own boss! Set your own schedule. Retire Early! Who doesn't want that,
Marketing has been praised for allowing financial freedom; and it's
been criticized for being a big scam. As with any business venture,
it's buyer beware. Do your homework first. Both sides agree; it takes
work. If anyone tries to tell you that it's easy money, there's so such
with any new endeavor, you will need to make an initial investment.
It takes money to make money. Below outlines the two schools of thought.
You be the judge.
the comments in favor of MLM include:
Trump was asked on the Tonight Show, if he had to start all over from
scratch what he would do - His answer...MLM".
another satisfied participant,
is a wonderful combination of being your own boss and being mentored.
It has a support system built right in and usually pretty neat products!
I was involved with [company] for a while and the people were fabulous,
products were great and the system of support was wonderful to have.
I hear the same is true for many network marketing direct sales companies!
I think MLM companies are great!"
those who didn't speak as highly include:
only make money when you have lots of people under you. You spend
a lot to stay in each month. I was required to spend more than I needed
or could afford each month, so I had to quit. Seems to me the ones
who do well are ones who can afford to really spend and have contacts
already who have money they can spend as well. Then they in turn have
contacts of their own that are the same. A lot of MLMs out there say
you can make $X each month, but honestly there are few and far between
who are really doing it. They hook those who want to work at home
and need the money-only to lose them after they're more broke than
another disgruntled former MLMer,
too many try to convince you that it is so easy. If it were so easy,
everyone would be doing it. I have been in several different MLM companies
and have experienced constant changes in the compensation plan. As
we all know, the compensation plan is what gets our attention."
you have it, both sides of the coin. All would concur that Multi-Level
Marketing is not for everyone. But that's why there are so many different
flavors of ice cream. There truly is something for everyone.
all, the bottom line is there needs to be passion and drive to make
your business work, regardless if it is MLM or more traditional sole
proprietorship or corporation.
is your only motivator it will likely fail. You need to believe in your
product or service or you can simply plan on failing.
due diligence when researching various opportunities.
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