ViSalus Investigators Indicted

    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 details are fuzzy and I have more questions than answers. But here’s what we know: Investigators were hired by ViSalus to track the activities of Ocean Avenue. What were they hired to do? According to a lawsuit filed by Ocean Avenue in late 2013: “The P.I. Firm at the direction of Visalus, and Nic […]

    Direct Sales Model Discussed on TechCrunch

      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.

      Jeremy Lieu, managing direct at Lightspeed Venture Partners, wrote a fantastic guest post on TechCrunch about the direct sales model.  The article is titled “Is Direct Selling The Next Driver of Startup Commerce Companies?”  In the article, Jeremy highlights three reasons why direct sales is being “invigorated” in this new economy.  It’s great to see venture […]

      Google Plus, ViSalus Growth and Direct Selling Edge

        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.

        In the video, I talk about three exciting things: Google Plus, ViSalus’s stellar growth and the Direct Selling Edge conference. Google Plus It’s an amazing platform, period.  If you’re not on it, I strongly encourage you to create a profile and get started.  If you’re on it, scroll over to the top right corner and […]

        ViSalus Sales Increase Seven-Fold, Raises the Tide

          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.

          ViSalus recently announced a seven-fold increase in sales from 2011!  They must not have heard the news about the sour economy.  They grew from a solid $34 Million in 2010 to a stellar $231 Million in 2011.  This sort of growth is fantastic for the industry in general.  Regardless if they’re a competing business, their success matters for multiple reasons.  

          Rick Gutman, MonaVie Black Diamond, moves to Visalus Sciences

            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.

            In a video post, MonaVie Black Diamond, Rick Gutman, announces his new alliance with ViSalus Sciences. ViSalus has been making a lot of noise lately given their recent surge in growth. ViSalus is trying to mold itself as MLM 2.0 for the younger generations…and it seems to be working.