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Jeunesse Celebrates Record Month In December With $61 Million In Sales

 
Finishes 2014 with over $400 Million in Sales Revenue
Jeunesse is celebrating its highest annual sales since the company’s inception, closing 2014 with record-breaking sales surpassing $400 million—a huge increase over its 2013 total of $256 million.
Continuing a streak of explosive growth in its fifth year since inception, Jeunesse achieved a record $61 million in sales in December, with 68,000 new distributors joining that month and over 6,500 on December 31st alone.
This new peak occurred only two months after its previous best month in October, when the company eclipsed $50 million in sales and welcomed more than 42,000 new distributors.
These record numbers cap a remarkable year of accomplishment for Jeunesse. A total of 367,000 distributors joined Jeunesse during the year, with 32 new Diamond Directors and 9 new Double Directors achieving the rank from 2014 alone. In April, Jeunesse won six American Business Awards, including Company of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Best Corporate Sales Video.
That same month, Jeunesse won twelve Telly Awards for their innovative, distributor-friendly marketing materials and ranked at #46 on Direct Selling News’ Global 100 List—a 32-spot rise from the previous year’s rankings. June 2014 heralded the company’s inclusion in

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Empower Network Releases New Blogging Platform

 
Blogging software and Web marketing company Empower Network launched Kalatu, its new blogging platform. Kalatu features custom plugins that enhance the overall experience for its more than 260,000 customers.
The new features are part of Empower Network’s overall efforts to create a better experience for its members. The company is converting its existing blogs and platform to Kalatu, a WordPress-based platform, and setting up its new members on Kalatu. With the custom plugins and widgets they’ve developed, Empower Network removed unnecessary extra steps for its members wherever possible to make blogging fast, easy and profitable.
The custom Empower Network plugins are available exclusively on the new platform. Some of the featured new plug-ins include: 

The 21-Day Blogging Challenge: This plugin walks users through the process of creating a blog post step by step; users are asked a short series of questions that are designed to help create effective posts.
Opt-in Simple: Users are able to more easily acquire visitors’ contact information to grow their contact lists.
Linkify: A user can easily shorten links using his or her own domain name, which also tracks each hit on the URL and provides a full, detailed report of where every hit originated.
Social Pop: Visitors can share users’ content with ease

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