State Bar Honors Steve Richards for Volunteer Work
The Idaho State Bar Board of Commissioners has selected Steve Richards as a winner of the Denise O’Donnell Day Pro Bono Awards for performing exceptional volunteer legal work. Steve was nominated by the Court Appointed Special Advocate ("CASA") program for his volunteer work helping children. The award was presented to Steve on November 19 at the Idaho State Bar and Idaho Law Foundation annual Resolution Meeting in Idaho Falls.
Company Owners and Management Holding Genealogy Positions The challenges associated with management holding a position in the genealogy can be overcome with proper planning and execution. Unfortunately, because startup MLMs normally don't recognize the issues, planning and execution in this area are often lacking. So if you are starting an MLM and are considering taking a position in the genealogy, you should first carefully consider the points addressed in this article.
Intellectual Property - What is It?
When you mention intellectual property, the odds are pretty good that you will be met with a blank stare. After all, our common perception of property is something that we can physically possess. The law, however, has an entirely different concept of property. To the law, property is considered a bundle of rights, that include the right to use something, the right to possess that thing, the right to dispose of that thing, and the right to prevent other people from interfering with your rights respecting that thing.
Picking Your Partners
Among the top reasons why MLM startups fail is clashes among the business partners. Did you put as much thought and planning into choosing the right business partners as you did working through the planning around your product line, your compensation plan, your marketing strategy, and the hundreds of other big and small decisions that you made along the way? This installment of our guide to how to start an MLM reviews the critical issues you should address before choosing your partners.
MLM Startup Series
The first installment of our new a guide specifically directed to startup and young direct selling companies that utilize multilevel compensation plans. Topics will range from frequently encountered situations with industry-wide application to unique situations applicable to specific product or service genres.
Dietary Supplement Marketing - Rethinking the Use of Third Party Material
A dangerous trend has taken root in the world of dietary supplement advertising. More and more companies are using third parties ostensibly unconnected with the company to author and publish materials extolling the benefits of the generic ingredients in their products. The problem is that these materials may not pass regulatory muster, and sooner or later will come under FTC scrutiny. Here's what you need to know now to avoid problems in the future.