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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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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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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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Executives of Network Marketing Companies Attend May 14 and 15, 2015 Starting and Running the Successful MLM Company Conference

We’ve concluded the February 2015 Conference and scheduled the dates for our next event! The February Conference had in attendance over 100 people, from 65 MLM companies, representing 20 states and five countries (U.S., Canada, South Africa, Mexico, and Brazil). … Continue reading

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BurnLounge Appeal Decision: Guidance on Pyramid v. Legitimate MLM and the Role of Personal Use in Pyramid Analysis- New Article at MLMLegal.com

BurnLounge Appeal Decision: Guidance on Pyramid v. Legitimate MLM and the Role of Personal Use in Pyramid Analysis By Jeffrey A. Babener © 2016 On June 2, 2014, in the case of FTC v. BurnLounge, the U.S. Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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New DSA Statistics Offer Some Surprising Results

In a June 2013 press release, the U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) released the results of its Annual Growth & Outlook Survey. Some of the statistics you will find to be quite surprising. The Survey found the following updated direct … Continue reading

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Direct Selling Data from the U.S. and Around the World – 8 Surprising Statistics

 Direct Selling News – Global and National Data on the Direct Selling Industry The March 2013 issue of Direct Selling News reported early globally figures leading up to the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations’ (WFDSA) General Annual Statistical Survey … Continue reading

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MLM Company and Distributor Training on the Direct Selling Industry

This blog post is the companion post to the video: Jeffrey Babener: Company and Distributor Training on the MLM Industry, in which MLM Attorney, Jeffrey Babener, discusses distributor training and why distributors join and stay with MLM companies. Is the … Continue reading

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CNBC.com Cites Legal Expert, Jeffrey Babener on FTC Business Opportunity Rule

CNBC Senior Stocks Commentator, Herb Greenberg, evoked the expertise of leading MLM attorney, Jeff Babener, in the Commentator’s blog post “How Multi-Level Marketers Dodged a Bullet.” CNBC – January 9, 2013 In his article, Commentator Greenberg discussed the effect lobbying … Continue reading

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