Category Archives: Earnings Claims

The Thorny Issues of “Personal Use” in Direct Selling

There exists tension between the direct sales industry and industry regulators as to the role of “personal use” of products and services by distributors of MLM companies. The broad and ambiguous language in pyramid legislation has contributed to the problem. … 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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PRWeb (PR) – MLMLegal.com Presents the E-Newsletter: MLM News Global – April 15, 2016

Welcome to the Newsletter: MLM News Global, an industry e-newsletter originating from one of the most trusted and respected direct selling websites, MLMLegal.com. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB)April 15, 2016 MLM News Global newsletter offers recent news, videos, company profiles, and timely … Continue reading

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Limited-Seating, One-Day MLM Startup Conference – May 20, 2016

LIMITED SEATING – CALL AND REGISTER: 800-231-2162 May 20, 2016 – Las Vegas, NV Friday: 9am-5:30pm, 5:30pm-8:30pm one-on-one with the speakers The 72nd National Conference of: Sponsor and Chair: MLMLegal.com and MLMOne.com Conference Chairperson: Jeff Babener, Babener & Associates Babener … Continue reading

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What are the most important things to remember when you host a distributor recognition event? New Video

First, we must note that this is a bit out of our area. However, we have attended many such events and been involved in meeting planning from hotel logistics to program to meeting planners. And we have done this scores … Continue reading

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Next MLM Startup Conference is February 25 and 26, 2016

With the costs of the compensation plan, attorney’s fees, software, hiring staff, recruiting consultants, creating/designing products, the list goes on… starting a direct selling company can be expensive and difficult! We understand how complex it is to tackle a MLM … Continue reading

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New Newsletter – August 18, 2015 – Headline News, Video of the Week, Articles, Scam Alerts – Sign up Today!

The MLM News Global E-Newsletter offers top MLM news, recent scams, videos, company profiles, and timely articles delivered to your inbox on a bi-monthly basis. The e-newsletter contains top news stories in the network marketing industry, the most recent MLM … Continue reading

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New Video: How Do I Create a Compensation Plan That Guarantees That I Am Legal?

This is a question that might take one thousand pages to answer. You will find endless articles and videos at www.mlmlegal.com and www.mlmattorney.com on differentiating a legitimate direct selling company from a pyramid scheme. Key features of a legitimate compensation plan … Continue reading

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New Video: Why Do I Need an Experienced Network Marketing Attorney?

An experienced and seasoned direct sales attorney can be the single most valuable resource that a MLM company can ever utilize. Look for a professional who has represented leading direct selling companies as well as startup companies. As industry experts, … Continue reading

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