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MLM 101—Your MLM Business Plan

Are you starting a new direct selling company or considering becoming an independent distributor for the first time? Getting a new business off the ground can seem daunting. It’s important to remember the secret ingredient that builds teams and breaks down walls: communication! Effective communication pushes your leadership team up the challenging ramp towards launch.

  • July 22, 2014

    The 12 Biggest MLM Mistakes

    Do you want to know what to avoid at all costs as an MLM or direct sales distributor? You have come to the right article. Here are my top twelve. Do not do these things: Elevateing prospects over yourself This first one is common among the many MLM mistakes: Never talk to prospects as if their time is more ... Read more ›

  • February 27, 2014

    From Zero to the Life He Dreamed About

    Rob Robson is one of those success stories one likes to read: grows up in a working-class household, gets in a little trouble as a teen then meets the right mentor and soars in the network marketing industry. Here is Rob spinning his own “Robson to Riches” yarn: My parents owned a restaurant and dinner... Read more ›

  • January 9, 2014

    What a good elevator pitch can do for you

    My name is Joseph Hatch. I make skinny people. Interested? Who wouldn’t be? Right now, 104 million Americans are actively trying to lose weight. This country is literally in the midst of an obesity epidemic. So when I tell people that I make skinny people, they listen. And when they listen, they aren’t... Read more ›

  • December 13, 2013

    The Twelve Power Secrets for Network Marketing Success (Part 1)

    My first book, Successful Network Marketing for the 21st Century, was an industry best seller for several years, but I always felt some key knowledge was missing. So, over the last three years, I’ve been working on a new book in an effort to share that knowledge and am happy to announce the release of The T... Read more ›

  • December 9, 2013

    How to Build A Network without Harassing Your Friends or Family

    For years network marketers have been taught to make a list of the people they know and then call to invite them to an opportunity meeting. Few of these new networkers were ever taught what to say, so they blew most of the calls. That is one of the reasons that so many network marketers belong to the NFL ... Read more ›

  • December 9, 2013

    The Four Greatest Fears of Starting Your Own Business

    Way back in the last century (1991, actually) my research firm, MarketWave, Inc., conducted a survey that included over 6,000 people who were not, nor had ever been business owners. The question was a simple one: If all obstacles were removed, would you like to own your own business? In other words, if wh... Read more ›

  • December 9, 2013

    Marketing Tools Are Just the Icing on the Cake

    Are you up on the MLM industry’s latest buzz words—web site replication, search engine optimization (SEO), social networking, forums, blogs, web meetings, autoresponders, voice mail systems, email campaigns, telephony systems, etc.? Several $100 million each year is spent on marketing tools in the ... Read more ›