Direct Sales: the marketing and selling of products directly to consumers away from a fixed retail location.
Downline: within an MLM, this is the people a sales associate recruits
MLM: short for "Multi-level marketing", an MLM is a marketing strategy where sales associates are compensated for selling products and the sales of their recruits
Home Show: An event where a sales associate shows and sells products in someone's home, usually under the guise of a party.
Party plan: a method of marketing products by hosting what is presented as a social event (sometimes a home show) where products are for sale.
Product: an article or substance that is manufactured or refined for sale.
Pyramid Scheme: an illegal investment scheme in which there is no product and participants earn money only by recruiting new participants. Pyramid schemes are often disguised as legal businesses.