Glossary of Direct Selling Terms

Whether you are a new social influencer, brand ambassador, or a successful business builder, we're sure you've had a time when you heard a direct selling term you didn't know the meaning of or weren't sure if you were using the word correctly.

Here is a comprehensive glossary of industry terms used in the direct selling, multi-level marking (MLM), influencer marketing, and networking marketing industries to help you sound like an expert from day one.

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Uni-level or Unilevel

The uni-level compensation plan is a business model in which all the sponsored members or distributors are placed at the same level or the first level. A particular distributor's pay structure or commission depends upon the number of levels she has beneath her and her rank. The higher the rank, the more the levels beneath, and more will be the commission.

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