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International Direct Sales Business

MLM and direct selling considering an international business expansion is one common growth initiative. Although startups are often eager to pursue international markets right away, the best approach is to grow the business domestically first before expanding abroad. It is a great deal more important to first prove the business, work out any kinks and understand your systems and processes before considering options for international growth.

  • August 28, 2015

    The Changing Face of International Expansion, Part 2

    Legal issues Opening multiple international offices creates a number of legal issues that a company must deal with. Although there are some ways to get around labeling and product approval laws, a company still needs to plan for different legal environments and regulations in each country. For example, th... Read more ›

  • August 26, 2015

    International Commission and Credit Card Fraud: Take Proactive Action

    All around the world, credit card numbers are stolen. In direct sales companies, fraud occurs when a person uses a stolen credit card to obtain product (for resale on ebay) or for commissions paid on the sale of the product or both product and commission. When fraud happens, you often do not learn about the f... Read more ›

  • August 25, 2015

    Going International Using Social Media (Part 2)

    Step 3: Add international team members into your team culture If you meet someone on Facebook and you decide to add them to your team, find ways to include them culturally and inform them on how to grow their business. One simple and low cost way to support them is to introduce them to a personally sponsored... Read more ›

  • August 24, 2015

    Going International Using Social Media (Part 1)

    As a distributor you may be sharing your business success and advertising online or in social media. Common postings include product benefits, and the monetary success of joining a global opportunity. However, when you sponsor your first international team member you might have a few questions. Are there any ... Read more ›

  • August 23, 2015

    The Changing Face of International Expansion, Part 1

    My first experience in working with a MLM company that was going international was nearly thirty years ago. Back in those days companies waited until they were doing $50-60 million dollars a year in business and until they had been in business for several years before moving international. The process of open... Read more ›

  • May 21, 2015

    Expanding Your Business Internationally: How to Plan for Success in New Markets

     International business expansion can be a great way to draw new business to your company. Although startups are often eager to pursue international markets right away, the best approach is to grow the business domestically first before expanding abroad. It is a great deal more important to first prove the b... Read more ›

  • January 13, 2015

    The Sanki Global Story

    As Sanki Global has moved into the American market, they have faced and overcome challenges, all while maintaining their goal to reach full market potential of its innovative product line. To do this, the company created products to be sold under a unique compensation plan, and has armed its distributors with... Read more ›