Day: September 24, 2012

Nutrition Business Journal – The Changing Face of Commerce

Nutrition Business Journal, April 2012 Direct ellers extend multichannel model to retail as lines blur between core MLM, media & internet players Direct sales have long served as that “other” channel in the world of commerce. Retail is mainstream. Direct-response television is fringe. Shop owners are trustworthy. Internet marketers are shady. Though the promise of …

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Direct Selling News – ViSalus Sciences: Marketing Its Way to the Fast Track

Direct Selling News, February 2011 by Barbara Seale One of direct selling’s great mentors, Jim Rohn, once said, “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” He may not have had ViSalus Sciences in mind, but Founder and CEO Ryan Blair says that he and his two co-founders spent the …

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Direct Selling News – Thoughts on Growth, Company Culture and the Future

Direct Selling News, April 2012 by Blake Mallen, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer at ViSalus Nearly one year after being recognized with the DSN Global 100 Bravo “Turnaround” Award for significantly improving its company, ViSalus continues on its rocket streak to outstanding sales. Recognizing the company last April, John Fleming, Publisher and Editor in Chief …

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Direct Selling News – Celebrating the DSN Global 100

Direct Selling News, June 2012 Direct Selling News celebrated its second annual DSN Global 100 list with an awards banquet on April 27. The event, which recognized the top 100 revenue-grossing direct selling companies in the world for 2010, was attended by nearly 300 members of the direct selling industry, representing more than 140 companies. …

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Direct Selling News – DSN Global 100: Bravo Award, Growth

Direct Selling News, June 2012 ViSalus Growth Timeline Suggesting instead: 2005 Reaches $250,000 2006 Reaches $1,000,000 in monthly sales 2008 Reaches $2,000,000 in monthly sales 2010 Reaches $4,000,000 in monthly sales 2011 Reaches $30,000,000 in monthly sales Body by Vi Challenge Every second, 7 people drink a ViSalus shake Every 20 seconds someone joins the …

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