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Network Marketing and MLM Software

MLM and direct selling companies need software to allow customers and distributors to place and track orders. Companies need specialized software to keep track of the business relationships between distributors such as the placement and/or commission trees. One unique aspect of MLM and direct selling companies is the need to calculate accurate commissions. It has become increasingly important to provide near/real time reporting to distributors on their commissions status.

  • July 10, 2017

    Designing websites that users can trust

    E-commerce sales continue to rise as a percent of total retail sales. In 2007, about 3.5% of retail sales happened online and in the first quarter of 2017 ecommerce sales were at about 8.5%. Many direct selling companies see a much higher rate of online sales as a percent of total sales. We have new distribut... Read more ›

  • June 7, 2016

    Vetting Software for MLM Startups

    Choosing an integrated MLM software package is one of the most important decisions a startup will ever make. The decision is much more than a technological choice. The overall structure of your company should be fairly simple. Your company should effectively take customer orders, ship products to customers, a... Read more ›

  • April 25, 2016

    Configuring your MLM software

    The benefits of configurability and things to consider

    You’re about to start your MLM business. You designed an exciting product. You have a competitive commission plan. You have recruited new distributors. You have your warehouse and manufacturing established. Now you need software to keep track of distributors and their downlines. The right software will enab... Read more ›

  • April 25, 2016

    10 considerations when choosing an integrated software solution for your direct sales company

    10 Things to consider

    At some point in their growth, almost all businesses will consider purchasing an enterprise resource planning system (ERP) to manage their production and demand planning, inventory management, human resource requirements, accounting, and other business operations. In their pursuit of an ideal ERP solution, mo... Read more ›

  • July 16, 2015

    Designed by You (Part 4): Broadening Your Skills

    More design resources We hope that our self-teaching walkthrough helped you get started down the right path. If you get the design bug, hopefully you’ll keep looking for and watching the many tutorials out there on the near infinite number of things you can do with photo editors. But, in case you want to... Read more ›

  • July 13, 2015

    Designed by You (Part 1): Design Software

    In our recent articles about personal brand, we talked about apps you can use to develop a consistent look and feel to your branded material. At that time, we didn’t talk about perhaps the most powerful digital solution for your graphic design needs, Photoshop (and its budget friendly counterparts, Pixlr an... Read more ›

  • April 20, 2015

    Outsourcing Your Designs

    This week we begin a series of articles about visual design. When it's time to develop branded materials for your online presence or for a big launch, you can choose to outsource those projects or design materials on your own. If you're looking to outsource, you have more options than you might know. Hirin... Read more ›