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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.

  • 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. He tells us the right way to design and promote an incentive and some of the wrong ways to do it. Together, Kenny and Sam discuss the ne... Read more ›

  • October 2, 2017

    How to plan strategically as your company grows (part 2)

    Podcast episode 13

    Every direct selling company wants to grow fast, but not every company knows how to think ahead and prepare for the inevitable growing pains. Steve Hooper joins us again on this second installment of a two-part episode to talk about the strategic moves you need to make to handle phases of growth and h... Read more ›

  • September 20, 2017

    How to plan strategically as your company grows

    Podcast episode 12

    Every direct selling company wants to grow fast, but not every company knows how to think ahead and prepare for the inevitable growing pains. Steve Hooper joins us on this first installment of a two-part episode to talk about the strategic planning you need to do to handle phases of growth and hyper g... Read more ›

  • 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 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 ›

  • June 19, 2017

    The challenge of international expansion

    Podcast episode 7

    Kenny discusses some of the common piftalls direct sales companies face when expanding internationally. He talks about differing regulations on network marketing and MLM, product pricing and product regulation, the danger of embracing quick fix solutions (like the common choice to go NFR), and the nee... Read more ›