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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 28, 2010

    Have You Missed This Essential Step in Marketing Your MLM Business?

    This is a critical question, because the answer will shape all the marketing efforts that organization undertakes.  However, far too often, the first answer I get is something along the lines of “everyone with a pulse.” And while we certainly want to keep the doors of our business wide open, and avoid... Read more ›

  • December 27, 2010

    MLM Companies Training and Monthly Service Fees: Be Careful!

    I’m going to start this article with the conclusion: MLM training fees and monthly service fees, when used to beef up a company’s compensation plan, are usually an attempt to support an anemic business model operating with low margins. It’s not a disaster if you see these “pay to play” fees. However... Read more ›

  • November 8, 2010

    Will A New Network Marketing Company Make A Difference?

    It is not uncommon in this industry to see a person jump from one network marketing company to another. And although some of these moves are for prudent reasons, most often it is simply a person looking for greener pastures. Before you make that jump, I would like you to spend some time evaluating the ... Read more ›

  • July 7, 2010

    Questions You Must Ask When You’re Looking For The Best MLM Opportunity

    When looking for the best MLM company for you, there are certain questions you must ask of all potential companies and sponsors in order to make a good decision and one with which you can feel confident that you will have maximum success and thrive with the company and sponsor you have chosen. 1. How long ... Read more ›

  • June 15, 2010

    Setting Up Your Success Plan for Your Home-based Enterprise

    What is it that some network marketers do to become successful while so many others struggle and become frustrated, overwhelmed, and stuck in analysis of paralysis? Here's what I've done over the years to develop a full time, MLM career income and so have many other successful entrepreneurs in network mar... Read more ›

  • June 14, 2010

    Begging To Be Misled

    I can't count the number of times prospects have asked me, "How much money will I make?" Why is this question impossible to answer? Let us count the ways. If you ever want to determine the level of honesty and/or MLM savvy of the person trying to sponsor you, the best question you can ask is the worst ... Read more ›

  • June 10, 2010

    MLM: What’s the Correct Terminology?

    Have you ever asked yourself, “What’s the deal with all the different terms people use interchangeably to describe this industry of ours--“direct selling,” “multi-level marketing (MLM),” “network marketing”? It becomes even more confusing when you look at the MLM Search Engine Optimization... Read more ›