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Is the FTC ramping up regulation of the MLM Industry?

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez argued on October, 2016 at the DSA Policy Conference that it was time to ratchet up regulation of the direct selling industry, and not a time to “put the brakes” on more regulation of the … 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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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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Join for the Product or the Compensation Plan?

What is more important to distributors, the compensation plan or the product? It is common for distributors to be recruited based on an attractive compensation plan. Instant monetary benefits, promises of instant wealth, and enormous payouts are often advertised by … 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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The Future of Social Media and Direct Selling

Every company that is serious about direct selling has tried to figure out the best way for consultants to use social media, such as Facebook and Twitter. Companies are trying to develop rules protocol for their consultants on the web. … 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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May 2016 Conference was a Success and Statistics

We pulled off some great numbers for the May 20, 2016 conference! In attendance were over 60 companies and 90 people, representing 18 states, the U.S., Canada and Europe! We appreciate all the guests in attendance, as well as the … 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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