Surprise, surprise. No one starts at the top. Many of the largest companies started at rock bottom, mixing soap in their bathtub, door-to-door selling, assembly lines in their back yard, years in their basement, and commission payout on simple software programs purchased at the local computer store. Kitchen table startups are more common place than you might think. Obviously, some basic funding is necessary; although, assuming you have a good product, the fundamental force behind successful network marketing companies is passion by the owners and the ability to communicate that passion to prospective distributors. In the end, customer/distributor bonding is everything.
For more information on starting an MLM company, read the article series “MLM Corporate Startup
Essentials,” Part I, Part II and Part III. Also view our video Primer Series on Starting and Running Successful MLM Companies.
Over the years, we’ve found the best resource (besides MLMLegal.com) for those looking to start an MLM company is to attend our MLM Startup Conference (for executives of existing and startup companies only), with additional details for the May 17th and 18th conference available here.