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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.

  • October 25, 2013

    Traditional Sales/MLM–What’s the Diff?

    An apparent contradiction has dogged the MLM industry for years: A network marketing company has almost nothing in common with a traditional sales organization. A network marketing company has almost everything in common with a traditional sales organization. In reality both of these statements a... Read more ›

  • October 25, 2013

    MLM: What’s Your Type?

    Everyone involved with an MLM falls into one of two types. You're either a customer or a distributor. Every company needs both customers and distributors to make a profit and to remain legal in the eyes of regulatory bodies. Within each of these types there are sub-types, and once again your company ne... Read more ›

  • October 14, 2013

    For The Newbie in MLM-Finding a Good Mentor

    When beginning your MLM career it’s important to find a good sponsor, but finding a good “mentor” is imperative for long term success. By making good decisions and choices in selecting the people we want to emulate, a good mentor can make a world of difference in how we succeed and progress in ou... Read more ›

  • September 28, 2013

    Are You Able to Save People’s Lives with MLM?

    The network marketing industry is often seen as controversial. When you join a network marketing company, you are then faced with the intimidating job of telling your friends and family. What will be their response? But, why would one be so afraid of confessing such a thing? Is a career in network marketi... Read more ›

  • September 27, 2013

    What to Look for in a Network Marketing Training Program

    When considering joining a network marketing company, you should carefully evaluate that company’s network marketing training program. A training system should be designed to help you succeed with your company over the long-term, not just earn a few good checks in the first few months. A training system... Read more ›

  • October 18, 2012

    “I’m a bit pressed for time at the moment. Just give me your 60-second elevator pitch.”

    An "elevator pitch" is what sales pros call their 60-second presentation.  And a lot of times, that's all the time you have to capture and hold someone's attention: the time it takes an elevator to take you up...or down. Think of it this way: the evening news is a 12-minute news hole stretched to 30 w... Read more ›

  • December 1, 2011

    Qualities to Look for in a Network Marketing Company

    For example, here is a list of the top most recognized network marketing companies in the United States today, not in any special order: NuSkin Herbalife SendOutCards Tupperware Amway Pampered Chef Mary Kay If you’re thinking about joining an MLM or network marketing company, having a... Read more ›