Thompson Burton Sponsors Leading Conference for Startup Direct Selling Companies


Thompson Burton is excited to announce the location of the next Direct Selling Edge conference: our city, Nashville, Tennessee! It’s the home of country music and for two days in September, its neighbor (Franklin, TN) will be the home of direct selling. Come to Tennessee to learn how to start and grow your party plan or network marketing company at the Direct Selling Edge Conference on Thursday and Friday, September 26 and 27, 2013. This two-day educational conference is the best for new and young direct selling companies because the quality of the content presented is excellent.  We cover MLM law, pay plan consultation, software considerations, marketing plans, capital fundraising, and much more. Students Deserve Vacations We’ve got plans to take you an optional excursion to visit some of the most famous honky tonks in downtown Nashville after the first day of the conference. Stay the weekend if you’d like […]

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Fraud Alert: Fake Banners Brokers / Profit Clicking “Claim Form”


There’s an online form on the internet about Banners Brokers claiming to be from Thompson Burton PLLC (our law firm). DO NOT FILL OUT THIS FORM. It’s fraudulent. We did not create this form, or anything like it. We are not representing Banners Brokers or Profit Clicking participants. The image of the form can be found below. The form is requiring highly sensitive information, such as your usernames and passwords for Payza and Solid Trust Pay accounts. It’s also asking for credit card information. If you filled out the form, we strongly suggest you change your passwords and cancel your credit cards immediately. If you have information about the person behind this form, please provide it to us here.

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Thompson Burton Heads East


As I mentioned in the last TB video, I’ve got the good fortune of taking a business trip to Thailand with my lovely wife, Sharon.  It’s the first trip we’ve taken in over a year without the kids, and it’s on my personal bucket list.   When a client called and made the invitation, I gladly accepted. As I was on the very long flight towards Thailand, I had a lot of time to read and think.  I caught myself really counting my blessings and thinking that there’s never been a better time in history to practice law.  I mean it.  Walt and I are extremely lucky.  These are great times for two reasons: (1) the recession; and (2) technology. The recession helped trim the fat.  Big firms are getting smaller and clients are focusing more on value. They’re asking themselves, “What level of service am I receiving in exchange […]

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