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Re: It's Herbalife in sheeps clothing
Posted By: Dennis Bevers In Response To: Re: It's Herbalife in sheeps clothing (Anthony)
Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at 1:19 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Re: It's Herbalife in sheeps clothing (Anthony)
>> >> They aren't hiding their identity because people associate
>> them with soap, other cleaning products, vitamins, and health
>> >> They hide their identity because so many people have been
>> burnt with the 97% failure rate of MLM.
>> >> All one has to do is get the report on the amount of annual
>> sales by their distributors and divide by the total number of
>> distributors and see the annual average is very small.
>> Obviously, that small average indicates only a tiny percentage
>> of distributors is generating any serious income
>> from selling the products.
>> >> Much of the total sales volume is generated by monthly
>> auto-ship programs and other purchases for the distributors
>> personal consumption - Not true sales that generates income.
>> >> So these companies mask their identity to improve their odds
>> of recruiting more people into their pyramid, where the last in
>> have little chance of every seeing a return of profit for the time and
>> money they invest.
>> >> Dennis Bevers
>> I can find "facts and figures" to support anything I want to
>> say too. Bottom line is, I know the score and it's not because they are
>> trying to hide their failure rate. But I'm not going to sit here and argue
>> the point, since that would be a monumental waste of time. As someone once
>> said, "arguing on the internet is like running in the special
>> olympics. You might win, but you'll still be retarded."
But the 97% failure rate for MLMs is a proven fact. Anyone can check the FTC website to find it for themselves.
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