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  • Personal Development Week:

    Bonus Types
  • March 28, 2016

    What’s a level commission?

    Level commissions are the most common network marketing commissions. Virtually every company we’ve worked with at InfoTrax—except for a few older binary plans—has had at least one level commission in their plan. How level commissions work Level commissions pay the distributor a percentage of the volum... Read more ›

  • March 28, 2016

    What’s a pay leg commission?

    Pay leg commissions are built on a simple concept. They are the primary commission in binary plans, and they are only used in binary plans. They are excellent at guaranteeing that the payout goes to the distributors who are building their organizations. How pay leg commissions work Based on company policies... Read more ›

  • March 28, 2016

    What’s a pool commission?

    Pool commissions are excellent for targeting specific behaviors. They are the most flexible of all commissions allowing a company to target any group in the organization. There are two major variations on this commission type. In the equal-shares pool, everyone who qualifies gets an equal share of the pool. I... Read more ›

  • March 28, 2016

    What’s a differential commission?

    Differential commissions focus earnings based on a specific distributor behavior. Where level commissions are designed to stabilize earnings and spread the wealth, differential commissions are designed to maximize commissions to those who are performing the activity the company chooses to reward. How differe... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    Success
  • March 22, 2016

    Defining success in network marketing

    Each decade as technology changes, the economy changes, and social stigmas change, so does the definition of success. In direct selling, getting rich—buying mansions, cars, and international vacations—used to be the picture of success, but times have changed. Today's idea of success is more moderate. F... Read more ›

  • March 22, 2016

    Habits of Successful People in Multi-Level Marketing

    I’ve worked in the MLM industry for the last 16 years and have spent a lot of time observing the habits of people who have found success in their personal businesses. Over the years, I’ve asked many of them what their ‘secrets’ to success have been, while there isn’t any one secret, and we all know ... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    Network Marketing
  • March 14, 2016

    Party Plan vs Network Marketing

    There are two primary business models in direct sales: party plan and network marketing. They represent the largest share of companies in the industry. Over the years these two have evolved but even today they share some similarities and distinct differences. In the following pages I will present an overview ... Read more ›

  • March 14, 2016

    Network Marketing and the Next Generation

    Network marketing is a general term for selling products directly to consumers and receiving commissions as a result of your sales and those of your team. Teams can put in lots of effort and create a supportive environment to help each other grow their businesses. It is that simple. In recent years, I have st... Read more ›

  • March 14, 2016

    Network Marketing, Multilevel Marketing (MLM), Direct Sales, Party Plan….. Oh My

    The list of words used in the direct selling industry goes on and on into infinity (at least that is what it seems). I want to try to clear up some of the confusion about differences and similarities in the direct selling industry. You will note that I am calling us the direct selling industry. Direct sale... Read more ›

  • June 26, 2012

    Choosing the Best Network Marketing Company to Join

    Network Marketing (aka; MLM, Direct Selling, or Home Business) is a great way to create an extra stream of income for the family or a primary stream of income that, over time, can turn into wealth for you and your family. Notice that I said “over time,” meaning that you keep your day job until your resid... Read more ›