Direct Selling and the Digital Age

Direct Selling industry leaders know that in order to engage their customers, distributors, and find those who will help craft the future of the industry, they must stay one step ahead of the competition. With the advent of the YouEconomy, though, that competition is coming ever closer, and Direct Selling …[more]


Building Blocks of International Success

Direct Selling is a steadily growing field. The World Federation of Direct Selling Associations reported in 2016 that global sales increased by 7.7-percent in 2015. It is no surprise then that many organizations are looking for global markets for growth opportunities. Companies that successfully meet all the possibilities and challenges …[more]


Onboarding: What Direct Selling Needs to Remember

Bringing customers on board as distributors is the first step in building a solid foundation for the future. Yet, there can be pitfalls and challenges even for a system as historically solid as Direct Selling. Making the process as smooth as possible is important to putting the new distributor on …[more]


Onboarding: What Direct Selling Does Right

Bringing a new employee into the company fold is an exciting time for everyone concerned. The company is bringing a qualified candidate to the table, and the candidate is taking an important step in their career. There is a lot of talk these days about the importance of onboarding, of …[more]


Bringing Millennials on Board in Direct Selling

Millennials are probably the most talked about group at the moment and with good reason. As of 2015 there were 75.4 million of them, and the number is expected to peak in 2036 at 81.1 million. Born 1981 to 1997 (although definitions vary), the group is between 19 and 35 …[more]


Millennials and Direct Selling

It’s all over the news. Millennials have just become the largest age group in the workforce. For Direct Selling, like other industries, this means it’s time to pay attention to what this age group is all about and how they are shaping the channel. Who Are the Millennials Millennials range …[more]


What Direct Selling Offers that the YouEconomy Doesn’t

While it is clear that the YouEconomy and Direct Selling are a good match, there are a few things that this channel’s long history, global presence and best practices can teach this new economy. The YouEconomy has discovered that the person-to-person model of doing business is an effective and efficient …[more]


Direct Selling and the YouEconomy

Recently, a new economic force has emerged – the YouEconomy. Companies like Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit, and AirBnB have hit the streets with a model of service that to those in the Direct Selling channel looks familiar. Customers in search of a particular service are able to directly contact a service …[more]


Direct Selling and Philanthropy

Direct Selling works at the grassroots, bypassing traditional retail outlets to bring people an interesting or useful product in the most convenient way possible. It’s greatest strength lies in the fact that distributors work person-to-person, neighbor-to-neighbor, and build community and trust in the process. It is no surprise then that …[more]


Six Reasons to Become a Distributor

Direct Selling is a unique business, and one well-suited to those with even a glimmer of entrepreneurial spirit. Flexible hours, professional development, and the satisfaction of running a small business are just a few of the benefits. It is a way to gain an understanding of doing business in the …[more]