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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.

  • October 18, 2012

    MLM Empowers Women Worldwide

    Cultural chauvinism causes critics of MLM to focus on the price of cars and the size of homes owned by MLMers. But in developing countries MLM is not a luxury; it is a necessity. While some domestic publications pretend to "investigate" Mary Kay, —an iconic leader in opportunity for women, —Newsweek's hi... Read more ›

  • December 9, 2010

    International Sponsoring And Commissioning

    If your company is preparing to go international, you need to consider how you will handle international sponsoring and commissioning. You need to consider how your compensation plan will operate in the different types of markets—eCommerce, traditional, and in-person markets. The behaviors you need to rewar... Read more ›

  • December 9, 2010

    The Changing Face Of International Expansion

    Back in the day, companies used to wait until they were doing $50-60 million dollars a year in business and had been in business for several years before going international. And then the process of opening an international market took a year of planning and preparation. Now, we have clients that have bee... Read more ›