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MLM 101

Are you starting a new direct selling company or considering becoming an independent distributor for the first time? Getting a new business off the ground can seem daunting. It’s important to remember the secret ingredient that builds teams and breaks down walls: communication! Effective communication pushes your leadership team up the challenging ramp towards launch.

  • December 24, 2014

    The Elevator Speech

    Did you ever go over to your grandma's house  to pay a visit? She's about 90 years old and can rock up a storm in her rocking chair? You get the picture. You sit with her and pretty soon she asks you, "SO, TELL ME AGAIN DEAR, WHAT IS IT THAT YOU DO??” You start explaining to her your job, your  busi... Read more ›

  • December 17, 2014

    Recruit And Sell: Maximizing Your Party Plan Income

    In the traditional party plan there are basic components and practices. Let’s start the discussion with the company. The company, as in any direct sales/network marketing company, supplies several business functions for the distributor. These include: 1. The products, which include product research and d... Read more ›

  • December 8, 2014

    An Interview with Simon Chan

    I recently had the honor of interviewing Simon Chan, an MLM industry leader and network marketing expert whose $25 million global business has grown to 18 countries. We wanted to hear what he had to say to new distributors and asked him to share his advice on motivation with our readers at MLM.com: When st... Read more ›

  • November 19, 2014

    Are You Feeling the Squeeze Financially?

    Many people are feeling the squeeze financially these days. It is a terrible thing, but believe it or not, it is not all bad. It’s just like with an orange, there is nothing wrong with it in its natural, whole state, but you can’t get the greatest benefit from it. It’s not just something to be admire... Read more ›