Have you ever wondered what happens in a MLM trial?MLMLegal.com Attorney and Editor presents: An Inside Look into a MLM Trial.

In this presentation, MLMLegal.com gives you a rare, front row seat into the complexities of a MLM trial.

In more than six hours of video, partitioned in more than a dozen 25 minute segments, watch cross examination and direct examination of expert witnesses led by lead trial counsel, Jeffrey Babener, MLM trial attorney and editor of MLMLegal.com.

Consider this a mini trial course on MLM and regulatory enforcement.

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This blog post is the companion post to the video: Role of Compensation Plan in a Successful Direct Selling Company. The following is the transcript of MLM Attorney Jeff Babener’s own words:

Hi, I’m Jeff Babener of MLMLegal.com. I’d like to talk to you today about the compensation plan. It better be good.

Does a compensation plan make or break a startup MLM company? History suggests that a good compensation plan is helpful and absolutely necessary. Does it drive financial success? Probably not. Will a bad compensation plan contribute to failure? Probably, together with other unlucky breaks. As industry expert Michael Sheffield notes with respect to a good compensation plan, “Its absence will be noted more than its presence.”

Is there anything new under as far as compensation plans are concerned? Probably not. The goal is always the same regardless of the type of compensation plan: motivate varying behaviors of distributors, ranging from direct sales, to building wide to building deep, to supporting a downline, to maximizing sales volume production and retention.

It is of key importance is that the compensation plan is easy to explain to recruits and that it is perceived as fair and balanced.

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