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Nancy Tobler

Nancy Tobler has a PhD in communication from the University of Utah. She specializes in research on how organizations change, and how technology influences that process of change. She has conducted several research projects in cooperation with direct sales companies. She currently works with InfoTrax Systems to analyze and compare MLM compensation plans.

Articles by Nancy Tobler

  • August 27, 2018

    Benefits of live online training

    One of the key elements that I took away from the Herbalife case was the need to train your distributors and keep records of distributor trainings. Training is not a new idea for direct sell... Read more

  • August 20, 2018

    Characteristics of the best MLM products

    What do makeup, skin care, supplements, essential oils, health products, diet products, clothing, home goods, and natural products have in common (besides being bestsellers in the MLM wo... Read more

  • August 13, 2018

    Why and how you should train your team

    Training: High school football teams do it for the season and elite athletes do it for the Olympics. Corporate employees and sales teams do it, too. For many, running the stadium stairs has ... Read more

  • July 9, 2018

    Direct selling reaches out to the poor

    In rich nations, […] leaders have uncritically accepted the myth that the poor have no money. In reality, low-income households collectively possess most of the buying power in many develo... Read more

  • June 25, 2018

    Working for a Cause

    “Life Vantage Legacy” (Life Vantage) "Forever Giving" (Forever Living Products) “Force for Good” (Nu Skin) “Walk for Breast Cancer” (Avon) “Healing Hands” (doTerr... Read more

  • June 18, 2018

    Giving Back, a Worldwide Tradition

    The direct selling industry has a long tradition of giving back to our communities. It’s one of our favorite things about network marketing. But it’s difficult to know how much of an imp... Read more

  • June 11, 2018

    Can MLMs sell common products?

    Occasionally you’ll see an anti-MLMer complaining that MLM products are overpriced for what they are. They’ll say you can buy similar or identical products off a store shelf for less. Th... Read more