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Network Marketing and MLM Software

MLM and direct selling companies need software to allow customers and distributors to place and track orders. Companies need specialized software to keep track of the business relationships between distributors such as the placement and/or commission trees. One unique aspect of MLM and direct selling companies is the need to calculate accurate commissions. It has become increasingly important to provide near/real time reporting to distributors on their commissions status.

  • July 10, 2017

    Designing websites that users can trust

    E-commerce sales continue to rise as a percent of total retail sales. In 2007, about 3.5% of retail sales happened online and in the first quarter of 2017 ecommerce sales were at about 8.5%. Many direct selling companies see a much higher rate of online sales as a percent of total sales. We have new distribut... Read more ›

  • July 3, 2017

    Million Dollar Party Girl’s best tools and best practices for online parties

    Podcast episode 8

    Lynn Bardowski—the Million Dollar Party Girl—joins us to discuss the ways that MLM party plans are evolving alongside technological advances. She tells us about the differences and overlap between home parties and online parties; she talks about ways that direct sales software could better serve p... Read more ›

  • June 7, 2016

    Vetting Software for MLM Startups

    Choosing an integrated MLM software package is one of the most important decisions a startup will ever make. The decision is much more than a technological choice. The overall structure of your company should be fairly simple. Your company should effectively take customer orders, ship products to customers, a... Read more ›

  • April 25, 2016

    Configuring your MLM software

    The benefits of configurability and things to consider

    You’re about to start your MLM business. You designed an exciting product. You have a competitive commission plan. You have recruited new distributors. You have your warehouse and manufacturing established. Now you need software to keep track of distributors and their downlines. The right software will enab... Read more ›

  • April 25, 2016

    10 considerations when choosing an integrated software solution for your direct sales company

    10 Things to consider

    At some point in their growth, almost all businesses will consider purchasing an enterprise resource planning system (ERP) to manage their production and demand planning, inventory management, human resource requirements, accounting, and other business operations. In their pursuit of an ideal ERP solution, mo... Read more ›

  • December 21, 2015

    App Review: Close the sale

    Are you one of the millions of multilevel marketers who struggle with sales? Would you like to have access to an application that provides sales coaching, from virtually anywhere? CloseTheSale may very well be the tool you have been seeking. Many times when we get nervous while selling it is because we feel l... Read more ›

  • December 2, 2015

    2015 Online Marketing Tools for Direct Selling Professionals

    In 2015 the best way to reach the largest audience is through the internet. Many write books on using social media, creating websites, and utilizing communication apps to grow their businesses. What technology should you be using? In this series we explore the best tools online. You may already be familiar... Read more ›