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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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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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What are the most important things to remember when you host a distributor recognition event? New Video

First, we must note that this is a bit out of our area. However, we have attended many such events and been involved in meeting planning from hotel logistics to program to meeting planners. And we have done this scores … 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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What It Means When Network Marketers Say “Opportunity”

The word “opportunity” is a generic term for the chance to advance, better one’s economic state, health, social position, etc. However, in the context of direct selling, “opportunity,” in addition to the chance to make money, is a reference to … Continue reading

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What Are Unauthorized Medical Claims?

MLM companies and direct sellers are among the biggest sellers of health and cosmetics products in the world. Some of the largest companies are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), such as Avon or Herbalife. Because of concerns … Continue reading

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Tennessee Recognizes Personal Use in New Legislation

On July 1st, 2014, Tennessee became the latest government/regulatory entity to adopt updated MLM/Pyramid legislation recognizing “personal use” in pyramiding analysis. The Tennessee language is similar to language adopted in more than a dozen state statutes, which recognizes personal use, … Continue reading

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What are the most important things to remember when you host an employee recognition event?

First, we must note that this is a bit out of our area of legal expertise. However, we have attended many recognition events and been involved in meeting planning, from hotel logistics, to program, to meeting planners. And, we have … Continue reading

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20 New Network Marketing Company Profiles at MLMLegal.com

At MLMLegal.com we have collected and summarized over 700 MLM company profiles. We have painstakingly researched each company’s history, impact on industry, products, compensation plan, and sales base. Here are 20 new companies that are newly added to MLMLegal.com: NeverChase … 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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