We wish you success and longevity in the New Year!

We wish you success and longevity in the New Year!

Happy New Year from MLMLegal and the Babener & Associates family!

We hope you had a fantastic 2014! Here at our headquarters in Portland, Oregon, we have a lot to celebrate! From our long-standing clients to our new arrivals, thank you for being a part of our team. We wish you success and longevity in the New Year. We pride ourselves in having loyal relationships with our clients and plan on continuing to help forward your success in 2015!

In other news: We’ve added a member to the Babener family! Baby Luka was born in September and his mom (the person who writes all these blog posts) has finally returned to work!

2015 has arrived, so let’s not waste any time, shall we? Our first blog discussion of the New Year will cover common myths in network marketing. Enjoy and Happy New Year!

What Are Some Network Marketing Myths?

We have all heard the following claims in the zeal of promotion and recruitment.

  1. Multi-level marketing (MLM) classes are taught at Harvard Business School.
  2. Network marketing has produced more millionaires than any other type of business.
  3. MLM will dominate the economy in the 21st century.

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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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