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How to Start a Direct Sales Company

Building a business that is sustainable requires clear goals and actions. As a new direct selling company, you will need a business plan and procedures in place to move towards your business goals. You will need information about compensation plans, software, product, sales, legal and more.

  • July 8, 2015

    Third Party Marketing Materials and Product Substantiation

    Every few years, someone makes front page news with a scandal about an exaggerated or unsubstantiated claim about their product. Typically, some crisis comes first such as Swine Flu. Next, someone decides that their product will fix said crisis. Making headlines can be great for business, but not these kinds ... Read more ›

  • July 7, 2015

    Making Earning and Product Claim Guidelines for Your Business

    Are you on your way to building your direct selling or multi level marketing business? Your next step is to determine how and what you can claim about your business opportunity and your product. During my research I found three amusing and informational videos that help companies and distributors put into per... Read more ›

  • June 27, 2015

    MLM Corporate Startup Essentials: Part III

    Compensation plan—it better be good! Does a compensation plan make or break a startup MLM company? History suggests that a good one is helpful and a must. Does it drive success? Probably not. Will a bad plan contribute to failure? Probably, together with other unlucky breaks. As industry expert Michael She... Read more ›

  • June 26, 2015

    MLM Corporate Startup Essentials: Part II

    (Excerpts taken from the forthcoming book, Starting and Running the Successful MLM Company) Part ll of lll MLM business experience—possess it or buy it! MLM is not just any business. It is not retailing, franchising, e-commerce internet or dot com selling, telemarketing, catalog, direct marketing or infom... Read more ›

  • June 25, 2015

    MLM Corporate Startup Essentials: Part I

    (Excerpts from the book, Starting and Running the Successful MLM Company) Part 1 of 3 Rules to keep in a very safe place The umbrella term for the business is "direct selling." Whether it is the variety practiced by Tupperware or Amway or Nikken or The Pampered Chef, it still is in the business "species" ... Read more ›

  • June 4, 2015

    Launch Your New MLM with Team Building

    Getting a new business off the ground can seem daunting. It’s important to remember the secret ingredient that builds teams and breaks down walls: communication! Effective communication pushes your leadership team up the challenging ramp towards launch. Inject motivational themes into conference calls an... Read more ›