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Fleming has been involved in the direct selling channel of distribution, directly and indirectly, for more than 40 years. He is a former executive of Avon Products Inc., former Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Direct Selling News and current principal of Ideas & Design Group LLC. His ongoing work is focused on research, writing, selective consulting and speaking. His “voice” today is focused on supporting the gig economy conversation and those who have sought the flexibility, freedom and rewards associated with working in accordance to available hours, rather than the specific requirements of a specific job.
His recognition includes Direct Selling Association Hall of Fame, Direct Selling Education Foundation Circle of Honor and Direct Selling News Lifetime Achiever.
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Mycyberman365 provides a one-stop solution to protect your most important business and personal communications tools by offering a full repair or replacement program for your devices. As a gig small business operator, your computer, smartphone, and internet are must-have tools. Should any of these systems go down, you are essentially out of business. In addition, Mycyberman365 provides the peace of mind knowing you and your family are protected from identity theft, social media monitoring along with a whole host of other features to protect you from threats that can damage your business devices and home network.
PayQuicker, an innovative fintech company, launched its revolutionary mass payout platform in 2007, allowing Direct Selling Organizations to offer secure and compliant instant global payouts to their distributors in local currency via secured bank accounts with prepaid debit cards and virtual cards, all through a single point of integration.
PayQuicker’s solutions allow businesses to make payouts locally, and around the globe. PayQuicker offers a fully customizable, client-branded experience with advanced technology that becomes the client’s competitive advantage.
Prescriptive Insights is an advanced analytics firm that helps companies institutionalize data-driven decision making. We identify drivers of consumer behavior by transforming structured (transactional) and unstructured (consumer conversations and feedback) data into insights and actions.
Our Direct Selling Analytical Framework consists of three major components – 1) Analysis & Insights 2) Strategy Validation and 3) Integrated Reporting. This framework enables companies to enhance their sales and marketing strategies and in turn, drive growth in sales and profit.
Strategic Choice Partners shapes today’s direct sales company to serve tomorrow’s consumer by offering a variety of services including marketing & communications, technology, training, event support, business development, financial support, online reputation management and more.
Their firm offers the most unique combination of industry experience and innovation to help direct sales companies rise above the status quo and emerge as leading, innovative brands that connect with today’s consumer.