Free Shipping: consumer expectations are changing

    Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

    The most compelling statement in this piece: “61% of consumers are at least ‘somewhat likely’ to cancel their entire purchase if free shipping is not offered.”  It’s hard to upsell a shipping fee.  What are your thoughts?  Should MLMs start offering free shipping options?   — Author Kevin Thompson is one of the most sought […]

    The Original “Wall”

      Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

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      Old School Marketing vs. Relationship Marketing

        Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

        The market rewards people that add value daily, helping others win. As the CEO of Coca Cola recently said at the Chick-Fil-A Leadercast, “Customers are basing their decisions on a number of factors that never existed five years ago.

        Amazon White Paper: Why direct sales organizations should pay attention

          Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

          There’s a rather lengthy white paper on the dominance of Amazon in the ecommerce space. It’s safe to say that Amazon is absolutely dominating e-commerce. In my opinion, Amazon’s dominance impacts direct sales organizations and the white paper below is worth studying.

          YTB Settles Fraud Charges with Illinois AG

            Kevin Thompson is an MLM attorney, proud husband, father of four and a founding member of Thompson Burton PLLC. Named as one of the top 25 most influential people in direct sales, Kevin Thompson has extensive experience to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses on secure legal footing. Recently featured on Bloomberg TV and several national publications, Thompson is a thought-leader in the industry.

            YTB Travel, a MLM that found itself in serious hot water a couple years ago against multiple state attorney generals, recently settled its dispute with the Illinois Attorney general.  Part of the settlement was a payment of $150,000 for restitution to help settle allegations of fraud.  The story can be found here: http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/article_ec8848e4-654d-11e0-b312-001a4bcf6878.html — Author Kevin […]