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4 Tips to Become a Top-Selling MLM Distributor

Let’s face it. Sales isn’t easy. It’s no different in multilevel marketing. But that’s you goal! You want to become a top-earning distributor in your MLM company. It’s not impossible. After over 30 years in the legal MLM business, we’ve … Continue reading

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Is the FTC ramping up regulation of the MLM Industry?

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez argued on October, 2016 at the DSA Policy Conference that it was time to ratchet up regulation of the direct selling industry, and not a time to “put the brakes” on more regulation of the … Continue reading

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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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Watch out for Pyramid Schemes! Some Warning Signs

How can you tell if a company is an pyramid scheme, unintentional cash gifting pyramid scheme, or otherwise downright illegal? Well, there is no single authority on the on the subject. There’s not really one single definition either. However, there … 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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Expert MLM Attorney Explains ‘What Are Unauthorized Earnings Claims?’ – Video

Expert MLM Attorney and Legal Consultant, Jeff Babener, explains what unauthorized medical claims are in his video “What Are Unauthorized Earnings Claims?” Have you seen or heard a direct selling company say something like, “Make $10,000 a month!” or “Guaranteed … 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 about a Growing Industry – Updated 2016 for 2014

Did you know that over *18 million people in the United States alone were involved in direct selling in 2014? The estimated sales of these people are $34.5 billion, which is up 5.5% from 2013. Here are some statistics about … Continue reading

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