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Jana Bangerter

Jana Bangerter | Managing Editor

Born in Detroit, Jana spent her childhood in Michigan, Mexico, and Southern California developing an early awareness of cultural diversity, the power of language, and the human drive to communicate. Those early experiences fostered her passion for media and the written word—both vehicles which allow all to come together in thought.

She studied literature and film at California State University, San Bernardino, and Utah Valley University. Before graduating with her B.A. in English, she interned as a Standards & Practices editor at Turner Broadcasting in Atlanta, Georgia. Since, she has professionally edited video, books, articles, and technical documentation.

As Managing Editor of MLM.com, she brings her passion for sharing meaningful ideas to our wonderful writing team.

Articles by Jana Bangerter

  • March 23, 2019

    Where in the World is Direct Selling?

    Is your company in multiple markets? Do you want to be? Direct selling is a worldwide business model. Many direct selling companies do business in multiple countries. If you run an MLM, chan... Read more

  • February 11, 2019

    A few of our favorite female founders in direct sales

    Today we want to celebrate powerful female entrepreneurs in the direct sales space. Women who beat the odds to get to where they are today. Now, maybe you’re thinking, “Wait a minute!... Read more

  • November 12, 2018

    Power to the Poor!

    Back in July, we released an article about selling to the poor—the bottom of the international economic pyramid. This is a strange topic. You might have had some knee-jerk reactions to the... Read more

  • October 29, 2018

    Empower Your Female Employees to Close the Gender Gap for Themselves

    At MLM.com we occasionally take time out of our busy compensation-plan-explaining, corporate-strategy-discussing schedules to crow about how pro-woman the direct sales industry is. (And no, ... Read more

  • April 9, 2018

    How to avoid joining a scam

    First-time MLM distributors often wonder if the company they’re thinking about joining might be a scam. Unfortunately, some companies claiming to be legitimate MLMs are pyramid schemes. Bu... Read more

  • October 9, 2017

    How to get more views on your Facebook posts

    If you feel like no one is seeing your Facebook posts, you might be right! The News Feed doesn’t show posts chronologically. Instead, Facebook ranks posts before displaying them in your Ne... Read more

  • June 26, 2017

    Diversity marketing for direct sellers

    Photo source This month we’ve been talking about ways to better serve international and multicultural markets. Nancy Tobler wrote about the benefits, challenges, and best practices for ... Read more