Additional Show Times for La La’s Full Court Life

Last night’s showing of La La’s Full Court Life was a thrilling recount of La La Anthony’s experiences from the 2012 Market America World Conference in Miami – featuring the debut of Motives for La La! If you missed last night’s show – don’t worry! There are many more opportunities to catch this special episode on VH1 throughout the month of May.

See below for show times:

Tuesday, May 15 at 4:30 P.M. EDT

Wednesday, May 16 at 3:30 A.M. EDT

Wednesday, May 16 at 2:30 P.M. EDT

Wednesday, May 16 at 11:30 P.M. EDT

Friday, May 18 at 3:30 P.M. EDT

Saturday, May 19 at 6:30 P.M. EDT

Monday, May 21 at 6:30 P.M. Read More

Social Media Tips: Why You Should be Tweeting

About a month ago, we published a blog on How to Get Started on Twitter, and overnight our twitter following for @marketamerica and @SHOPCOM increased.

While we love to see these numbers, because it means our UFOs are tapping into a wonderful, easy (AND FREE!) tool to market their business, the stats still tell us that plenty of you are not using twitter to its full advantage!


Common arguments from those opposed to “tweeting”:

“I don’t have the time for another social media site.” This is absolutely not an excuse, especially for our distributors. The minimal investment of time compared to the exponential opportunities for growth and client interaction are amazing. Read More

Purchase Your Tickets to the Mexico Pre-Launch Event in Mexico City!

Are you ready to join us and expand your business in Mexico? Market America is officially opening Mexico as part of our Market America Business in North America Wednesday, June the 6th!


Mexico will now become part of the United States and Canadian Markets – having one universal BV and IBV for all three countries, supporting one Management Performance Compensation Plan (MPCP).

Loren and I will be in Mexico City along with Dennis Franks and other corporate team members, as well as members of a powerful Mexican leadership team for the big launch from June 8th through 9th! These are truly exciting times for all of our Market America Global Community and Global Unfranchise Owners! Read More

Should You Start a Blog?

Every few days, I get an email from my retired stepfather. A normal person’s parents would email them, telling them about the goings-on of their now VERY OPEN schedule, talking about what’s new, maybe a movie they saw or some improvements they’ve made to the house, and then ask what I’ve been up to. But not mine. No, my stepdad combs the Huffington Post, the New York Times, and others for articles on issues he strongly disagrees with (or, on occasion, agrees with), pastes the link in an email, and types a solid 500-1000 word email worthy of any Op-Ed page. He sends it off to about 12 recipients (which include me, my sister, two stepbrothers, his mother, his best friend, and a few ex-coworkers), and then the discourse begins. Read More

Seven Minutes in Heaven: Quick and Effective Ways to Relax When Your Time is Limited

Time is money, and whether it’s yours or someone else’s, it’s valuable. That being said, you’re not at your most effective when you’re constantly focusing on tasks without stepping away. It used to be that when we left our jobs, we were done working, but that’s just not the case anymore.


You may not have the time to unplug, unwind, take a week’s walk through the Pyrenees or even a two-hour candlelit bath, but if you have seven minutes, you have enough of a break to make a difference.

-Mini-meditation: sit comfortably, and breathe in slowly. Hold it for four counts, release it for four counts, and breathe in again for four counts. Read More

UnFranchise® Business Presentation in London, Thursday, May 10th

The last few weeks for me have been inspiring, productive and fun.  As we continue to grow our UnFranchise® business together, it has been great to meet and get to know our new friends and business partners. We continue to attract entrepreneurs in different parts of the United Kingdom and I am looking forward to returning at the end of this month. We will continue with the momentum and energy we have created with some of the best in the business this week in London at the upcoming UBP.

See below for details:

Bring your qualified prospects and join Vice President of Sales, Jim Winkler and Field Vice Presidents, Phil Guido and Yardley Wang Thursday, 10th May, 2012. Read More

Five tips to make sure you get the most out of your social media accounts.

As the level of participation in social media skyrockets, the lines between “business” and “personal” have become blurred.  While this sounds negative and scary, for the most part, it’s a good thing. Market research is showing that consumers enjoy interacting with a brand on a personal level, and often posts of a more personal level (behind-the-scenes pictures, pictures or posts of what the business leader or celebrity is up to that isn’t necessarily stuffy or business-related) tend to resound better with an audience. For example, a post by Martha Stewart plugging one of her new kitchen products might get a few retweets or comments, but a picture of her AKC Champion Chow Chow rolling in the grass might get thousands of likes. Read More

MAIC 2012: An Insider Look From an Outsider’s Point of View

As the newest member of the social media bunch over here at Market America, I’m still pretty green. I haven’t been to a conference or convention yet; I’ve only just heard The Plan, and I actually haven’t even met Loren or JR yet (see you in August?). Since this whole International Convention business is completely new to me, the social media team thought I would offer the most interesting perspective as we launch full-on into #MAIC2012!


From now through the end of the convention, I’ll be offering my observations and general take on things, as seen through the eyes of someone behind the scenes for the first time.

Today, the social media team met to start our “plan of attack” for the convention. Read More

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