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  • Personal Development Week:

    MLM Compensation Plans
  • September 15, 2021

    The Best MLM Compensation Plan

    Do you want to create the best MLM compensation plan? Are you launching a start-up and looking for advice on how to build it right? We’ve watched the evolution of compensation plans for decades. We know all the common problems. One of the biggest problems in the industry is people think about compe... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    MLM Software
  • September 22, 2021

    Things to Consider When Choosing an MLM Software Provider

    Are you looking for a software provider for your MLM company? Do you know how to choose? Your software provider is one of your most critical partners in making your company a success. It’s important to get it right. Our guest today is Jerry York of ByDesign Technologies. In this episode, Je... Read more ›

  • October 7, 2021

    Ever-Changing PII (Personally Identifying Information) Regulations

    Photo by Nadine Shaabana on Unsplash The outcomes from the technological revolution of the last ten years have not all been good. Some have streamlined the way we do business, but others have added incredibly hairy and tangled layers of complexity to them. Take for example the ever-changing regulatio... Read more ›

  • October 20, 2021

    A history of livestream direct selling and best practices

    Four years ago we had Lynn Bardowski of Million Dollar Party Girl on the show to talk about online parties and in particular Facebook Live which at the time had only been widely available for a year. Today we bring her back to discuss the history of livestreaming as well as advice on how to go live ... Read more ›

  • September 10, 2018

    Supercharge your under performing retention program using advanced machine learning

    It might sound like science fiction, but present-day artificial intelligence (AI) technology—specifically, advanced machine learning—can improve your retention rate. Machine learning, the current state-of-the-art tech in the AI field, can predict churn (attrition rate) at a company-wide level and at an in... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    State of the Industry
  • August 25, 2021

    Maria Osipova on Digital Transformation in Direct Sales

    Did you get a chance to look at Penny’s report on digital transformations happening around the direct sales industry? The information they revealed was so fascinating, we had to get them on the podcast to talk about it. We wanted to know how they conducted their survey, who responded, how they worked t... Read more ›

  • August 18, 2021

    Building strong communication with your direct sales consultants

    How is your communication? Is there harmony between your headquarters and the field? Do your direct sales consultants trust you? Do they feel supported and are they getting the training they need? If not, you might be losing consultants and sales to your competitors. Your consultants might be feeling ... Read more ›

  • August 3, 2021

    Direct Sales Online Revolutionized the Industry

    Over the last ten years, the world of direct selling turned upside down. Direct sales moved online and now everything is different. It happened so quickly, some of you reading this slept through it. You woke up on your head, and you’re rubbing your eyes wondering what exactly is going on. If you’re... Read more ›

  • September 1, 2021

    Record breaking Q2 2021 direct sales

    Recently we’ve been blown away by the sales numbers of MLM companies. 2020 was a good year for direct sellers—especially those in the United States but for the global industry as well. And with Q2 2021 results from direct sales companies, the good news keeps coming. On the podcast we’ve talked ... Read more ›

  • September 8, 2021

    SCOTUS decision against FTC disgorgement—Spencer Reese weighs in

    Have you read about the recent Supreme Court decision to stop FTC disgorgement? Are you curious what it means for the direct sales industry? Satisfying that curiosity was the impetus behind this episode. Our guest is Spencer Reese a top lawyer in the direct sales industry. On the call we disc... Read more ›

  • August 11, 2021

    The Relaunch of with Mark Rawlins

    The Podcast has been on hiatus for two years. Today, we relaunch with a new series of podcasts bringing you information and insights about the world of direct selling. Whether you’re new here or a long time reader, we want to welcome you to join our new host, Nancy Tobler, as she digs i... Read more ›