Author Archive: Clifton Jolley

Dr. Jolley consults to Network Marketing C-Level executives as well as to traditional companies such as Nokia, Maidenform, bmiSMART, and others. For more than 20 years he has provided MLM companies with marketing communications, corporate and field leadership support, crisis mediation, and services ranging from speech writing to content development of websites, audio/video, and media relations. His Aunt Delila and Grandmother Holt were two of Shaklee’s first Distributors long before Dr. Jolley left a career as an Assistant Professor of Communications and newspaper columnist to serve companies such as Herbalife and Nikken (where he consulted for nearly 15 years, the last three as chief of marketing and communications). clifton@adventcommunications.com • www.adventcommunications.com • 214-497-0084

A Better You? It’s Not Supposed to Be About You! By Clifton H. Jolley, Ph.D.

A Better You? It’s Not Supposed to Be About You!  By Clifton H. Jolley, Ph.D. You can have everything you want in this life… if you will just help enough other people get what they want.”           —Zig Ziglar  Everyone who remembers Zig Ziglar remembers that statement…but many get it wrong. And when people got…

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Birth of a Movement: The Network Marketing Magazine By Clifton H. Jolley, Ph.D.

Birth of a Movement: The Network Marketing Magazine By Clifton H. Jolley, Ph.D. How George Madiou and John Milton Fogg Brought Digital Publication to MLM To understand the how and the wherefore of The Network Marketing Magazine and its new subscription feature, you should know about how it came to be and what its evolution…

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Fernando Laguda Has One Goal: “A million people making $1000 a Month!” By Clifton Jolley

More than 20 years ago, I interviewed the president of Mary Kay and asked him: What is your goal for your Distributors? He answered immediately: “I want to empower 15,000 more women to earn $1,000 a month.” While other presidents of less successful companies were focusing on “making millionaires,” he knew the power of direct…

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Evolution of “The Perfect Presentation” Grandma Holt vs. Julio Varela: The Past vs. the Internet by Clifton Jolley

Evolution of “The Perfect Presentation” Grandma Holt vs. Julio Varela: The Past vs. the Internet By Clifton H. Jolley, Ph.D. My grandmother built one of Shaklee’s early Distributor organizations, one gas station attendant  at a time. Since June 2016, Julio Varela has pre-qualified more than 160,000 potential Distributors in his unilevel payout but more than…

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Full-Time Passion for a Part-Time Occupation by Clifton H. Jolley, Ph.D.

Everything Important I Know About MLM I Learned Part-Time   When my children were young, we played a game. Usually it was a game we played when I had kept them up too late. It would begin with horsing around, singing too loud, then someone would shout, “Let’s do a drive-by!” Then they all would…

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The Psychology of Networking by Clifton Jolley

This is a story about network marketing and becoming a successful entrepreneur. But it doesn’t begin that way, just like most of us probably didn’t begin by thinking we’d find our way to MLM. My story begins with my two fathers who—in very different ways and by separate means—prepared me as a network marketer and…

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What is the Difference between “MLM” and “Network Marketing”? by Clifton Jolley

If you want to think of yourself as a “Network Marketing” company… that’s OK, so long as you don’t forget the folks who got us this far along: the middle-Americans who depend on whatever-we-call-it to provide the discretionary income they don’t get from their “day jobs”  “The direct selling industry, at one time, was Number…

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