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 Start-up flow chart: Becoming a sales agent / distributor / re-seller
MLM / Agent.

Becoming an Agent or Re-Seller.

We have published a substantial amount of information on Network Marketing which is also relevent to 'becoming an agent' on the next page.
We have not duplicated this information below. We suggest that you note some differences between the two methods of start-up and then read on.

Becoming an agent.

Becoming an agent is often the simplest and cheapest method of starting up in business.

There are many companies and organisations that have a product or service which they wish to market. Rather than employing a massive sales force to troop the land plugging their product, many of them choose to offer agents or distributors a percentage of the order value of these products / services in return for sales.

This method gives you the opportunity to start earning money quickly and without much fuss. It is also quite a flexible method of business and often can be done on a part time basis.

Referral / Network Marketing.

Referral marketing (a.k.a. Multi-Level-Marketing, MLM, Network Marketing) is a particular variation on this theme. In essence it is still selling a product / service on behalf of a 'parent' company, but there are additional benefits to encourage you to 'spread the word' and introduce others.


To find out more about this form of business start-up (focusing on referral marketing but also relevant to the standard 'agents wanted' type of start-up) read on.

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Simply Docs provide a number of downloadable document templates including examples of 'Sales & Marketing Agency Agreements'.


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