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MLM Distributor Tools

Every MLM and direct selling business requires a set of tools to facilitate the sale of product and to calculate and pay commissions. Tools exist for companies and distributors to keep track of the range of activities needed for success. Company tools include commission calculating software to online meetings, Distributor tools may be as simple as an phone app to help distributors keep track of the miles they drive for tax purposes to downline tree activity back office products.

  • July 13, 2015

    Designed by You (Part 1): Design Software

    In our recent articles about personal brand, we talked about apps you can use to develop a consistent look and feel to your branded material. At that time, we didn’t talk about perhaps the most powerful digital solution for your graphic design needs, Photoshop (and its budget friendly counterparts, Pixlr an... Read more ›

  • June 15, 2015

    Build your business by managing your contacts

    The opportunity in a direct selling business is about building relationships with people both within the organization and outside it. Let’s talk about one of the most basic but crucial parts of relationship selling: your contacts. Giving the right kind of attention to this aspect of your business is how it ... Read more ›

  • May 15, 2015

    Top Customer Service Apps

    We know that, as a business owner, you want to connect with customers as often as possible, answer their questions, and resolve customer concerns using the web. The question is: how do you accomplish all three of those things without being tied to your desk? You need an app that can connect you with the custo... Read more ›

  • May 12, 2015

    Can Zendesk Help You Serve Your Customers Better?

    Zendesk tracks everything so you can build relationships It seems to me that their mission is to provide a platform with flexibility to do one thing. That one thing is to serve your customers, and connect you with more opportunities to interact with your customers. No matter the methods a customer uses to co... Read more ›

  • April 22, 2015

    Technology Spotlight: Fiverr

    As an internet marketer, I am constantly looking at the latest trends and tools that can help me make sure my marketing campaigns—conveyed through web pages, downloadable documents, business cards, and other branded materials—perform at their finest. In 2009, I was telling a co-worker that the business c... Read more ›

  • April 20, 2015

    Outsourcing Your Designs

    This week we begin a series of articles about visual design. When it's time to develop branded materials for your online presence or for a big launch, you can choose to outsource those projects or design materials on your own. If you're looking to outsource, you have more options than you might know. Hirin... Read more ›

  • April 8, 2015

    MLMs and Taxes: Apps for Android and iOS

    To close out our week on taxes, we researched some apps to help you as you prepare to balance things out with Uncle Sam. There are many advantages to owning your own business but one disadvantage can be a more complicated tax structure. Having the right app can make all the difference, but choosing the right ... Read more ›