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Network Marketing: What you should know - $24.95

Legaline Publications presents its most-requested book, Network Marketing: What you should know. Great for your company and consultant leaders, your corporate staff, or to include in your distributor kits. The Network Marketing: What you Should Know book, is only $24.95! (Call our office for bulk pricing.)

Written by expert MLM Attorney, Jeff Babener, who has over 30 years of experience in the MLM industry, this book is crammed with everything that you need to know about network marketing. The invaluable information included in this book is a necessity for anyone who works in the direct selling industry.

Take a look at some of the chapter topics:

~Why Millions are Getting Involved

~Women and Network Marketing

~How to Analyze Compensation Plans

~Planning a Great Meeting

~History of Network Marketing

~How to Overcome Ten Common Distributor Mistakes

~Successful Three Way Calls-Conference Calls

~Co-op Advertising

~Making the Best of Mail Lists

~Taxes and the Networker

~Incorporate Your MLM Business

~Bonding the Recruit

~Closing the Sale

~Time Management

~The FDA and Health Claims

~The Legal Environment

The Network Marketer's Guide to Success - $24.95

This is a practical, dynamic book that is a valuable tool for networking newcomers and veterans alike. This hard cover textbook has captured the essence of what it takes to build a successful network marketing business, step-by-step. Written by Jeff Babener and David Stewart, they combine the must-know legal information with the enthusiasm that is contagious in network marketing. At $24.95 this book has the ability to save you time and money.

Check out some of the chapter titles:

~The Big Picture

~Network Marketing and the Law

~Your Ideal Business

~Setting Up a Home Based Office

~Organizing for Success

~How to Be a Success

~The Product

~Prospecting: The Nitty Gritty Tools and Techniques

~Effective Presentations as Tools

~Sponsoring Your Prospect

~Follow Through

~What's the Best Structure for Your Business?

~Involving Your Family in Your Business

~"Ask Not What the Government Can Do for You..."

TAX GUIDE for MLM/Direct Selling Distributors - $24.95

This everyday business and tax resource for distributors is only $24.95. If you are involved in direct selling, MLM, network marketing, or a home-based business, this is one source of information you must have for your business, especially during tax season. Learn (and avoid) the IRS pitfalls that could cost you serious time and money as a network marketer.

Here are some topics contained in the Tax Guide:

~Do you know about the prohibition of "Hobby Businesses"?

~How to write off your home computer?

~What's acceptable for travel and entertainment deductions?

~Record keeping requirements?

~Home office deductions?

~Incorporating the Network Marketer

~Investigating a Network Marketing Opportunity

~MLM and Sales Taxes

~IRS Audits and Network Marketers

~IRS Publication 911 for Direct Sellers

Included in this edition are the current tax rules and sample forms. If you don't think you will understand the material in this booklet, you should buy a copy for your tax accountant, who may be unfamiliar with MLM and taxes.

Tax Guide for MLM/Direct Selling Distributors 1998 Edition - $24.95

The 1998 Edition of the Tax Guide holds up to the needs of today's entrepreneurs. In this book, read about tax deductions, depreciation of MLM property, business gifts, marketing through nonprofit organizations, retirement planning and tax planning investment options, IRS audits and how to avoid them, and much more.

Check out some of the chapter titles:

~Tax Reform, Entrepreneurs, and Tax Strategies

~Travel and Entertainment Deductions

~Automobile Expense Deductions

~Income Tax Expenses and Credits

~Depreciation of MLM Property

~Business Gifts

~Family Involvement

~Marketing Through Non-Profit Organizations

~Propietorship or Corporation

~C Corporation or Subchapter S Corporation

~Retirement Planning and Tax Planning Investment Options

~IRS Audits: Try to Avoid Them



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About the Author

Welcome to MLM Legal - a valuable resource to the multi-level marketing and direct sales industry. Use this site to review interesting articles about this high-growth industry.  Keep current with the law and how it is affecting large and small companies throughout the United States. MLM Legal is sponsored by Jeffrey Babener of Babener and Associates. On any given day you can catch Jeffrey Babener lecturing on network marketing at the University of Texas or the University of Illinois, addressing thousands of consultants in Los Angeles, Bangkok, Tokyo and Russia, or writing a new book on network marketing, an article for Entrepreneur Magazine or a chapter for a University textbook. Over two decades he has served as marketing and legal advisor to some of the world's largest direct selling companies, the likes of Avon, Nikken, Melaleuca, Discovery Toys, NuSkin, and he has provided counsel to the most successful telecom network marketing companies...Excel, ACN, World Connect, ITI, AOL Select and Network 2000. An active spokesperson for the industry, he has assisted in new legislation and served on the Lawyer's Council, Government Relations Committee and Internet Task Force of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) as well as serving as General Counsel for the Multilevel Marketing International Association. He is an MLM attorney, supplier member of the DSA, and has served as legal counsel and MLM consultant on MLM law issues for many DSA companies.

Jeffrey A. Babener, of Portland, Oregon,, is the principal attorney in the law firm of Babener & Associates. He represents leading U.S. and foreign companies in the direct selling industry. He has been a key advisor to such companies as Avon, Herbalife, Discovery Toys, Nikken, Shaklee NuSkin, Excel, Usana, Fuller Brush, Cell Tech, Enagic, Sunrider, Melaleuca, Nerium International, etc. He is a frequent lecturer and has been interviewed on the industry, and published, in such publications as Money, Inc., Atlantic Monthly, Success, Entrepreneur, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Home Office Computing, Business Start-Ups, Direct Selling News Magazine, and Money Maker's Monthly. He is editor of the industry publication, Direct Sales Legaline. Mr. Babener is also the author of the books; Tax Guide for MLM/Direct Selling Distributors, Network Marketer's Guide to Success, The MLM Corporate Handbook, Network Marketing: Window of Opportunity, and Network Marketing: What You Should Know (used as the college curriculum textbook at Utah Valley State course on network marketing). He is editor of one of most frequented network marketing educational web sites, . He has served as Chair of more than 70 national conferences on starting and running the direct selling company. He serves on the Lawyers Council and Government Relations Committees of the Direct Selling Association (DSA), and he has served as General Counsel and on the board of the MLMIA (Multilevel Marketing International Association). He has lectured at major industry trade meetings and at such educational institutions as the Univ. of Illinois, University of Texas, University of Houston, etc. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California Law School where he served as an editor of the USC Law Review, followed by the appointment as a law clerk to Hon. David Williams, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

A number of Babener & Associates client companies have been success stories over the last several decades, including several billion dollar and NYSE companies such as Avon, Herbalife, NuSkin, Usana. Other successful companies, to which the law firm has provided varying level of advisory, have included Melaleuca, Nikken, Enagic, Discovery Toys, Amazon Herbs, TriVita, Nerium International, Shaklee, PrePaid Legal, Tupperware, Primerica, Arbonne, Longaberger, Excel Communications, ACN, etc.

Mr. Babener has served as lead trial counsel for multiple cases on direct selling throughout the U.S. Further background material on direct selling will be found at the website,, where he is editor.

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Order brochures for your distrbutor kits, high-achieving consultants or executive team: 1) Network Marketing, One Plus One Equals Four, 2) Network Marketing: Window of Opportunity, 3) Tax Time, 4) Network Marketing: What you should know (English and Spanish).

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