Joint venture is typically a merger of two or more organizations. Often, it is a result of cost-reduction targets and, sometimes, business shakedown of one or more organizations.
There are many pioneers in affiliate marketing before it was even popularized.
In affiliate marketing, a company carefully looks in the network of affiliates and incentive schemes.
Multi-level marketing is network marketing that is commonly anchored on affiliate marketing.
In the internet world, no online multi-level marketer will ever achieve high sales or sustained increasing sales without driving traffic or number of online users in the hosted web site or blog sit
There are various forms of network marketing. Popular is recruiting of business partners to directly distribute and sell products and services.
I have experienced decent results from sandbagging.