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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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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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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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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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Are Their Concerns about Consultants Marketing Their MLM Business through Social Media?

It is very common for consultants to have friends on their social media accounts who are friends and customers, or co-workers and friends, or family friends and work friends, as well as also being someone they know in their direct … Continue reading

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What Is Coding and How Does It Work?

Most modern direct selling plans offer enroller coding bonuses. Historically, a sponsor enrolled a new distributor frontline and was deemed the sponsor. Commissions flowed from this relationship. However, as sponsors became busier and busier, companies concluded that it was beneficial … Continue reading

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Distributor FAQ: In regards to event sales, such as fairs, kiosks, vending machines, etc., am I authorized to sell my company’s products at such events?

Most companies would prohibit sales in flea markets, swap meets, kiosks, trade shows, garage sales, or other event locations. It is generally viewed that such locations dilute the value of the company’s products and opportunity. Companies typically prohibit sales in … Continue reading

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Herbalife: Belgian Appeal Court: Herbalife is No Pyramid: Validates Legitimacy The Next Chapter in Recognition of Personal Use

By Jeffrey A. Babener © 2013 http://www.mlmlegal.com Like the pine trees lining the winding road, I got a name… Jim Croce And That Name Is Not “Pyramid” So says a Belgian Appeal Court about American direct selling/network marketing company, Herbalife, … Continue reading

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Distributor, Consultant, Representative, Member… What’s the Difference?

Generally, distributors, consultants, representatives, independent business owners (IBOs), member, etc. all describe a salesperson who sells products for a direct selling company. Although, it is common for party plan companies to use more artistic names such as stylist, artist, beauty … Continue reading

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Common Questions from MLM Executives: What do I do with distributors who go passive?

It has long been recognized that there is high attrition rate among MLM distributors, perhaps as high as 80-90%. The vast majority of MLM consultants are part time and they join and leave for many reasons. The fault is not … Continue reading

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