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How to Start a Direct Sales Company

Building a business that is sustainable requires clear goals and actions. As a new direct selling company, you will need a business plan and procedures in place to move towards your business goals. You will need information about compensation plans, software, product, sales, legal and more.

  • May 2, 2016

    Secure credit card processing, Part two

    Reducing the risk of credit card fraud

    New companies in direct selling start with developing their product, their commission plan, and their founding distributors. The next big requirement to starting your business is to get credit card processing. You can only work with cash payments for a short time before you realize there is a need for electro... Read more ›

  • May 2, 2016

    Secure credit card processing, Part one

    Reducing the risk of frozen merchant accounts

    New companies in direct selling start with developing their product, their commission plan, and their founding distributors. The next big requirement to starting your business is to get credit card processing. You can only work with cash payments for a short time before you realize there is a need for electro... Read more ›

  • October 18, 2015

    Social Media for Corporate MLM Offices

    I feel like I’m watching the great California Gold Rush of 1849! Only instead of trying to find gold in the rivers and mountains, people are prospecting from their desks on the Internet.  As websites like Twitter and Facebook rapidly grow, people in the MLM industry are rushing to stake their claim to ca... Read more ›

  • July 8, 2015

    Third Party Marketing Materials and Product Substantiation

    Every few years, someone makes front page news with a scandal about an exaggerated or unsubstantiated claim about their product. Typically, some crisis comes first such as Swine Flu. Next, someone decides that their product will fix said crisis. Making headlines can be great for business, but not these kinds ... Read more ›

  • July 7, 2015

    Making Earning and Product Claim Guidelines for Your Business

    Are you on your way to building your direct selling or multi level marketing business? Your next step is to determine how and what you can claim about your business opportunity and your product. During my research I found three amusing and informational videos that help companies and distributors put into per... Read more ›

  • July 6, 2015

    Product Substantiation: Direct Selling’s Key to Success

    The direct selling industry provides high quality and unique products. Three key issues for consumers exist in the nutritional supplements area (1) substantiation, (2) information, and (3) quality. Substantiation Substantiation matters. Scientific proof for the efficacy of a supplement provides the basis fo... Read more ›