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  • Traci Lynn 1 cropped

    June 26, 2017

    Diversity marketing for direct sellers

    Photo source This month we’ve been talking about ways to better serve international and multicultural markets. Nancy Tobler wrote about the benefits, challenges, and best practices for supporting the multicultural workforce. Nicki Keohohou—joining us on the podcast—spoke about encouraging diversity t... Read more ›

  • Woman on laptop

    June 12, 2017

    Benefits and challenges of working in a multicultural team

    Many direct selling companies reach across country and cultural boundaries. The World Federation for Direct Selling Association shows that worldwide the industry made 183,729,000,000 (USD) in sales in 2015. The United States tops the list of direct selling dollars at 20% (36.1 billion USD) with China in a clo... Read more ›

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    June 2, 2017

    Building a culture of inclusion and understanding

    Podcast episode 6

    Nicki Keohohou, CEO and co-founder of the Direct Selling World Alliance (DSWA), joins us to talk about international expansion, cultural awareness, inclusivity, and diversity in the domestic MLM market. She gives us her advice for expanding internationally from the perspectives of both corporate and t... Read more ›

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    May 29, 2017

    3 Ways Live-Stream Can Supercharge Your Network Marketing Business

    Live-streaming is opening up a new world of relationship selling for network marketers, taking what you do so well in-person to the masses via social media platforms including Facebook, YouTube & Instagram. Truth is, nothing builds the like, know, and trust factor (also known as the reason people do bu... Read more ›

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    May 24, 2017

    Live online training

    One of the key elements that I took away from the Herbalife case was the need to do and document distributor or representative training. The need for training is not a new idea for direct selling companies—it’s the lifeblood of the industry. Direct selling companies exist by and through training. We use t... Read more ›

  • avoiding meetings

    May 22, 2017

    Top excuses for not using video in web conferences

    We’ve heard them all. Every possible excuse for not turning your camera on during video conferences. You want to stay in your safe place of audio conferencing and screen sharing. We get that. But, here’s the thing: everything is better with video. So, as a public service announcement, Zoom’s here to bre... Read more ›

  • Zoom Alyson and Steve

    May 15, 2017

    Manage larger networks with Zoom video conferencing

    Podcast episode 5

    Alyson Baber and Steve Snyder of Zoom Video Communications (zoom.us) join us to talk about the power of video conferencing as a tool for direct selling and network marketing. Video conferencing lets you reach and support a larger—potentially global—network, cut travel time and costs, and make a stro... Read more ›