This blog post is a companion post to the video: Debunking Direct Selling Industry Myths

Over the years some very interesting myths have occurred. Usually, they are generated by over-enthusiastic, well-meaning distributors and perpetuated by the same sorts of individuals. One such myth is that within the next ten years, 95% of all the products that will be moved and sold in the United States will be through MLM.

Another common myth is that MLM is such a powerful method of marketing that the business schools have chosen to feature it as the chief business model of the future. And yet another myth, schools such as Harvard and Wharton now teach MLM, which they don’t. However, direct selling has its place in the education system and there have been significant case studies that have been done and corporate America is clearly discovering the benefits of MLM.

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