LinkedIn Twitter Facebook RSS Feed
  • Personal Development Week:

    Compensation Plan Design
  • February 13, 2018

    Compensation Plan Payout

    Compensation plan payout is one of the biggest factors that contributes to the success or failure of a direct selling company. The companies who achieve long-term success have a sound plan that pays the right people. Plans that are not well designed fail to motivate distributors and ultimately stall company g... Read more ›

  • August 13, 2015

    MLM plans: the Three Types

    There are three common types of MLM plans: breakaway, unilevel, and binary. With a unilevel plan, distributors can put a lot of people on their first levels and they can build as many legs as they want. With a binary plan, distributors can only have two legs. In a breakaway, rather than legs, you build a team... Read more ›

  • January 9, 2018

    What’s a Breakaway Compensation Plan?

    Breakaway compensation plans are the oldest of the three common compensation plan types. They’ve been around since the 1970s. To this day, they’re the most popular compensation plan among party plan companies. A breakaway compensation plan uses two primary bonuses and two defined sales force classificatio... Read more ›

  • January 22, 2018

    What’s a Unilevel Compensation Plan?

    The unilevel compensation plan was the first plan to challenge the dominance of the breakaway plan. It came on the scene in the mid 90s, and its inventors intended it to be a simpler and fairer plan that was easier to understand. But over the years, unilevels have come to be just as complex as breakaways. Th... Read more ›

  • January 29, 2018

    What’s a Binary Compensation Plan?

    The binary compensation plan is the newest of the three common plan types. When it arrived on the industry scene, this type of plan was the complete opposite approach to commissions than existing plans. The difference was night and day. Before the binary emerged, every other compensation plan relied on the fo... Read more ›