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Direct Sales Software and Its Benefits to MLM Companies Direct sales software assists multi-level marketing (MLM) companies in managing their sales staff, including their compensation and other cash incentives. These companies typically begin as small start-up ventures recruiting independent salespersons who earn through commissions. These sales representatives do both selling products and services and engaging other distributors. Picking the right direct sales software depends on various factors, such as the company’s size and the activities it has to manage. Multi-level marketing software is created to help independent salespersons to manage their own direct sales teams when they become managers. Depending on how big the company is or how complex its needs are, the manage may require an advanced, intermediate or basic direct sales software package. Whatever level is required at present, good software will always be open to new tools and functionality that may be necessary to the company as it expands. Such type of marketing program is developed around the concept of attracting more members and keeping a portion of the new recruits’ sales commissions.
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A direct sales software package can help independent sellers who have decided to put up their own company to accept more members. Such application makes managing recruitment activities, job applications and follow-ups becomes much easier. When looking for direct sales software, a key consideration is whether or not the solution is a good fit for the company’s current systems, functionality as well as costs.
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In a new MLM company, the manager may be watching a small local market with only a few direct sales representatives. Cost and simplicity could be main issues, with the manager more likely to work out of his home or a small office space. Probably, only a few computers will be needing the software. The chief goal of the manager is to create a professional image for the company, manage the sales of a few distributors, and communicate seamlessly with the team. Medium-sized companies that are experiencing their peak may require a more advanced direct sales software package. There may be a lot of managers handling a lot of teams of direct sales representatives. Companies of this size typically have a single office location and plans of more expansions into more markets. A good application may include functionality that permits managers to develop and keep track of incentive schemes, facilitate communication among different locations, find the numbers and growth of each location and representative, and keep track of compensations for sellers and managers. Finally, a direct sales software solution that functions on an enterprise scale is most appropriate for bigger MLM companies. There will probably be a main server to which office locations and representatives are constantly connected. Advanced analytical tools and functions that copy actual scenarios relating to recruitment and growth will be necessary.

Microsoft Edge vs Google Chrome: What’s the best web browser in Windows 10?

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With Windows 10 has come a new web browser to replace Internet Explorer, but how does it compare to Google’s popular alternative? Here’s our Edge vs Chrome review including benchmark results. See also: Best web browsers 2015.

You’ve probably upgraded to Windows 10 now (and if you haven’t, find out how to here) and Internet Explorer is now Edge, formally Project Spartan. The new browser comes with various features such as support for Cortana (Microsoft’s version of Siri and Google Now), webpage annotation and reading lists. Read about the Edge features and how to use them.

But should you use it instead of Google’s much loved browser, Chrome? We’ve put the two up against each other in Windows 10 to find out.

To test the browsers we used a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 64-bit and ran a range of benchmarks (making sure that only one browser was loaded at once and opened cleanly for each new test). Using a range of benchmarks means we can test areas including JavaScript, HTML 5 and more.

We’ve used SunSpider, Peacekeeper from Futuremark, Octane which is developed by Google and Browsermark from Basemark. You can use the links to runs the tests on your own machine if you like – they’re all free. Use the interactive chart below to see all the results. A bigger bar is better for everything apart from SunSpider in which a lower time is better.

As you can see Chrome wins on three out of four tests but some of the scores are pretty close. While Edge fairs better in SunSpider, it’s Peacekeeper score is only just over half that of Chrome and misses out on 2 of the HTML 5 capability tests.

Try not to read too far into the numbers as although these tests paint a picture of Chrome being a lot better, we’ve found both browsers to offer decent smooth performance in Windows 10. Hence, we recommend running them yourself to see how your machine copes.

We also tested Edge and Chrome in terms of resources by loading the same five tabs on each then using Task Manager to check the usage. In this test Chrome comes out on top so might work out the better option for lower spec PCs, laptops and tablets.

How to disable Bing web results in Windows 10’s search

The sassy, yet smart Cortana digital assistant is easily one of Windows 10’s standout features, but the operating system’s search function (which Cortana controls) behaves in an incredibly annoying way by default.

Whenever you search for something that doesn’t directly match a system setting or installed app, Cortana taps into Bing and brings up a list of web results by default, rather than scouring your local hard drive for relevant files. Conducting a local search requires an extra click of the My Stuff button in the search results. (See the picture at top.)

That sucks. And worse, there’s no way to force the search results to show your My Stuff files first. Or perhaps you just don’t like the idea of every search result you run being beamed to Microsoft’s servers.

Fortunately, there’s a way to disable Bing and force the search bar to display local results before gnarly web searches–but it requires a scorched Earth approach to Windows 10’s connected capabilities.

How to disable Windows 10’s Bing web search results

First, you’ll have to disable Cortana completely. There’s no way around it.

To do so, open the Cortana/search interface, click the Notebook icon, and select settings. Here, simply move the “Cortana can give you suggestions, ideas, reminders, alarms, and more” slider to off to disable here. Note that in doing so, Microsoft still stores the personal information you’ve given Cortana on its servers; to see how to completely wipe the personal info Microsoft has stored, check out our guide to killing Cortana.

But we’re not done yet! Once Cortana’s silenced, open the search interface again and select the Settings cog. In the menu that opens, move the “Search online and include web results” slider to off to disable Bing’s search integration.

Boom! That’s it. Any searches you conduct will now search only your local files–though not your OneDrive-stored files, unfortunately. (Using the default, Bing-enhanced settings includes both local and OneDrive files when you click on My Stuff.)

If you don’t want to kill Cortana, but do want a way to search your local files quickly, consider installing the superb Everything search engine program and pinning it to your taskbar for easy access. It’s donationware. Then you can use Everything to conduct lightning-fast local file searches, and Cortana for everything else.

Want to learn more about Windows 10’s new features and deepest secrets? Check out PCWorld’s guides to Windows 10’s best tips and tricks, the 12 obscure new features designed to erase hassles, and the slick “new to you” technical improvements you’ll find if you’re upgrading from Windows 7.

How to customize the left side of the Windows 10 Start menu

I don’t know about you, but I didn’t realize how much I’d missed the Start menu until I moved from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 a few weeks ago (stop looking so smug Start8 users). It’s a fantastic feeling to have it back, and I really like the live tiles addition.

One thing I can’t stand, however, is how Microsoft uses the left side of the Start menu in Windows 10. It’s filled up with the “most used” apps that are anything but, and I really don’t need that “recently added” section for newly installed apps and programs.

If you feel the same way you can turn all that off, and fill it up with items you actually might use.

Dump Most used and Recently added

Let’s get started by hitting Start and opening the Settings app. Then go to Personalization > Start. Now just slide to Off the options for Show most used apps and Show recently added apps.

Fill it up

Now that we’ve done that, there’s a big empty hole on the left side of the Start menu. We can’t fill it up with just anything we want, but we do have a few options.

In the Settings app again, navigate to Personalization > Start > Choose which folders appear on Start. This screen is just a set of sliders to make specific folders appear in Start. It’s kind of similar to what you see in the Windows 7 Start menu such as the documents, pictures, and music folders. Only this time the folders show up on the left instead of the right.

There are also some system settings you can add in this list that aren’t folders, such as quick access to Homegroup and network settings.

Personally, I went with a bunch of folders including Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures, Videos, and Personal folder, which is just a fancy name for the root of your Windows user folder.

As you can see in this image, that does a pretty good job of filling up the dead space. Perhaps I’ll turn on the Recently added section again, but for now I’m content with it as-is.

Want more Start menu tips? Check out Nick Mediati’s look at the right side of the menu and how to tweak the live tiles area.