Multi level marketing was a hot topic for a while a couple of weeks ago.Part of the reason for the “hotness” of a thread started by Michael Lovas was the perception of the reputation of the industry as a whole and or the perception of how people associated with the industry conducted their business.It’s been suggested that MLM has a bad reputation because direct marketing consultants brow beat their friends and acquaintances to the point where they will cross the street rather than chance a…See More
"It sounds like we were talking about the same topic from two different perspectives. Sadly in a thread this long things tend to get convoluted or lost in transition.
Which would be most effective to pole interest in a live…"
"@ Bonnie Clark. - Excellent reply Bonnie. I agree. For anyone to criticize or worse dissuade another person from even exploring an income earning opportunity is mind boggling. In most cases the negative view point comes from a person with little to…"
I’m not sure why I feel compelled to retort reckless answers like this but misstatements like this are a big part of the perception problem that faces Direct Marketing. (Actually I do know why but I am attempting to keep my reply…"
"@ Terry Canfield -
It seems you are having an issue getting your latest contribution posted. I recevied copies of it three times! Now it seems to have been deleted.
Excellent post, please keep trying or repost what you may have deleted? Your…"
"I get it Kirk, you're not enthralled in any way with Direct Marketing. But please enlighten us as to where you gleaned the information that: "a product sold for $26 must be produced for $1 in order to pay the comp plan."
"Michael, Great post! Would you be interested in lining up a get together for interested parties to attend?
My idea would be to welcome non-MLMers in Frank Costanza style to air their grievances about the business model as well as current…"
Several people have made comments in this thread that warrant a reply so rather than addressing individual replies I will compile my thoughts in this response. As Michael stated, this has turned into a bit of a lively discussion. I hope that…"
I have been out of pocket and quite busy with new projects at work or I would have responded sooner. It's nice to see that this discussion has generated some traffic, who knows maybe we can breath some life into LP.
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"This is a good discussion. It’s sad that there is not more traffic on Launch Pad so that more than a hand full of people will read our thoughts let alone contribute.
I don’t know that our experiences are strikingly different. You…"
"Thanks for such a quick reply. While I can appreciate some of what you're saying some of those very same attributes apply to the traditional business world under a different label.
This thread now has more than a sound bite flavor to it so have…"
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