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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.

  • December 13, 2013

    R.E.T.A.I.N. – Keys to Distributor Retention

    In direct sales, when we talk about retention we're talking about keeping people involved in the business beyond their first order. Retaining both your distributors and customers is paramount to keeping your business alive. But the retention rate of most direct sales companies is incredibly low—most people ... Read more ›

  • November 19, 2013

    The Pixingo Story

    Bryan Thayer, Co-Founder of Pixingo, is interviewed by J.Michael Palka, a 33-year MLM veteran and PR specialist. Bryan Thayer almost didn’t need be told that a photo-based business had the potential to be a blockbuster success. Today so much of our life is captured in images. How could a business that th... Read more ›

  • September 24, 2013

    Press Releases and SEO – Why SMBs Need Press Releases Part 1 of 3

    PART 1 Most small to medium sized companies tend to skip press releases and focus only on the advertisement side of marketing. One common misconception is that press releases are best left to large-scale companies and are ineffective when used by businesses with a smaller coverage of the market. This i... Read more ›

  • September 24, 2013

    Press Releases and SEO – Why SMBs Need Press Releases Part 2 of 3

    PART 2 Press Release and SEO One thing SMBs need to keep in mind when creating press releases is that the news world today is more prevalent online. This means that instead of targeting press releases towards old school publications, individuals should instead gear their marketing campaigns online. ... Read more ›

  • September 16, 2013

    Build Strategy

    There are a number of things to consider when you look at the build strategy for your MLM/Direct selling or Party plan company, the number one question is: What do you want to be when you grow up? This question might seem a little elementary but really think about this. What do you want to be as your c... Read more ›

  • August 29, 2013

    Growing Your Business Organically

    The Rule of 350

    In the [last few years], several prominent party plan companies closed their doors, despite having pre-established brand equity and strong financial support from a successful corporate parent. Was there a common factor? Is there an inherent problem with introducing retail brands to the party plan channel? Or ... Read more ›