferences.

    Choosing a name-brand perfume offers not just a scent but also an indulgent experience that reflects luxury, elegance, and prestige. The attention to detail in the ingredients, packaging, design of bottles and presentation ensures that wearing these perfumes is a symbol of refined taste and sophistication.

    When selecting a name-brand perfume, remember to consider individual preferences and how the fragrance interacts with your body chemistry. Always try the scent on your skin before purchasing to ensure it complements your unique aroma.

    While name-brand perfumes may come with a higher price tag, they justify their value through superior quality, design, packaging and advertising. Investing in a name-brand perfume not only enhances your scent but also adds a touch of luxury to your daily routine.

     

    Chanel’s No.5 perfume history

     

    Name brand perfumes
    Designer perfumes have always been expensive

     

    Contact me for any info. I’d love to help with any queries.

    Name brand perfumes
    Branded products with big price differences compared to FM World

     

     

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  • Branding,  Perfumes

    High street perfumes

    Perfumes have been a part of human history and culture for centuries and have evolved into an essential accessory that we all use today. Whether for men or women, high-street perfumes are employed for personal pleasure or to leave a lasting impression. A well-scented fragrance can be a powerful tool.

    High street perfumes

    However, luxury fragrances from high-end brands can often carry a hefty price tag, leaving many perfume enthusiasts to search for more affordable alternatives. High street perfumes offer a charming solution that brings delightful scents to all fragrance lovers without breaking the bank.

    What is High Street Perfume?

     

    High-street perfume refers to fragrances available on the high street, where a wide range of stores can be found, including popular brands and independent retailers. These perfumes are affordable and accessible fragrance options, readily available in many mainstream stores. As such, they are a favoured choice for budget-conscious consumers.

    Consumers seek both quality and affordability in a fragrance and the quality of such perfumes has significantly improved over the years. This improvement has provided consumers with an extensive selection of fragrances to suit every taste. Whether it’s a daytime scent for work or a stronger fragrance for a night out, we all have our favourites and want them to be budget-friendly.

    While luxury brands have their unique appeal, high-street perfumes offer a diverse range of scents, spanning from floral and fruity to woody and oriental, catering to a wide range of preferences.

    Recognising the growing demand for budget-friendly fragrances, major high-street retailers have ventured into creating their perfume lines. note the increasing demand for budget-friendly fragrances and have invested in creating their perfume lines. Many celebrities have also entered the perfume market with their unique ranges, and these often remain reasonably priced.

    Celebrities and their perfume creators are aware of how much their products influence many of us, from actors to pop stars, so they now strive to keep prices affordable.

    Luxury perfumes often undergo extensive research and testing to ensure they meet rigorous quality standards and appeal to a wide audience.

    Related article: Buying cheap perfume will cost you more.

    One of the most significant advantages of high-street perfumes is their affordability. Unlike luxury fragrances, which can cost a small fortune, high-street options provide an economical way for people to explore various scents without straining their budgets.

    As a result, they have gained immense popularity among young adults, students, and those who wish to switch up their fragrances frequently without breaking the bank. Importantly, affordability does not equate to compromising on quality.

    Many high street perfumes are skillfully crafted by expert perfumers who use quality ingredients to create captivating and long-lasting scents.

    While they may not be as intricate as some luxury fragrances, they still provide an enjoyable olfactory experience at a fraction of the cost.

    Another advantage of high-street perfumes is their accessibility and convenience. They can be found in a multitude of stores, ranging from drugstores and supermarkets to dedicated perfume retailers and high-street fashion outlets.

    This widespread availability makes it easy for consumers to find and purchase their favourite scents without having to visit specialized perfume boutiques.

    Additionally, high-street perfumes are often available in various sizes, including travel-friendly bottles, making them convenient companions for those on the go.

     

    Signature scents

     

    Discovering your signature scent is a personal journey that involves exploring different fragrances and understanding your preferences. We all wear a scent differently so it’s important to find the one that perfectly matches our, skin, mood and occasion.

    Related article: Zodiac Sign Perfume 

    High street perfumes offer an excellent starting point for this olfactory adventure. With their diverse range of scents and affordable price points, you can experiment with various options until you find the one that resonates with your personality and style.

    When exploring such perfumes, it’s essential to test the fragrances on your skin to see how they interact with your body’s unique chemistry.

    Remember that perfumes may smell different on different individuals due to varying pH levels and skin composition.

    Conclusion

    High-street perfumes have become a delightful and accessible alternative to luxury fragrances for many perfume lovers.

    With their increasing quality, affordability, and diverse range of scents, they offer an excellent opportunity to indulge in the world of perfumery without breaking the bank.

    So, whether you’re a student on a budget, a fragrance enthusiast eager to explore new scents, or someone looking for a convenient and accessible perfume option, high-street perfumes are here to charm you with their delightful offerings.

    Embark on a fragrant journey and find the scent that complements your personality, leaving a lasting impression wherever you go.

    Did you know that FM World offers unique fragrances that use the same perfume oil and fragrance wheel as the designers? This means they have a similar scent profile, yet they are not copied designs.

    Secondly, there is no “fraction of the price” Our fragrances, like any product you find on the high street, have their price tag.

    High street perfumes
    FM World fragrances for men and women
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    Women’s fragrances from FM World

    Take a look at our online shop or get in touch for the latest perfume list to see if we have one of your favourites. We love helping you save money.

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  • Business

    Small businesses

    Small businesses are a big deal these days. We’ve all visited Superdrugs or Boots stores and may have purchased make-up, hair products, skincare, and even perfumes and aftershaves there.

    I was always drawn to the Rimmel makeup section for the latest trends, and it’s an easy option to make a quick trip to the shops. These stores often have something to suit everyone, and we can be in and out in no time.

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    A diary is essential to a small business

    Small businesses versus big stores

    Small businesses and big stores (often referred to as large retailers or corporations) have distinct characteristics, advantages and challenges.

    Let’s take a look at the key differences between them.

    Size and Scale

    Small businesses are typically independently owned and operated enterprises with a limited number of employees. They usually serve a local or niche market and may have a single location or a few branches distributed in different areas.

    Large retailers and the bigger stores are corporations with substantial resources, multiple locations and a vast network of stores or franchises. They have a much larger scale of operation and can often operate at a national or even international level.

    Product and Service Offering

    Smaller businesses often specialize in a particular product or service. They may focus on providing personalized and unique products to their local customers and will often cater to specific needs that might not be met by larger stores.

    Large retailers typically offer a wide range of products and services. They can be bought in bulk and offer competitive prices due to their economies of scale. This broad product selection attracts a larger customer base and when there is more choice of product or brand, customers are drawn to shop here.

    Customer Experience

    Small businesses tend to provide a more personalized and intimate customer experience. They often know their customers by name, understand their preferences, and can offer tailored solutions to their needs. This is one of the reasons why customers will return to a small business.

    Large retailers focus on efficiency and convenience. They may provide a consistent shopping experience across their chain of stores and they often invest in technology and processes to streamline the customer journey. They have the funds to do things on a much larger scale and therefore attract customers.

    Large stores are an easy go-to place for any home items. We pick our items off the shelf, pay at the counter and off we go.

    Shops like this already have the trust in their buyer, just like the supermarkets and no one checks the reviews of these shops because they are so huge and in every town that they don’t require it. They’re trusted from day one and we continue to visit them.

    Impact on the Local Economy

    Small businesses play a vital role in supporting the local economy. They create job opportunities within their communities and contribute to the growth of the region. Additionally, they may support other local businesses by sourcing products and services from nearby suppliers. This in turn helps everyone.

    While large retailers bring convenience and cost savings to consumers, they can also have a mixed impact on the local economy. On one hand, they create jobs and attract foot traffic to shopping areas.

    On the other hand, they may displace smaller businesses and cause some economic strain on local communities.

    I do believe that these days there are more and more people who are willing to support smaller businesses, especially when the world’s economy crashed with Covid.

    Marketing and Advertising

    Smaller businesses often rely on word-of-mouth, local advertising, community engagement and events in tube or local areas to promote their products and services. They might also have limited marketing budgets compared to the big stores.

    Bigger stores have significant marketing budgets, allowing them to run extensive advertising campaigns, sponsor events, and implement loyalty programs. They have a more extensive reach and can leverage their brand recognition to attract customers.

    Flexibility and Adaptability

    Small businesses can be more agile and responsive to changes in the market. They can quickly adjust their strategies and offerings to cater to local trends and customer demands.

    Large stores might face challenges in adapting to local preferences due to their standard and central operations. However, their size and resources can also provide them with stability and resilience when faced with economic fluctuations.

    Both small businesses and big stores have their place in the market, and each offers unique benefits to consumers and the overall economy. By supporting both types of businesses, we can help maintain a healthy and diverse business landscape.

    Small businesses
    Big businesses can often overwhelm small online shops

    Money didn’t matter

    Prices can vary depending on the brands we choose, but we still make a purchase because we either need or want these items.

    Many supermarkets have started selling makeup and fragrances alongside food and clothing, making it even easier to shop for these products.

    Small businesses

    FM World has been selling perfumes alongside everyday products. Initially, they began as a perfume company in 2004 but soon recognised the potential of introducing cosmetics alongside their popular fragrances.

    So why do small businesses struggle to get noticed?

    Many people prefer high street brands over small company brands because:

    1) You can buy everything you need during your regular shopping trip without visiting multiple stores.

    2) There’s no waiting for a delivery at home.

    3) Big stores are well-known and trusted, making customers more likely to shop there.

    However, what we miss when we purchase from larger stores is personal care.

    “How are you getting on with your new shampoo ?”

    “ Can I help you choose a new fragrance ?”

    “You mentioned that your skin is very dry; I may have a product that could help with that “

    These personalised touches are what make small businesses unique and stand out from the bigger stores.

    Think before you purchase

    The next time you visit a beauty store or supermarket before you pick up your usual foundation, shampoo, face cream or deodorant, take a moment to ask yourself if someone running a small business can assist with your purchase.

    At FM World, we understand the importance of customer care.

    The next time you visit a beauty store or supermarket before you pick up your usual foundation, shampoo, face cream or deodorant, ask yourself if someone running a small business can help with your purchase.

    At FM World we know how important customer care is. Providing a personal service to find the perfect fragrance for customers, keeps you coming back, not only for the great products that we sell but also for the personal service and help in finding a perfume or aftershave that is right for you.

    Providing a personalised service to help you find the perfect fragrance not only ensures you return for the excellent products we offer but also for personal assistance in selecting a perfume or aftershave that suits you perfectly.

    Small businesses
    FM Fragrances sells perfume for men and women

    We understand that big stores will always endure, even through significant challenges like a pandemic. Customers will continue to visit shops in small towns, large towns, and cities. 

    Small businesses are in a constant battle for survival. Building trust takes time, especially when individuals venture into starting their own businesses.

    While we may not be as widely recognised as established shops, we are still here to assist. To support us, please allow us the opportunity to help you. There’s room for everyone, and together we can make a difference.

    Conclusion

    Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy and essential contributors to the fabric of our communities. They bring innovation, creativity, and personalized customer service that sets them apart from larger corporations.

    Fragrances With Love is a prime example of a small business that has successfully carved out a niche in the fragrance industry.

    Throughout this article, we have explored the journey of Fragrances With Love, from its humble beginnings to its growth and success. This small business has showcased resilience, adaptability, and a deep passion for their craft.

    By prioritizing quality, authenticity, and a personalized touch, we have been able to build a loyal customer base and establish ourselves as a trusted brand.

    The challenges faced by small businesses are not to be underestimated, especially in an increasingly competitive and rapidly evolving market.

    However, we have shown that with determination, a strong business model and a dedication to our customers, it is possible to thrive even in the face of adversity.

    Supporting small businesses is crucial for the overall well-being of our communities. By choosing to shop locally, we not only contribute to the growth and success of these enterprises but also promote economic diversity and sustainability.

    Furthermore, small businesses often provide employment opportunities and help create a sense of community.

    As consumers, we have the power to make a difference by consciously supporting small businesses and the entrepreneurs behind them.

    By opting for unique, high-quality products and personalized experiences, we not only enrich our lives but also enable these businesses to continue pursuing their dreams and aspirations.

    In a world dominated by big corporations, it is essential to recognize and appreciate the value that small businesses bring to our lives.

    They are the heart and soul of our economy, adding flavour, character, and authenticity to our shopping experiences. We serve as a shining example of what small businesses can achieve, and our story should inspire others to actively support and celebrate these local enterprises in our communities.

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  • About me,  Business,  Perfumes

    Life without perfume

    Imagine life without perfume. No lingering scents and no memories coming back to life when you catch a whiff of a scent as you walk past someone. Imagine a world without the fragrance of flowers and the beautiful scents that surround us.

    I have been a lover of perfume, especially floral scents, since an early age. I remember the days of using flower petals as a child and mixing them with my mum’s expensive perfume without her knowing- those were great times. Until she caught me!

    I quickly realised that I could create my very own fragrances, even if it meant mixing a few weeds in with the petals.

    At the age of 9/10, I thought my creations were amazing, and I also became a very fast runner…

    My late mum had a wonderful collection of expensive perfumes, and I’m sure she didn’t get to wear half of them.

    The expensive bottles sat on her bedside table and inside her wardrobe for years. One day, I thought I’d help her out by using some for my very own creations.

    She would surely appreciate how creative I was, and there was even a chance that the fragrances I created might have been used by her.

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    The 1970’s and perfume

    Back in my childhood days in the 1970s, petal pressing was a popular activity for girls. We created our albums filled with ‘flattened’ flowers, and the friend who had the most ‘exotic’ flower pressed was delighted with their ‘win’. The neighbours’ garden flowers took a battering while these creations were happening, but it was all part of growing up and experimenting with different perfume scents.

    I grew up wearing perfume daily. It became part of my morning routine – a daily spritz to make me feel good before leaving the house, and it soon became a daily occurrence. Every day is special so why not wear perfume even when we have nothing planned? If it makes you feel better and happier, it’s the perfect excuse.

    Fast forward to 2015 and at the age of 43, I had the opportunity to work with a perfume company. I love the freedom we have today to choose what suits our skin type the best. Not everyone can wear the same perfume as our skin reacts differently.

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    Helping others choose their perfume

    Having worked in the fragrance industry for the past 8 years,  I thoroughly enjoy helping others find the perfect fragrance for their skin. With such a wide array of fragrances available, we can choose one that suits daytime ear in the office or workplace and opt for a stronger fragrance for a night out.

    We all cherish the feeling of smelling gorgeous, and a fragrance that compliments our skin is like an added accessory to our outfit. Even when we’re just pottering around at home, wearing a daytime scent can still be delightful. It’s good to wear a daytime scent.

    Related article: A passion for fragrances

    Life without perfume

    Related article: FM Perfume 413 review 

    Perfume has the power to lift our spirits, and in today’s world, we are truly spoiled for choice when it comes to feeling good about ourselves.

    Fragrances come in a wide range of prices. Nowadays, most people prefer to shop online because it’s the easiest way to purchase products.  They are delivered directly to your door, saving you from endless walks from shop to shop. Shopping online often allows us to find products at lower prices, and everyone loves to save money without missing out on life’s little indulgences.

    We often search for price comparisons online and shop on trustworthy websites to ensure we’re getting the best quality.

     

    It’s easy to overlook the purchase of counterfeit brands accidentally so we must exercise utmost care in selecting our purchases.

    Life without perfume

    Perfume has been a go-to product for both men and women for many years, and with the fragrances available today, they just keep getting better. There are so many new perfumes to try these days that we are spoilt for choice. The list keeps growing as more fragrances are created. However, wearing a scent isn’t everyone’s choice. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of not wearing fragrance.

    Reduced Sensory Overload Perfumes can be overwhelming for some individuals, especially those sensitive to strong scents. Living without perfume allows such individuals to avoid sensory overload and enjoy a more subtle and natural environment. There are also alternative options such as body lotions that give a subtle scent on the skin.

    Allergen Avoidance: Many perfumes contain synthetic chemicals that can trigger allergies and skin sensitivities in some people. By avoiding perfumes, individuals with fragrance allergies can minimise the risk of adverse reactions. I have a few friends that don’t enjoy wearing perfumes for this reason and it’s only now that I understand why. I have learned so much about how perfumes work that I can appreciate their choice.

    Environmental Impact: The production and disposal of perfumes can contribute to environmental pollution. By choosing not to use perfumes, individuals can reduce their ecological footprint.

    Authentic Personal Scent: Without the influence of external fragrances, a person’s natural body odour becomes more apparent. Some individuals prefer this authentic scent and find it appealing.

    Cost Savings: High-quality perfumes can be expensive. By not using them, individuals can save money and allocate it to other priorities. There are lots of different articles within my website that you can read which will show you that there are affordable options available. We don’t need to spend large amounts on the right scent. Smelling gorgeous can be affordable

    If you need help or have any questions, feel free to get in touch or comment below and I will be more than happy to help you out.

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    A great way to take a small perfume with you on holiday or just to pop inside your bag for work. The 10ml Collection by KIERIN NYC is great for this.

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