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  • December 26, 2017

    The Role of the Fast Start Bonus

    As you’re designing your compensation plan, you may want to consider implementing a fast start bonus. These are bonuses that are designed to round out your primary commissions—focusing earnings on distributors your basic plan doesn’t automatically reward well. They can be designed to reward salespeople ... Read more ›

  • November 27, 2017

    Credit card triangulation fraud

    Credit card fraud is a huge problem for online retailers for more reasons than you might think. While fraud comes in many forms, there’s one type of fraud that’s especially pernicious because it targets multiple victims in a single transaction. It’s called triangulation or sometimes triangle fraud and i... Read more ›

  • November 13, 2017

    9 Deadly Costs of Fraud

    Article republished with permission from Kount.com Do you know all of the 9 Deadly Costs of Fraud? While many are apparent, others are less obvious and can escape the notice of even the most careful observers. And while some fraud costs are not as significant as others, taken together they can punch a si... Read more ›

  • November 1, 2017

    Incentives and Rewards

    Going Beyond the Compensation Plan

    I’ve written a lot about compensation plans. If you’ve read some of my articles on the topic you already know that compensation plan design is all about rewarding the behaviors you want to see from your distributors. But your options for rewarding and incentivizing distributors go beyond commissions—yet... Read more ›

  • October 23, 2017

    How Do Hostess Party Gifts Compare

    One of the oldest traditions in direct selling and multilevel marketing is the party and the party hostess rewards. Companies that use hostess rewards cover a wide range of products from jewelry and fashion (Trades of Hope) to home goods (Clever Container) to beauty products (Younique) to unique products such... Read more ›

  • October 16, 2017

    Damsel in Defense empower, educate, and equip

    Podcast episode 14

    Mindy Lin, co-founder of Damsel in Defense, joins us to talk about their mission to empower, educate, and equip women to protect themselves and their families against sexual assault. Mindy tells us about how Damsel in Defense is helping survivors heal through educating and protecting others, and helpi... Read more ›

  • October 9, 2017

    How to get more views on your Facebook posts

    If you feel like no one is seeing your Facebook posts, you might be right! The News Feed doesn’t show posts chronologically. Instead, Facebook ranks posts before displaying them in your News Feed and it slots the ones it thinks you want to see most at the top. If you’re on social media to promote your bus... Read more ›