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Might be a hard sell...
Posted By: Mel. White In Response To: My World Plus (Tanya)
Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2007, at 4:42 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: My World Plus (Tanya)
I see some negatives about it and the word "scam" gets bandied about. Basically, it's a MLM that offers "a discount membership card that can be used at over 175,000 retail stores worldwide and a cash back shopping platform for online purchases at over 600 stores for $19.95 a month."
Now... if someone came up to me with that, I'd ask "why would I want it?" In my own city, I shop at Tom Thumb and already have the Rewards card and get a nice discount. On our rare trips or when shopping for clothes, I use my Discover card. It doesn't cost me $20/month, is accepted everywhere, and I get a cashback kickback that I can use to apply to my balance. I have a CVS pharmacy discount card, too.
The fact is, that there are free discount cards everywhere and most folks who shop at a place regularly have cards for such a thing.
As the clerks can tell you, selling cards is hard work. My daughter is a manager at a Tetco store (like a 7/11) and they're supposed to offer the cards to everyone. They usually average about one sale per hour at this busy store.
Our discounts also apply online.
So... I'm thinking it's probably going to be a hard sell. If you like selling and can contact thousands of people an don't mind doing cold calls you might be able to make back your membership each month plus a little bit. The earnings I've been hearing about fall in the $40-$80 range for folks who are actively trying to sell this thing.
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