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MLM Tools

Every MLM and direct selling business requires a set of tools to facilitate the sale of product and to calculate and pay commissions. Tools exist for companies and distributors to keep track of the range of activities needed for success. Company tools include commission calculating software to online meetings, Distributor tools may be as simple as an phone app to help distributors keep track of the miles they drive for tax purposes to downline tree activity back office products.

  • May 24, 2017

    Live online training

    One of the key elements that I took away from the Herbalife case was the need to do and document distributor or representative training. The need for training is not a new idea for direct selling companies—it’s the lifeblood of the industry. Direct selling companies exist by and through training. We use t... Read more ›

  • May 22, 2017

    Top excuses for not using video in web conferences

    We’ve heard them all. Every possible excuse for not turning your camera on during video conferences. You want to stay in your safe place of audio conferencing and screen sharing. We get that. But, here’s the thing: everything is better with video. So, as a public service announcement, Zoom’s here to bre... Read more ›

  • May 7, 2017

    4 Steps to Building a Fan Base With Webinars

    Every MLM needs employees, distributors, and customers. But did you know that to be truly successful in this hyper-social, hyper-networked world, you also need fans? Fans differentiate themselves from customers by having a strong sense of dedication to a particular brand or organization. This dedication is he... Read more ›

  • February 6, 2017

    BULLET JOURNALING

    HOW AND WHY IT WORKS

    Bullet Journals are incredibly hip right now. The #bulletjournal Instagram tag has over half a million posts. The Bullet Journal subreddit has almost 20,000 subscribers. The trend is picking up steam and it fits right in with the world of direct sales because it helps you organize your professional life but i... Read more ›

  • January 14, 2016

    2016’s Direct Sales Contact Management Apps

    Recruit smarter with better contact management

    Effective contact management can make a huge difference in your ability to recruit new distributors to your business opportunity. I’ve taken some time to look through some of this year’s top apps for managing your contacts. Keep reading to see details about my picks for iPhone and Android, and for Party P... Read more ›