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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.

  • 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

    Corporate Feature: 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? O... Read more ›

  • August 27, 2013

    Corporate Feature: Distributor Service: The Key Success Element

    So why do companies fail to provide good distributor service? Service extends far beyond the “distributor service” phone team. It begins when an account is first established, and it continues through every transaction that builds the monthly commission. Learn to do the detailed work competently and con... Read more ›

  • July 31, 2012

    Using Text Alerts to Increase Attendance

    It’s convention season and your National Conference is just a few short weeks away.  Your leadership team will be on the road, promoting your products and opportunity live and in-person, ready to take your organization to the next level. Use SMS alerts and text messaging tools to give your conference o... Read more ›

  • April 4, 2011

    Retention In Network Marketing and Party Plan

      If you launch and operate like most direct selling companies, statistically your attrition (drop-out) rate will be 80% per year. In other words, out of 100 people you bring to your company in January, only 20 will remain by the end of the year. And, if you are like most, you are thinking, “I’... Read more ›

  • February 23, 2011

    It’s Just a Distributor Kit; What’s the Big Deal?

    The urgency of the immediate can prevent owners and CEOs from taking the time to ask pointed questions about seemingly inconsequential day-to-day activities in their company. That is a critical error! So why do companies, or better yet, why should companies provide distributor kits to their new recruits? A... Read more ›

  • November 18, 2010

    Busting MLM myths about recruiting and retention

    When the show MythBusters first came out in 2003, I was instantly drawn to it. I loved the concept: prove whether or not commonly (or, sometimes, not-so-commonly) held beliefs are actually true or if they are merely urban legends. For those of you who may not be familiar with MythBusters, the hosts of the sho... Read more ›