Headed by Matt
Rockwell, The MLM Research Institute (MLM-RI) is a Division of
ANMP who have an academic interest in the MLM industry and
what future short- and long-term trends are evolving at any
given time. The MLM Research Institute. In general, the
membership consists of people who have been successful in
the NetWork Marketing Industry for over 10 years. The requirement
for being a Member is an interest in positive research about Network Marketing
and a $ million dollars a year income for at least one year.
Waivers may be granted to this by the MLM-RI admin
Goals: To create and maintain a professional core of
NetWork Marketing RESEARCHERS to protect and improve the industry. To create an
academic and historical library that will not be lost to the
The MLM Analysis Institute (MLM-RI) operates on a project basis collecting MLM Data,
The Volunteer MLM-RI Teams work on Different Projects analyzing the Data (some of it confidential)
and presenting it in a format that supports the good of the Industry.
Attention is given to critics of the Industry who often lie and give
give mis-leading unresearched statistics to the public.
MLM-Research Institute Members (who have to be DRA members first) are encouraged
theorize, debate, watch, and project developing trends. Company biases are supposed
to be outlawed in this Academic Atmosphere. Past research done by the MLM Trend
Analysis Institute proved accurate and timely. The Projects :
GENERAL OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH MLM RESEARCH INSTITUE (MLM-RI)
What research needs to be done to confront MLM Industry critics?
What immediate impact will the study have on the Industry?
What long term impact will the study have on the Industry?
How will the study be preserved for future researchers?
RESEARCH SUGGESTED RIGHT NOW FOR MLM-RI
A paper on legal issues such as customers (Draft done)
What are future products for the MLM Market?
Example of Current: Retention rates backed by statistics We have
two different groups that are interested.
BEST WAYS TO PRESERVE AND PROMOTE DRA MLM-AI RESEARCH
What Serious Journals (considered academic) can we get published in?
What publications can we put stories and abstracts in?
What stipends can we set up for Phd Students to complete papers?
How do we become an Internet Center of MLM Excellence?
HOT SUBJECTS FOR IMMEDIATE OUTPUT (OTHER SUGGESTIONS WELCOMED
Retention of New Distributors - Measurements and Outcomes?
Legality - Cutomer requirements to be legal (research paper 50% done - Rod)"?
Analysis legal action by regulators helps or hurts the industry?
Legality - What writing can be done with graphics to train people about
pyramid schemes vs. legal MLM.
.......NEW POSITION ON
BOARD - Matt Rockwell Voted AS DIRECTOR and ratified by the a General
Membership September 2006,
Rod Cook is the vice president for the MLM Analysis
Institute positions. The Institute can appoint members
for their operation.
This WILL be a subsidary
of the Distributor Rights Association a non-profit 501 c6...NOW
Members of the MLM-AI = Members of DRA, No Cost
All of the fund raising for the Institute is geared toward publishing.
articles to create books and a basis to make our MLM Industry better.
Members are expected to focus on fund raising to support the
publishing of Research Institue material.
Seperate dues for the MLM Analysis Insitute (MLM-AI) -
NO Board vote Sept 2006
Any one that can raise over $5,000 from Publishers is
certainly open welcome to join the ANMP Research Institute.
If you have a source for larger amounts of money to further research and the
endowment for maintaining the MLM library at a college or
If you are interested in joining and raising money, Email Rod Cook at rod @ mlmconsultant.com (sorry no email
link due to spambot scavengers).