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Multi-level Marketing is selling products by using independent distributors and allowing these distributors to build and manage their own sales force by recruiting, motivating, supplying, and training others to sell products.
As can be seen from our Amway/Quixtar Motivational Organizations entry
, sometimes these schemes can make use of the same mind control techniques that abusive cults use. Most MLM companies make their main profit out of the sales of instructional material to their salespeople.
Some shocking MLM stats: gambling and MLM compared. Example: The odds of winning from a single spin of the wheel in a game of roulette in Las Vegas is 286 times as great as the odds of profiting after enrolling as an Amway/Quixtar distributor.
MLM – Pyramid Scheme Alert Update
MLM – Chinese are vulnerable to Utah-based pyramid schemes
The Main Street Bubble
MLM – The Truth Pyramid Scheme Alert
BOOK – False Profits: Seeking Financial and Spiritual Deliverance in Multi-Level Marketing and Pyramid Schemes
MLM – Multi-level Marketing Network Marketing Exposed
Steve Hassan’s interview with Robert Fitzpatrick and Douglas Brooks
Herbalife – Email from Robert Fitzpatrick