MLM Blog

direct sales consultant tools
October 9, 2019

Celebrating 20 Years of Providing Direct Sales Consultant Tools at Thatcher

It’s been twenty years since Thatcher Technology Group was founded by a group of industry professionals, with expertise in building enterprise grade solutions. That expertise and detail has been at the heart of every version...

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direct selling conference
September 20, 2019

Best Practices: The Can’t-Miss Direct Selling Conference of the Year

If you’re looking for a direct selling conference that can help you take your business to a new level, we highly recommend the annual Best Practices Advanced Workshop for Direct Selling. This year’s event will...

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direct sales incentives
September 9, 2019

Why Unique Travel Packages Make the Best Direct Sales Incentives

No matter how much the business environment changes, every direct selling company still wants the same thing from their sales reps: performance. And the most reliable way to drive outstanding performance is to offer valuable...

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direct sales technology
August 5, 2019

Technology Debt: Is Your Direct Sales Technology Costing More Than It Is Worth?

Debt comes in many forms. When someone mentions debt, financial obligations are the first things that come to mind. But we each face debt both personally and professionally that generally has much more to do...

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future of direct sales
July 31, 2019

The Future of Direct Sales Is Bright!

In a world where retail sales and well-known brands seem to be collapsing on a daily basis, one could certainly question the future of direct sales as a viable channel. It’s easy to look at...

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MLM social media
July 17, 2019

MLM and Social Media: Where to Focus for Maximum Impact

We get asked all the time about MLM and social media. What’s the best way to promote products through social channels? Is it enough simply to post product links on Facebook? Any MLM social media strategy...

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MLM retention
July 10, 2019

Increase MLM Retention: Focus on These 5 Relationships

We’ve written before about how, in light of recent regulatory investigations, direct selling companies must be more careful than ever to pursue product sales as a primary focus rather than overemphasizing the recruitment of sales...

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Regulatory Oversight
June 26, 2019

Regulatory Oversight: Three Ways to Keep Your Direct Selling Business Above Scrutiny

In recent weeks, one of the largest firms in the direct selling business made some sweeping changes to their business model allegedly driven by FTC regulatory oversight. Based on the FTC’s recent investigation, the firm announced...

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Virtual Party
June 14, 2019

The MLM Virtual Party or Live Event: An Idea That Is Gaining Traction

  The concept is about as old as direct selling: an enterprising sales rep who wants to rake in a bunch of sales in one evening plans a gathering and invites as many of her friends,...

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