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MLM Objection: Is This A Pyramid?

The company behind the Be Nice Smartphone App is a MLM or Network Marketing Company. That means that some folks choose to use the company’s products AND recruit others to use the company’s products and recruit others to do the same. Those folks are called distributors usually and can make good money if they build large groups of people who build large groups of people that used the products. Often, when you see a diagram of a large MLM organization, it is often drawn in a pyramid shape. Thus, many folks believe that Network Marketing is indeed a Pyramid Scheme.

Many folks believe that Network Marketing is indeed a Pyramid Scheme. Click To Tweet

However, take a look at the organizational charts of most any corporation in the world. What does it look like?  A pyramid. So many people shy away from Network Marketing because they are convinced it is a pyramid (bad); yet, they go to their 9 to 5 job and work in a pyramid system year in and year out (good). The picture below demonstrates the pyramid nature of most corporate structures.

MLM pyramid scheme in real life

MLM Objection: What they really mean when they ask “Is This A Pyramid?”

The real concern is not the shape of the organization when drawn out; rather, the concern is that MLM is merely a money game where they have little to no chance of winning.  Pyramid schemes like that are illegal. Network marketing are not illegal; thus, they cannot be a pyramid scheme by definition.

MLM: Is it a Scam?

Network marketing is a legitimate and legal business model. There is a huge difference between a Network Marketing business and a pyramid scheme. Entrepreneur Magazine does a great job of explaining the differences in an this article: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/35744. I encourage you to read it if you are still worried Network Marketing and Pyramid Schemes are the same thing.

There is a huge difference between a Network Marketing business and a pyramid scheme.… Click To Tweet

MLM: The other part

Every MLM company has a product it sells. It is important to note, there is no requirement to become a distributor if you just want to be a customer.  Legally, all Network Marketing companies must focus on collecting customers rather than on recruiting distributors. Having lots of customers of their products is a good thing for them. Merely having distributors buying the products so they can earn bonuses based on the number of folks they sponsor into their business and the sales volume they create is not so good.

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MLM: The bottom line per say

The Be Nice Relationship Marketing Smartphone App is a powerful tool you can use to grow your business. The tool will help you gain more customers, retain the customers you already have, and empower you to get more referral business.  The cost of using the product is typically less than similar products you can buy elsewhere online and in stores. Regardless if you dislike and never want to be a distributor in Network Marketing, use the product. You will be glad you did!

Jerry Edwards
La Marque TX

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