Are you ready for a MLM Business?

Last week, one of my friend invited me for a Multi-level marketing (MLM) presentation. This is my 5th visit to this kind of MLM opportunity talk.

Personally, I used some of their good products, however, I have never really a hard-core MLM to a point that I would promote the business setup and start recruiting others to join.

I have neither objections nor strong support of MLM.

However, I would like to share my thought on multi-level marketing (MLM), also known as network marketing.

If you say to someone that you’re in MLM, you’ll get one of two reactions: They either love MLM themselves and buy into the business model, or they hate it. Those who love it see the potential upside. Those who hate it have either been burned in the past or are sick of friends hounding them with a “new business opportunity.”

The main reason is that, although MLM companies do offer a variety of products (usually good products at reasonable prices and sometimes higher price compare to major hypermarkets), many MLM marketers see the possibility of making more money with their "downstream" (the people they sign up who will sell products and share a cut of the profits) than with actually selling products. And, for the most part, many MLM companies spend more time encouraging their new recruits to build the downstream rather than sell products. I would said 90% of the time, they will start with recruiting member then only tell you about their products.

I know people who have not been successful with MLM. And, I know people who earn a living (not "get rich quick" but actually earn a living) with MLM. Frankly, the ones who were not successful tried to do it as a sideline to their regular job and spent more time trying to find additional recruits. The ones who earned a living – who were successful – did so by not placing such a priority on the downstream and rather spent their energy and focus on selling products.

And if that’s the case – if the successful ones are the ones who are selling the products, not building a downstream – then they are simply independent sales people with a catalogue of products. But success with that method requires some sweat.

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Comment by neo
2007-05-26 13:51:05

Yes.Very true indeed.But in the end,if you dont work,there will be no income.Same thing applies to any job out there.Its just that the MLM application is different compared to others.MLM gives you the opportunity to make it big while your boss does not make you rich.My friend once said,you work 9 hours a day for many years and get promoted to CEO.Now you as CEO work 14 hours a day.Think about it…

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Comment by Kleeneze
2008-05-03 17:35:59

The most important part of MLM is this: Do the products move? If they, and the payplan works, then the MLM business has a chance of working.

I feel the right MLM company will have a good backing, so people can trust what they are going into. There’s far too many ‘pie in the sky’ Network Marketing companies nowadays who I wouldn’t even bat an eye lid too.

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Comment by murali Subscribed to comments via email
2009-04-28 22:54:54

Congrats again for taking the
time to get more information on something that
may change your financial future forever.

What kind of financial change am I talking about?

Well we are talking about retirement status here.

What do I mean?

The people I am taking on as my VIP group,
my business plan for them is to retire within
1-2 years of joining us.

Wait, don’t prejudge!

NO! This is NOT Real Estate , Insurance , Lottery , Pyramid Scheme , Money Chain or things like that…

Far from it….

Also understand that my business plan is to
give you my turnkey marketing system to get you to
20k within your first month - less than 4 weeks!

That’s my goal - to get you up and running fast.
And once I get you there (to 20k a month) I
will show you how to take that money, invest some
of it, after 1-2 years with your income being
what it is on top of all your investments, I
want you to be able to retire.

It’s not so much that feeling of never having to
work again that attracts people to retirement…

It’s another feeling that retirement gives…

That feeling that you and your family are now
taken care of. You will NEVER have to worry about
money for the rest of your life.

I have seen what the stress of not having enough
money can do to people. It’s crazy being in
this industry and talking to so many people. I
have just about seen it all - the money problems
and the emotional stress people go through that
comes from not having enough money.

Let me help you to eliminate any
financial stress in your life…

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Comment by Eugene
2009-05-26 20:54:50

A lot of great advice here and I agree completely that the product must be effective and proven to work before the MLM can sustain for a long time.

The reason why people do not like MLM is because of the wrong company that they choose.

I had just made so many calls today to some of my contacts and a lot of them has either switched companies again or totally given up. What a pity.

Anyway, I have an event coming up on Thursday 28th May in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Drop me a message at +60 17 573 7573 if you are interested.

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Comment by Elton
2010-01-09 04:33:11

Dear Eugene and Kleneeze,

I am glad that you have shared your knowledge in MLM which really enlightens me up. I too agree if the product can move and it can help other people, I will consider it. Do feedback and thanks again.

Regards,
Elton
bit.ly/8ecIb6

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Comment by haris Subscribed to comments via email
2012-09-19 15:59:08

yes i agree with you that the product should be good to promote
All the MLM company have the house hold product,
beauty product, and pharmacy product .
these are not the product to move

I am also a pioneer for an very unique product

Trust me you can make million with this company and the product

i like to invite to you to the presentation of the company and the product .

please do come with your friends and relatives to the fallowing address

Creative Dreams International
unit 516,level 5 block E
section 16 ,phileo Dsara, petaling jaya

or call to
haris :0136524939
usha :0123833677

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2010-11-12 17:37:40

Yes, I am ready for a MLM Business in Malaysia.

Selling is you did not use the product but sell to others, therefore you do not know whether can solve others problem.

Now, have a word call “Sharing” is you had use the product and feel very good at it and you understand the product knowledge, you have great willing to share with others. Therefore you are marketing using your mouth.

As the word multi-level-marketing is one of the marketing method not selling method.

The point is “Did you use your own company product?”

Hopefully, above message can help a lot of mlm member in the world.

Thanks.

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Comment by Thomas
2011-03-12 18:21:48

Sure guys,
MLM is not mainly about recruitment it’s about sales and that what complete the residual cycle of it. What happens in any particular month if there is no new recruitment will you make money? Look for the best mlm company, it’s the company that has products that sells itself, people would love and ask for more, company with better complan that rewards everyone no matter if your downline passes you in rank, and mainly the group behind the company. Ok get connected to me and l will get you more facts and how to
+60142695148.

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Comment by Andrew
2011-06-15 14:32:28

Of course Asiaparttime.com can find you extra income. But if you were saying ‘proper’ income, I got offended by it. Are you trying to say that MLM is an improper way to earn extra income? Huge NO!

It (A good MLM company) gives you or anyone an opportunity to be your own boss and to create your new future if you are willing to change your mindset and willing to sacrifice an amount of time/effort in order to achieve it.

I strongly agree with others. The most important decision you have to make before you join any MLM companies is the ‘best’ company in the market. Do some survey before making any final decision. And once you have found one, go full force without hesitation and soon enough, you will get there in no time.

What I can say is that, it’s all worth it at the end of the day. I’ve been there and done that! How about you? Are you still working day in and day out? If yes, that’s the choice that you’ve made. But again, everyone deserves a second chance. Are we dare to make the change?

Good luck!

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Comment by mina-metang
2011-08-26 14:31:08

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Comment by renaga
2011-09-14 17:18:39

i would say that in MLM, you work for urself..if u r hardworking, then u get more income..passive incomes..if u join & do nothing, of course you are not gaining anything..

rem..the effort you put in MLM is all yours..unlike in the company, even if you do more working hours, the returns are not as good..

who says MLM is bad? I believe MLM is better than any other companies out there..dont believe me? ok, who earns the most in a company? the owner, followed by the ceo, senior managers, managers, executives, etc right? the income become less & less when u go lower..& guess who is doing the most job?

MLM gives you the right to earn whatever effort u put in..failure & success in MLM depends on u..

me, in a e-learning MLM, which will be booming up very soon considering this is the 1st in Malaysia on education and we are the pioneers now..Already expanding to Indonesia & India. soon to other countries as well..

so, this is the right time if anyone want to consider MLM under the e-learning..email me for further details at renaga2324@yahoo.com

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Comment by Alicia
2011-11-04 09:57:12

i Strongly agree, those who hate MLM, just because they had never success in it or they have joined the wrong company.

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Comment by Jornes Subscribed to comments via email
2012-01-15 21:50:35

Asiaparttime.com,
You should not post this kind of review article. There are lot of mlm members out there. You can see what happen? You being shot by visitors. Think carefully before you posting next time. Though i’m not a part of mlm, but i do agree with what they said. MLM is not an improper way to make money. You won’t make any money form the mlm business if you have the feel which is uncomfortable to you. If you don’t work, wherever you go, you can’t make any money.

Regards,
Jornes

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Comment by Amal
2012-01-27 12:09:44

The writer of this article is bias. Only to promote the biz he endorses at the expenses of MLM biz. Clearly, the writer does not understand MLM biz concept. This kind of article are the kind that tarnish other biz concept, in this case MLM. To other reader, ask those who really know MLM. Dont ask those who are ignorant. Most people failed in certain biz but blame the biz now themselves.

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Comment by haris Subscribed to comments via email
2012-09-19 16:03:10

yes i agree with you that the product should be good to promote
All the MLM company have the house hold product,
beauty product, and pharmacy product .
these are not the product to move

I am also a pioneer for an very unique product

Trust me you can make million with this company and the product

i like to invite to you to the presentation of the company and the product .

please do come with your friends and relatives to the fallowing address

Creative Dreams International
unit 516,level 5 block E
section 16 ,phileo Dsara, petaling jaya
[ beside Eastin Hotel and back of star Bldg ]

or call
haris :0136524939
usha :0123833677

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Comment by Mohd Assddy Subscribed to comments via email
2013-01-08 16:20:13

Any MLM requires guidance and commitment. People fails because they give up too early and they do not focus on what they want to achieve. If you think like a $500 person, u will get that amount and when you think like a $100,000 person, u will earn that with your effort.

Right now the most advancing MLM in malaysia is the ORGANOGOLD. they are new in malaysia and we (my team) are going to expand it to japan and australia soon. we are targetting everyone who are joining us before march will get diamond rank by july or less than july.

Anyone interested in joining our team or would like to understand more about the business we are doing right now, please dont hesitate to call me or log into my webpage to have a look. I prefer to meet you face to face and explain to you. Always remember, when you are recruiting someone, it is your responsibility to make him successful as you are or more. God bless.

Mohd Assddy - 017-3561698
e-mail : ltr_321@yahoo.com
business webpage : http://www.mohdassdy.organogold.com

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Comment by jamie Subscribed to comments via email
2013-01-26 00:28:36

Mlm or network marketing is just a marketing concept, word of mouth marketing, as simple as that.. We do share something good with people but in mlm we are paid by sharing with people and help them to be successful..There are many successful people in mlm, but there are also many people fail in mlm.The successful people becomes more success simply because they follow the footsteps of those successful one and vice versa..
Mlm is a way to make urself rich instead of you work for your boss and make him rich. How much you want, you decide and take the correct action then you sure will get it..destiny is in your hand not your boss or whoever related to you.
Legal mlm companies are everywhere. But the right one is not easy to find..with Msc status, world pioneership, world class education, all the recognition n endorsement…only 1 on the earth….Creative Dreams international. Finf out more at http://www.creative dreams.net

Call me @ 0125577811

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Comment by CDI Investor Subscribed to comments via email
2015-12-21 02:21:01

What are you talking here. You see what Creative Dreams International Sdn Bhd they scam!!!

Every body come to take a look this post or understand more above this Creative Dreams International Sdn Bhd company in Malaysia. They proposed a lot of investment program like Focus A, Millionaire Program, Online Eduction Program and etc, do you think is true???? Let me explan to you all, our company invest RM20,000.00 past 18 month ago, direct payment from our company to Creative Dreams International Sdn Bhd(Refer attachment) with the true sum as mentioned. Unfortunely lately we going to chase our money back since no news at all inside this few month from this CDI about our investment with nothing back and also this CDI director Mr. K Thinesh Kumar told us directly we do not responsible with our investment since we do not have any record inside their system. Think!!! This guy as a director of company very crazy to answer us like this and do not want to return our investment fund also and nothing interest or earn any money from here.
What the fuck of this director told us!!!! He just simply talking like this we can accept their reason with loss our own money after invested 18 month? He also don’t know any cheque transaction bank in to their company CDI with no proof? This director first day doing business? Bank Negara will keep any bank transaction record proof inside 7 year he also don’t know? How this CDI account audit every year?
Really fuck on this case after cheated by this company and told us do not want to responsibility our investment to their company. So what we going to do? We report to police lately and will going to take action to explore all to Malaysia people becareful of this company, maybe is big scam company for investment. You all will know what happening to our company since I explained here clearly. WARNNING!!! Please don’t pay any money with cash to this company since our case pay by cheque also they don’t want to responsible. I going to advise again, better don’t invest or believe what the program they plan.
This is the true what I explained here, we have proof in hand so we report to police about this company.
I will continue to post if this company deleted or clear my message. I will let every Malaysian know about this company issue and what they plan actually.

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Comment by Chong Meng Teh Subscribed to comments via email
2013-12-12 19:32:10

wow…i am actually glad to find out that there are still plenty of good network marketers in malaysia. it’s about time that mlm industry flourish. this business model has been greatly abused by irresponsible ppl and making our life as network marketers tough. let’s be realistic that any business model (traditional and franchise) has failures and idiots cheating others.

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Comment by Charles Bronson
2014-06-25 05:32:16

MLM is the same as any business or any company. If you work 15 minutes a day, you will not get a large result.
If you work 10 hours a day (with systems and process), then you will get huge result. It takes time, but it is worth the while.

99% of the people in MLM do not “fail.” They just choose not to do the business. Just like in corporations: there are only several people in any company that reach CEO and President level….

MLM is the best job on the planet, once you get it going…

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Comment by CDI Investor Subscribed to comments via email
2015-12-21 02:22:14

Every body come to take a look this post or understand more above this Creative Dreams International Sdn Bhd company in Malaysia. They proposed a lot of investment program like Focus A, Millionaire Program, Online Eduction Program and etc, do you think is true???? Let me explan to you all, our company invest RM20,000.00 past 18 month ago, direct payment from our company to Creative Dreams International Sdn Bhd(Refer attachment) with the true sum as mentioned. Unfortunely lately we going to chase our money back since no news at all inside this few month from this CDI about our investment with nothing back and also this CDI director Mr. K Thinesh Kumar told us directly we do not responsible with our investment since we do not have any record inside their system. Think!!! This guy as a director of company very crazy to answer us like this and do not want to return our investment fund also and nothing interest or earn any money from here.
What the fuck of this director told us!!!! He just simply talking like this we can accept their reason with loss our own money after invested 18 month? He also don’t know any cheque transaction bank in to their company CDI with no proof? This director first day doing business? Bank Negara will keep any bank transaction record proof inside 7 year he also don’t know? How this CDI account audit every year?
Really fuck on this case after cheated by this company and told us do not want to responsibility our investment to their company. So what we going to do? We report to police lately and will going to take action to explore all to Malaysia people becareful of this company, maybe is big scam company for investment. You all will know what happening to our company since I explained here clearly. WARNNING!!! Please don’t pay any money with cash to this company since our case pay by cheque also they don’t want to responsible. I going to advise again, better don’t invest or believe what the program they plan.
This is the true what I explained here, we have proof in hand so we report to police about this company.
I will continue to post if this company deleted or clear my message. I will let every Malaysian know about this company issue and what they plan actually.

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Comment by Sabarinathan Subscribed to comments via email
2016-04-20 19:26:20

We are developer for MINDAPPZ and KINGAROO. It was new way of CDI Spam. They haven’t paid all amount to Developer. They Keep in Cheating People. So Putty on developer they were from India

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Comment by Ventaforce Subscribed to comments via email
2017-06-27 17:55:12

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