Why Traditional Health And Fitness MLM Pay Plan Sucks

by Alan Quan - Date: 2007-04-09 - Word Count: 488 Share This!

You have heard it said a million, no, a BILLION times before. You can do it! Just hang in there and do not quit! Winners never quit and quitters NEVER win!

I believe that motivation is a crucial factor in to help people persevere through the hard times. However, I also believe that if you persevere in a compensation system that is way too slow to see any results, you are wasting too much of your time and money.

Despite having your upline LYING THROUGH THEIR TEETH telling you that this opportunity is the best thing since sliced bread, you have to determine that for yourself. After following exactly what your upline said you must ask yourself if the compensation was worth the amount of stress and embarrassment you went through when trying to force your opportunity down a strangers throat.

For 90% of you reading this, it probably was not worth it. Here is a typical pay plan with a health and fitness MLM I was involved with a few years back.

If you want to make $60,000 you will need 18 downline who consume AT LEAST $810 worth of products PER MONTH. So you are moving $14,580 worth of products in a month with a 34% commission. But that is in the perfect world.

Realistically, most people you recruit do about half of $810 or even less. So in the real world you need about 50 downline before you can make an annual income of $60,000. On top of that you will have to go through hundreds or even thousands of people before you can even get 50 downline.

Whew, that is a lot of work! On top of that, it is difficult to convert households into a pure MLM household because of the EXPENSIVE products they have.

It is good, but too damn expensive and I can get that same stuff down at Costco for more than 50% the price! I mean have you seen how expensive their so called superior supplements are?!? I can get the same nutritional supplements at about 33% of the price directly on the internet!

Sure the upline will tell you that you are supporting your business and buying from you own store! But Cmon! 90% of the people do not care! Especially with the much lower cost options I mentioned.

Fitness and Health MLM distributors always argue that their stuff is higher quality, but EVERYTIME I certainly did not notice. And most importantly, your prospects will not notice. The ingredients are all the same, with a 50% markup on their products!

I admit, I tried to justify the price with the so called quality of the products, but they just do not care when they having a MUCH cheaper alternative at Walmart. The truth is, there are much easier and faster ways of making a six figure income than traditional MLM. Now the other part you have to figure out is if it is a legit opportunity or not.

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Alan Quan used to be an MLM failure despite following the outdated advice from his old-fashioned upline. He soon leveraged the power of the internet for network marketing, and the rest is history. Visit http://www.e-bizcoachalan.com and find out how he can teach qualified individuals his system of Art of Prospecting Without Prospecting free of charge. Your Article Search Directory : Find in Articles

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