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7 Things to Remember When Picking an MLM Software Provider

Looking for a direct sales software solution and don’t know where to start? There’s a lot of options out there, and when you’re looking for a partner you can grow with, you want to make sure you’re picking the right one for you. While you narrow down your options, make sure you remember these seven things: 1. Cloud Solutions are Changing the Game If you can, going with a cloud-based direct…

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Four Things Your MLM Needs to Be Successful

There’s a lot of advice out there about how to build a great MLM compensation plan. We don’t claim to know everything, but we have learned a lot during the 20 years we’ve been working with and advising MLMs. From time to time, we think it’s helpful for every business to revisit the basics and make sure their direct selling foundation…

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What’s a Binary Plan? [Binary Pay Leg Commission Basics, Pros + Cons]

Binary compensation plans are a direct selling industry staple. And generally, the jury’s split pretty evenly on how they’re received—distributors either love binaries’ unique rules and strategies or are frustrated with their inflexibility. Still, it’s a major contender among the three main comp plan types and has brought a lot of companies huge success. Read…

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5 Things Your Commission Software Should Do for You [Choosing an MLM Software Provider]

Joining with a commission software provider, like starting any relationship, is a huge commitment. With so much at stake for your employees, distributors, and your bottom line, how can you know you’re choosing the right partner? Start by adding these five services to the top of your priority list. If the provider you’re considering meets…

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2FA: What it is and Why You Need It to Secure Your MLM Data

Data breaches are a huge threat to anyone that stores information online, and that means virtually every direct selling business. If you’re looking for a way to keep yourself and your customers safe from the effects of cyber-attacks, you need to be using 2FA as part of your defense. Haven’t heard of 2FA? We’ll go…

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The 5 Types of MLM Distributors: Who They Are and How to Keep Them Active

If you’re like most MLMs, you’re always looking for great ideas for boosting distributor retention. In our experience, one of the best ways to keep your salesforce happy and motivated is to cater to their individual needs, and that means getting to know them. Although each distributor is different, we’ve discovered five distinct groups you’ll find in virtually every direct selling…

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