Association of Network Marketing Professionals
Garrett McGrath, President
Direct Selling Association DSA
Nancy Burke, Membership Director
202-452-8866 202-452-9010 fax
1667 K Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20006-1660
Doris Wood, Chairman
949-854-0484 949-854-7687 fax
119 Stanford Court
Irvine, CA 92612
Direct Selling Women’s Alliance
Nicki Keohohou, Co Founder
808-230-2427 888-453-5114 fax
111 Hekili Street, Suite A-139
Kailua, HI 96734
Direct Selling News
A monthly publication, in magazine format, “serving the direct selling and network marketing executive.” If you are a direct selling or network marketing executive in the USA, you qualify for a free subscription. A regular monthly feature is a full page article by a staff member of the Direct Selling Association. Information at www.directselling news.com.
Start Here: A Guide For Starting Your Own Home Party Plan or Network Marketing Company
This 250-page guide from Sylvina Consulting explains how to create a direct selling business, where to begin, what to do, when to do it, and why to do it. Start Here offers answers to these questions and many others. I recommend it! Sylvina Consulting also offers a comprehensive selection of consulting services. They have over 23 years of experience working with new and established direct selling companies and give each client personalized and professional care. Start Here is a significant addition to direct sellers available resources. It can be purchased at the website of Sylvina Consulting at www.sylvina.com/start-here.php or by telephone at 503.244.8787.
Starting an MLM Company?
I recommend this book: One of the best books in the industry on starting a company. Step by step business advice and secrets that come from a leading consultant, Rod Cook. Here is an inexpensive resource for anyone considering starting an MLM or Multi-Affiliate company: “How To Start Your Network Marketing Or Internet Multi-Affiliate Company !” by Rod Cook. To order, call 210-494-3994 or online www.mlmconsultant.com
Life-raft in the Sea of Legal Jargon
The Federal Trade Commission (not the FDA) has published an extensive Guide to the Advertising of Dietary Supplements. It is a must read for companies and distributors marketing those products.
The Federal Trade Commission in October of 2009 has published a revised Endorsement and Testimonial Guidewhich is a must read. It covers most situations where you want to use what a third party has said about you.
MLM Woman is a monthly online magazine especially for women!
Step Into Success is a monthly magazine focused on the needs of woman direct sellers.
LINK: SALES TAX EXPERTISE FOR DIRECT SELLERS
Professional Tax Services
Professional Tax Services is a highly specialized team of tax professionals who understand all state and local taxes effecting direct selling, multi-level marketing, and network marketing companies. They have helped numerous of my clients “Do Sales Tax Right.” I have known the Principal, Jeremy Richmond, for over 25 years. Contact him at: 616-669-2954 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mlmtaxpro.netLINKS: MISCELLANEOUS
LINK: INTERNET CONSULTANT AND WEB SITE MANAGEMENT
I also recommend The Internet Adept™ for managing your web presence. They solved an ownership problem with my site, keep it up to date and answer all my internet questions!