Category Archives: Consultants

21 Ways to Provide Legal and Ethical MLM Training to Distributors

You can look at MLM companies from several perspectives to get an idea if they are running a legal business or a pyramid scheme. In this post, we cover how legal MLM companies approach training their distributors. Legal direct selling … Continue reading

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9 Characteristics of a Successful Network Marketer + Videos!

Not every person is right for the direct selling business. Are you right for MLM? Here is a list of 9 characteristics of a successful network marketer: 1. You must be able to meet people! This is a people business. … Continue reading

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Create a Prospect List!

Potential Distributors are quite literally all around you. Friends, relatives, neighbors, PTA, people you run into at the post office and grocery store. They are everywhere! Consider using this list to develop your own prospect list, and remember, these folks may … Continue reading

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10 Questions Distributors Must Ask to Meet their Sales Objectives

As a distributor, you must decide what your objectives are when beginning your network marketing, direct selling, MLM business. Here are ten questions to ask yourself in order to help you meet your sales goals and reach your full sales … Continue reading

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Check to See if a MLM Company is Legal or a Pyramid Scheme

Prospective distributors often ask how they can find out if a MLM, network marketing, or direct selling company is legal or if it’s a pyramid scheme. There are a number of ways to research the company yourself; to be sure … Continue reading

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Is it True that Distributors in MLM have a 95% Failure Rate?

Semantics play a role here. For instance, what is the meaning of failure? Does it refer to distributors who do not make substantial enough money, or who don’t make any money, or who lose money? Because most leading companies offer … Continue reading

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The Future of Social Media and Direct Selling

Every company that is serious about direct selling has tried to figure out the best way for consultants to use social media, such as Facebook and Twitter. Companies are trying to develop rules protocol for their consultants on the web. … Continue reading

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Products that Sell the Best through Network Marketing

As a general matter direct selling, which is often also referred to as network marketing and multilevel marketing, is a channel of distribution best suited to market consumer products and services directly to the customer, or end consumer. Some business-to-business, … Continue reading

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Hard Facts and Statistics about the Direct Selling Industry – Updated for 2015

The Direct Selling Association released the MLM statistics for direct sellers for 2015. The numbers are riveting: 2 million people were involved in direct selling in the U.S. during 2015. Those people sold an estimated $36.12 billion dollars in retail … Continue reading

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Most Requested Video of the Month – Difference Between Sponsoring and Recruiting

MLMLegal.com’s most requested FAQ this month answered in a video by MLM expert Attorney, Jeff Babener: What is the difference between sponsoring and recruiting? Although the terms sponsoring and recruiting are often used interchangeably, they are actually have two very … Continue reading

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