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How to Run a Direct Sales Company

One of the best ways to prepare for growth is to start out with software and tools that can handle high volumes. Once a company gets the basic routines up and going, they need to focus on refining the processes that help a company grow. Often compensation plans need to be tweaked. Other times, manufacturing and quality control processes need to be streamlined.

  • July 9, 2018

    Direct selling reaches out to the poor

    In rich nations, […] leaders have uncritically accepted the myth that the poor have no money. In reality, low-income households collectively possess most of the buying power in many developing countries, including such emerging economies as China and India. If businesses ignore the bottom of the economic py... Read more ›

  • June 25, 2018

    Working for a Cause

    “Life Vantage Legacy” (Life Vantage) "Forever Giving" (Forever Living Products) “Force for Good” (Nu Skin) “Walk for Breast Cancer” (Avon) “Healing Hands” (doTerra) “Foundation for Life” (4-Life) What do these direct selling companies have in common? The answer is a “ca... Read more ›

  • February 22, 2018

    Finding opportunities in a mature market

    Podcast episode 21

    Is the MLM industry on the decline in the US? Alan Pollard, president of PayQuicker, joins Kenny to discuss the state of the US market. He argues that the US isn’t in decline but is instead reaching maturity. The opportunity is still there for companies that are prepared to adapt. Alan and Kenny dis... 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 20, 2017

    Mitigating fraud in the direct selling space

    Podcast episode 16

    Trent Spratling from Kount, an online fraud mitigation company, joins us to talk about the evolving landscape of fraud and the ways that fraudsters target MLMs specifically. If you’re not up with the times, you might be losing good customers and potential distributors in your attempts to block fraud... 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 6, 2017

    Incentives that get distributors moving

    Podcast episode 15

    Sam Glanzer, Director of Rewards and Recognition at Younique, joins Kenny on this episode of the podcast to talk about promotions, incentives, contests, and rewards for your salespeople. He tells us the right way to design and promote an incentive and some of the wrong ways to do it. Together, Kenny a... Read more ›