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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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Watch the Video – If I’m a New Distributor Then Should I Focus My Selling In Areas Where Other Distributors Are Successful Or Should I Focus On Untouched Territory?

It is often said that direct selling/MLM/network marketing is about sharing your product and services first within your spheres of influence, i.e., first harvest the low lying fruit. This means calling upon your friends, family, social acquaintances, co-workers, members of … Continue reading

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NEW Video! What Do I Do with Distributors Who Go Passive (for MLM Executives)?

It has long been recognized that there is high attrition among network marketing consultants, perhaps as high as 80-90%! The vast majority of MLM distributors are part time and they join and leave for many reasons. The fault is not … 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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How Have Raiding Rules Evolved in Network Marketing Contracts and Policies and Procedures?

Some companies state that you can’t recruit people that you didn’t personally sponsor. If you personally sponsor a friend or family member then why can’t you recruit them to join you at your new company? The short answer is that … Continue reading

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Why do MLM Companies Require Distributors to Use Replicated Websites Rather than Distributor-Created Websites?

Many companies require their consultants to use replicated websites because they are rightfully concerned about unauthorized medical and earnings claims as well as confusion in the search engines. Therefore, many leading companies provide authorized replicated websites to distributors and prohibit … 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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What is “Front Loading” or “Inventory-Loading?”

Front loading is when a MLM company requires a consultant to purchase an unreasonable amount of inventory that cannot realistically be resold and/or used within a reasonable amount of time. Apart from general pyramiding accusations, the direct selling industry can … Continue reading

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