Multi Level Marketing – Problems & Solutions

Bindu Aggarwal, Deepak Kumar


Multilevel marketing is gaining importance in the Indian markets and business houses in the Indian markets are taking to the new marketing model in a big way. MLM field grows and its member companies multiply. There are a plethora of opportunities for marketing executives in India who have skills in MLM. But unfortunately, in India a few companies have introduced MLM at a very large scale, by quoting and promising very high returns. A large number of the people belonging to the middle class population of India have joined into this dying business of MLM by paying an entry fees into the business. Some of the MLM efforts have in fact been miserable failures inspite, of the fact that they offer excellent products. This article will analyze the major problems involved in the business of multi level marketing and will offer measures to overcome them.


MLM, Distributors,MLMer’s

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