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  • January 23, 2015

    Creating Relationships with Affiliate Programs that Compliment Your Business Opportunity

    In a previous post we covered the origin and function of affiliate marketing. We have noticed that there is a major shift occurring in the affiliate world. The affiliate program marketers are turning their attention to direct sales and party plan independent representatives and actively recruiting them. What... Read more ›

  • January 15, 2015

    Seven Steps to Success in the MLM Industry

    It was my great pleasure to work with Eric Worre to help improve my skills in the MLM business. The following are what he calls the seven skills to success in the network marketing profession. Finding prospects Many people in our business believe that if they know a lot of people, they can have a lot of... Read more ›

  • January 12, 2015

    The Three Proven Commission Plans – Part 3: Hybrid Uni-level

    Most of the MLM commission plans that are called Uni-levels today are actually Hybrid Uni-levels. Typically, the Uni-level Plan is the backbone and then other commissions like fast starts and/or pool bonuses are added to increase earnings. So, this Plan features a level commission as the primary commission. S... Read more ›

  • January 9, 2015

    Managing Relationships on Twitter

    It's important to have a strategy in place, because you need to be able to focus on the conversations that matter in order to build relationships that will benefit your business. Once you get beyond 100 or so friends on Twitter, it can be a little overwhelming. I remember the day I finally gave myself ... Read more ›

  • January 8, 2015

    Give It Time and Never Give Up!

    Network marketing is not a cake walk and there's no easy button! It doesn't happen overnight and you do not get rich in a few short months. Maybe this happens to a small number of individuals. You know, all the ones you read about in magazines who say they got a check for a bil-zillion dollars in a few sho... Read more ›

  • December 5, 2014

    It’s Time to Approach Your Direct Selling Business Differently

    People need to buy holiday gifts.  Are they going to tackle the crowded mall, or will they enjoy an evening of fun while shopping with you? It’s time to think differently. We are moving into the fall selling season.  For many direct sellers, this is the most profitable time of the year.  But it’s... Read more ›

  • December 5, 2014

    Online Testimonials Can Make a Big Difference For Your Business

    When I speak at direct selling company conventions, one of the things I often talk about is how LinkedIn Recommendations can be such a powerful recruiting tool. If you’re someone who wants to recruit, you need to have people in your upline and downline talking about how good your are at business, and how in... Read more ›