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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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World Federation of Direct Selling Associations released global direct selling statistics for 2014

To summarize some of the statistics, the number of direct sellers rose globally to 100 million, up 3.4% from 2013. Independent business owners worldwide join the direct selling salesforce for many reasons; to earn extra part-time income at home, to … Continue reading

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Creative Memories Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

As it turns out, advances in technology have been rough on scrapbooking company, Creative Memories. In June, the company alerted state officials that cuts were imminent. It’s possible that roughly 163 jobs, out of its 230 person headquarters, will be … Continue reading

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As a consultant, what can I say about a MLM company’s nutritional/dietary supplement products?

As a general matter, MLM companies will be very specific about what distributors can and cannot say about the company’s products. Usually, this information will appear in the company’s literature. MLM companies can find themselves in serious mess with state … Continue reading

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FDA Notification for Permissible Structure/Function Claims for Dietary Supplements

MLM Distributors and MLM companies often ask about the notification requirements for permissible structure/function claims for dietary supplements, under FDA rules of DSHEA (Dietary Supplement Health Education Act). Here is summary, directly from the FDA, which may prove helpful: PART … Continue reading

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A View of the MLM Industry: Past, Present and Future – Interview with Jeff Babener

This blog post is the companion post to the video: A View of the Direct Selling Industry: Past, Present and Future, in which MLM Attorney, Jeffrey Babener, discusses the past, present and future of the direct selling industry. Interviewer: Jeff, … Continue reading

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Is a MLM Lawyer a Typical Lawyer?

This blog post is the companion post to the video: Is a MLM Lawyer a Typical Lawyer? Find out what differentiates a business lawyer, or a typical lawyer, and a MLM legal professional. People often ask me “Are you a … Continue reading

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Interview with Expert Attorney – Factors that Make a MLM Company Successful

This blog post is the companion post to the video: Factors that Make a MLM Company Successful. Expert MLM Attorney, Jeff Babener, explains what factors are necessary in a MLM company’s success. Interviewer: Talk to me about what makes a … Continue reading

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Learn What is Needed to Recruit Top-Selling Distributors for Your MLM Company

The following is presented by Jeff Babener, the editor of MLMLegal.com. He discusses recruitment capability below. You need to be honest with yourself. Do you, or those who are key owners in the business, have a MLM recruitment background? Without … Continue reading

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Interview with Expert MLM Attorney – Are Earnings Calculators Legal?

Expert MLM Attorney, Jeff Babener, explains when it is legal for direct selling companies to use earnings calculators to make earnings claims. Interview with Expert Attorney – Are Earnings Calculators Legal? Interviewer: Jeff, talk to us about earnings calculators because … Continue reading

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